Written by John Born on April 8, 2019 under BroadcastFeaturedNewsTheater
After years in development followed by extensive field-testing in the most high-profile events and shows ever, TwinPlex microphones are ready for prime time. Product Manager John Born explains what it took to create one of the most complex microphones Shure has ever built.
Written by Hayden Leiper on March 26, 2019 under LiveTheaterWireless Systems
In the thirteenth edition of All About Wireless, we discuss best practices regarding site evaluation and frequency coordination planning.
Written by Hayden Leiper on March 1, 2019 under LiveTheaterWireless Systems
Welcome to the eleventh installment of All About Wireless. In this issue, we will discuss the bandwidth characteristics of analog and digital wireless microphone systems.
Written by Hayden Leiper on November 20, 2018 under LiveTheaterWireless Systems
Welcome to the tenth installment of All About Wireless. In this issue, we will examine the stereo multiplexing process and discuss techniques for maximizing the performance of IEM systems.
Written by Hayden Leiper on September 13, 2018 under LiveTheaterWireless Systems
In the eighth installment of All About Wireless, we will identify several common sources of noise that affect wireless microphone and IEM systems.
Written by Hayden Leiper on August 29, 2018 under LiveTheaterWireless Systems
In the seventh installment of All About Wireless, we will continue our focus on transmission lines, examining the importance of impedance matching, the effect of standing waves, and the implications of transmitting RF over fiber optic cables.
Written by Hayden Leiper on July 11, 2018 under LiveTheaterWireless Systems
In this issue, we will focus on transmission lines, beginning with an explanation of coaxial cable impedance and why 50-ohms is the standard in RF systems, followed by a review of cable loss specifications.
Written by Hayden Leiper on June 12, 2018 under LiveTheaterWireless Systems
In this post, we will focus on RF system connectivity; specifically, best practice recommendations for wireless microphone antenna signal distribution and combining, as well as IEM transmitter combining.
Written by Hayden Leiper on March 14, 2018 under TheaterWireless Systems
In this part of our wireless series, we will focus on antennas, covering the design and performance characteristics of those most commonly utilized in the professional audio industry.
Written by Hayden Leiper on February 21, 2018 under LiveTheater
In this post, we focus on Electromagnetic wave propagation, covering the concepts of wavelength, reflection, diffraction, absorption and polarization.
Written by Hayden Leiper on February 7, 2018 under LiveTheater
As governments around the world sell off portions of the spectrum, it is becoming important for audio engineers to have a thorough understanding of wireless microphone and IEM technologies. For this reason, Shure have partnered with Entertainment Technology Asia to present a series covering RF Engineering theory.
Written by Zoe Milton on November 30, 2017 under TheaterWireless Systems
Using microphones for theater productions brings a unique set of challenges. UK sound engineer Zoe Milton offers her top mic placement tips for the stage.
Written by Shure UK on February 6, 2017 under TheaterWireless Systems
Zoe Milton, stage sound engineer and Administrator at the ASD, the UK’s Association of Sound Designers, reflects on how improvements in wireless microphone technology have changed her working life, and looks to the future.
Written by Marc Henshall on July 1, 2016 under Theater
Gareth Owen is an acclaimed British sound designer whose portfolio includes many of the world’s biggest musical theatre spectaculars, including ‘Disney’s Hunchback Of Notre Dame,’Sister Act’, ‘Hairspray’, and ‘Disney’s Little Mermaid’ to name just a few.
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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