Microphones

Mixing for Streaming: Account for Differences Between Room, Stream Sound
By Todd Heft · May 3, 2018 • Many components go into a successful livestream: lighting, camera work, lower-thirds, graphics, transitions and audio mixing. The last of these is often overlooked, though, when churches put together a streaming production.

Mixing for Streaming: Right Mics, Placement Crucial to Quality Stream
By Brad Duryea · May 3, 2018 • Your live stream will benefit greatly from nice, consistent levels, so spend some time experimenting with parts of the signal chain, until it sounds natural.

Microphones: Resonance, Rhythm and Reverberation
By Adrian Gates · May 1, 2018 • Somewhere, you’ll find a place that captures the sound of the musical note the best. Start by putting your mic there. You might still move it around a little afterwards, but it’s a good place to begin.

Doing Video on a Budget: Buy What You Need To Get Going, Start With A Plan
By Ralph Hicks · April 12, 2018 • If you are still capturing video in SD, and are looking to jump to HD (1280 by 720 pixels) or even Full HD (1920 by 1080 pixels), know you'll likely have to change out most of your cables, screens, and cameras.

2nd Day at NAB Offers Mix of Audio, Video, Lighting Solutions for Churches
By Andres Caamano · April 11, 2018 • An intriguing number of products, ranging from all-in-one video switchers to microphones featured on conference exhibit floor.

Microphones: Avoid Poor Placement, Seek Intelligibility
By Gabriel Antonini · November 29, 2017 • Your microphones need to possess the ability to portray sound in a linear fashion as our ear/brain relationship does. This will improve comprehension and intelligibility in harsh conditions.

What To Account For When Building A Church’s Sound System From The Ground Up
By Ralph Hicks · November 16, 2017 • When purchasing equipment, look toward the future, and always build a system that you could grow into, and look to have it last for up to a 10-year lifespan.

Clarity In the Mix: Improving Communication at Sound Check
By Adrian Gates · September 7, 2017 • The sound staff needs to put customer service first, but as a musician, don’t assume that the engineer knows exactly what it sounds like in your head. It can take a little work figuring it out the first time or two.

Microphone Techniques To Get Great Electric Guitar Sound
By Barry Rudolph · September 4, 2017 • A good guitar sound starts with a good player with the right amp and guitar all working together. It’s unrealistic to rely on an engineer to make poor gear sound wonderful in the control room.

Point Source Audio Shipping New Dual Element Mics with Built-in Backup
By TD Staff · August 22, 2017 • Broadcast and production teams can count on the new all-in-one microphone line to build redundancy.

Four Reasons Every New Sound Tech Should Begin On Stage
By Chris Huff · August 22, 2017 • Enhancing the understanding of key technical concepts is ideal for the new tech, as well as learning the importance of relationships.

Communicating the Gospel: Look for Moments to Educate
By Michael Edgar Myers · August 18, 2017 • It is essential to not give the impression that music and worship are synonymous. Music is an element. It’s equally essential for musical and technical presenters to work as partners.

FCC FAQ: Questions My Pastoral Staff Wants Answered
By Adrian Gates · August 17, 2017 • Even with the recent auction, there are a few options available, particularly taking advantage of wireless system replacement or exchange programs.

The Best Options for Miking the Worship Band
By Gabriel Antonini · June 21, 2017 • The acoustics of a space should be a main influence on your microphone choice. The reverberant properties of the venue provide insight into what microphone polar pattern should be used.

Second Day of InfoComm 2017 Offers an Array of Intriguing New Products
By Andres Caamano · June 14, 2017 • A mix of line arrays, column speakers, LED wall displays, projectors and microphones stood tall early among what was displayed on the InfoComm exhibit floor.

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Worship Facilities Magazine, March-April 2018
The March-April 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about how to prepare, prevent and respond to church violence, a look into what church management software can do for your church community, and a piece on how a once popular nightclub venue was transitioned to become Shoreline Church's new home.


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