Basic Audio Techniques for Video: Plant Mics

Basic Audio Techniques for Video: Plant Mics

This installment of our blog series on Basic Audio Techniques for Video explains several techniques for hiding microphones on a film set to capture hard-to-reach dialogue. If you missed the previous installment explaining four techniques for capturing audio in a… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: What is Antenna Power?

What is Antenna Power? An option on many wireless receivers and antenna distribution systems

Question: What is antenna power? Answer: Wireless microphone systems can be difficult to design, set up and operate. There are many things to take into consideration. For example, one has to determine the right system to match the intended use… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: What Kind of Microphone Should I Use if I Don’t Want it to Be Seen?

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: What Kind of Microphone Should I Use if I Don't Want it to Be Seen?

Question: What kind of microphone should I use if I don’t want it to be seen? Answer: This week we will be discussing microphones that can be hidden easily. Some applications, such as those for live theatrical events and film… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: Do You Have Any Tips on Placing Microphones to Get the Best Possible Sound?

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: Do You Have Any Tips On Placing Microphones To Get The Best Possible Sound?

Question: Do you have any tips on placing microphones to get the best possible sound? Answer: The quality and specifications of a microphone are of utmost importance in both live and studio applications. We can all agree on that. It… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How Can I Prevent my Microphone From Feeding Back in my Stage Monitors?

Question: How can I prevent my microphone from feeding back in my stage monitors? Answer: Monitor mixes are one of the most important aspects of running live sound, as having a great monitor mix reduces feedback and improves the overall… Continue Reading

Microphone Techniques: Popular Blog Posts from 2017

Microphone Techniques: Popular Blog Posts from 2017

Throughout the year, we answer your frequently asked questions about A-T gear either in our Audio Solutions “Question of the Week” blog series or through a variety of audio techniques series. Many of you received musical gifts this season, so… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How Do you Use the AT8415 Shock Mount?

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How do you use the AT8415 Shock Mount?

Question: How do you use the AT8415 Shock Mount? Answer:  The popular AT8415 Shock Mount may be used with a large variety of microphones ranging from studio microphones like the AT4051b and ATM450, to live microphones used on a stage… Continue Reading