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Figure-8

Discussion in 'Audio Terms' started by audiokid, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. audiokid

    audiokid Staff

    A microphone polar pattern whereby the capsule is most sensitive to sound sources from the front and back equally, but sounds from the sides of the microphone are rejected. Sometime referred to as bi-directional. Also describes certain antenna patterns, such as that of a dipole.

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