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CTVA 358 and FTV534 Presentations: Location Sound Recording

Types of Microphones

Category: CTVA 358 and FTV534 Presentations: Location Sound Recording Last Updated on January 30, 2013 Fred Ginsburg

at895beltSound mixers throw around a lot of jargon when it comes to microphones. Expressions like: podium & desktop, lavaliers, pressure zone or barrier, performance mics, vocal mics, studio/music, studio/narration, boom mics, ENG mics, and surveillance.

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Classes of Microphones

Category: CTVA 358 and FTV534 Presentations: Location Sound Recording Last Updated on January 30, 2013 Fred Ginsburg

re50 lgThere are three basic classes of microphones that we regularly encounter in film production: Dynamic, Electret Condenser, and True Condenser. Learn what these terms mean, along with practical tips for selecting the right microphone for the right application.

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Microphone Patterns

Category: CTVA 358 and FTV534 Presentations: Location Sound Recording Last Updated on January 30, 2013 Fred Ginsburg

at4051b lgMicrophones are defined, or categorized, by two factors: their pickup pattern; and how far that reach extends. this presentation explains the basic pickup patterns: omnidirectional, cardioid, hyper-cardioid, and ultra-directional.

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