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How Do MXA920 Coverage Areas Work?

How Do MXA920 Coverage Areas Work?

How Do MXA920 Coverage Areas Work?

The MXA920 uses Automatic CoverageTM technology, so it picks up every talker clearly, no matter where they are – even if multiple people talk at the same time. Out of the box, the MXA920 is pre-configured to cover a 30 by 30 foot (9 by 9 meter) area.  The microphone will automatically adapt its coverage to capture all talkers within that area.

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Shure Featured in the Elvis Movie

Shure Featured in the Elvis Movie

Shure Featured in the Elvis Movie

With a release date in June 2022, “Elvis” is a biographical film, directed by Baz Luhrmann. The movie chronicles the career of Elvis Presley, from childhood days to his years as a pop star, as well as his complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.  Austin Butler stars as Elvis, Tom Hanks as Parker and the Shure 55SH Series II stars as itself!

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Behind the Microphone – What you hear but do not see

 Behind the Microphone – What you hear but do not see

Behind the Microphone – What you hear but do not see

With all in one audio solutions, there is a high chance that when a microphone takes in the sound of a room it passes it straight to a piece of software to properly process the sound. Software suites such as Zoom, MS Teams, LifeSize, Bluejeans, etc. end up being critical for handling all in one audio solutions. The functions that these software's perform, have a number of benefits to the overall conferencing experience such as canceling potential echo (don’t we all love that), background noise reduction, and automatic volume control amongst others.

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Why the Electro-Voice EVID Loudspeaker family elevates your venue.

Why the Electro-Voice EVID Loudspeaker family elevates your venue.

Why the Electro-Voice EVID Loudspeaker family elevates your venue.

In our two previous blog articles, we’ve discussed why the quality of sound is one of the most important aspects of any hospitality venue, and what you should consider before choosing the right sound system for your venue. In this article we will want to take it a little further and highlight one of the best quality commercial sound systems the market has to offer – hopefully making it easier for you to choose the right one for your venue.

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Choosing the Right Sound System for Your Venue

Choosing the Right Sound System for Your Venue

Choosing the Right Sound System for Your Venue

Last week we published an article on how a curated audio experience can impact a venue. Today we want to talk about how sound systems can unlock the benefits of audio, and what you need to consider when choosing a sound system for your venue. 

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The importance of sound atmosphere within hospitality spaces

The importance of sound atmosphere within hospitality spaces

The importance of sound atmosphere within hospitality spaces

Imagine you are going out for dinner at your favourite restaurant. Now, try to list all the things that makes it your favourite. The food, of course. The interior, probably. The customer service, without a doubt. But what about the smaller less noticeable details throughout the overall atmosphere, the vibe and feel of the place? The sound.

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The Rise and Rise of KRK

The Rise and Rise of KRK

The Rise and Rise of KRK


For the musically inclined, you can barely go anywhere without seeing a KRK monitor lurking somewhere in the background.
The iconic yellow and black speaker has been the de-facto monitor for an entire generation of bedroom beat makers, DJs and synth obsessives who have come up, having learnt to mix exclusively on the very unique and very singular sounding speakers. 
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Choosing The Right Microphone For Live-Streaming

Choosing The Right Microphone For Live-Streaming

Choosing The Right Microphone For Livestreaming

Live streaming has become an incredible varied and diverse medium, with creators from all corners of life bringing their knowledge and personality live. Different people, different genres, and different goals mean that no one microphone will suit everyone.

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Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Chingy Says “I Do” to KRK ROKITs

Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Chingy Says “I Do” to KRK ROKITs

Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Chingy Says “I Do” to KRK ROKITs

Multi-platinum recording artist, actor, and philanthropist Chingy dominated the 2000s Hip Hop scene as a young rapper. He rose into the mainstream and became a fan-favorite by sharing the studio and stage with powerhouses such as Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, and Timbaland.

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On Going: The Merging of Information Technology and Audio Visual Systems

On Going: The Merging of Information Technology and Audio Visual Systems

On going: The Merging of Information Technology and Audio Visual Systems

Technological developments are advancing at an exponential rate and video conferencing solutions are no exception. To deliver the type of seamless high-quality user experiences expected from the modern workplace, information technology (IT) professionals are required to have a deeper understanding of audiovisual (AV) solutions. Broadcasting, HDMI recordings and instant visual and audio production are just some of the outcomes possible when installing and setting up an audiovisual system. 

