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Broadcast for IT – Part 14 - Microphones July 13th 2018 - 08:00 AM

In this series of articles, we will explain broadcasting for IT engineers. Television is an illusion, there are no moving pictures and todays broadcast formats are heavily dependent on decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s, and in this article, we investigate microphones and how they are used in tel

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Immersive Soundtrack Created for Eurovision 2018 June 19th 2018 - 12:05 PM

In its 62-year history the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) has gone through several major technological broadcast developments: colour TV, stereo and then 5.1 sound, with, most recently, the EBU (European Broadcasting Union) implementing its Flex IP-hybrid self-managed digital transmission system to distribute the event in 2016. The innovation for this year’s

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Articles You May Have Missed – June 13, 2018 June 13th 2018 - 08:00 AM

“Everything is software today,” said the marketer. “That’s the problem,” said the engineer. While every broadcast engineer has some story about crashing software, data leaks, and duct-tape solutions, today’s nascent software industry might be compared to the embryonic industry of plastics as described in the 1967 movie “The Graduate.” The hit movie s

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The Era Of The Virtual Microphone May 31st 2018 - 09:00 AM

Since the beginning of pro audio, connoisseurs of classic microphones have invested in rare, aging instruments that are said to bring a certain magical quality to the sound. Since many of these vintage mics are quite old, they incur an increasingly high level of costly maintenance. Most of the rest

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Mic Focus: Neumann U 67 Reissue May 17th 2018 - 10:00 AM

‘Legendary’ is an overused word. It is also often misused, when people mean something or someone that was prominent or achieved much in the past is missed or fondly remembered. But sometimes it does fit, even when talking about microphones. In the first of an ongoing series we look at

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