I’m trying to drive my Rupert Neve Designs 5057 Orbit summing mixer for some transformer saturation warmth, but I run into digital distortion before the levels are anywhere near to clipping the Orbit. What am I getting wrong?
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Hugh Robjohns has been Sound On Sound's Technical Editor since 1997. Prior to that he worked in a variety of (mostly) sound-related roles in BBC Television, ending up as a Sound Operations Lecturer at the BBC's technical training centre.
He continues to provide audio consultancy and bespoke broadcast audio training services all over the world, lectures at professional and public conventions, and occasionally records and masters acoustic and classical music too!
This 290‑page book, published a few months ago, is the latest addition to the Focal Press Perspectives On Music Production series.
I am trying out an ART Voice Channel, which has some interesting features, one of which is a dial to vary the microphone impedance continuously from 3kΩ down to 120Ω. So I have been testing this with a bunch of dynamic and capacitor mics...
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Audio Engineering Society, President Bruce Olson talks to Hugh Robjohns about their history, their role in developing standards across the industry and entrance requirements for new members.
After running the research gauntlet and consulting with SOS and reading Hugh’s excellent review [SOS July 2014: www.soundonsound....
Does sending phantom power to a dynamic microphone cause any problems or affect the signal?