InnoGear MU007 Cardioid Condenser Microphone has the most sensitivity at the front and is least sensitive at the back. It isolates from unwanted ambient sound and keep resistant to undesirable feedback. That makes InnoGear MU007 Cardioid Condenser Microphone suitable for home, studio and live performances.
WHAT’S CARDIOID MICROPHONE?
By combining the signals of BOTH omnidirectional AND figure-8 mics. Here’s what happens:
- In the front – the positive signals combine to be 2x as strong.
- On the sides – the signal from the omni remains the same.
- In the rear – the negative signal of the figure-8 cancel out the positive signal of the omni.
- Open the Windows Control Panel, or press the Windows key, type Control Panel, and then press Enter.
- Under Adjust your computer’s settings, click Hardware and Sound.
- Click the Sound icon to open the Sound Settings window.
- In the Sound settings window, click on the Recording tab to view the available microphones. Check if the microphone you plugged in is listed on the Recording tab and that it says Ready or Default Device underneath it.
Tip: You can select the microphone in this list and click the Properties button to change microphone settings, including the volume level for recording. Click the OK button to save any changes to the settings.
Connecting with desktop computer, it can be used separately; But if with laptop computer, please connect to electrical outlet or use a 48V phantom power supply to make the sound much clearer and higher. (InnoGear 48V Microphone phantom power supply, mic stand and pop filter are sold separately, NOT included.)
CHECK your computer’s sound card before using the microphone. (Generally, the voltage of old type computer’s sound card is 3V, new type computer 5V.) The 3V sound card will make the microphone’s sound LOWER, while the 5V sound card will make the sound better.