Written by Davida Rochman on May 18, 2012 under Education
Typical Applications: Houses of Worship Teleconferencing Videoconferencing Panel Discussions Boardrooms Distance Learning Hotel Sound Courtrooms Microphone mixers, also known as voice-activated or sound-activated microphone mixers, have one fundamental function: to attenuate (or reduce in level) any microphone that is not being addressed, and conversely, to rapidly activate any microphone that is addressed by a talker. […]
Written by Davida Rochman on April 29, 2010 under Education
The Audio Problems Caused by Multiple Open Microphones High quality audio becomes progressively more difficult to achieve as the number of open microphones increases. All audio systems face the same problems whenever multiple open microphones are needed. These problems are: Build-up of background noise and reverberation Reduced gain before feedback Comb filtering All of the […]
Written by Justin Boller on December 13, 2016 under Education
This educational post provides a simple definition of line-level and mic-level signals, explains the differences between them, and describes how to avoid audio problems by matching the right device to the appropriate input.
Written by Mike Petruccelli on October 17, 2016 under Education
If you’ve ever used a vocal microphone after someone with a cold, you know hygiene is reason #1 to bring your own microphone to gigs. Check out the other reasons here.
Written by Soren Pedersen on July 5, 2016 under Education
A podcasting microphone is a critical tool in connecting to your audience and achieving a professional sound, which you can do even on a DIY budget.
Written by Rob Klegon on June 27, 2016 under Education
Associate Product Manager Rob Klegon discusses features of the MXA910 Ceiling Array Microphone that allow it to deliver clear and invisible audio.
Written by Davida Rochman on April 21, 2016 under Education
Filmmaker and documentarian Daniel Zox explains how the MOTIV™ MV88 iOS Digital Stereo Condenser Microphone captured sound from the Lower East Side to the bike trails of Sedona.
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.
Written by Criss Niemann on February 3, 2016 under Education
Networking digital audio makes everyone involved happier. This post explains how Dante-enabled Shure products bring greater efficiency to designers and integrators and increased ease of use to their clients.
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 Davida Rochman on September 2, 2014 under Education
Nearly two miles of shoreline along Madison’s Lake Monona set the stage for themed music in three zones along the festival’s viewing area, a music stage with five bands, and a late-night fireworks display.
Written by Davida Rochman on August 25, 2014 under Education
When Mix and other leading audio publications start devoting ink to digital audio networking for live sound and broadcasting applications, there’s more than a revolution in the making. The future has arrived.
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