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Many of the articles on these pages originally appeared in magazines such as Recording and TV Technology. Out of deference to the publishers involved, works written in the last two years will generally not be shown.
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The Audio Technica 30 Series Microphones
A review of three mid-priced condenser microphones for studio use.
MicrophonesRecording Magazine
July 1999
Audio-Technica AT4060 Tube Condenser Microphone
A review of Audio-Technica's vacuum-tube cardioid condenser microphone, the AT4060.
MicrophonesRecording Magazine
April 1999
February 2001
The Brave New World: What REALLY Matters In Audio?
Taking a look at transducers, the cornerstones of audio reproduction.
EquipmentMicrophonesTVTech Magazine
January 2001
Eight Vocal Microphones Tested and Compared
In the market for a microphone? You will likely find this comparative analysis of vocal microphones illuminating.
EquipmentMeasurementMicrophonesRecording Magazine
June 1994
The Microphone vs. the Ear
Why Recordings Don't Sound Quite Like the Real Thing and Some Things You Can Do About It. An informal introduction to the realities of psychoacoustics.
AcousticsHearingMicrophonesRecording Magazine
May 1993
The Mikrodigi 360 Digital Microphone: 21st Century Technology Is Really Here!
Recording magazine declined to publish this one. Too bad it was for the April issue! They thought it was a joke!
HumorMicrophones
April 1995
The Royer R-121 Ribbon Microphone
What Goes Around Comes Around. A review of the new ribbon microphone from Royer, the R-121.
MicrophonesRecording Magazine
July 1999
July 1999

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