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Eargle's The Microphone Book

From Mono to Stereo to Surround - A Guide to Microphone Design and Application

Book • Third Edition2012

Author:

Ray A. Rayburn

Eargle's The Microphone Book

From Mono to Stereo to Surround - A Guide to Microphone Design and Application

Book • Third Edition2012

 

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    Chapter 1 - A Short History of the Microphone

    Pages 1-8

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    Chapter 2 - Basic Sound Transmission and Operational Forces on Microphones

    Pages 9-25

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    Chapter 3 - The Pressure Microphone

    Pages 27-60

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    Chapter 4 - The Pressure Gradient Microphone

    Pages 61-80

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    Chapter 5 - First-Order Directional Microphones

    Pages 81-109

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    Chapter 6 - High Directionality Microphones

    Pages 111-127

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    Chapter 7 - Microphone Measurements, Standards, and Specifications

    Pages 129-143

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    Chapter 8 - Electrical Considerations and Electronic Interface

    Pages 145-179

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    Chapter 9 - Overview of Wireless Microphone Technology

    Pages 181-195

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    Chapter 10 - Microphone Accessories

    Pages 197-213

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    Chapter 11 - Basic Stereophonic Recording Techniques

    Pages 215-234

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    Chapter 12 - Stereo Microphones

    Pages 235-246

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    Chapter 13 - Classical Stereo Recording Techniques and Practice

    Pages 247-272

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    Chapter 14 - Studio Recording Techniques

    Pages 273-302

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    Chapter 15 - Surround Sound Microphone Technology

    Pages 303-333

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    Chapter 16 - Surround Recording Case Studies

    Pages 335-353

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    Chapter 17 - A Survey of Microphones in Broadcast and Communications

    Pages 355-369

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    Chapter 18 - Fundamentals of Speech and Music Reinforcement

    Pages 371-395

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    Chapter 19 - Overview of Microphone Arrays and Adaptive Systems

    Pages 397-410

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    Chapter 20 - Care and Maintenance of Microphones

    Pages 411-415

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    Chapter 21 - Classic Microphones: The Authors' Views

    Pages 417-447

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    References and Bibliography

    Pages 449-453

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    Index

    Pages 455-466

About the book

Publisher's Note: Transferred to Taylor & Francis as of 2012

Description

Eargle's Microphone Book is the only guide you will ever need for the latest in microphone technology, application and technique. This new edition features more on microphone arrays and wireless microphones, new material on digital models; the latest developments in surround; expanded advice on studio set up, recording and mic selection.

Ray A. Rayburn provides detailed analysis of the different types of microphones available and addresses their application through practical examples of actual recording sessions and studio operations.

The book takes you into the studio or concert hall to see how performers are positioned and how the best microphone array is determined. Problem areas such as reflections, studio leakage and isolation are analyzed from practical viewpoints. Creative solutions to stereo sound staging, perspective, and balance are covered in detail. Eargle's Microphone Book is an invaluable resource for learning the 'why' as well as the 'how' of choosing and placing a microphone for any situation.

Eargle's Microphone Book is the only guide you will ever need for the latest in microphone technology, application and technique. This new edition features more on microphone arrays and wireless microphones, new material on digital models; the latest developments in surround; expanded advice on studio set up, recording and mic selection.

Ray A. Rayburn provides detailed analysis of the different types of microphones available and addresses their application through practical examples of actual recording sessions and studio operations.

The book takes you into the studio or concert hall to see how performers are positioned and how the best microphone array is determined. Problem areas such as reflections, studio leakage and isolation are analyzed from practical viewpoints. Creative solutions to stereo sound staging, perspective, and balance are covered in detail. Eargle's Microphone Book is an invaluable resource for learning the 'why' as well as the 'how' of choosing and placing a microphone for any situation.

Key Features

* The most comprehensive guide available, heavily illustrated with helpful diagrams, charts and equations
* A timesaving, one-stop reference covering both microphone technology and practical tips on use and problem solving
* Written by a highly respected industry veteran and Grammy award winner

* The most comprehensive guide available, heavily illustrated with helpful diagrams, charts and equations
* A timesaving, one-stop reference covering both microphone technology and practical tips on use and problem solving
* Written by a highly respected industry veteran and Grammy award winner

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ISBN

978-0-240-82075-0

Language

English

Published

2012

Copyright

Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved

Imprint

Focal Press

Authors

Ray A. Rayburn