Technique and Applications
Current Issues, Technology
Umberto Nicolao is one of the leading international experts in acoustic engineering. He collaborates with the main professional and popular science journals, and speaks at international conferences as the AES (Audio Engineering Society). For more than thirty years he has trained technicians and professionals in the sector.
An utmost complete guide to every issue relating to microphone and its use in whichever field it is required to translate sounds, noises and voice into microphone signals in order to be able to record, measure, transmit, broadcast and process them.
For the sound engineer, and anybody who uses them for work, microphones are as brushes and palette for the painter: the successful outcome depends on their wise use.
The fields of michrophone application are innumerable and both 1.knowing how to choose the most suitable type for each application and 2.being able to exploit it with skill and creativity depending on the context and its technical features, are essential qualities for those who focus their professional activity on sound recording.
In such context, this book was conceived to meet the demand for a reference tool where to increase, expand or just refresh one's knowledge on the subject.
Microphone technology - Technical features and their interpretation - Microphones for peculiar uses - Choice and arrangement of microphones - Radio microphones and wireless systems for in-ear monitoring.
Appendix 1. The sound and the microphone. Fundamentals - Appendix 2. Required accessories.