Patent Number: 6,434,252

Title: Ribbon microphone

Abstract: A ribbon microphone having magnets positioned adjacent north and south pole pieces. The magnets are of uniform thickness along their lengths, and do not taper. The pole pieces are substantially the same width as the magnets. An offset ribbon is disposed in an air gap between the pole pieces. The offset ribbon is not centered in the air gap, but rather is offset from a center line which bisects the magnets and pole pieces. The offset ribbon is located closer to the front of the microphone than the back of the microphone. The flux area is uniform and corresponds to the area of the air gap between the pole pieces.

Inventors: Royer; David E. (Fullerton, CA), Perrotta; Richard T. (Burbank, CA)

Assignee: Royer Labs

International Classification: H04R 23/00 (20060101); H04R 025/00 ()

Expiration Date: 08/13/2019