What is a Dynamic Microphone?



Podcast Glossary


Dynamic microphone - a microphone in which the sound waves cause a movable wire or coil to vibrate in a magnetic field and thus induce a current.


What is a dynamic microphone?

Why do you care?


 

What is a dynamic microphone?

Are you looking for a microphone to use in a large room that has a lot of echo? Look into a dynamic microphone. Dynamic mics don’t require an additional power supply to work and are generally less sensitive than condenser mics. This can reduce the risk of peaking or clipping the audio. These microphones convert sound into an electrical signal by using electromagnetism. Dynamic microphones fall into two categories (moving coil and ribbon microphones).


 

Dynamic mics don’t require an additional power supply to work and are generally less sensitive than condenser mics.

 

Why do you care?

Understanding how different microphones operate makes it easier to select a microphone that will produce quality sound. Dynamic microphones offer a lower sensitivity making them great microphones to use in a large room.


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