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

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How do you Mike Musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 3, Drums)

Question: How do you mike musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 3, Drums) Answer: In this part of our ongoing musician miking series, we will explore a few of the many ways to mike a drum kit for a… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How do you Mike Musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 2, Choir and Praise Band Vocalists)

Question: How do you mike musicians in a house of worship? (Part 2, Choir and Praise Band Vocalists) Answer: A wise, world-renowned conductor once said that the advantage vocalists have over instrumentalists is that vocalists have the actual words to… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How do you Mike Musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 1, Introduction)

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Question: How do you mike musicians in a house of worship? (Part 1, Introduction) Answer: Wow, as we think about how to answer this question, we wonder if this should be a blog entry, a magazine article or even a… Continue Reading