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The Ultimate Guide to In-Ear Monitors, Straight from the World’s Best Monitor Engineers

[Editor's Note: These interviews were first published in August of 2014. We've revived this post because of a sharp uptick in sales of in-ear monitoring systems (IEM) into both integrated…


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Evaluating the Site: Operation Area and RF Spectrum Analysis

One of the most important parts of a wireless audio installation is the site visit. You’ll never be able to create a clear, actionable installation plan without understanding the…


Wireless After Dark: A Crash Course for DJs and Club Owners

If you picture a Venn Diagram with the two circles containing the words “DJ” and “wireless”, I doubt you’ll be very surprised to hear that the middle overlapping slice…


Managing a Wireless Audio Installation Project

Setting up a wireless audio system in a new venue can be a challenging undertaking. It begins the moment you get the call from the client and only ends once…


Working with Venues to Create Wireless Audio Project Plans

A successful wireless audio installation includes managing many pieces aside from the technical components. Yes, you need to set up a quality audio system that meets the client’s goals…


The Ultimate Guide to In-Ear Monitors, Straight from the World’s Best Monitor Engineers

[Editor's Note: These interviews were first published in August of 2014. We've revived this post because of a sharp uptick in sales of in-ear monitoring systems (IEM) into both integrated…


Correct Antenna Distribution in Three Simple Diagrams

Never heard of antenna distribution for wireless audio? Or heard about it, but don't really know what it is? It's one of those things where, yeah, OK, you can get…


Why Wireless Shootouts Don’t Work, Part Three

Welcome to the third and final chapter of “Why Wireless Shootouts Don’t Work.” Here’s number one, and two. Why three chapters? Well, that wasn't the plan, but in…


Why Wireless Range Shootouts Don't Work, Part Two

One part was not enough. And another part, “Part Three,” will follow this. Last week’s post on the futility of wireless gear shootouts received a mixed response, for good…


Why Wireless Range “Shootouts” Don’t Work

“Shootouts” or “Range Tests,” as commonly performed, reveal next to nothing about the performance of an external antenna or radio system. Range tests are often done by taking a transmitter…


At Long Last, Incentive Auction Bidding Begins

This is the beginning of the end for wireless audio in UHF. But about the dinosaur picture. This is an artist’s interpretation of Pteranodontidae soaring through the clouds, jubilant…