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Online Guide Small Diaphragm Mics
What Is a Small Diaphragm Microphone?

 

A small
DiaphragmIn a microphone the diaphragm is a thin membrane up to 1" in diameter that converts sound waves into electrical current. A loudspeaker diaphragm does exactly the reverse.
diaphragm
MicrophoneA device which converts airborne sound into an electrical signal.
microphone
is a
MicrophoneA device which converts airborne sound into an electrical signal.
mic
whose
DiaphragmIn a microphone the diaphragm is a thin membrane up to 1" in diameter that converts sound waves into electrical current. A loudspeaker diaphragm does exactly the reverse.
diaphragm
(membrane) measures considerably less than 1 inch (2.54 cm) in diameter. The actual
DiaphragmIn a microphone the diaphragm is a thin membrane up to 1" in diameter that converts sound waves into electrical current. A loudspeaker diaphragm does exactly the reverse.
diaphragm
size may vary considerably. The smallest ones measure just a few millimetres (about 1/8 inch), the largest small
DiaphragmIn a microphone the diaphragm is a thin membrane up to 1" in diameter that converts sound waves into electrical current. A loudspeaker diaphragm does exactly the reverse.
diaphragm
mics are about ¾ inch (18-20 mm) in diameter. Typical small
DiaphragmIn a microphone the diaphragm is a thin membrane up to 1" in diameter that converts sound waves into electrical current. A loudspeaker diaphragm does exactly the reverse.
diaphragm
mics are about 15 mm – slightly more than ½ inch.

Usually, the terms small and large
DiaphragmIn a microphone the diaphragm is a thin membrane up to 1" in diameter that converts sound waves into electrical current. A loudspeaker diaphragm does exactly the reverse.
diaphragm
apply to condenser mics only. While such a distinction may be useful for dynamic
MicrophoneA device which converts airborne sound into an electrical signal.
microphones
, too, few manufacturers give
DiaphragmIn a microphone the diaphragm is a thin membrane up to 1" in diameter that converts sound waves into electrical current. A loudspeaker diaphragm does exactly the reverse.
diaphragm
sizes for any mics other than condensers.

Oktava MK012


Oktava MK 012 MKII

By the way, quite a few mics use
CapsuleThe part of a microphone containing the diaphragm which moves or vibrates in response to sound waves.
capsules
that are about 20 mm and thus in-between large and small
DiaphragmIn a microphone the diaphragm is a thin membrane up to 1" in diameter that converts sound waves into electrical current. A loudspeaker diaphragm does exactly the reverse.
diaphragm
size. Some call those medium
DiaphragmIn a microphone the diaphragm is a thin membrane up to 1" in diameter that converts sound waves into electrical current. A loudspeaker diaphragm does exactly the reverse.
diaphragms
, but mostly the manufacturers just call them either large or small
DiaphragmIn a microphone the diaphragm is a thin membrane up to 1" in diameter that converts sound waves into electrical current. A loudspeaker diaphragm does exactly the reverse.
diaphragms
, depending on the type of
MicrophoneA device which converts airborne sound into an electrical signal.
mic
they’re trying to market. In fact, there are a couple of manufacturers who offer small and large
DiaphragmIn a microphone the diaphragm is a thin membrane up to 1" in diameter that converts sound waves into electrical current. A loudspeaker diaphragm does exactly the reverse.
diaphragm
mics using the exact same 20 mm
CapsuleThe part of a microphone containing the diaphragm which moves or vibrates in response to sound waves.
capsule
. In other words, there’s not always a clear
CutTo make a break or split in a piece of audio. Traditionally this was done with a razor blade where magnetic tape was physically cut.
cut
distinction between small and large
DiaphragmIn a microphone the diaphragm is a thin membrane up to 1" in diameter that converts sound waves into electrical current. A loudspeaker diaphragm does exactly the reverse.
diaphragm
mics.

 

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