Written by Michael Pettersen on July 13, 2017 under News
What is it like in a room where all typical daily noises are absent? In this post, we’ll take you inside one of two Shure anechoic chambers used for product testing.
Written by Stuart Stephens on June 6, 2017 under Systems
Feedback is an annoying and potentially damaging squealing or humming sound that can be extremely distracting during a meeting. Every audio system has a maximum amount of gain or volume that can be applied before feedback is introduced. Stuart Stephens explains why feedback occurs and how it can be eliminated.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on April 28, 2017
If you’ve managed to schedule a rehearsal, congratulations! You’ve already overcome a major hurdle in making music with other people. Get the most out of your time together with these 15 rehearsal tips.
Written by Shure UK on November 23, 2016 under Wireless Systems
RF engineer, Steve Caldwell walks us through the difficult challenge of coordinating RF at one of the world’s largest major events, the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Foreword There are few major global events bigger than the Olympic Games held every four years. More than 11,000 athletes took part this year across 306 events in 28 […]
Written by Davida Rochman on July 10, 2015 under Live
Key Chang, FOH engineer for bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent, shares the “reel-life” challenges of shooting a live concert DVD with a cast of thousands.
Written by Marc Henshall on January 14, 2015 under Listening
As a phono cartridge designed specifically for audiophile hi-fi, the Shure M97xE features the option to engage a specialist dynamic stabilizer when the blue Shure banner is unclipped from the main cartridge body. You could be forgiven for thinking this was simply a brush for cleaning dust and dirt from your records; however, this is a […]
Written by Marc Henshall on December 8, 2014 under Listening
First introduced 50 years ago, the M44-7 intended to meet requirements for the high-end audiophile market. To achieve high-quality audio, head engineer Bob Kita focussed on the ability of the stylus to move up and down freely in the groove of the record on a suspension system. Alongside reducing harmonic distortion, this suspension system also made […]
Written by Davida Rochman on November 14, 2014
Les Banks of the legendary Ryman Auditorium and Cliff Miller, who has handled audio for nearly every major bluegrass act, explain which mics and techniques deliver that pure acoustic sound from the stage to the audience.
Written by Davida Rochman on April 7, 2014 under Broadcast
Shure Contributors: Thomas Banks, Chris Lyons, Gino Sigismondi Consider this: On YouTube alone, over 60 hours of video are uploaded every minute of every day. More video is uploaded to YouTube in one month than the three major television networks combined have created in the past sixty years. The 51-second shot-in-a-dorm-room “Harlem Shake” garnered 36 […]
Written by Davida Rochman on October 29, 2013
Helical? This could describe a bad day in the studio or a buzzing sound that just won’t go away. Fact is, it’s a type of a directional antenna that might be the answer to getting better performance from your wireless systems. In this post, Shure Notes Editors have searched the archives for terms that you’re […]
Written by Davida Rochman on November 8, 2012
By Shure Notes Editors Contributors: Frank Gilbert, FOH Engineer at Chicago’s Mayne Stage, The Vic and Park West; Kent Morris, Peavey Electronics, Cornerstone Media; Stuart Rosenberg, Partner – SPACE and League of Creative Musicians Live performance venues deal with it all the time. In this post, we’ll break down the subject of acoustics for you […]
Written by Davida Rochman on April 17, 2012 under Broadcast
If there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that audio quality can make or break any video project. No matter how creative and professional the visual aspects of a production may be, these qualities can be completely negated by lackluster audio. According to one videographer we know, “It’s easy to fool the eye, but it’s […]
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