03/04/16

ACOUSTICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

This article contains a comprehensive table that provides information about different musical instruments, their tonal range, sound levels and dynamic range.
Use the table below to get an overview of your instrument's tonal range, sound pressure level and dynamic range. It will help you decide on the required minimum specifications for your microphone.
 

Live microphones

The d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphone series offer natural reproduction and high gain before feedback. Dedicated holders are available for a range of instruments.
 

Studio microphones

In controlled environments you could benefit from a mic with even lower distortion and a huge dynamic range. The d:dicate™ Microphone series is excellent for e.g. symphonic concert hall recordings and as support mic for acoustic instruments.

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In Microphone University we have loads of content that could be relevant to you. Learn more about how to mic various instruments in the articles below.
 

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