How To Mic Someone at a Computer

Davida Rochman | March 27, 2013 How To Mic Someone at a Computer

Shure is pleased to offer video professionals educational resources that provide practical advice and helpful tips—all with the express purpose of ensuring the highest quality audio possible.

To address some of the common situations videographers face when creating corporate or online videos, we have launched a three-part video series.  The topics include:  How to Mic Someone at a Computer; How To Sync Audio and Video; and How to Mic a Walk -and- Talk.

How to Mic Someone at a Computer

Miking someone sitting at a computer for a podcast or webinar seems simple, but mic choices and room noise often conspire to deliver poor sound.  In this video, you'll be able to compare the sound of different types of microphones, and learn how to overcome the effects of a noisy room.

Davida Rochman

Davida Rochman

A Shure associate since 1979, Davida Rochman graduated with a degree in Speech Communications and never imagined that her first post-college job would result in a lifelong career that had her marketing microphones rather than speaking into them. Today, Davida is a Corporate Public Relations Manager, responsible for public relations activities, sponsorships, and donation programs that intersect with Shure at the corporate and industry level.