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Introduction to Wireless Systems

Davida Rochman | April 29, 2010
Wireless microphones have become increasingly popular as their sound quality, reliability, and cost have improved. This booklet is intended for people who are using a wireless microphone for the first time, or who are trying to decide which model to purchase to suit their particular needs. It provides a basic understanding of how wireless microphone systems work and what level of performance can reasonably be expected from them.

Funkmikrofone: 2 Sender und 1 Empfänger?

Jürgen Schwörer | February 18, 2010
Kann ich eigentlich zwei Funkmikrofone mit einem Empfänger nutzen?

Talkin' Ribbon Microphones

Davida Rochman | May 25, 2009
Think about microphone types today and your mind will automatically turn to the dynamic and condenser types that dominate live sound reinforcement and recording applications. But from the 1930s through the 1950s, the ribbon velocity microphone ruled the airwaves.

Six Keys to Better Audio for Home Recording and Podcasting

Davida Rochman | March 9, 2009
The Foo Fighters first album. Stand-up Mark Maron's twice-weekly WTF podcast. What they have in common is technology that makes it possible for artists to launch their careers by creating professional recordings in a bedroom, basement, garage or hotel room. They did it and so can you.

SM57 and SM58® Inside the Legends

Davida Rochman | December 7, 2007
We take a look at the history and technology of the legendary SM57 and SM58® microphones in this episode. A few highlights from the show include: the "drop test" and a testimonial from devoted SM58 user Henry Rollins. Tim Vear from Shure's Applications Department is our guest.