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05.13.2013| By Shure Notes|
In the second half of our two-part series, Shure Associate Gino Sigismondi, who many of you know from articles in Shure Notes as well as training sessions at seminars and conferences, explains the different types …tagsGino Sigismondihouse of worshiplive soundmicrophone placementmicrophone selectionmicrophone techniques
05.10.2012| By Shure Notes|
Courtesy of Michael Pettersen, Shure’s Director of Applications Engineering Are there microphones that will only pick up musical instruments and will reject voices? How about the reverse? If we consider the basic function of a microphone, we discover that the answer to both questions is “No.” A microphone senses the movement of air and then converts that air movement into an equivalent electrical signal. A microphone cannot discriminate between the air movement (sound) created by a musical instrument and the air movement (sound) created by a human voice. Air movement is air movement…no matter the …
03.30.2012| By Shure Notes|
Placement Techniques for the Beta 181 Side-Address Condenser Microphone By: John Born, Rob Klegon and Chad Wiggins Beta microphones, first introduced in 1989, have earned a reputation among touring pros and recording engineers for rugged reliability and construction (a Shure signature), precise sound reproduction, low handling noise and high gain before feedback. Everyone knows that. Beta mics, like their indefatigable SM cousins, turn in a solid, no-surprises performance that make them favorites of artists as diverse as Boney James, Herbie Hancock and Maroon 5. Engineers, too. But late in 2010, Shure had some surprises in …tagsBetaBeta 181Chad WigginsCharlie BenanteEric SchillingHugh JohnsonJohn Bornlive soundmicrophone placementmicrophone techniquesrecordingRob Klegonside address condenser