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Audio Interfaces: The High-End

by Pablo Bellinghausen – We have received a few questions about the quality of different sound cards lately, and so for the last of…

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Audio Interfaces: Mixers

by Pablo Bellinghausen – When both beginners and professionals alike picture a high-end studio, one of the first things that will come to mind…

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Audio Interfaces: Part 2

by Pablo Bellinghausen – In our previous instalment we saw the basics of what constitutes an audio interface, or sound card, as well as…

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Audio Interfaces: Part 1

by Pablo Bellinghausen – Nowadays it seems so intuitive to record and listen to music through computers it’s hard to believe that the very…

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Microphones: Polar Patterns

by Pablo Bellinghausen – As we saw in our previous instalment, the large majority of professional microphones are directional, which means they will pick…

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Microphones: Frequency Response

by Pablo Bellinghausen — Even though professional studio and stage mics are compatible with most mic inputs in mixers and audio interfaces, there are…

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Microphones: The Basics

by Pablo Bellinghausen — Before getting into the more practical aspects of microphones, it’s important to know a bit about how they work. There…

Connecting Microphones to a Computer

by Pablo Bellinghausen — Consumer microphone inputs Connecting a mic to a computer for recording sounds like an easy task: just plug the cable…