Meaning of BI-DIRECTIONAL MICROPHONE in English

BI-DIRECTIONAL MICROPHONE

Also called a 'cosine microphone' or 'figure-eight microphone' due to the shape of its polar pattern, a microphone whose pickup pattern is sensitive to sound arriving at the front and behind the microphone. It rejects sounds approaching either side of the mic.

Guitar English glossary.      Английский словарь гитарных терминов .