Microphone Terminology/ Glossary (With Definitions)

When learning to properly use microphones, it’s very useful to simultaneously learn the lingo that musicians, technicians, engineers, and producers use when referring to the tools of their (and your) trade.

Note that this multipage glossary is by no means an exhaustive list of audio terms and that the definitions of these terms will be short and sweet (trying for under 300 characters). I figured I should put together a solid resource that quickly defines the terminology (both technical and otherwise) that surrounds microphones and the industry in which they are used. I’ve added jump links to related terms and to more in-depth articles when describing terms that warrant deeper explanations.

Please click one of the following alphanumerics or microphone terms to jump to the terminology definitions!

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List Of Microphone Terms

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