cardioid condenser


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cardioid condenser

[′kärd·ē‚ȯid kən′den·sər]
(optics)
A substage condenser that cuts off the direct light and allows only the light diffracted or dispersed from the object to enter the microscope; used in dark-field microscopes.
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C02 Stereo Pair Small Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphones ($174.
In addition, Apogee's MiC, a cardioid condenser microphone for recording any voice or acoustic instrument, has been reduced from $199 to $129.
Excellent tools for multi-track recording, the cardioid condenser microphones feature built-in headphone monitoring with zero latency and monitor mix control, enabling users to instantly hear what they're recording through headphones and make adjustments on-the-go.