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10.29.2012| By Shure Notes|
Contributor: Allen Sargent, Discipleship Coordinator at Christ the King Lutheran Church Fallbrook, California Anyone leading a praise or worship team in a small or mid-size church has faced the challenges of an all-volunteer tech team. Many are called but few can face the fearsomeness of an intimidating soundboard or the …
06.25.2012| By Shure Notes|
Courtesy of Michael Pettersen, Shure’s Director of Applications Engineering The phone call began with, “I need a wireless transmitter that is water-proof. The venue is a U.S. Navy firing range and the wireless mic is used in all types of weather. What do you recommend?” We recommended the ULXP wireless system with a ULX2/SM58 transmitter; here is the rationale. A wireless handheld cannot be made completely water-proof. Air must reach the mic element and that means there must be an opening of some sort. However, a ULX2 handheld transmitter can be made water- resistant by …
05.25.2012| By Shure Notes|
Courtesy of Michael Pettersen, Shure’s Director of Applications Engineering A microphone responds to the movement of air, and it does not care what caused the air to move. This means that a mic cannot distinguish between air movement originating from a talker, and air movement originating from local weather. Wind noise is a persistent problem with microphones but there are multiple ways to minimize unwanted noise. Method 1: Attenuation of Low Frequencies using Electronics Wind noise has a large amount of low frequency (bass) content, often described as “rumble.” Cutting out the extreme bass from …