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Basic Live Sound Reinforcement by Penny Pattison, Raven Biederman

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Chapter 19

Good Sound Starts Here

Microphone Setup for Live Production

Microphones

Stands, Mounts, etc.

Mics, etc.

Micing the Stage

Choosing Mic Number

Choosing Mic Distance

Choosing Tonal Quality

General Considerations

Choosing Mic Placement

Vocal Mics

Instrument Mics

Drum Mics

Two-channel Drum Mic

Stereo Micing

Stereo Microphone Techniques

Whether you are house sound simply making minor adjustments, or a visiting engineer locally or on the road, any time you set up or adjust your P.A. system, there are some choices you have to make. As you will see when we discuss gain structure, getting the best system sound and the most from your P.A. starts before a single cable or plug is connected. Proper placement of the major elements of the signal ...

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