Which device converts an acoustic wave into an electrical signal?

Headphones
Loudspeaker
Microphone
Amplifier
A mi­cro­phone, col­lo­qui­al­ly nick­named mic or mike is a trans­duc­er that converts sound into an elec­tri­cal signal. Mi­cro­phones typ­i­cal­ly need to be con­nect­ed to a pream­pli­fi­er before the signal can be recorded or re­pro­duced.

Answers distribution

Headphones
Loudspeaker
Microphone
Amplifier
answers
flagthe Netherlands
11%
5%
70%
11%
17
flagUnknown
6%
6%
65%
22%
552
flagFrance
11%
16%
61%
11%
18
flagPoland
9%
11%
55%
23%
7273
flagthe United Kingdom
12%
8%
54%
22%
105
flagGermany
9%
5%
53%
29%
71
flagthe United States
30%
12%
42%
15%
33
flagRepublic of Ireland
6%
40%
40%
13%
15
flagItaly
9%
9%
36%
45%
11

Gender

men59%
women46%
Headphones
9%
12%
Loudspeaker
8%
14%
Microphone
59%
46%
Amplifier
22%
27%

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