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: What Are the Differences Between Moving Magnet and Moving Coil Phono Cartridges?

Audio-Solutions Question of the Week: What Are the Differences Between Moving Magnet and Moving Coil Phono Cartridges?

Question: What are the differences between moving magnet and moving coil phono cartridges? Answer: Both moving magnet (MM) and moving coil (MC) cartridges are tiny electromagnetic generators, converting the mechanical movement (vibration) created by their stylus riding in a record’s… 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

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