Offered today is a classic text, Microphones: Design and Application, by Lou Burroughs. This the first edition, 1974 and it was edited by John Woram who wrote the introduction as well. Burroughs was the Vice-President, Professional Product Electro-Voice Inc. Lou Burroughs and Al Kahn, during the Great Depression, incorporated under the name Elevtro-Voice in South Bend, Indiana. Mr. Burroughs, who died in 1986, was renowned in the industry. His lectures were classics and this book is essentially a compendium of them. One story told was that during his lecture, when discussing the durability of EV microphones, he unplugged the EV 664, that he was talking through, hammered a nail into a board with it, hooked it back up and continued the lecture.

    Here is a memorium to Burroughs: (link)

     


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