Where should you place your mic?

Where should you place your mic?

Where should you place your mic?

Microphone placement

  1. Place the microphone element to the side of your mouth to avoid noise from breathing.
  2. Keep the microphone element about an inch from the side of your mouth, but not touching it.
  3. Make sure the front of the microphone points toward your mouth.
  4. Position the headset consistently every time you use it.

When should I use my room mic?

Room mics should be used when you’re looking to capture more space. They can be used in unusual spaces to capture new sounds and create new ideas.

How far apart should stereo mics be?

3 to 10 feet apart
In general, a distance of spacing the microphones 3 to 10 feet apart is enough to capture a nice, wide stereo image.

Do I need a room mic for drums?

If you only have two channels to record an entire kit… The two mics you undoubtedly use are a pair of overhead/room mics… Since their purpose is to provide a balanced stereo image of the drum kit as-a-whole. The standard choice for room mics is a matched pair of condenser mics (either large or small).

How do you hang a mic upside down?

Take a deep breath and sing a low note, start with your chin to your chest, and slowly lift your head until your chin has about a 15-degree lift. Hear any difference? Maybe even more important, the mic can be positioned so the singer is less likely to direct popping air blasts into the mic.

Can you record stereo with one mic?

With listening in Mono, there is no specialty or separation in the sound. The sound in each ear is identical. It can be recorded with just one mic. In a regular stereo setup of two channels: left and right, one channel is sent to the left speaker, and the other channel is sent to the right speaker.

Which stereo microphone technique should be avoided when using directional microphones?

The stereo miking technique that attempts to avoid this problem is the X/Y technique. By placing the capsules of the microphones in the same physical location, there will be no timing differences. The directional patterns of the microphones will create intensity differences between the signals.