Head-worn microphones were supposed to be the greatest thing since sliced bread. Then came problems due to perspiration, worn wires, not to mention the mic’s that wouldn’t stay wrapped around the user’s ear. Technology has improved and for some, head-worn mic’s have worked out great but for others, they haven’t or they haven’t even tried using them. For these reasons, lavaliere microphones are still in use and I expect they will be for quite some time.
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