If you had done any type of recording you would know that one of the most confusing parts of setting up a recording is choosing the right microphone more so actually buying on. There are just tons of available microphones out in the market today and if you choose the interne tas your guide you just might get lost and confused just trying to purchase one. Here is a well narrowed down list of microphones, when and how to use them.
The three main types are:
Dynamic, Condenser and the Ribbon type, each having of them its own functions and uses.
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