Supersize My Mic

Cooper, Michael
July 2006
Mix;Jul2006, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p40
The article discusses advantages and drawbacks of recording with a large-diaphragm condenser (LDC) microphone and offers tips to comprehending the mic specifications to consider when shopping for an LDC mic. An LDC mic excels where the nuance of a condenser mic is called for. However, it tends to have worse off-axis frequency responses as compared with small-diaphragm mics.


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