Check Your Head Mic

Get some head (microphones) and become the envy of your audiophile amigos. Neumann in Berlin (of course) designed this noggin-y novelty.

The KU 100 dummy head is a replica of the human head with a microphone built into each ear.

When the recorded audio signal is reproduced through high-quality headphones the listener perceives a sound image almost identical to the one he would have heard at the recording location of the dummy head (head-related stereophony).

When played back through loudspeakers, the sound matches to a high degree that of conventional stereo microphones, placed in the same position. However, a superior quality is added, that of a distinct spatial depth perception.

Tip: Scott Lonheim

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