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