Written by Stuart Stephens on June 6, 2017 under Education
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 Allison Wolcott on July 15, 2016 under Education
Shure Notes email newsletter subscribers submit their burning audio questions every month, and we pick one to publish in the email and here. This month, we focus on ways to avoid feedback.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on June 10, 2015 under Events
In this hour-long webinar, we will look at tips, tools, and techniques for maximizing gain-before-feedback, and bust some myths about less helpful approaches.
Written by Allison Wolcott on January 28, 2014 under Events
“Is this thing on?” says, oh, EVERYONE when they step up to a microphone in the movies or on TV. And what does the mic always say back? “ZZZZZZ!” Feedback is the universal, audible indicator for “live microphone.” It’s also just plain annoying. If you’d like to avoid it, then check out February’s Shure Learning […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on October 17, 2013 under Education
A new addition to the SCM820 control software, the DFR (Digital Feedback Reduction) function adds two channels of adaptive EQ filtering to find and remove feedback frequencies, which noticeably improves gain before feedback in live sound reinforcement systems. Check out this short video walk-through of the software interface that allows you to set up the […]
Written by Davida Rochman on January 25, 2013 under Education
By Shure Notes Editors. Contributors: John Chevalier, Bill Gibson, Frank Gilbert, June Millington, Dan Murphy “John had a semi-acoustic Gibson guitar. It had a pickup on it so it could be amplified. We were just about to walk away and listen to a take when John leaned his guitar against the amp. He really should […]
Written by Davida Rochman on August 4, 2011 under Education
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 April 29, 2010 under Education
One of the basic building blocks of sound system design is the Potential Acoustic Gain (PAG) equation. With a few simple calculations it can provide a guide to dealing with the problems and restrictions encountered with feedback and other issues. Download this helpful guide. Understanding Sound System Design and Feedback Using (Ugh!) Math By Rich […]
Written by Andrew Low on July 20, 2017 under Education
Chris Hawes explains how the MXA910 Ceiling Array Microphone delivered for a client with a space that transforms from one room to a triple-divisible, multi-purpose room.
Written by Davida Rochman on February 28, 2017 under News
We spoke with live podcasting experts Tyler Greene and Adam Yoffe about how to take your podcast from the studio to the stage. The two worked together at the Chicago Podcast Festival, where Greene was artistic director and Yoffe a recording engineer.
Written by Allison Wolcott on February 23, 2017 under Education
Shure Notes email newsletter subscribers submit their burning audio questions every month, and we pick one to publish in the email and here. This month, we focus on the benefits of microphones with switchable polar patterns, the KSM9 in particular.
Written by Thomas Banks on November 8, 2016 under News
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 Michael Pettersen on October 20, 2016 under Education
How did the SM58 achieve its signature sound? Shure Historian Michael Pettersen breaks it down in three easy (depending on your technical expertise) pieces.
Written by Allison Wolcott on August 24, 2016 under News
In 2014, we added another quality control function to our product testing arsenal. In this interview, team members explain how their tests differ from traditional quality tests, and why everyone loves the SweatBot.
Written by James Wasem on May 19, 2016 under Education
In this excerpt from his book for church sound volunteers, sound engineer and systems integrator James Wasem explains the basic rules for miking a choir.
Written by Davida Rochman on March 30, 2016 under Education
Lead Industrial Designer John Miller explains how iconic Shure microphones of the 20th century inspired the design of two portable MOTIV™ digital condenser microphones.
Written by Ryan Smith on March 16, 2016 under ArtistsEducation
Maroon 5 Monitor Engineer Kevin Glendinning and Front-of-House Engineer Jim Ebdon share some tips and tricks they employ to combat crowd noise on a nightly basis.
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