What matters more – microphone type or placement?

What matters more – microphone type or placement?

It may seem obvious that a microphone positioned on the ceiling won’t sound the same as one right in front of your mouth, but why is this?  And what are the relevant factors when choosing which to use? (apart from aesthetics…)

Part 1 of this video series illustrates the theory behind microphone placement, and may be a useful tool to help persuade a client why one solution will give better results over another in their installation.

Watch a practical demo in Part 2

2017-03-31T01:52:03+00:00