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

Audio-Solutions Question of the Week: Can my Wired Microphone Be Used as a Wireless Mic?

Question: Can my wired microphone be used as a wireless mic? Answer: Most professional wired microphones using the industry standard 3-pin male XLR-type output connector can be made wireless by adding the appropriate wireless transmitter with corresponding wireless receiver to… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How Do you Decide Which Microphone to Use for a Specific Application?

Question: How do you decide which microphone to use for a specific application? Answer: At the end of the day, microphone selection should be done by listening and analyzing how something sounds. Sound is subjective and what “sounds good” to… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How do you Mike Musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 7, In-Ear Monitors)

Question: How do you mike musicians in a house of worship? (Part 7, In-Ear Monitors) Answer:  You might start off by saying to yourself, “You don’t mike in-ear monitors (IEM) – you listen to them.” And you’d be correct. But… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How do you Mike Musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 6, Guitars)

Question: How do you mike musicians in a house of worship? (Part 6, Guitars) Answer: For this installment of our miking musicians in a house of worship series, we will discuss a few options for miking acoustic guitars, and electric… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How do you Mike Musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 5, Strings)

Question: How do you mike musicians in a house of worship? (Part 5, Strings) Answer: Many engineers in houses of worship are comfortable with putting up microphones in front of vocalists, guitars, drums, and pianos, but not everyone has had… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How do you Mike Musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 4, Piano & Organ)

Question: How do you mike musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 4, Piano & Organ) Answer: Miking an acoustic piano or an organ in a house of worship is no different than miking these instruments in any other venue.… Continue Reading