Written by Allison Wolcott on September 15, 2016 under Education
Shure Notes email newsletter subscribers submit their burning audio questions every month, and we pick one to publish in the email and here. This month, we focus on earphone cables with Lightning connectors.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on March 4, 2016 under Events
Dr. Michael Santucci, president of Sensaphonics, audiologist, and expert in hearing loss prevention, will explain the causes of hearing loss and discuss the best ways for musicians to prevent injury and maintain hearing wellness.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on December 28, 2015 under Events
In this webinar, we’ll look at the evolution of earphones, from dynamic to electrostatic, how to correctly interpret earphone specifications, and the science behind the myth of multi-driver earphones.
Written by Davida Rochman on April 22, 2014 under Education
When Apple began packaging earbuds with their iPods in 2001, music lovers abandoned their Walkman® and Discman® portable music players along with whatever headphones they were using at the time, and a new consumer market was born. Soon people wanted better sound from their portable players, and that meant something other than ubiquitous white earbuds. […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on August 12, 2013 under Education
In anticipation of the SE846 making its way into ears and hearts worldwide, I sat down with Shure earphone guy Sean Sullivan to get the scoop on what’s so great about these earphones, the challenges of the earphone form factor, the pitfalls of audiophilia, and what makes it all worthwhile. SE846: The Key Features Allison […]
Written by Davida Rochman on June 18, 2013 under Education
You notice a drop in the sound level of your favorite Shure earphones and it’s starting to get worse. Is it the cable? The drivers? Maybe the sound source? You keep turning the volume up – and … nothing. Chances are the solution is as simple as cleaning earwax, dust and debris from the inside […]
Written by Davida Rochman on June 10, 2013 under Education
What specifications are important to understand when you’re getting ready to upgrade or replace your earphones or headphones? If you’re not a sound engineer, understanding the difference between frequency range and frequency response – or even the impedance requirements of your iPod or DJ rig – can have an impact on your listening experience. In […]
Written by Davida Rochman on March 1, 2013 under Education
Contributors: Recording Engineers Mark Garrison, Michael White “Trust your ears.” “It’s what sounds right to you.” These are popular refrains that you’ve read in just about every article (many of them right here) about choosing microphones, positioning them and mixing sound. But if you’re going to rely on your ears to hear and identify the […]
Written by Davida Rochman on June 27, 2012 under Education
The facts speak for themselves. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) 12.5% of children and adolescents and 17% of adults – over 31 million Americans have suffered permanent damage to their hearing from excessive exposure to noise. Think this can’t happen to you? Consider this: Just 15 minutes of exposure to […]
Written by Davida Rochman on April 29, 2010 under Education
How to Get the Right Fit Shure earphones are not worn in the same style as headphones or standard earbuds. To enjoy the superior sound isolation and audio quality of your earphones, it is very important to get a proper fit. Situating the Cables Note the difference between the right (R) and left (L) earphones […]
Written by Davida Rochman on December 17, 2007 under Education
A Shure Educational Podcast Ever wanted to know the difference between sound isolation and noise cancellation? In this episode, along with guest Chris Lyons, we explore the characteristics of both technologies, complete with real-world audio samples.
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