Written by Thomas Banks on July 26, 2016 under BroadcastMicrophonesVlogging
Unlock the potential of LensHopper camera-mount shotgun mics with our how-to tips, including accessory and software recommendations.
Written by Mike Petruccelli on July 13, 2016 under MicrophonesUncategorized
Portability requirements, technology comfort level, and likelihood of tripping over cables are some of the contributing factors that should influence whether or not you go wireless as a musician running your own sound.
Written by Marc Henshall on June 20, 2016 under Microphones
At this year’s NAMM show, we launched our first all-new dynamic microphone for nearly 50 years — the KSM8 Dualdyne. Since the show, much speculation has emerged about the ‘dual’ in ‘Dualdyne,’ and what this term actually means. The confusion is not completely unfounded either; the concept of a microphone with two diaphragms isn’t actually […]
Written by James Wasem on May 19, 2016 under House of WorshipLiveMicrophones
In this excerpt from his book for church sound volunteers, sound engineer and systems integrator James Wasem explains the basic rules for miking a choir.
Written by Matthew Koschak on May 17, 2016 under BroadcastMicrophones
Engineer Matthew Koschak explains shotgun microphones: how they work, common misperceptions, and how to choose the right one for your application.
Written by John Born on May 11, 2016 under Microphones
The new KSM8 Dualdyne does things once thought impossible in a dynamic microphone. Product manager John Born shares some secrets from the design team’s seven-year odyssey.
Written by Marc Henshall on May 6, 2016 under LiveMicrophones
Disclaimer: The following interview contains references to the interviewees past work with Prince, and was conducted before his untimely death on April 21st 2016. Cliff is a live sound, touring, and production specialist with comprehensive experience covering many well know acts, including Prince, Rebecca Ferguson, and Laura Mvula. Armed with a shiny new KSM8, a heap of expertise, […]
Written by Davida Rochman on March 30, 2016 under MicrophonesMOTIV
Lead Industrial Designer John Miller explains how iconic Shure microphones of the 20th century inspired the design of two portable MOTIV™ digital condenser microphones.
Written by Ryan Smith on March 16, 2016 under LiveMicrophones
Maroon 5 Monitor Engineer Kevin Glendinning and Front-of-House Engineer Jim Ebdon share some tips and tricks they employ to combat crowd noise on a nightly basis.
Written by Marc Henshall on February 23, 2016 under Microphones
For more than 90 years, Shure has provided the world with ground-breaking technology and innovative audio solutions. In 1939, we developed the Unidyne cartridge, which became the world’s first single-element unidirectional microphone. In 1966, we took the Unidyne principle even further in the Unidyne III to create the SM58, which featured our unique pneumatic shock-mount […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on February 12, 2016 under MicrophonesUncategorized
Five Shure Associate musicians share their most beloved mic(s) for their application. Check out their recs for vocals, acoustic guitar, guitar amp, bass amp, and drums.
Written by Marc Henshall on January 21, 2016 under Microphones
The Shure KSM8 Dualdyne is the world’s first dual diaphragm dynamic handheld microphone – a ground-breaking feat of engineering that essentially reverses the flow of a dynamic mic. To understand what makes this so significant, we must first understand the Shure Unidyne. Unidyne to Dualdyne In 1939, Shure introduced the world’s first single-element unidirectional dynamic microphone […]
Written by Troy Jensen on December 9, 2015 under MicrophonesWireless Systems
Troy Jensen, a member of the Shure Market Development Team, offers solutions to two common problems for AV designers and integrators when specifying and selecting wireless systems, plus links to helpful online tools.
Written by Davida Rochman on November 4, 2015 under MicrophonesSystems
These days, the task of running audio for meetings and conferences often falls to the AV team. If you’re more comfortable with bits and packets than proximity effect, here are some microphone tips that will make you an audio pro.
Written by Stephen Kohler on October 28, 2015 under BroadcastMicrophonesNewsWireless Systems
Stephen Kohler provides an update on the impending 600 MHz band incentive auction, including the FCC’s timeline, expected outcomes, and potential effects on users of professional wireless microphone and in-ear systems.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on October 5, 2015 under MicrophonesTheaterWebinars
This informative, one-hour webinar will share practical tips and microphone techniques employed by professional theater sound designers to ensure consistent, high-quality sound for theatrical productions.
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