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Understanding Hearing Induction Loops

Understanding Hearing Induction Loops

Understanding Hearing Induction Loops

Hearing loops and hearing aids are essential for making spaces accessible for the hearing impaired. With Hearing Impairment impacting people all over the world, and likely to rise in the coming years. It’s important to know what hearing loops do.

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Building a Track with NNAMDÏ and the MV88+ Stereo USB

Building a Track with NNAMDÏ and the MV88+ Stereo USB

Building a Track with NNAMDÏ and the MV88+ Stereo USB

Follow Chicago's own quirky genius NNAMDÏ as he builds a new track from start to finish with the new MV88+ Stereo USB Microphone. Capturing creativity doesn't require a studio full of gear. Watch the multi-instrumentalist DIY whirlwind NNAMDÏ make a brand new song in this video.

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Assembling your home studio.

Assembling your home studio.

Assembling your home studio.

Having your own home recording studio puts an incredible amount of creative power, control and quality at your fingertips. Profession recording studio will always have a use for professional recording artists, and professional projects, but in recent years technology has advanced to the point where quite a lot can be made with a simple home set up.

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Three things to think of when choosing studio monitors

Three things to think of when choosing studio monitors

Three things to think of when choosing studio monitors

Having the right studio monitors is essential for sound mixing. Whether for broadcasting, or music production the best studio monitors are the ones that are tailored to your individual circumstances. This guide discusses three essential factors to consider before choosing your next studio monitors.

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A Brief Breakdown of AONIC

A Brief Breakdown of AONIC

A Brief Breakdown of AONIC

The AONIC line of Shure's listening products began with the release of the AONIC 50 back in 2020. As the premium headphones within the range, the 50s set the standard for AONIC, as a line dedicated to giving you high quality audio and noise canceling/sound isolating tech that you can go anywhere with. Now with over five earphones and headphones released under the range, AONIC has never had more options for a quality listening experience. Today, we are going to explore the range, and what each AONIC can do.

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How audio technology can foster productivity.

How audio technology can foster productivity.

How audio technology can foster productivity.

In a fast-paced work environment modern technology is critical in allowing ideas to flow across clients, customers, and employees in different offices, cities and countries. This article will explore what audio technology to consider when fostering productivity and collaboration within your team.

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Everything You Need To Know About DJ Controllers

Everything You Need To Know About DJ Controllers

Everything You Need To Know About DJ Controllers

Modern DJing encompasses far more than simply playing records for an audience, or even the raw power of cutting and scratching that helped define the first decade-plus of the hip-hop genre. These days, it's nothing short of an art form. DJing is a more complex art form than ever before - and DJ controllers are among its most essential tools.

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Shure Debuts a Fresh, New Look & Even Better Sound For Award-Winning SRH840 And SRH440 Headphones

Shure Debuts a Fresh, New Look & Even Better Sound For Award-Winning SRH840 And SRH440 Headphones

Shure Debuts a Fresh, New Look & Even Better Sound For Award-Winning SRH840 And SRH440 Headphones

Many of today’s content creators, professional musicians, and recording artists will underscore the importance of using gear that looks as good as it sounds. With this in mind, Shure has unveiled new enhancements and improvements to its portfolio of SRH Headphones. Featuring significant product design upgrades and nuanced improvements to sound quality, the second-generation SRH440A and SRH840A Headphones provide superior audio, long-wearing comfort, and signature Shure durability.

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What's the difference between sound-isolating and noise-cancelling headphones?

What's the difference between sound-isolating and noise-cancelling headphones?

What's the difference between sound-isolating and noise-cancelling headphones?

Nothing quite compares to immersing yourself in a great album. Quality headphones, primarily ones that minimise external distractions, become vital pieces of equipment in providing you with that immersion.   

So vital, that music reviews often use the term "headphone album" when describing a musical work best experienced in close-up stereo. (A few examples: The Beatles' Abbey Road, Pink Floyd's The Wall, The Cure's Disintegration, Mezzanine by Massive Attack, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West and Bad Witch by Nine Inch Nails.) Studio engineers and DJs, meanwhile, need quality headphones to ensure recording and live performances go off without a hitch. 

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Video Conferencing Equipment For Any Budget

Video Conferencing Equipment For Any Budget

Video Conferencing Equipment For Any Budget

Video conferencing has in some ways increased efficiency and allowed companies to downsize the amount of physical office space they need to operate. These new incentives leave businesses of all shapes and sizes with decisions to make regarding how to best use the resources at their disposal to create an effective AV system that meets their needs and budget.

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