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Ribbon Microphone

Discussion in 'Microphones' started by audiokid, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. audiokid

    audiokid Staff

    A type of microphone that uses a metal ribbon suspended close to a magnet. Any vibration in the ribbon is transmitted via the magnet and made into an electrical signal. An early design, ribbon microphones have recently seen a resurgence in popularity. Due to the physical response of the ribbon, the microphone displays a roll-off of high frequencies and therefore it is perceived as imparting a “warmer” character when recording audio into a digital device. Also has long been a favorite for recording brass and high powered operatic sopranos.

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