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 Stereo Microphone Techniques Can Be Used With Audio-Technica Microphones? (Part 1: Spaced Pair)

Question: What stereo microphone techniques can be used with Audio-Technica microphones? (Part 1: Spaced Pair) Answer: Stereo microphone techniques were developed when audio recordings transitioned from mono to stereo, and were used to create special sound imaging that more faithfully… Continue Reading

Audio Techniques for Video Production: A Comprehensive Guide

Audio Techniques for Video Production

Capturing high-quality audio is a vital element for any successful film project. There are several factors to consider when preparing for production, including which microphone is best for your particular project and how to properly rig microphones on your talent.… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: Can I Listen To My USB Turntable Through My PC Speakers?

Audio-Technica USB Turntable

Question: Can I listen to my USB turntable through my PC speakers? Answer: The quick answer is yes, but note that computers are designed to be “playback” devices and not necessarly “play through” devices, such as a stereo receiver, so… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: Can You Explain The Features Of Audio-Technica’s New VM Phono Cartridges?

VM Phono Cartridges

Answer: The introduction of our VM Series of moving magnet (MM) phono cartridges reaffirms Audio-Technica’s commitment to high-performance audio reproduction. The new models, nine in all, are comprised of 500, 600 and 700 Series cartridge bodies and seven different versions… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: Can I Use A Microphone In Extreme Weather Conditions (Hot, Cold, Humid, Etc.)?

microphone in extreme temps

Question: Can I use a microphone in extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, humid, etc.)? Answer: While a microphone is not unduly sensitive to the environment, temperature extremes can be harmful. Avoid leaving the microphone in the open sun or in… Continue Reading