Written by Davida Rochman on August 11, 2014 under Education
Is it really a cardioid world? While the cardioid polar pattern is undoubtedly the most often used in live sound applications (after all, the ubiquitous Shure SM57 and SM58® microphones are both cardioid types), there’s a case...
Written by Allison Wolcott on April 1, 2013 under News
If you’ve been waiting for the right time to upgrade your microphone locker with the latest additions to the Beta™ family, I have good news: the waiting is over. The right time is now. We’re offering a mail-in rebate...
Written by Allison Wolcott on January 3, 2013 under Events
It seems fitting to kick off our free Shure Learning Center webinar offering for 2013 with an overview of a new product line. New Product Overview: Centraverse™ Installed Sound Microphones Webinar Our new Centraverse Microphones...
Written by Davida Rochman on April 29, 2010 under Education
Watch an overview of the PG line of wired microphones; a complete lineup now including XLR and USB side-address condenser models. This overview is narrated. Please be sure to turn your computer’s volume up.
Written by Davida Rochman on August 26, 2009 under Education
A Shure Educational Podcast Learn which microphone characteristics influence the way microphones sound, and how you can use these characteristics to help choose the right microphones for a variety of applications.
Written by Davida Rochman on July 6, 2009 under Education
In spite of all the advances made in ribbon technology it’s hard to overcome the impression that these microphones are divas. We asked four sound engineers who record and tour with the likes of the Pretenders, Susan...
Written by Davida Rochman on May 25, 2009 under Education
Here in the pages of Shure Notes, we’ve spent many happy hours together discovering the differences between dynamic and condenser microphones almost as if they were the only types of microphones that ever graced a stage or...
Written by Davida Rochman on April 3, 2015 under Education
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 Davida Rochman on March 27, 2015 under Education
Aaron Padilla, audio director at Bayside Church and tour manager for Lincoln Brewster, explains what it takes to train a small army of volunteers to pull off 11 services a week across multiple portable and fixed congregations for...
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on March 23, 2015 under News
Cheryl Jennison DaProza puts our forthcoming MOTIV MV88 iOS Digital Stereo Condenser Microphone to the test on a family cruise vacation. Check out her take on its audio quality and ease of use.
Written by Davida Rochman on March 4, 2015 under Education
If you’re ready to go retro and experience the joy of listening to record albums, you’ll need to know how to shop for a record needle (phono cartridge). This post will help you choose with confidence and get in the analog groove.
Written by Cory Lorentz on February 27, 2015 under Education
For Part Two, we're going to explore the musical side of mic technique. Let's start with the easy target: the rapper and his hype man or men, depending on ego size.
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 Allison Wolcott on February 11, 2015 under Education
Personal monitor systems deliver a better experience than wedge monitors for performers, sound engineers, and audiences. This post explains the nitty gritty of it.
Written by Davida Rochman on February 5, 2015 under Education
Shopping for a new microphone? Then, you’ll want to understand its frequency response. This article will explain the basics: how it’s measured, how to interpret a frequency response chart, and how to match the frequency...
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