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Condenser Microphone


Condenser Microphone

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The diaphragm of a condenser microphone is the negatively charged plate of a capacitor. This interactive tutorial shows a cross section of the diaphragm, and how sound waves cause the diaphragm to vibrate at the same frequency as the sound waves.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: February 10, 2001
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 31, 2004
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Submitter: John Walkup


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English
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