Choosing the Right Microphone by Understanding Design Tradeoffs
What microphone is best for my application? Should I choose a condenser or dynamic, omnidirectional or cardioid? Flat response or contoured response? This article will help you make the right choice by detailing some of the particular strengths and weaknesses of the various kinds of microphones, and relating them to varying situations.
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