Written by Zoe Milton on November 30, 2017 under FeaturedLiveTheater
Using microphones for theater productions brings a unique set of challenges. UK sound engineer Zoe Milton offers her top mic placement tips for the stage.
Written by Linda Hansen on November 14, 2017 under MicrophonesNews
There are iconic designs that define an entire product category: Ray-Ban Wayfarer shades, the classic Coke bottle, the Model 302 Western Electric telephone. And, of course, the Shure Model 55 microphone. Now we celebrate this icon with a special edition.
Written by Andrew Low on September 11, 2017 under Systems
We have all experienced our voice echoing through laptop and meeting room speakers or headphones during a video conference with clients or colleagues. Learn why it happens and how to fix it.
Written by Shure UK on March 27, 2017 under Systems
Shure UK Systems Group’s John Ellis explains how considering loudspeaker placement can dramatically improve the sound in your video conferencing suite.
Written by Marc Henshall on March 16, 2017 under Wireless Systems
In this month’s Whiteboard Session, Senior Product Management Specialist, Stuart Stephens explains wireless companding and how it works. Read the article below, or scroll down to watch the Whiteboard Video. Companding is a process that happens in all analogue wireless systems to accommodate the limited dynamic range of FM radio. The process takes its name […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on February 23, 2017 under Microphones
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 Michael Pettersen on February 16, 2017 under Listening
Vinyl continues to grow in popularity. The resurgence in records means more people are buying new turntables or dusting off a vintage one found in the attic. Find out what you need to know about replacing a needle – or phono cartridge stylus – to keep the music sounding amazing.
Written by Marc Henshall on November 30, 2016 under Wireless Systems
Shure UK Project Engineer, Stuart Stephens explores digital wireless latency and what causes latency in a digital wireless system. Read the article below, or scroll down to watch the Whiteboard Video. Latency is the amount of time it takes for our signal to journey from input (microphone capsule) to audio output (analogue audio output on […]
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on November 3, 2016 under WebinarsWireless Systems
Learn from a Shure engineer and guitarist how a guitar wireless system works and how to tweak your wireless system for the best guitar sound. Plus, hear a discussion of the analog-vs-digital question.
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 Allison Wolcott on August 15, 2016 under Listening
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 phono cartridge stylus replacement.
Written by Paul Crognale on August 12, 2016 under Studio
When one thinks about Iceland, normally the first thing that comes to mind is the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis. Those of you who have visited Iceland will also know about the stunning landscape and the ever changing weather. However, one thing that is often overlooked is just how amazing Iceland ‘Sounds’. Below is an […]
Written by Shure UK on August 11, 2016 under Wireless Systems
The following post on wireless audio antenna placement is a guest contribution from Alex Milne of RF Venue, Inc — a US based manufacturer of innovative products that make wireless audio systems work and sound better. For more information, please see his bio at the end of this post. 1. Create and Maintain Line-of-Sight: In radio […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on June 1, 2016 under News
Soren Pedersen outlines the recent updates to this handy online Shure mic comparison tool, gives a walk-through of how to use it, and explains how his team recorded all the samples in the most scientific conditions possible.
Written by Davida Rochman on March 30, 2016 under MicrophonesUncategorized
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 Andrew Low on March 15, 2016 under AV
“Hello? Is that you? Can you hear me? I can barely hear you.” Sound familiar? We often forget that sound is the most important element of a meeting, and that poor sound quality hinders effective communication, distracts the participants and stops the message from being delivered. Video conferencing has become an essential tool for business communication, but it’s […]
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