Written by Ryan Smith on December 5, 2014 under Live
The issue of safety has come to the forefront for event planners recently, especially those dealing with large-scale, complex touring productions. Luke Bryan’s production manager knows it all too well.
Written by Shure UK on November 23, 2016 under Wireless Systems
RF engineer, Steve Caldwell walks us through the difficult challenge of coordinating RF at one of the world’s largest major events, the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Foreword There are few major global events bigger than the Olympic Games held every four years. More than 11,000 athletes took part this year across 306 events in 28 […]
Written by Marc Henshall on July 1, 2015 under Microphones
Shure’s meticulous attention to durability can be traced back to World War II when Shure Brothers Incorporated became one of the prime suppliers of military microphones. For Mr Shure, this was a formidable responsibility. The safety of military personnel depended upon the proper operation of acoustical devices that bore the name of Shure. Needless to […]
Written by Davida Rochman on September 2, 2014 under Uncategorized
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 Marc Henshall on May 23, 2014 under Microphones
It’s a fact of life. If you use your microphone on stage you will inevitably dent the grill at some point. This could be perceived as a bad thing, or, you could consider the grill as a means of protecting your beloved microphone inside. In the case of Shure’s SM58, the latter should certainly be […]
Written by Davida Rochman on April 22, 2014 under Listening
When Apple began packaging earbuds with their iPods in 2001, music lovers abandoned their Walkman® and Discman® portable music players along with whatever headphones they were using at the time, and a new consumer market was born. Soon people wanted better sound from their portable players, and that meant something other than ubiquitous white earbuds. […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on January 20, 2014 under News
For up-to-date information on the FCC Incentive Auction, please refer to our Resource Center. Technically, Mark Brunner may be the Senior Director of Global Brand Management at Shure, but most of us know him these days as Mr. Spectrum. For the past several years, he has led our advocacy efforts with the Federal Communications Commission on […]
Written by Davida Rochman on October 17, 2013 under ListeningUncategorized
With a wide variety of headphones to choose from, we find that many users are looking for guidance to help them select the right headphone for their application. Shure’s product line has expanded to eight different models – some open back, some closed back, and a couple of models for DJs. What practical information could […]
Written by Marc Henshall on August 22, 2013 under News
Shure products have been known for quality, reliability, and durability for many decades. What’s less well known is that the root of this reputation harks all the way back to World War II, and here’s why: When the United States became involved in World War II, Shure Brothers Incorporated became one of the prime suppliers […]
Written by Davida Rochman on August 6, 2013 under Uncategorized
Contributor: Dean Giavaras, Manager – Performance Listening Center & S.N. Shure Theater (and Horn Player) Unless you live somewhere in the lower third of the United States, summer is the only time of year when there are opportunities to perform outdoors. Even here, at Shure headquarters just a few miles northwest of the Windy City, […]
Written by Davida Rochman on April 5, 2013 under Uncategorized
For up-to-date information on the FCC Incentive Auction, please refer to our Resource Center. What’s the buzz? What is it? When does it happen? What are the effects on wireless users? Just when we all adjusted to 2009’s FCC regulations involving the use of wireless microphones and mobile devices in the TV band, along comes a […]
Written by Davida Rochman on September 1, 2011 under Uncategorized
Sound Checks, Safety, and More The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes / Musician, Issue #48 (September 1, 2011). Some may refer to it as the fourth law of thermodynamics, but most of us know it as “Murphy’s Law,” in its simplest form: “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” Sure, you […]
Written by Davida Rochman on April 29, 2010 under Uncategorized
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 Davida Rochman on April 29, 2010 under Listening
How to Get the Right Fit Shure earphones are not worn in the same style as headphones or standard earbuds. To enjoy the superior sound isolation and audio quality of your earphones, it is very important to get a proper fit. Situating the Cables Note the difference between the right (R) and left (L) earphones […]
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