Key Takeaways Verify crossover slopes by: Comparing them to a measurement of your DSP. Comparing them to my pre-measured templates. Calculating bandwidth. I have often heard the advice: Avoid doubling up your crossover filters. Most modern speakers come pre-baked with high/low-pass filters. If we insert an additional filter in our output EQ near these native […]
Interview with Chris Leonard about his sound system design and mix for the largest public event ever in Philadelphia covering 1 mile for the Eagles Super Bowl Parade.
For a long time I was afraid of all-pass and FIR filters because they seemed exotic and supposedly cause lots of delay, making them unusable for live sound. Turns out this was just an excuse I was using to avoid some mental hurdles. Do all-pass filters cause delay? Here’s a measurement of my BLU-160. It’s […]
Interview with Michael Lawrence from Rational Acoustics and Live Sound International about fighting feedback while mixing monitors from FOH.
The most common microphones I use on corporate events are Shure wireless SM58, WL185 Lavalier, and wired MX418. I created three EQ snapshots using a mic compare measurement in Smaart for a more transparent starting point. What is a mic compare measurement? In the same way that we use the transfer function measurement in Smaart […]