ribbon microphone


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ribbon microphone

n
(Electronics) a type of microphone in which the conductor is a thin ribbon of aluminium alloy moving perpendicularly in a magnetic field. It is strongly directional and can be used to reduce unwanted side noise
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-A Reslo ribbon microphone from the Cavern Club, as used by The Beatles
They include a distinctive Reslo ribbon microphone and a small piece of the original stage, both from the time of the Beatles.
The Church Hall welcomed the dulcet tones of singer Marina Mae and her ribbon microphone while women enjoyed vintage hair styling from Burlesque performer Laura Dawson.
With celebrated roots producer T Bone Burnett at the helm, the no-frills "No Better Than This" was made as simply as possible, using an archaic Ampex 601 reel-to-reel tape recorder, a single vintage ribbon microphone and all the musicians huddled in cramped sacred places, including Memphis' Sun Studio and the Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, where Delta blues legend Robert Johnson recorded in 1936.