Download e-book for kindle: Live Sound Fundamentals by Bill Evans

By Bill Evans

ISBN-10: 1435454944

ISBN-13: 9781435454941

In the past, there hasn't been a e-book or studying source that aimed to educate audio beginners and musicians how you can organize and combine a reside audio occasion. For years, they've got needed to find out about reside audio via a complex and time-consuming strategy of trial and mistake or through looking at others. stay SOUND basics offers the "missing handbook" to the artwork of reside sound, protecting the subject from a real-world standpoint, and bargains with genuine difficulties and actual strategies from the sphere. it's a sturdy how-to consultant to the basics of developing and combining reside audio occasions, masking the gear, methods, and methods required for acquiring professional effects. every thing is taught with the newbie in brain, with important photos and illustrations mixed with easy-to-understand thoughts. After examining this ebook, you are going to stroll away with a great seize of the basic abilities you will have to paintings within the dwell occasion audio international.

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A wireless mic or instrument rig is the opposite—the radio station is the beltpack or is built into the handheld mic, and the radio is the receiver that plugs into the amp or sound system The Magic Is in the Motion Whether your artist is wearing/carrying the transmitter or the receiver makes a difference. On the monitor level it is easier because it is a traditional radio model—the transmitter is stationary while the receiver is in motion. Because the transmitter lives with the console and uses a constant power source (in other words, it plugs into the wall), it can transmit as strong a signal as the law allows, which is why a wireless monitor rig is less likely to suffer from weird dropouts, dead areas on the stage, and weak signals.

This would be a mistake, because wireless is far from simple and is, in fact, one of the most common reasons for a show to go south. Although it was once pretty clean and easy, the world of wireless has changed a lot in the past couple of years as things such as cell phones, wireless PDAs, and wireless laptops have become the norm. The other wildcard here is that depending on what part of the live audio world you end up working in, you may deal with wireless rarely if at all. If you are in the backline business (everything onstage that is behind the PA—there is a whole chapter on this part of the biz later in the book), expect to deal with a lot of guitar wireless.

But I use cheap RJ-45 ‘‘couplers’’ to attach the cables to each other for moving and storage. 15 This TMB product protects the RJ-45 but does not require a different connector on the other end. Large-Music Software 32 Live Sound Fundamentals Okay, one last ‘‘data’’ connector, which will lead us to our next subject. (Don’t you love how that works? ) The BNC connector is found most often in digital gear for word clock connections. (Again, this is not a tome on digital audio. 16 shows what one looks like, and the other place you will find one is as the connection between the antenna and a wireless receiver (for a mic) or transmitter (for personal monitors).

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