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SOUND 1
Michael Drolet -- 2015
Home Microphone Polar Response

 

CHARACTERISTIC OMNIDIRECTIONAL BIDIRECTIONAL CARDIOID SUPERCARDIOID HYPERCARDIOID
POLAR RESPONSE PATTERN

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POLAR EQUATION 1 COS Θ 1/2(1+COSΘ) 3/8 + 5/8 COSΘ 1/4(1+3COSΘ)
COVERAGE ANGLE
(3dB Drop)
 360  90  131  115   105
ANGLE OF MAX. REJECTION
(Null Angle)
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90 180 126 110
  REAR REJECTION
(@ 180
)
  0dB 0dB  25dB  12dB  6dB
 RANDOM ENERGY EFFICIENCY
(Relative to Omni)
 0dB -4.8dB -4.8dB  -5.7dB  -6dB
DISTANCE FACTOR
(Relative to Omni)
 1 1.7 1.7
 1.9  2