Design of Studio Microphones with Extended High-Frequency Response
Recent improvements of digital audio, represented by the new CD formats DVD-A and SACD, demand appropriately designed studio microphones with improved high-frequency characteristics. It will be shown that purely acoustical means are not suitable, as the noise performance would be degraded considerably. However, the problem can be solved by combining an alternative transducer design with electrical equalization. Details of the design backgrounds and practical results will be presented.
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