Shotgun Microphones

Peterson, George
April 2009
Mix;Apr2009, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p34
The article explores the creation of the shotgun microphone. It states that its concept was taken from the line microphones developed by researcher Harry Olson. Since then, various creations of ultradirectional microphones have followed. It is composed of a long tube and acoustical transmission line which is placed in front of an omnidirectional microphone element. It has more directional at higher frequencies and far less so at lower frequencies. Several models of shotgun microphones are also mentioned.


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