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    Shure Tech Tip: What You Need to Know About Signal-to-Noise Ratio

    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 was quiet and it was no problem to converse even though the talker/transmitter (the host) was located 20 feet from the listener/receiver (me). Later that evening, the house was filled with guests when the host decided to continue the earlier …

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    What Is Good Sound?

    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, and loudness. If one or more of these basic measures of sound quality isn’t right, then your audience can’t really hear the music you’ve worked so hard to perfect. Let’s look at them, one by one. Fidelity Is it true? …

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