Microphones come in all shapes and sizes as well as price points. A microphone is essentially the opposite of a speaker. A speaker pushes and pulls on air, making waves that tickle our ears. A microphone receives sound and converts it to an electrical wave that can be amplified and can be sent into a computer, audio mixer, or public address system.
Microphones come in two major categories, with a couple of odd exceptions here and there.
The Shure SM58—the most popular dynamic mic in the world is as follows:
Dynamic microphones are the tough guys of microphones. They aren't usually delicate, due to the fact that ...