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dynamic microphone [2]click to hear

Device with a moving coil traveling in a magnetic field that converts sounds into electric pulses for broadcasting or recording.
dynamic microphone [2] plug cable housing connector on-off switch windscreen magnet diaphragm moving coil

plug click to hear

Terminal end of the cable with prongs that is inserted into an electric outlet (jack).

cable click to hear

housing click to hear

connector click to hear

Device used to connect the cable to the microphone.

on-off switch click to hear

Power-connecting device used to turn the microphone on or off.

windscreen click to hear

Screen covering and protecting a microphone; it muffles the speaker’s breathing and the sound of the wind.

magnet click to hear

Material producing the magnetic field.

diaphragm click to hear

Thin sheet of metal or plastic attached to the moving coil; it vibrates from the effect of sound waves.

moving coil click to hear

Metal part whose motion in a magnetic field is caused by the vibrations of the diaphragm; it creates a corresponding modulation in the electric current.