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Studio Concepts 501 - Gear and the Physics of Sound.
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  • 1

    Dynamic range is the difference between the ________ and ________ in a system.

  • 2

    Tube microphones require _____ to operate.

  • 3

    The ________ that comes from a sound source being near a cardioid mic is known as ________.

  • 4

    The higher the quality of _____, the less of a _____ at that frequency, which yields a better representation of the sound.

  • 5

    With cardioid microphones, the further the microphone sits from the sound source...

  • 6

    Headroom is the...

  • 7

    A primary difference between analog and digital consoles is that in a digital console...

  • 8

    In addition to reducing pops in a vocal recording, placing a singer more than 8" from a directional mic...

  • 9

    ________ can be applied to a delay to create multiple repetitions of the initial signal that fade over time.

  • 10

    MIDI transfers _____, not _____.

  • 11

    The reverberation of a space is dependent on...

  • 12

    Monitoring low frequencies accurately is important because...

  • 13

    Which of the following is not a serial bus standard?

  • 14

    You can find TS jacks used for _____ or _____.

  • 15

    On a mixer, most Aux sends are...

  • 16

    In a room with poor acoustics, _____ polar pattern would help _____ room ambiance.

  • 17

    When setting levels for a recording, ________ will yield a workable level while keeping the noise floor low.

  • 18

    Recording equipment is calibrated so that at average operating level, digital devices read at ________, while analog devices read at ________.

  • 19

    Pro gear level runs at _____ while consumer gear runs at _____.

  • 20

    On a mixer, busses can be useful when you want to...

  • 21

    If short on inputs or microphones, a _____ mic approach to drum recording (on ________) yields well-rounded results.

  • 22

    Microphone Transient Response, in High-to-Low order:

  • 23

    If you heard an audio sample at one loudness level, and then heard the same sample at half the loudness level, the audio was probably played at...

  • 24

    To increase the intelligibility and realism of a reverb unit, adjustments can be made to _____, _____, and _____.

  • 25

    Copying a vocal track to a new track in your DAW at the same place in the timeline will result in...

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Gear and the Physics of Sound
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