Join Bill Gibson for an in-depth discussion in this video Frequency ranges and transients, part of Microphone Techniques: Essentials.
- [Instructor] The more you learn about microphones … and the more you get a chance to use them, … the more you'll really start to see … how important the right choice and technique are. … Different microphones really do sound different … and they influence the sound and feel … of your music differently. … There are a few terms and concepts … that we need to cover so that you get the most … out of the examples and demonstrations … coming up in this course. … The range of frequencies that the human ear can hear … is roughly from 20 hertz to 20 kilohertz. … This broad frequency range is broken down … into specific groups or bands. … It's necessary to know and recognize these ranges. … Highs are typically considered to be above 3.5 kilohertz. … Here's pink noise that's been filtered, … leaving only the highs above 3.5 kilohertz. … (static) … And here's a music track through the same filter. … (rock music) … Mids are considered to be between 250 hertz … and 3.5 kilohertz. … Here's pink noise that's been filtered, …
- Wireless mics
- Handling noise
- Operating principles
- Shaping the pickup pattern
- Operating condenser
- Using high-pass filters
- Evaluating mics and mic specs
Skill Level Beginner
Video Production: Location Audio Recordingwith Anthony Q. Artis1h 23m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
1. Microphone Fundamentals
2. Operating Principles
3. Understanding Mic Specs
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