Cardioid Microphones

Cardioid Microphones are microphones primarily used for picking up sounds with high gain from the front and sides but poorly from the rear. Their name comes from the fact that their directional sound pick-up is roughly heart-shaped in nature. Cardioid microphones are...

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...

The Haas Effect

The history of the Haas effect   The precedence or Haas effect has first been discussed back in 1949 in the works of H. Wallach, E. Newman and M. Rosenzweig in their publication named “ The Precedence Effect in Sound Localization”. The authors discussed the...