Carbon Microphones

What Are Carbon Microphones?   The carbon microphone was officially patented in 1876 by Thomas Edison. Nevertheless, most people credit the invention to either Emile Berliner in the United States or David Edward Hughes in England, who both happened to invent it...

Ceramic Microphones

What are Ceramic Microphones?   We can say that ceramic microphones are modern version of crystal (piezoelectric) microphones and they originated in the late 1960s. They were considerably more stable and resistant to shock than electromagnetic microphones...

Stereo Microphone

Stereo microphone technique   A stereo microphone technique combines two mic capsules in a single housing for conventional stereo recording. Moreover, microphones used for combination can vary from a condenser, dynamic, ribbon microphones, etc.   Stereo...

USB Microphone

What is a USB Microphone?   In recent years, a new category of microphones has appeared. Unlike conventional microphones that consist of a sensor that requires separate stages of preamplification and subsequent analog-to-digital conversion, USB microphones...

Ribbon Microphone

The history of a ribbon microphone   The first mention of the ribbon microphones dates back to the early 1920s when Drs. Walter H. Schottky and Erwin Gerlach co-invented it. At the same time, they have invented the ribbon speaker by turning the ribbon circuit in...

Dynamic Microphone

What is a Dynamic Microphone?   From the early days of radio and broadcasting, dynamic microphones played a significant role in producing high-quality sound. Dynamic microphones are microphones that convert sound into an electrical signal using electromagnetism....