Fiber Optic Microphones

Recording in Hostile Environments   Fiber optic microphones do not react to or influence any electrical, magnetic, electrostatic or radioactive fields. In other words, this is EMI/RFI immunity. The fiber optic microphone design is therefore ideal for use in areas...

Carbon Microphones

What Are Carbon Microphones?   Thomas Edison officially patented the carbon microphone in 1876. 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 around...

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...