Written by Shure UK on March 3, 2016 under LiveWireless Systems
When it comes to wireless audio signal quality, nothing is more important than maintaining excellent signal-to-noise ratio (SNR). Nothing. Alex Milne, author at Audio Gloss, explains more.
Written by Davida Rochman on July 16, 2012
Courtesy of Michael Pettersen, Shure’s Director of Applications Engineering Recently, I arrived early for a party. The host was working in the kitchen 20 feet from where I stood. “Have a seat and I will tell you what’s been going on,” she said. I settled into a nearby comfy chair and we chatted. The house […]
Written by Sam Drazin on November 1, 2017 under Wireless Systems
Amid shrinking spectrum and surging wireless traffic, command and control functionality is becoming increasingly important for professional audio applications. Learn how get the most out of Axient Digital with the Wireless Workbench 6 software.
Written by Davida Rochman on September 19, 2017 under News
With lots of performances across four summer nights, Nashville’s CMA Festival presented wireless frequency coordination challenges that Jason Glass met head on with Axient® Digital.
Written by Shure UK on November 10, 2016 under AV
Shure UK Sr. Applications Engineer Tom Colman explains signal-to-noise ratio and how microphone placement can help eliminate distracting sounds heard during video conferences. Click here to join our mailing list and receive notifications about future Shure educational events. You will also receive a free download of the Shure Audio Systems Guide for Meetings and Conferences.
Written by Shure UK on August 11, 2016 under Wireless Systems
The following post on wireless audio antenna placement is a guest contribution from Alex Milne of RF Venue, Inc — a US based manufacturer of innovative products that make wireless audio systems work and sound better. For more information, please see his bio at the end of this post. 1. Create and Maintain Line-of-Sight: In radio […]
Written by Thomas Banks on July 26, 2016 under BroadcastMicrophonesVlogging
Unlock the potential of LensHopper camera-mount shotgun mics with our how-to tips, including accessory and software recommendations.
Written by SueAnn Shiah on October 14, 2015 under Broadcast
Producer SueAnn Shiah explains her journey as a music business major catapulted into the world of DSLR filmmaking, and how the Shure VP83F LensHopper played a part.
Written by Davida Rochman on June 22, 2015 under Wireless Systems
Squelch is a verb that means “to suppress,” and that’s exactly what squelch circuitry does in electronic terms. This post discusses different types of muting circuits in wireless audio systems.
Written by Marc Henshall on May 5, 2015 under LiveWireless Systems
Wireless microphones are essential to the modern production values we’re all accustomed too. And while wireless systems have freed performers from the shackles of cables, they’ve also presented an entirely different set of challenges to the engineer.
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 Davida Rochman on April 7, 2014 under Broadcast
Shure Contributors: Thomas Banks, Chris Lyons, Gino Sigismondi Consider this: On YouTube alone, over 60 hours of video are uploaded every minute of every day. More video is uploaded to YouTube in one month than the three major television networks combined have created in the past sixty years. The 51-second shot-in-a-dorm-room “Harlem Shake” garnered 36 […]
Written by Davida Rochman on January 9, 2014 under House of Worship
Improving speech intelligibility in highly reverberant worship spaces By: Michael Pettersen As a vocalist in choral ensembles, I can attest that the natural (or, more accurately, architectural) reverberation found in many houses of worship helps acoustic music to sound fantastic. Traditional sanctuaries with high, soaring ceilings and lots of hard, reflective surfaces lend power to […]
Written by Davida Rochman on October 29, 2013
Helical? This could describe a bad day in the studio or a buzzing sound that just won’t go away. Fact is, it’s a type of a directional antenna that might be the answer to getting better performance from your wireless systems. In this post, Shure Notes Editors have searched the archives for terms that you’re […]
Written by Davida Rochman on January 14, 2013 under House of Worship
Contributor: Tim Vear One of the ways that we zero in on what you want from us is to check in with Senior Applications Engineer and Shure Answer Man Tim Vear. Not only is he a featured speaker at countless workshops and seminars, he wrote the book on Audio Systems for Houses of Worship which […]
Written by Davida Rochman on April 17, 2012 under Broadcast
If there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that audio quality can make or break any video project. No matter how creative and professional the visual aspects of a production may be, these qualities can be completely negated by lackluster audio. According to one videographer we know, “It’s easy to fool the eye, but it’s […]
Written by Davida Rochman on February 1, 2012
Understanding basics of how wireless systems function will help you triumph over dropouts, interference and distortion. Start now with these common errors.
Written by Davida Rochman on September 1, 2011
The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes / Musician, Issue #48 (September 1, 2011). Ever think about what good sounds really means? You’re probably thinking good material, excellent musicianship, and the right equipment, but it’s really a little more scientific than that. Most problems in live performance are directly related to fidelity, intelligibility, […]
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