Join Bill Gibson for an in-depth discussion in this video Sound waves, part of Microphone Techniques: Essentials.
- [Instructor] Many of you already know … that acoustical sounds cause waves in air, … much like dropping a pebble in water causes waves in water. … These waves in air have a crest and a trough … that go above and below the still air status, … causing a push on our eardrum from the crest, … and a pull on our eardrum from the trough. … So, whether our eardrums hear a sine wave, … the simplest wave, … or the sound of an entire symphony orchestra, … it is simply being pushed and pulled … in direct correlation to the rising and falling … air pressure caused by the sound wave. … In the same way that a microphone is a transducer, … our ear converts the push and pull on our eardrum … into electrical signals that our brain interprets as sound. … …
- Wireless mics
- Handling noise
- Operating principles
- Shaping the pickup pattern
- Operating condenser
- Using high-pass filters
- Evaluating mics and mic specs
Skill Level Beginner
Video Production: Location Audio Recordingwith Anthony Q. Artis1h 23m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
1. Microphone Fundamentals
2. Operating Principles
3. Understanding Mic Specs
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