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Understanding Podium Mics

When I was a kid, I was fascinated by politics. Especially the all-encompassing presidential elections that seemed to dominate the TV of the day. I remember watching President Jimmy Carter’s inaugural address and that he spoke...

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Getting The Best Out Of Lavaliers

Do you know when the Lavalier microphone was invented? How about when the first one was used? Well, back in 1932, any small microphone that could be hooked in the button hole of a lapel of a coat would qualify as a lav mic....

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Audio-Technica AT2020USBplus

The AT2020USB+ is intended for use in podcasting, home studios, field recording and voiceover work.  By Quint Randle There’s no XLR connector on the AT2020USB+, but there is a headphone jack and two rotary adjustment...

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Earset Mics From Avlex

The HS-48 Single Ear Headworn Microphone employs a back electret condenser capsule measuring a scant 3.5mm in diameter.  With high gain before feedback, this microphone makes it easy to achieve the required audio levels...

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Proper Placement For A Lav Mic

Just sos you know, the Lavalier mic took it’s name from a pendant popularized by a mistress of France’s King Louie the 14th. They are so named as they are intended to be attached to the lapel at about the same level...

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a-t Offering $30 Rebates

Audio-Technica is offering a $30.00 rebate on all its UniPoint® Installed-Sound Microphones and BP892 MicroSet® and BP893 MicroEarset Headworn Microphones purchased from an authorized Audio-Technica U.S. dealer between October...

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  • Preventing Wireless Mic Dropouts
    by Bruce Bartlett Chffffft! That’s the sound of a wireless mic dropout. The microphone makes a burst of noise or cuts out. That happens because the mic’s radio signal was lost, either by a weak transmitted signal, a weak received signal, or interference with other radio waves. Fortunately, there are many things you can do […]
  • Westone ES5 IEMs
    It was not that long ago–less than a year–that I swore off personally reviewing in-ear personal monitors. I have done so many reviews that I have multiple units from most of the major players. I have not heard/used the stuff made by JH Audio or Fidelity but have or have used multiple models by Future […]
  • Preventing Clipping In Recording And Mixdown
    by Bruce Bartlett (1) When I record myself or our band, I’m clipping the waveform even though I’m not exceeding 0 dB at the top of the level meter. What’s going on? Reply: Make sure to set your record meters and playback meters to read peak levels, not RMS levels. The peak levels show how […]
  • Insert Effects Vs. Send Effects
    By Bruce Bartlett Many people confuse INSERT effects with SEND effects. What are they, and where do you place them in a DAW during a mixdown project? An INSERT effect is inserted into a track, in series with the track’s signal, to process that signal. Examples of insert effects are EQ, compression, gating, and de-essing. A […]