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Ehrlund EHR-H

Vocal Capacitor Microphone
Published December 2018
By Hugh Robjohns

Ehrlund EHR‑H

Premium Swedish mic‑makers Ehrlund take their unique triangular‑diaphragm technology to the stage — and the results are impressive!

Boutique Swedish microphone makers Ehrlund manufacture a small but very interesting range of high‑quality capacitor microphones which all share a unique feature: they employ a triangular diaphragm in their capsules, rather than the traditional circular diaphragm shape. Of course, not everyone uses circular diaphragms — rectangular designs feature in microphones from a number of manufacturers, perhaps most notably Pearl and Milab (both also Swedish companies) and, more recently, Audio‑Technica. However, Ehrlund’s approach is currently unique to them, and based on the idea that a triangular diaphragm has much better self‑damping characteristics — meaning that it resonates much less and for a much shorter duration — than the equivalently sized circular diaphragm.

The benefit of that is a more accurate transient...

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Published December 2018