Cardioid Microphone

Technology / Television (TV) / Cardioid Microphone: A unidirectional microphone with most of its sensitivity aimed toward the front, and a pickup pattern that resembles an inverted heart.

Microphone (Mike)

Technology / Television (TV) / Microphone (Mike): Device used to record sound. The pickup pattern of a microphone may be omnidirectional or cardioid. See also lavaliere microphone and hypercardioid microphone. MORE

Overhead Boom Microphone

Technology / Television (TV) / Overhead Boom Microphone: Held on a long arm by a boom operator, positioned above the actors' heads and out of view of the camera, it is equipped with a hypercardioid microphone so that sound from the direction it is pointed w MORE

Hypercardioid

Technology / Home Audio / Hypercardioid: A narrower heart-shaped pick-up pattern than that of cardioid microphones. MORE

Hypercardioid Microphone

Technology / Television (TV) / Hypercardioid Microphone: A highly unidirectional microphone, for which the pickup pattern is narrower than that of a cardioid microphone. So-called 'shotgun' microphones have a hypercardioid pattern. MORE

Cardioid Microphone

Technology / Television (TV) / Cardioid Microphone: A unidirectional microphone with most of its sensitivity aimed toward the front, and a pickup pattern that resembles an inverted heart. MORE

Unidirectional Microphone

Technology / Television (TV) / Unidirectional Microphone: A microphone that picks up sound from a specific direction. MORE

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