Audio processing is one province of the field of broadcasting that remains solidly in the hands of the engineer at a radio station.
This cable is an easy answer to a common cable question: What if you only need to provide a single mic input?
Do you spend less time with other media because you're always online?
The 40 Series: Unmasked section is divided into several subsections
At KJR Sports Radio (950) in Seattle the AKG Perception 200 makes a significant contribution to the overall sound of the station.
What's the one item in the facility that every on-air and production staff member will have an opinion about? The mic. Some newer offerings are challenging conventional thought and offering new choices for radio.
With 1GB of fixed internal memory, the Flash Mic offers six available 16-bit linear PCM or MPEG recording formats ranging from uncompressed 48kHz WAV, to compressed 32kHz MP2.
Following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans would seem to be the last place to originate a coast-to-coast broadcast for New Year's Eve. The city of New Orleans and NPR felt differently, and the pressure was on to prepare for the event.
Listeners are more familiar with the sound of the human voice than anything else, and with a little effort and the right mic, an announcer can sound like he is right there. Tried and true mics work, but there are plenty of new possibilities.
The BCM 705 is a dynamic microphone -- the first ever built with the Neumann name. How does it perform for on-air use?
A high-quality mic sound is important, and the use of a separate preamp is common in most installations, but the mic preamp must perform its function without unwanted coloration or distortion. We put the Great River MEQ-1NV to the test.
In case you haven't heard of the new kid on the block, Heil Sound has been making microphones and accessories for the communications and amateur radio market for a number of years.
The AT2020 is a good choice for remote broadcasts where quality sound is required and you don't want to risk a more expensive microphone.
Vermont Public Radio has increased its demand on condenser mics, as outlined in this review.
The microphone is the first element in the broadcast chain.
Find out who won our annual Find the Mic Sweepstakes.
Select a mic for its overall sound and suitability, and avoid the tendency to settle for an old standard.
It looks unusual, but the Blue Mouse is a real performer.
The AT3060 is a large-diaphragm, phantom-powered tube microphone, with shock-mounted, hand selected, tested and aged tubes.
After several years of common ownership before Cumulus Broadcasting acquired the group, these stations have finally completed their facility upgrade.
Mic processing and EQ are commonplace at radio stations, but the right mic makes all the difference.
Let creativity thrive by providing the proper tools and a comfortable work space for the idea factory of the station.
It's time for The Mighty Wurlitzer Radio Hour program to originate live on WCLV-AM and FM from the home of the John Milton Williams Museum of Radio Broadcasting History.
Whether it's sports, news or general talk, all that jabber presents some interesting challenges to the engineer responsible for maintaining a good and intelligible sound.
When I started in radio, at a small AM/FM in Iowa, microphones were simple and cheap. There was always an abundance of hand-held stick-mics and inexpensive stand-mounted microphones. These ancient necessities of the business were neither powered nor processed. Did they sound good? Not really.