Impulse Response indicates the speed and accuracy of a microphone to reproduce fast transients. Learn more.
Phase indicates how much one frequency is delayed in time in comparison to other frequencies. Phase errors will smear transients and create other time related distortions. Learn more.
Frequency response refers to the accuracy a microphone has over its stipulated (or operating) frequency range. Learn more.
A microphone’s polar pattern will indicate any changes or alterations in frequency response at specific points such as the front, sides or rear of the microphone (i.e. 0º, 90º, 180º, 275º, etc). Learn more.
The difference you hear is like the difference you see when comparing a standard television picture to a high definition television picture. Learn the 7 criteria required to make a High Definition Microphone. Learn more.