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Wireless Systems

RF Coordination at Rio 2016 with Steve Caldwell

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 […]
Microphones

Discover Why Your Sm58 Grill Is Designed to Dent

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 […]
Listening

Making the Right Earphone Choice: What You Need to Know

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. […]
Mark Brunner
News

The Incentive Auction of TV Broadcast Spectrum: An Update

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 […]
Inside Headphones
Listening

Inside Headphones with Yuri Shulman, Shure Engineer

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 […]
News

Shure in World War 2 – The Ultimate in Reliable Performance

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 […]
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White Spaces, The Incentive Auction and What It Means to You

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 […]
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Rules of the Road

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 […]
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Why Use Shure Automatic Mixers?

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 […]
Listening

Shure Sound Isolating Earphones

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 […]