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Concepts in Audio Signal Transmission: Part I

Concepts in Audio Signal Transmission: Part I

Part I: Decibels, Impedance, and Operating Level Audio engineering enthusiasts are often confused by product specifications, which honestly aren’t always helpful, as they can lack comparability between product classes.  Here is a primer on three concepts involved in audio signal transmission and how to interpret their specifications into use in the field. Neophyte audio technicians will quick learn about two …

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Dynamic Microphone Amplification

Dynamic Microphone Amplification

image credit:  wikipedia and PixLoger (from Pixabay) There is much misunderstanding—perhaps even misdirection among engineers on the topic of dynamic microphone amplification, especially with regard to inline phantom-powered amplifier solutions.  This post will attempt to shed some light on this issue. Microphones can be divided into two categories of the most common types: dynamic and condenser microphones.  The two categories …

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