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The tiny, durable cardioid condenser headset offers superior sound quality, CPM’s reviewer notes, while remaining virtually undetectable. Even its 1.2mm cable is a powerhouse. Read more

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Soon, 600-MHz broadband services will be fired up across the country and using mics in those frequencies will become illegal. Here’s expert advice on getting reliable wireless audio in a shrinking available spectrum. Read more

Education

While designed as a hand-held vocal mic for live sound, a condenser microphone of this quality can effectively double as a studio recording microphone for vocals or instruments. Read more

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If you need more gain before feedback or to isolate the user’s voice from other nearby sound sources, the H7 is a better choice than a comparable omni. Read more

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The dual diaphragms are typically associated with studio and other larger format microphones. So what does this technology offer when the entire mic is smaller than your little fingernail? First, it offers twice the surface area to capture audio.... Read more

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With Christmas services upon you, you’re intimately familiar with this technology. But there are a lot of little things you can do to make sure your wireless mics perform as you anticipate. Read more

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A must-read -- hitting topics from battery life to locking controls to clear 600 MHz spectrum -- to help you prep your wireless for Christmas services. Read more

Education

A notable feature of the 3000 Series is the ability to set a backup frequency, either manually or via group/channel, and assign it to the function button on the transmitter. Read more

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The Core by DPA technology results in up to a 14 dB increase in dynamic range before noticeable distortion, and an overall increase in the perceived transparency of the audio signal, CPM's reviewer finds. Read more

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Tablet-based mixer is designed for relatively simple applications with modest I/O counts and no audio-over-IP. It’s an interesting approach to mixing that doesn’t require an app. The tablet connects directly to the digital interface via WiFi. Read more

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If you’re working in a difficult RF environment with many wireless microphone channels, this system is hard to beat. Axient Digital is not a middle-of-the-road solution. Yet for critical situations, it’s the way to go. Read more

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Think back to the actions you may have taken around the 700 MHz clearing just a few years back. Well, you have to do it again. New broadband services are already being put in place that will require replacement systems. Read more

Education

You use them everyday, but do you really understand how they work? Here’s a must-read prep course on mics for live production. Read more

Education

Imagine being able to make your acoustic guitar sound like it’s being captured by a good microphone, but with the greater SPL and freedom of movement that a pickup affords. Imagine no more, enter the Tonedexter from Audio Sprockets. Read more

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Higher quality mics are likely to sound better with minimal EQ, have higher gain before feedback, be more consistent from unit to unit, and remain reliable for years of use. Here, some key considerations as you choose. Read more

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CPM offers an exclusive report on new wireless microphone solutions for churches. This is a must-read for those in the market for wireless mics for ministry—offering invaluable information to help you make the wisest choices. Read more

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Tips to help navigate the selection and use of wireless microphones and related devices Read more

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They’re solidly built, performed quite well in our evaluation and appear to be priced with a bullseye on small- and medium-sized churches. Read more

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Start with the skillset of the team as your main consideration, not the overall cost. From there, a wireless mic can be purchased for under $100 or for several thousand dollars per channel. Our checklist helps you cut through the decision-making ... Read more

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The microphones are very high quality and accurate, and the addition of the KickPad helps you to quickly achieve a usable kick drum sound with one of the mics. Read more

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