Audio Solutions Question of the Week: What is “Line” Level and What is “Mic” Level?

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: What is “Line” Level and What is “Mic” Level?

Question: What is “line” level and what is “mic” level? Answer: Sorting through the definitions of mic and line level can be confusing because there are varied definitions of the terms among audio engineers and manufacturers. Before getting into an in-depth… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week Roundup: Explaining Microphone Specifications

Audio Solutions Question of the Week Roundup: Explaining Microphone Specifications

We get a lot of questions about microphone design and function. And with good reason. In order to choose a microphone for a specific application and to use it effectively, it’s important to understand the basics of microphone construction. Below… Continue Reading

Discover the AT5047: Leading Music Engineers and Producers are Using A-T’s Newest Studio Microphone

Discover the AT5047: Leading Music Engineers and Producers are Using A-T's Newest Studio Microphone

For more than 50 years, Audio-Technica has been devoted to designing and manufacturing quality audio equipment for studios, musicians, and consumers. And it was this dedication to quality that drove us to create our latest professional studio microphone: the AT5047… 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

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

A-T Showcases 50 Series Microphones at Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios

On September 22, Audio-Technica was accompanied by a select group of A-T distributors, studio owners, and leading music technology press from across Europe to showcase its 50 Series microphones, including its new AT5047 microphone. Held at Peter Gabriel’s iconic Real… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: What is the story behind the 600 MHz incentive auction? (Why will my 600 MHz wireless microphone system eventually be unusable?)

600MHz wireless system

Question: What is the story behind the 600 MHz incentive auction? (Why will my 600 MHz wireless microphone system eventually be unusable?) Answer: Everyone loves their smartphone. I certainly do. One can hardly remember a time when they couldn’t check… Continue Reading