"Microphones are categorized by their transducer principle, such as condenser, dynamic, etc., and by their directional characteristics. Sometimes other characteristics such as diaphragm size, intended use or orientation of the principal sound input to the principal axis (end- or side-address) of the microphone are used to describe the microphone.

The condenser microphone, invented at Western Electric in 1916 by E. C. Wente, also called a capacitor microphone or electrostatic microphone—capacitors were historically called condensers. Here, the diaphragm acts as one plate of a capacitor, and the vibrations produce changes in the distance between the plates. There are two types, depending on the method of extracting the audio signal from the transducer: DC-biased microphones, and radio frequency (RF) or high frequency (HF) condenser microphones. With a DC-biased microphone, the plates are biased with a fixed charge (Q).

The voltage maintained across the capacitor plates changes with the vibrations in the air, according to the capacitance equation (C = ​QV), where Q = charge in coulombs, C = capacitance in farads and V = potential difference in volts. The capacitance of the plates is inversely proportional to the distance between them for a parallel-plate capacitor. The assembly of fixed and movable plates is called an "element" or "capsule"."

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Warm Audio WA-47Jr Transformerless FET Condenser

Overview Warm Audio WA-47Jr Transformerless FET Condenser as they put it. Like Father. Like Son. The WA-47jr is an FET transformerless version of the highly renowned...

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AKG P120 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

Overview The AKG P120. Clear. Accurate. Affordable. The AKG P120 is a 2/3-inch diaphragm true condenser microphone that offers solidly built quality, outstanding performance and...

Overview The AKG P120. Clear. Accurate. Affordable. The AKG P120 is a 2/3-inch diaphragm true con...

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Audio Technica AT2035 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Overview The Audio Technica AT2035 is designed for critical home/project/professional studio applications and live performance, this side-address cardioid studio condenser delivers exceptional detail and low...

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Samson C01U Pro USB Studio Condenser Microphone

Overview The Samson C01U Pro USB Studio Condenser Microphone allows you to make high-quality audio recordings to your computer without the need of any additional...

Overview The Samson C01U Pro USB Studio Condenser Microphone allows you to make high-quality aud...

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sE Electronics sE2200 Condenser Microphone

Overview The sE2200: Classic sound, by any standards. Reputation, detailed. The sE2200 is the latest version of the award-winning cardioid condenser microphone that put sE Electronics...

Overview The sE2200: Classic sound, by any standards. Reputation, detailed. The sE2200 is the...

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Aston Microphones Origin Condenser Microphone

Overview The Origin from Aston Microphones is a high-performance, switchable pattern, microphone with installed 1” gold evaporated capsule. It is versatile enough to use with...

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Warm Audio WA14 Condenser Microphone

Overview Introducing the Warm Audio WA14 Large Diaphragm Brass Capsule Condenser Microphone, which is based on the classic condenser microphone from the 70's that has been...

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AKG P220 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

Overview For a Variety of Miking Applications including lead vocals, acoustic guitar, and brass instruments. The AKG P220 is an affordable project studio solution with...

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AKG P120 Condenser Mic PLUS On-Stage Reflection Filter and Accessories

Overview The AKG P120. Clear. Accurate. Affordable. The AKG P120 is a 2/3-inch diaphragm true condenser microphone that offers solidly built quality, outstanding performance and...

Overview The AKG P120. Clear. Accurate. Affordable. The AKG P120 is a 2/3-inch diaphragm true con...

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