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  1. sometimes referred to as a mic or mike ( pronounced /ˈmaɪk/), is an acoustic-to-electric transducer or sensor that converts sound into an electrical signal

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 27, 2008
  2. are used in many applications such as telephones, tape recorders, hearing aids, motion picture production, live and recorded audio engineering, in radio and television broadcasting and in computers for recording voice, VoIP, and for non-acoustic purp

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 27, 2008
  3. The most common design today uses a thin membrane which vibrates in response to sound pressure

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  4. This movement is subsequently translated into an electrical signal

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  5. Most microphones in use today for audio use electromagnetic generation (dynamic microphones), capacitance change (condenser microphones) or piezoelectric generation to produce the signal from mechanical vibration

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