Tips: Mic Technique 101
buzz, tell me what's a happenin"
invest a lot of money in high end equipment
to help you sound your very best.
Our microphones are no exception!
mics are EXTREMELY sensitive unidirectional instruments. They
do not pick up surrounding sounds. They only pick up the
direct stream of sound from your lips to the sensitive element
inside the head.
into the mic to test if it's on.
We'll activate the mic and adjust the levels for you.
don't tap, bang or blow into the mic. That could damage
the sensitive element and they can cost a lot of money to replace.
is important to hold the mic in front
of your mouth at about a 90° angle a couple of inches and
slightly to the side of from your mouth for best sound quality.
Do not cup the head of the mic. This creates muffled distortion
and often, severe feedback.
NOT put your lips on the mic!
will make you sound YUCKY, MUSHY, BLURRY, MUFFLED, AND your voice
will become an amplified mess of BUZZ sounds! ack!
want you to sound your best! Hold the mic
an inch or two from your mouth and we will give you all the volume
you need to sound your best. If you hold the mic to your lips,
we are forced to turn the mic down because of the awful buzzing
noises this creates.