Written by Andrew Francis on December 12, 2017 under Systems
Ceiling array microphone technology has revolutionized conference rooms. Andrew Francis, Senior Applications Engineer at Shure, highlights some key best practices to ensure users enjoy the full benefits of a properly configured array.
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 Marc Young on December 22, 2016 under MicrophonesMOTIVVlogging
With online entertainment becoming more like professional TV productions, it’s increasingly important to find the best mic for your vlog or web-based show.
Written by Thomas Banks on November 8, 2016 under Mobile JournalismMOTIVPodcasting
Got a MOTIV microphone? The ShurePlus MOTIV app can help you do more with it. Check out version 2.0, which offers new editing capabilities and a streamlined interface.
Written by Davida Rochman on April 3, 2015 under Home RecordingMicrophonesStudio
Specialty microphones aren’t just for national tours and elite studios with big budgets. If you’re shopping on a budget, this post will give you confidence in selecting specialty mics, including gooseneck and side-address models.
Written by Allison Wolcott on February 18, 2015 under News
Michael Johns, Product Manager for Shure PSM, explains the story of the two PSM 300 systems, plus a few other distinguishing features. Bonus: video instructions for setting up a PSM 300 system.
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 Allison Wolcott on August 12, 2013 under Listening
In anticipation of the SE846 making its way into ears and hearts worldwide, I sat down with Shure earphone guy Sean Sullivan to get the scoop on what’s so great about these earphones, the challenges of the earphone form factor, the pitfalls of audiophilia, and what makes it all worthwhile. SE846: The Key Features Allison […]
Written by Davida Rochman on November 26, 2012
In its simplest definition: Equalization involves selectively boosting or cutting bands of frequencies to improve the performance of a sound reinforcement system. Like many other audio technologies, EQ was born in telecommunications, where filters were used to restore and flatten all frequencies, so that response to all frequencies would be equal – hence the label […]
Written by Davida Rochman on September 12, 2012 under House of Worship
Contributors: Jim Brown and Gino Sigismondi You’ve done everything you can think of to keep the levels constant. You’ve added amps. You‘ve moved speakers. Still, the amount of reverberation in your worship space makes intelligibility a real challenge. Then, of course, there’s background noise and feedback. Believe it or not, there may be a simple […]
Written by Davida Rochman on August 4, 2011
The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes for House of Worship, Issue #46 (August 4, 2011). One of the most commonly asked questions in professional audio is “What microphone can I use that doesn’t cause feedback?” The answer is: no such microphone exists. Feedback results from a combination of many factors, including loudspeaker […]
Written by Davida Rochman on March 9, 2009 under Home RecordingPodcasting
The Foo Fighters first album. Stand-up Mark Maron’s twice-weekly WTF podcast. What they have in common is technology that makes it possible for artists to launch their careers by creating professional recordings in a bedroom, basement, garage or hotel room. They did it and so can you. Whether your sights are set on going platinum […]
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