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microphone

 [mi´kro-fōn]
a device to pick up sound for purposes of amplification or transmission.

mi·cro·phone

(mī'krō-fōn),
An instrument for converting sounds to electrical signals.
[micro- + G. phōnē, sound]

microphone

/mi·cro·phone/ (mi´krah-fōn) a device to pick up sound for amplification or transmission.

microphone

a device to pick up sound for purposes of amplification or transmission.
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Once the outputs of the three microphones were collected, the two microphones for the beamformer arrangement were then post-processed to provide a single channel of noise-reduced speech.
Additionally, the analog and digital microphones have excellent microphone-to-microphone matching (1 dB sensitivity matching and 2 phase matching) which is ideal for implementing in arrays.
Themed areas from 'Mobile Journalism' to 'Field Production' will showcase future-oriented products such as the AMBEO virtual-reality microphone, a special microphone for action cameras or the brand-new 27 series broadcast headsets.
NYSE: KN) said they have developed a new digital, micro-electro-mechanical systems microphone with the lowest power consumption on the market.
Dokmanic hopes next to make maps with fewer microphones, while also exploring whether adding more microphones could enable mapping not only complex shaped rooms but the furniture inside.
Professional camcorders typically have XLR jacks that will take a standard three-pin microphone cable and can additionally be set to provide power to those microphones that require it.
Belkin's Secure Audio and Microphone Switch features dedicated printed circuit boards for the audio and microphone signals.
However, this method imposes limits on the types of microphone that can be calibrated, meaning that non-standard microphones and new technologies such as MEMS (microelectromechanical) sensors cannot be tested and calibrated.
ST's MEMS microphones pair perfectly with the latest generation of the Company's Sound Terminal[R] audio processing chips that feature a dedicated built-in interface for direct connection of a MEMS microphone, saving parts count and cost.
He says if the most extreme ideas for allowing new users into the spectrum are approved, "it is obvious that the wireless microphones would be forced out of there".
Given their lack of calibration, the incremental value of the microphones is bounded, offering improved accuracy over a slightly wider range (20Hz-2kHz).
KEY SPECS: consumes <75 [micro]A of current when there is no clock input to the microphone