In This Section
Reflecting on Reflections - June 2014
Audibility of a CD-Standard A/DA/A Loop Inserted into High-Resolution Audio Playback - September 2007
Quiet Thoughts on a Deafening Problem - May 2014
AES Convention Papers Forum
Comprehensive Measurements of Head Influence on a Supercardioid Microphone
The directional pickup pattern of microphones is designed as to assist the audio engineer in avoiding acoustic feedbacks or interference from other sound sources. If the pattern deviates from the specified one, it is important for the audio engineer to know. This work presents comprehensive measurements of a supercardioid microphone directivity under the influence of a dummy head. The dummy models the diffraction of a human talker or singer in front of the microphone. The discussed measurements collect information on a 15x15 degree grid in azimuth and elevation for different distances between microphone and dummy head. Based on these data, we are able to discuss the influence of a singer's body on the free field directivity of the supercardioid microphone, its directivity index and its front-to-back random ratio in detail.
No AES members have commented on this paper yet.
Subscribe to this discussion
Start a discussion!
If you are not yet an AES member and have something important to say about this paper then we urge you to join the AES today and make your voice heard. You can join online today by clicking here.