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Supercardioid mics are more focused on the front than cardioid mics but have a small lobe that picks up from the back but at a much lower level.
Engineers often choose hypercardioid or supercardioid mics when even a cardioid mic is getting too much bleed from other sources.
The name cardioid stems from the heart-like shape you see in a diagram of its polar pattern.
Undoubtedly the best studio microphone of our choices, it handles high volumes across a wide frequency range without distortion and its cardioid polar pattern keeps your voice front-and-center in the mix while rejecting surrounding chatter.
Its single capsule has a cardioid polar pattern that focuses the listener on your voice while holding ambient noise at bay.