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AudioPedia 105 - Recording and Monitoring.
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In near field monitoring, the speakers should be about how far from the listener for them to help overcome other room reflections?
Instrument-level inputs are specifically meant for…
electric guitars & basses
dynamic instrument microphones
Studio monitor speakers must have…
a neutral, flat frequency response
at minimun 15" woofers
Professional balanced audio connections use…
MIDI DIN cables
XLR or TRS cables
RCA or TS cables
Talkback allows for communication between…
the engineer & producer
two different studios both working on the same project
the control room & the live room
A DI Box is an alternative to…
a chorus or flanger pedal
a dedicated Instrument input on an interface
a headphone distribution box
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supply signals to the musicans' heaphones
connect mics in the live room to the console or interface in the control room
provide for talkback from the control room to the live room
sets the height of the monitors' tweeters more or less at ear level
refers to headphones that seal around the ears
sets the loudness of the monitors' tweeters at their highest level
For recording, the best type of headphones are…
refers to headphones that sit on but don’t surround the ears
places the monitors about three feet from the sweet spot
requires locally-manufactured monitor speakers
A cue mix is…
a mix tape of several different songs
a mix made for final approval from the executive producer
a musician's headphone mix for recording & tracking
Overdubbing refers to…
adding effects onto an already-recorded track
recording new tracks while monitoring already-recorded tracks
blending multiple tracks in the mixing stage
VU meters show…
peak levels only
The "monitoring environment" refers to…
the sound of the monitor speakers and the effect of the room itself
the thermostat that controls the studio's AC
the ambient temperature in the control room
When an overload occurs during recording…
the tops & bottoms of the audio waves are clipped
the recording is automatically aborted
the audio is automatically silenced momentarily
In a studio control room, the "Sweet Spot"…
the spot in the room with the best sightlines to the live room
is the primary listening position
the place in the room with the strongest bass
Balanced cables offer the benefit of…
using smaller connectors
using fewer wires than unbalanced cables
rejecting hum & interference
Impedance is measured in…
Recording and Monitoring
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