Environmental Effects and Departures from Ideal Microphone Performance

  • John Eargle


This chapter will cover the many aspects of microphone performance that depend on the working environment. Such topics as proximity effect, interference effects due to multiple path lengths, and combined microphone outputs will be covered. Departures from ideal performance, including the disparity between random incidence and on-axis response and variations in directional patterns at frequency extremes, will be discussed.


Sound Source Proximity Effect Polar Response Frequency Extreme Large Diaphragm 
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