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Focal Press Book: Eargle's Microphone Book, Third Edition: From Mono to Stereo to Surround - A Guide to Microphone Design and Application

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Product Highlights
  • By Ray A. Rayburn
  • Latest in Mic Technology & Technique
  • Microphone Application
  • Microphone Arrays & Wireless Microphones
  • Developments in Surround
  • Expanded Advice on Studio Set-Up
  • Recording & Mic Selection
  • Analysis on Microphone Types
  • Positioning of Microphones
  • History of the Microphone

Eargle's Microphone Book, Third Edition: From Mono to Stereo to Surround - A Guide to Microphone Design and Application, by Ray A. Rayburn - industry veteran and Grammy award winner - is the microphone bible. Filled with everything from a short history of microphones to positioning to a detailed analysis of different types of microphones, this book is a comprehensive guide that will increase your understanding of and appreciation for the microphone, and the art of recording.

Eargle's Microphone Book
"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 sound, 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
  • The most comprehensive guide available, heavily illustrated with helpful diagrams, charts, and equations
  • A time-saving, 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
This Book Contains:
  • A Short History of the Microphone
  • Basic Sound Transmission and Operational Forces on Microphones
  • The Pressure Microphone
  • The Pressure Gradient Microphone
  • First-Order Directional Microphones
  • High-Directionality Microphones
  • Microphone Measurements, Standards, and Specifications
  • Electrical Considerations and Electronic Interface
  • Overview of Wireless Microphone Technology; Microphone Accessories
  • Basic Stereophonic Techniques
  • Stereo Microphones; Classical Stereo
  • Recording Techniques and Practice
  • Studio Recording Techniques
  • Surround Sound Microphone Technology
  • Surround Recording Case Studies
  • A Survey of Microphones in Broadcast and Communications
  • Fundamentals of Speech and Music Reinforcement
  • Overview of Microphone Arrays and Adaptive Systems
  • Care and Maintenance of Microphones
  • Classic Microphones: The Author's View
Subject Film editing
Author Justin Chang
Edition Third
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Pages 480
Illustrations Yes
ISBN Number 9780240820750
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published October 24, 2011
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.25" / 19.1 x 23.5cm
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