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