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AudioPedia 105 - Recording and Monitoring.
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A DI Box is an alternative to...
a chorus or flanger pedal
a headphone distribution box
a dedicated Instrument input on an interface
sets the loudness of the monitors' tweeters at their highest level
sets the height of the monitors' tweeters more or less at ear level
refers to headphones that seal around the ears
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
Studio monitor speakers must have...
at minimun 15" woofers
a neutral, flat frequency response
Overdubbing refers to...
blending multiple tracks in the mixing stage
adding effects onto an already-recorded track
recording new tracks while monitoring already-recorded tracks
Balanced cables offer the benefit of...
using fewer wires than unbalanced cables
rejecting hum & interference
using smaller connectors
Instrument-level inputs are specifically meant for...
dynamic instrument microphones
electric guitars & basses
In a studio control room, the "Sweet Spot"...
the spot in the room with the best sightlines to the live room
is the primary listening position
the place in the room with the strongest bass
Professional balanced audio connections use...
XLR or TRS cables
MIDI DIN cables
RCA or TS cables
Impedance is measured in...
Talkback allows for communication between...
the control room & the live room
the engineer & producer
two different studios both working on the same project
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
A cue mix is...
a mix tape of several different songs
a musician's headphone mix for recording & tracking
a mix made for final approval from the executive producer
For recording, the best type of headphones are...
VU meters show...
peak levels only
When an overload occurs during recording...
the recording is automatically aborted
the audio is automatically silenced momentarily
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?
connect mics in the live room to the console or interface in the control room
provide for talkback from the control room to the live room
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supply signals to the musicans' heaphones
Recording and Monitoring
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