Merlijn Van Veen

Realistic Goals

By Merlijn van Veen December 19, 2016

Courtesy of Merlijn van Veen.   Why does a specification like “We need a sound system… Read More

Sensitive (Mic) Matters

By Merlijn van Veen November 29, 2016

Many believe that condenser microphones are more sensitive than dynamic microphones (moving coil) and therefore pick up “everything,” e.g., stage wash and noise. Sensitivity,… Read More

Detecting Phase Shifts (Video)

By Merlijn van Veen June 30, 2016

“It turns out that, within very generous tolerances, humans are insensitive to phase shifts. Under carefully contrived circumstances, special signals auditioned in anechoic conditions, or… Read More