Download A Practical Guide to Television Sound Engineering by Dennis Baxter PDF

By Dennis Baxter

Tv audio engineering is like all different business-you study at the job--but increasingly more the is counting on a contract economic system. The mentor is changing into a specific thing of the prior. a pragmatic advisor TO tv SOUND ENGINEERING is a pass education reference consultant to technicians and engineers of all degrees. jam-packed with photos, case stories, and event from an Emmy-winning writer, this ebook is a must have software.

Show description

Read or Download A Practical Guide to Television Sound Engineering PDF

Best acoustics & sound books

Acoustics: an introduction

This definitive textbook offers scholars with a accomplished advent to acoustics. starting with the elemental actual principles, Acoustics balances the basics with engineering elements, purposes and electroacoustics, additionally protecting song, speech and the homes of human listening to. The strategies of acoustics are uncovered and utilized in: room acoustics sound insulation in constructions noise regulate underwater sound and ultrasound.

Engineering Noise Control Theory and Practice, Fourth Edition

The emphasis of this version is solely on passive technique of noise regulate and the bankruptcy on energetic noise keep an eye on that seemed within the moment and 3rd variants has been changed with a bankruptcy on functional numerical acoustics, the place it's proven how unfastened, open resource software program can be utilized to resolve a few tough acoustics difficulties, that are too complicated for theoretical research.

Extra resources for A Practical Guide to Television Sound Engineering

Example text

Always use additional microphones specifically for atmosphere. There is a tendency to just rely on atmosphere spill into existing effects microphones. 1 contains the list of microphones used in the basketball plan. 1 26 Mic Type Location Model # M1 Mini Lapel In rubber under left basket AT 899 M2 Mini Lapel In rubber under left basket AT 899 M3 Short Stereo Shotgun Behind left basket AT835ST M4 Super Shotgun Operator AT895 M5 Short Shotgun On floor, far side, mid-court AT4073 M6 Short Shotgun On floor, far side, mid-court AT4073 M7 Mini Lapel Under coach’s chair AT830R M8 Mini Lapel Under coach’s chair AT830R M9 Short Stereo Shotgun Behind right basket AT835ST M10 Mini Lapel In rubber under right basket AT899 M11 Mini Lapel In rubber under right basket AT899 M12 Stereo XY Far side - crowd AT4073 M13 Stereo XY Far side - crowd AT4073 M14 Stereo XY Near side - crowd AT4073 M15 Stereo XY Near side - crowd AT4073 M16 Hand Mic Standup position AT804L MC7 Long Stereo Shotgun Camera C7 handheld AT815ST MC8 Long Stereo Shotgun Camera C8 handheld AT815ST MC9 Long Stereo Shotgun Camera C9 SSM AT815ST MC14 Short Stereo Shotgun Camera C14 AT835ST Stereo Boundary Arm of goal post AT849 Stereo Boundary Arm of goal post AT849 Stereo Boundary Arm of goal post AT849 Stereo Boundary Arm of goal post AT849 Stereo Boundary Arm of goal post AT849 The Senior Audio in Charge Supervising the Audio Crew The senior audio person is also responsible for supervising and organizing the duties of the audio crew.

A significant advantage of the LFE channel is that the television mix can operate at a normal level during the loudest part of the program and the LFE channel will create the desired impact without overloading the transmission path, speakers or amplifiers. This is useful during the coverage of fireworks, when the sound mixer often has to bring down the entire level of the audio mix to keep the explosions from overloading the signal path. Wind noise can severely impact the use of the LFE. Most professional microphones have filters that roll off the bass in the microphone, but this also reduces the impact of the LFE.

Additionally, many home units have used controls that can completely change the mix from the original presentation. Building a Mix Every time you add a microphone, whether mono or stereo, it will have an impact on the phase characteristics of the sound field and the sonics of a mix. Mono sound elements can be “widened” toward left or right with a short delay to offset the feed in one side. When used properly, stereo synthesizers can be useful for individual mono sources within a stereo and surround mix before encoding.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.56 of 5 – based on 42 votes