Shure will be introducing VHF options for its QLX-D digital wireless microphone system during the early part of this year. This move follows the introduction towards the end of 2016 of VHF band capability for the ULX-D digital radio mic.
For as long as most of us can remember, alkaline batteries have been the battery of choice in wireless microphones. Good practice was to start each production with a fresh set of batteries to prevent wireless failure. However, the price and environmental costs grew too high and now lithium-ion batteries have become more popular in modern wireless mics.
Reality cookery show My Kitchen Rules finally hits the US on 12 January, with five celebrity couples showing off their culinary skills to each other and two professional chef judges. Because the action takes place in the contestants’ homes, the production teams had to build facilities on site and use wireless microphone technology from WisyCom to capture both what was being said and the sound of cooking and food preparation.
Audio is often a step-child when it comes to both video production and live broadcasts. Even so, there are new solutions that improve both the audio quality and ease of installation. First solution is to install an IP for audio system to maximize both quality and flexibility. Second, consider the use of new technology parabolic microphones to capture higher-quality live audio.
Both topics are addressed in the articles described below. If you are involved in the production of audio at your facility, read on. Tips to better audio are just a few clicks away.
The difference between using a wired and wireless microphone for a specific job is no longer about sound quality. It’s about a group of other factors, many of which users should consider before making the choice.
DPA Microphones showcased its new GSM4000 Gooseneck Shock Mount Accessory and MMP-G Modular Active Cable for MicroDot at the AES 2016 Show. Both accessories are brand new components for the d:dicate Microphone Series and give users the ability to create a completely wireless microphone setup while maintaining pristine audio quality.