The Complete Guide

to Measurement Microphone Placement
for Subwoofer Alignment

For sound engineers who enjoy a deep level of complexity

What will you learn from the guide?

Solid mic placement strategy for the 4 common sound system designs.

Head-height or ground-plane?

We don't have ears on our feet, but what about the floor bounce?

Small venues?

Know what to avoid.

Left+Right or Left solo?

There's best practice and then there's field practice.

Where is the perfect microphone placement for subwoofer alignment?

If we can only have one alignment point, but there are 800 seats in the theatre, does it even matter?

"It does, because the differences over location aren’t random. They follow patterns. Mic positions sort out the patterns and connect them together. Each mic position has specific roles to play with purposeful (not random) placement."

Bob McCarthy

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