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Articles Tagged Microphones

  • Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/23/16 01:44 PM,
    UK videogame developer, Codemasters, has extended its use of DPA Microphones to capture the sound of high performance cars for its latest title, DiRT Rally. Chris Jojo, senior sound designer and the principal sound recording engineer for Codemasters Racing, says: “For me, DPA is synonymous with AAA quality and innovation. It is one of the few leading microphone manufacturers that produces microphones and supporting accessories capable of withstanding the stresses of onboard car recording while delivering consistently exceptional recording results.”… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/23/16 09:42 AM,
    Earthworks announces the appointment of Bulcomp as the exclusive distributor for the Earthworks product line in Bulgaria. Established in 1997, Bulcomp is focused on the broadcast, studio, and installed sound markets, and is ISO 9001 certified. Ognian Nedelchev from Bulcomp commented: “I am really excited that we have recently become an Earthworks distributor for Bulgaria. With this brand included in our microphone range, I believe we will strengthen our position in the Bulgarian audio market. I am confident that the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophone

  • Monday, August 22, 2016
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    Joe Gilder 08/22/16 11:31 AM,
    This article is provided by Home Studio Corner.   In this edition of Home Studio Corner, Joe Gilder discusses a technique utilizing a large ribbon microphone that creates highly desirable depth in a drum session. With a Fat Head mic from Cascade Microphones, and a setup that was practically an afterthought, he discovers a way to thicken up the overall sound even within a smaller isolation room. See the video below for the step-by-step process used to develop this particular… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogVideoDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationEngineerMicrophoneStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/22/16 08:12 AM,
    TASCAM announces the introduction of the new DR-100mkIII handheld digital stereo recorder. Designed to meet the demands of today’s audio professionals, the newest generation of TASCAM’s flagship handheld digital stereo recorder delivers clear, high resolution recordings up to 192kHz/24-bit resolution, with a 109dB S/N ratio. The unit offers precise, temperature-compensated clocking and high-performance dual-mono AKM “Velvet Sound” converters combined with HDDA microphone preamps, coupled with support for SDXC cards up to 128GB. “As high-resolution recordings have grown in popularity, audio… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalMicrophoneStudio

  • Friday, August 19, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/19/16 02:23 PM,
    Avlex Corporation, the North American distributor of MIPRO products, introduces the new MIPRO 7 Series rechargeable transmitters. The new ACT-70HC UHF rechargeable handheld microphone and ACT-70TC UHF rechargeable miniature bodypack transmitter draw upon the experience of three generations of wireless products for live sound reinforcement, theatrical use, location sound, and broadcast applications. Operating at 72 MHz bandwidth with a frequency range that extends from 482 – 554 MHz, the MIPRO ACT-70HC UHF is fully compliant with new FCC requirements and… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 08/19/16 08:15 AM,
    DPA Microphones’ d:screet SC4060 miniature ominidirectional microphones, d:screet 4071 miniature ominidirectional microphones and d:dicate 4017 shotgun microphones were recently employed during the making of Près de Moi (Close To Me), the first full-length feature film from director Alex Guéry. Guéry came to the attention of the international film industry in 2012 when he directed Les Dernières Marches (The Last Steps), a short film created for the 48 Hour Film Project that won the Project’s Best Film award in France and… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVMicrophone

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/18/16 01:12 PM,
    What is impedance? Impedance is the AC (alternating current) version of the DC (direct current) term resistance, which is the opposition to electron current flow in a circuit and is expressed in ohms. Impedance (often abbreviated as “Z”) includes capactive reactance and inductive reactance in addition to simple DC resistance. Reactance depends upon the frequency of the signal flowing in the circuit. Capactive reactance increases as frequency decreases: inductive reactance increases as frequency increases. Because of this frequency dependence, impedance… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAVInterconnectMicrophoneSignal

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    PSW Staff 08/18/16 09:54 AM,
    CAD Audio has signed a new group of international music, pro audio and commercial AV distributors as the company continues to expand its global sales network. The new lineup of distributors for CAD and sub-brands such as Astatic Commercial includes Korg Import Division (Japan); Ninja Som Comercio (Brazil); Sonic Sales GMBH (Germany); Yamaimport (Chile); Galactic Music (Australia); Music Works NZ Audio (New Zealand); Gold Music (Italy); Saico (France); and Marshall Music PTY (South Africa). Commenting on the company’s growing international… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophone

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    Jon Tidey 08/18/16 06:26 AM,
    This article is provided by Audio Geek Zine.   Phase is a constant concern for recording and mixing engineers. Problems with phase can ruin your music; it can be easily avoided or corrected, but first you need understand how the problem occurs. This guide will attempt to explain almost everything there is to know about phase, what it is, how it happens, what it can sound like and some techniques to deal with it. What Is Phase? I’m going to… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesDigital Audio WorkstationsMeasurementMicrophoneProcessorSignalSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/16/16 11:25 AM,
    Editor’s Note: Here’s an interesting thread from the PSW Live Audio Board (LAB) forums. It’s lightly edited for grammar and formatting. Enjoy. Posted by Brad I’ve been with a country artist for several years now and I have experienced this distortion on his vocal mic only on several occasions. (way to often) I have experienced this both on our touring consoles / systems (SC48) and on walk up consoles / systems. Everything from giant Milo rigs to small night club… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureForumStudy HallConcertEngineerMicrophoneSound Reinforcement



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