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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009 cardioid condenser microphone ships with a desktop microphone stand, a mounting clip, a flight case, cleaning cloth, one USB cable, plus an owner's manual and an applications guide.
The new MXL USB series features a Large 24 K Gold Diaphragm Pressure Gradient Cardioid Condenser Microphone that is similar to the types used in expensive studio mics that require special power supplies, multi-channel mixers and all types of accessory equipment.
Using cardioid condensers alongside Logic, he recorded and mixed the tracks himself in order to produce the sounds as he imagined them.