When you turn up the gain on virtually any microphone preamplifier, it sounds noisy. Why is this? Before you blame the amplifier, let’s look more closely at this common phenomenon.
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 to avoid them.
AEA has introduced the TRP2, a new two-channel ribbon microphone preamp with phantom power capability and 85dB of microphone gain with a super high-impedance of 63k ohms.
Pat Nunn, an acclaimed broadcast sound supervisor, is using updated DPA d:screet 4060 Omnidirectional Miniature Microphones with new mounting clips as first his choice for television programs.
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.
sE Electronics and Rupert Neve Design has introduced the RNT, a multi-pattern tube condenser microphone that becomes the flagship of the line.
Sennheiser One of the most recognised audio brands in the broadcast, music, live sound and consumer electronics
DPA Microphones Originally known as Danish Pro Audio, this company was established in 1992 to market the studio, pre