Join Bill Gibson for an in-depth discussion in this video Presentation and wireless mic considerations, part of Microphone Techniques: Essentials.
- [Instructor] Miking a public figure … like a motivational speaker, corporate executive, … pastor or stage actor is a special challenge … that uncovers several unique considerations. … When comparing reliability and sound quality, … wired mics win over wireless every time. … Though modern wireless systems are very good, … with digital systems even comparing well … to the sound quality of a wired mic, … they bring some serious potential problems … when not set up properly. … Current wireless technology offers at least some degree … of frequency agility which means that the receiver … can locate a frequency that won't suffer interference … from other wireless systems nearby. … Once the receiver has discovered a good frequency, … it's a pretty simple matter to pair the transmitter, … whether from a microphone or body-pack to the receiver. … However, and this is a big however, … be certain that when you search … for an available communication frequency, … every wireless system in the facility …
- 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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