Comparing MEMS and Electret Condenser (ECM) Microphones


MEMS microphones and electret condenser microphones (ECMs) are the two most common technologies used for voice capture and audio recording. Although the two microphone technologies work on similar principles, there are many use cases for choosing one over the other. In this video, learn more about the basic construction and operating principles of ECM and MEMS microphones as well as their advantages and disadvantages depending on your design requirements. Shop CUI Devices' full range of microphones.