Today, as video crews get smaller and are often only one-person, audio inevitably suffers. Many times no one even monitors sound on a location shoot. For proof of this, watch any local newscast and listen to the sound. Of course, bad sound is usually preventable if the videographer takes minimum
As the broadcast and production industries gear up for the NAB 2018 convention, it’s worthwhile to consider the leading-edge technologies and solutions that are already proving successful. These two articles look at both IP and audio solutions that help meet the entertainment demands of today’s audiences. The articles showcase how
Since the beginning of broadcasting, announcers and narrators have spoken closely to microphones to boost the gravitas in their voices. They use proximity effect to sound richer, fuller and more intimate than they might naturally sound. But when they get too close, the result can be plosives. Here’s how t
Introduced in 1960, the U67 was the quintessential studio workhorse microphone throughout the formative years of modern music. Now, for the first time in decades, Neumann’s legendary tube microphone is back in production, built to the original specifications.