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AudioPedia 105 - Recording and Monitoring.
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Impedance is measured in…
provide for talkback from the control room to the live room
supply signals to the musicans' heaphones
connect mics in the live room to the console or interface in the control room
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When an overload occurs during recording…
the audio is automatically silenced momentarily
the recording is automatically aborted
the tops & bottoms of the audio waves are clipped
In near field monitoring, the speakers should be about how far from the listener for them to help overcome other room reflections?
Overdubbing refers to…
adding effects onto an already-recorded track
recording new tracks while monitoring already-recorded tracks
blending multiple tracks in the mixing stage
Studio monitor speakers must have…
at minimun 15" woofers
a neutral, flat frequency response
Instrument-level inputs are specifically meant for…
electric guitars & basses
dynamic instrument microphones
Professional balanced audio connections use…
RCA or TS cables
XLR or TRS cables
MIDI DIN cables
Talkback allows for communication between…
the engineer & producer
the control room & the live room
two different studios both working on the same project
sets the height of the monitors' tweeters more or less at ear level
sets the loudness of the monitors' tweeters at their highest level
refers to headphones that seal around the ears
A DI Box is an alternative to…
a headphone distribution box
a dedicated Instrument input on an interface
a chorus or flanger pedal
In a studio control room, the "Sweet Spot"…
the place in the room with the strongest bass
the spot in the room with the best sightlines to the live room
is the primary listening position
Balanced cables offer the benefit of…
using smaller connectors
rejecting hum & interference
using fewer wires than unbalanced cables
requires locally-manufactured monitor speakers
refers to headphones that sit on but don’t surround the ears
places the monitors about three feet from the sweet spot
VU meters show…
peak levels only
For recording, the best type of headphones are…
A cue mix is…
a mix made for final approval from the executive producer
a mix tape of several different songs
a musician's headphone mix for recording & tracking
The "monitoring environment" refers to…
the thermostat that controls the studio's AC
the sound of the monitor speakers and the effect of the room itself
the ambient temperature in the control room
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