Content Tag: Microphones

What is a microphone in Audio and Video?

Definition of microphone

A microphone, mike, or simply mic, is an acoustic-to-electric transducer or sensor that converts sound into an electrical signal. Microphones are transducers that detect sound waves and produce an electrical image of the sound; they create a voltage or a current proportional to the sound signal. Telephones and radio transmitters used them. As today, they have developed through some major changes in quality....

What is Ceramic Microphone?

A ceramic microphone element works the same way. The Rochelle salt is not very strong and crumbles easily. If you drop a mic or let it freeze or it gets too hot the element breaks in half and is useless. Stronger materials with piezoelectric effects similar or even stronger than then Rochelle salts have been discovered over the years....