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