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re: Low self noise: The first step to high-performance MEMS microphone applications
Allramified   11/30/2012 7:18:06 AM
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Interesting! What about bandwidth and linearity compared to ECM's?

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re: Low self noise: The first step to high-performance MEMS microphone applications
jerad.lewis   12/14/2012 9:29:23 PM
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Bandwidth and linearity are each both worthy of their own discussions, but I think that you'll find similar bandwidths of operation for ECMs and MEMS microphones. Many MEMS microphones today have a maximum SPL (clipping point) of about 120 dB. There are certainly ECMs available that are linear to higher SPLs, but again, those are often larger, pro-level devices. I think that we'll start to see more MEMS microphones that are linear to even higher SPLs in the future.



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