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Articles Tagged In-ear Monitoring

  • Thursday, April 07, 2016
    in-ear monitoring
    Mike Sokol 04/07/16 03:48 PM,
    Recently an attendee of one of my workshops e-mailed about problems he’s having in providing a bass guitar mix over a personal monitoring system utilized by a 4-piece band, all of whom wear in-ear monitors. The system has one transmitter feeding four receivers, receiving a simple split-track mix with all vocals on one channel and all instruments on the second channel. (Note that the bassist is plugging directly into the snake via an active DI box without any amplifier or… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallMeasurementMonitoringProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015
    cad audio
    PSW Staff 01/21/15 10:36 AM,
    CAD Audio has introduced StagePass IEM stereo wireless in-ear monitor system, combining frequency agility, high audio performance, and ease of operation. It will be on display at the 2015 NAMM Show at the Anaheim Convention Center, booth 6531. StagePass provides 16-channel UHF frequency agile performance to help overcome crowded RF environments. Stereo operation enables discrete signals to be transmitted to the right or left channels for enhanced monitoring capability. It comes with CAD MEB2 TruPitch dual armature monitor earbuds with… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageSystemWireless

  • Friday, January 09, 2015
    metric halo
    PSW Staff 01/09/15 02:30 PM,
    Priory, an up-and-coming electropop band from Portland recently signed by Warner Bros, utilizes Metric Halo ULN-8 integrated devices both live and in the studio. “These days, I feel like the only way for a band to succeed is to be self-contained – the band has to be able to take care of everything for itself,” says producer/engineer/musician Brandon Rush, who, together with long-time friend Kyle Sears, fronts Priory. “The Metric Halo ULN-8 contains mic pres, converters, routing logic, and DSP,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertConsolesEngineerInterconnectMixerMonitoringProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Monday, September 15, 2014
    iem
    Mark Frink 09/15/14 12:54 PM,
      1) Both Ears Or None. Using only one ear encourages much higher sound levels. Good custom molds provide 20 to 25 dB of isolation, allowing lower monitoring levels for artists, and reduced stage noise to compete with front of house. Mixed mode monitoring combining wedges and personal monitors ultimately results in higher overall SPL. 2) Hard-Wired Equals Hi-Def. Wired personal monitors will always sound better than wireless. In addition to loss of stereo separation and frequency response, multiplexed stereo… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesEngineerMonitoringProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, June 09, 2014
    sensaphonics
    PSW Staff 06/09/14 06:46 AM,
    Sensaphonics announces that five more hearing health professionals recently passed the company’s Gold Circle training seminar, a two-day course offering in-depth teaching sessions plus a hands-on studio session with a live band. The training took place at Sensaphonics headquarters and Mystery Street Recording Company, both in Chicago. Those gaining their Gold Circle certification include Theresa Bartlett of Virginia Hearing Consultants in Norfolk, VA, Helene Levenfus of Cedar Audiology in Lyndhurst, OH, independent audiologist Analise Ludwig of Minneapolis, MN, Eric Nelson… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsTrainingAVBusinessEducationManufacturerMeasurementSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, May 19, 2014
    aviom
    PSW Staff 05/19/14 12:25 PM,
    This year’s SPRING Harvest Festival in Willingen, Germany brought together more than 3,000 evangelical Christians from Europe’s German-speaking community for a six-day event featuring more than 300 artists, speakers, and volunteers. One of the largest Christian festivals in Europe, SPRING was founded in 1998 and is supported by the German Evangelical Alliance. Gaetan Roy, director of the Worship Academy in Altensteig, Germany, has also served as director of arts for SPRING, and in that time he and his band have… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVEthernetMonitoringNetworkingSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, April 18, 2014
    iem
    Mark Frink 04/18/14 12:11 PM,
    Ten important things to be aware of in the quest for optimum results with in-ear monitoring: Coordination. TV broadcasts are the dominant feature of the local RF spectrum. Online resources like the Sennheiser Frequency Finder, which uses a ZIP code, and the FCC’s database to provide a list of local TV broadcast stations and their signal strength, helps users tune wireless systems to interference-free frequencies, removing much of the guesswork. Antennas. Most wireless in-ear monitoring transmitters come with a simple… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallEngineerMonitoringSignalSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Thursday, March 06, 2014
    church sound
    Kent Margraves 03/06/14 03:16 PM,
      Many worship venues have made the transition from “wedges” to “ears” for stage monitoring purposes, and often find that this can be a surprisingly tricky process. Essentially, wedges are loudspeakers that are laid sideways and angled up at the performers. The sound content or “mix” in each monitor, or group of monitors, is customized for the performers’ needs and each often have a much different balance than the house sound mix. In-ear monitor systems have become popular in recent… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesEngineerLoudspeakerMicrophoneMonitoringSignalStage

  • Monday, January 20, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/20/14 05:52 AM,
    Sensaphonics is introducing the new 3D AARO (Active Ambient, Record Out) custom in-ear system at the upcoming 2014 NAMM show in Anaheim, at booth 6952. The 3D AARO incorporates the second generation upgrade of the company’s patented Active Ambient technology platform. Specifically, it builds on the success of the 3D Active Ambient, which adds fully controllable on-stage sound to the in-ear mix via embedded binaural microphones. The ambient audio is captured with full-range accuracy and precise directionality, with the 3D… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsProductLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, October 11, 2013
    iem systems
    PSW Staff 10/11/13 10:26 AM,
    Drummer Queen Cora Dunham, currently on tour with Beyoncé, is utilizing a Sensaphonics 3D active ambient IEM system. “I started using the Sensaphonics 3D in 2007 when I was with Prince,” Dunham notes, “and I’ve been using them ever since. It’s an amazing system, so versatile and comfortable – much better than regular in-ears.” The 3D IEM system uses embedded microphones to capture the on-stage sound surrounding the performers, allowing them to hear everything around them while their ears remain… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVLoudspeakerMonitoringSignalSystemWireless



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