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Title: How to use microphones


1
How to use microphones
  • Glyn Chapman
  • Acoustic Arrangements

2
Microphone Types
  • Dynamic
  • Moving Coil
  • Robust
  • Vocals/Instruments
  • Condenser
  • Require power
  • Delicate
  • Speech/Flute/Strings/
  • Hi-Hat/Overheads

3
Microphone Patterns
  • Cardioid - unidirectional
  • Solo miking
  • Cardioid 130
  • Supercardioid 115
  • Hypercardioid 105
  • Omni omnidirectional
  • Group miking
  • Recording

4
Frequency ResponseProximity Effect
  • Example Shure Beta58

5
Microphone Types
Vocal
Instrument
Gooseneck
Speech
Drum
Boundary
Clip-On
6
Microphone Placement
  • Inverse Square Law
  • Double the distance it receives one fourth
  • of the energy (-6dB).
  • 3 To 1 Rule
  • The distance to an adjacent mic should be
    three times that of the distance from the
    source.

7
Microphone Placement
  • Leader/Preacher Lapel Mic high central
  • Speech 30cm on stand or gooseneck
  • Vocals 0.5-10cm held or stand (not 7-8cm)
  • Guitar Cabs 2-5cm from cone half way from
    centre
  • Flute 3-10cm from mouthpiece
  • Clarinet/Oboe 10-15cm from middle
  • Trumpet 10-15cm from bell

8
Using Pairs
9
Handling Tips
  • DOHold the microphone steady.Mount on a stand
    to reduce handling noiseHold it short distance
    (0.5-10cm but not 7-8cm) away and point it
    somewhere between the nose and mouth.
  • DON'TWave the microphone around.Press it to
    your chin.Cover the microphone by holding it at
    the ball grille.

10
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