Real Sound for Live Sports: Miking CBA Basketball Match with Shure Microphones


See how MX391, VP89, MX150B/C, MX150B/O, KSM32 and VP88 mics are used in broadcasting a basketball game. How to bring the real-time excitements of professional live sports to the audience sitting in front of the television, skillfully capturing the sounds from the arena is essential to reproduce the arena ambience, the ignited game crowd, the vigorous dribble and dunk movements on the court through live-broadcasting.

With more than 25 years of experience in miking national and international live sport events such as NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL, audio engineer Dave Grundtvig explains the miking technique for a CBA basketball game held in Dongguan Basketball Center - a state-of-the-art arena built according to NBA standard.