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8. Should I choose ECM or MEMS microphones?

Electret-Condenser Microphones (ECMs) comes in various terminal types, ranging from wire, dip to SMD type, yet MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical) microphones only come in SMD type. Another advantage of ECMs is it is slightly cheaper and simple to use. However, clients are advised to choose MEMS mic if they prefer something of smaller size, with less noise, and more resistant to thermal shocks, mechanical shocks and electrostatic interference. Many high end consumer electronics now use MEMS mic. Our team is pleased to assist clients in designing driving circuits for MEMS microphones.



Distribution Partner for USound

USound is a fabless audio company offering high-performance silicon speakers and high-quality sound solutions based on MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) technology, safeguard by over 150 patents. With its offices in Graz, Vienna, San Francisco, Shenzhen, USound serves international customers, enabling them to create innovative smart audio applications with MEMS speakers.

Address: Kratkystraße 2 8020 Graz, Austria. 
Phone: +43-720-022463

2F No. 207, Section 6, Zhongshan North Road, Shilin District Taipei City, 111, Taiwan (R.O.C.) TEL: +886-2-8866-5255
Fax: +886-2-8866-5250