Types of Microphones

Let's have a look at the main types of microphones that are typically used in film and video production.

The three main types of microphones used in film production are shotguns, cardioids, and lavaliers. This segment's voice over was recorded with the Audio Technica AT4053b Hyper Cardioid Microphone and the Tascam DR-60DmkII field recorder.

For American viewers: 45 - 60cm = approximately 15 - 24 inches.

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