We are living in the new era of makeshift audio studios. Fewer and fewer major commercial studios exist today and the ones that do are expensive. Most professional and non-professional audio production is now being done in small scale studios in rooms originally built for other purposes.
The dbx 286s is a full featured channel strip that includes a studio quality microphone/instrument preamplifier and four processors that can be used independently or in any combination. For less than $200, it has become the faithful friend of thousands of voiceover artists throughout the world.
Fréquence, a pro AV rental and service company based near Paris, France, has expanded its live audio mixing inventory by adding a new System T Broadcast audio production console from Solid State Logic. The company has been a long-time supporter of major live broadcast telecasts, such as the annual
Many wireless carriers and VoIP providers now offer improved voice quality using what is commonly referred to as HD Voice, or Wide-Band Speech technology. How do you harness this improved audio signal for news field reports and interviews?
Pro TV, a regional TV station in Romania, has upgraded its existing Calrec Audio live mixing desks to two new Artemis Light audio consoles for use in daytime show productions as well as for live sporting events. The new consoles are an upgrade from Calrec’s Sigma and Omega legacy d
Due to the much publicized loudness wars, we now have a standard to measure loudness: the EBU R128 specification. This is a look at how this standard applies to sound engineers doing live audio or recording for various broadcast media.
The cost of top-quality audio recording gear is falling fast, making professional recording accessible in just about any kind of space. But the one remaining factor in “out of studio” recording is room acoustics. The sound in a space can make a major difference in the quality of your audio.
When mixing any audio program, it is no doubt that a good set of studio monitors in a well-treated acoustic space is the best way to go. But there are times, like at live concerts or sporting events, when the mix has to be done on headphones. Here are some
Danish microphone developer DPA is looking to further expand its production capability and product range after being bought by the RCF Group. The deal adds a new dimension to the Italian loudspeaker manufacturer and allows it to offer a fuller audio chain.