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 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...
Written by Davida Rochman on January 5, 2015 under Education
Interested in a digital wireless system? This post covers the basics of going digital, including product and spectrum considerations, plus how to choose the right system for your needs.
Written by Davida Rochman on November 14, 2014 under Education
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 Cory Lorentz on November 12, 2014 under Education
Good mic techniques are intuitive enough that even small children can execute them with no prompting. Somewhere along the path to adulthood, however, that intuition fades. This post series will help you get that intuition back.
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