Hayden Leiper is an Electroacoustic Engineer with 15 years’ experience in the professional audio industry. Currently employed as a Technical Consultant with Shure Asia Limited, Hayden has worked previously as an Applications Engineer with Shure UK; a Senior Audio, Video & Communications Engineer with Cirque du Soleil; a contract AV Design & Commissioning Engineer & RF Engineer.
Written by Hayden Leiper on November 20, 2018 under LiveTheaterWireless Systems
Welcome to the tenth installment of All About Wireless. In this issue, we will examine the stereo multiplexing process and discuss techniques for maximizing the performance of IEM systems.
Written by Hayden Leiper on September 13, 2018 under LiveTheaterWireless Systems
In the eighth installment of All About Wireless, we will identify several common sources of noise that affect wireless microphone and IEM systems.
Written by Hayden Leiper on August 29, 2018 under LiveTheaterWireless Systems
In the seventh installment of All About Wireless, we will continue our focus on transmission lines, examining the importance of impedance matching, the effect of standing waves, and the implications of transmitting RF over fiber optic cables.
Written by Hayden Leiper on July 11, 2018 under LiveTheaterWireless Systems
In this issue, we will focus on transmission lines, beginning with an explanation of coaxial cable impedance and why 50-ohms is the standard in RF systems, followed by a review of cable loss specifications.
Written by Hayden Leiper on June 12, 2018 under LiveTheaterWireless Systems
In this post, we will focus on RF system connectivity; specifically, best practice recommendations for wireless microphone antenna signal distribution and combining, as well as IEM transmitter combining.
Written by Hayden Leiper on March 14, 2018 under TheaterWireless Systems
In this part of our wireless series, we will focus on antennas, covering the design and performance characteristics of those most commonly utilized in the professional audio industry.
Written by Hayden Leiper on February 21, 2018 under LiveTheater
In this post, we focus on Electromagnetic wave propagation, covering the concepts of wavelength, reflection, diffraction, absorption and polarization.
Written by Hayden Leiper on February 7, 2018 under LiveTheater
As governments around the world sell off portions of the spectrum, it is becoming important for audio engineers to have a thorough understanding of wireless microphone and IEM technologies. For this reason, Shure have partnered with Entertainment Technology Asia to present a series covering RF Engineering theory.
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