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Articles Tagged Microphones

  • Tuesday, December 06, 2011
    PSW Staff 12/06/11 11:38 AM, 0 Comments
    iSEMcon has introduced the EMX-7150, a 1/4-inch measurement microphone that has a 10Hz to 20 kHz, IEC61672 class frequency response, designed for room and recording studio analysis, as well as indoor and open-air sound reinforcement measurements. The EMX-7150 is an omnidirectional type microphone and the first to include the free field and derived diffuse field calibration data at no additional cost (calibration chart and ASCII-Data on CD). It can be powered with phantom power and handles sound pressure levels up… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVMeasurementMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, December 05, 2011
    PSW Staff 12/05/11 10:37 AM, 1 Comment
    Sennheiser has launched a new online Recording Sound Academy (RSA), designed to help aspiring producers and engineers achieve their dreams and create a great sounding mix. Through a partnership with audio software and hardware manufacturer Steinberg, Sennheiser is providing recording enthusiasts with the opportunity to have their mixes reviewed and evaluated by accomplished, award winning engineers including Grammy winners David Thoener (Aerosmith, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie), Karl Richardson (Eric Clapton, Bee Gees, Barbra Streisand), Al Schmitt (Steely Dan, Ray Charles)… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollEducationManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

  • Thursday, December 01, 2011
    PSW Staff 12/01/11 10:05 AM, 0 Comments
    Audix has introduced the TM1 Plus, a combination kit that includes the TM1 measurement microphone, threaded acoustic windscreen, shock mount clip, 1/2-inch calibrator adapter and microphone calibration data on CD.  The data files are a numeric representation of the TM1 frequency response. Together with the provided sensitivity of the microphone, they can be used with a variety of popular software measurement systems to correct the response curve of the microphone.  “The TM1 has earned very high acceptance among sound engineers… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductMeasurementMicrophoneSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, November 30, 2011
    PSW Staff 11/30/11 10:42 AM, 1 Comment
    Hosa Technology has announced the introduction of Mogan Microphones, a new brand of subminiature mics, with the first offering under the new brand being the Mogan Standard omni earset microphone. The new Mogan Standard omni earset mic is designed to deliver high-quality audio at a price that will appeal to budget-conscious presenters. The new mic offers a 3.0 mm omni-directional capsule, with -45 dB nominal sensitivity, that is designed to be positioned near the corner of one’s mouth. It offers… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVMicrophoneWireless

  • Monday, November 28, 2011
    PSW Staff 11/28/11 12:22 PM, 0 Comments
    Now in its 37th season, the PBS concert series Austin City Limits has captured an incredible variety of artists from every corner of the musical spectrum. Long-time audio director David Hough of originating station KLRU-TV, Austin PBS, notes that one constant across those decades of television’s longest-running music series has been the use of Shure microphones. “For all 37 years I’ve been with Austin City Limits, we’ve always had Shure vocal mics downstage, and they’ve always worked great,” Hough notes.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductMicrophoneStageWireless

  • Wednesday, November 23, 2011
    PSW Staff 11/23/11 12:55 PM, 0 Comments
    Coldplay’s current world tour is using a number of Earthworks microphones for drummer Will Champion’s kit, chosen after the band’s front of house engineer Dan Green auditioned a number of Earthworks models provided by UK distributor Unity Audio, specifically .  “Since moving to the Earthworks drum microphones, my drum sound has really expanded. The transient response of these microphones is incredible. Before I use to rely on transient enhancing plug-ins to get a similar sound, now it is all from… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductConcertMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, November 22, 2011
    X-Y Stereo Miking Technique
    PSW Staff 11/22/11 07:29 AM,
    One of the most popular specialized microphone techniques is stereo mic’ing. This use of two or more microphones to create a stereo image will often give depth and spatial placement to an instrument or overall recording. There are a number of different methods for stereo. Three of the most popular are the spaced pair (A/B), the coincident or near-coincident pair (X-Y configuration), and the md-side (M-S) technique. Spaced Pair Technique The spaced pair (A/B) technique uses two cardioid or omni… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollStudy HallMicrophoneAudio

  • Monday, November 21, 2011
    microphone placement
    Tim Vear 11/21/11 09:55 AM,
    Instruments and other sound sources are characterized by their frequency output, by their directional output, and by their dynamic range. Frequency Output Frequency output is the span of fundamental and harmonic frequencies produced by an instrument, and the balance or relative level of those frequencies. Musical instruments have overall frequency ranges as found in the chart below. The dark section of each line indicates the range of fundamental frequencies and the shaded section represents the range of the highest harmonics… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollStudy HallMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • microphones
    PSW Staff 11/21/11 09:00 AM, 0 Comments
    Blues-rock titan Joe Bonamassa is currently on tour with Electro-Voice equipment, promoting his latest long-player “Dust Bowl.” The guitarist has loaded all his cabinets with EVM12L speakers for years, and their full-bandwidth performance has become an essential element of his carefully crafted tone. Bonamassa and long-time tour manager/front of house engineer Warren Cracknell loaded three fresh 4 x 12 cabinets with more EVM12Ls for the latest tour, all set to do duty onstage alongside multiple EV RE320 microphones that are… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • microphones
    PSW Staff 11/21/11 08:08 AM, 0 Comments
    Wohler Technologies has announced that Dale Pro Audio has become Wohler’s first North American reseller and distributor for the SoundField product line of digital and analog surround and stereo microphone systems for recording and broadcast applications. Dale Pro Audio will offer the full SoundField product line from its New York City offices and showroom. “We’ve enjoyed a long relationship with Dale Pro Audio, which has become a highly respected and well-established vendor to numerous media and entertainment companies, not just… View this story
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