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Were active speakers a "revolution" in the operation of audio equipment?

The part that says "They also allow you to feed a passive speaker" is not true. There are some consumer products that have one "active" speaker containing the amp for both ...
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Can you bypass a rack mounted house EQ if you have a good sound board?

The idea of a 'fixed' FoH EQ is that it has supposedly been set up by a pro with sound analysis gear to ensure the response to the room is as flat as possible. I reality, in many 'community' ...
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Do I need a studio Headphones from beginning?

Built-in laptop speakers are largely useless. A cheap headphone already has a much better chance at reproducing lower frequencies. Its stereo representation is rather different from that of a pair ...
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How to power-off digital mixer to power off safely

As detailed in the online manual In general these days, the power-off switch on digitally controlled pro audio equipment initiates a controlled shut down procedure instead of just killing the power ...
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What steps I need to make and what equipment to use to make mastering of piano music?

Steps: Select music Rehearse music Record music. Not unusual to have several takes of each piece. Mix. Cut and glue together best parts of takes. Master. Apply EQ, dynamics. Add metadate. Export in ...
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How to power-off digital mixer to power off safely

It depends on the digital mixer. Many digital mixers run on firmware rather than software and such firmware is much simpler than a modern operating system, so sudden loss of power is not a concern ...
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Were active speakers a "revolution" in the operation of audio equipment?

(I'll still post this answer I drafted yesterday, as it's got more on the term "revolution") The second translation is better, but still not perfect, but ignoring the grammar and terminology ...
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Who makes the quietest microphone?!

https://www.lewitt-audio.com/microphones/lct-recording/lct-540-subzero The Lewitt LCT540 has the quietest specs I've seen available in a commercial mic.
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What speaker parameters are of importance when the speakers need to perform well at low volumes?

This is a tough one, because not only will any set of speakers designed to perform well at high volume be lacking in detail & depth at low volume, but also your ears respond differently. ...
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Do I need a studio Headphones from beginning?

You'd be better off spending the money on a pair of monitors. No pair of cans can get even close to monitors. You didn't say what kind of music you are making, but if you are a musician who is trying ...
Kellen Stuart's user avatar
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What microphone should I use to record therapy sessions?

It's difficult to record several people talking with just one microphone, because using just one microphone, it will have to be omnidirectional (i.e. capture sound equally from all directions) and be ...
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can you help me identify the vintage synths used in this opening of the pilot episode of Dino Riders

The sound reminds me of Roland synths. I have a vague memory of a friend with an old Juno that had a patch like this. I can sort of mimic it with my DX7. The key is that there should be some high pass ...
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Who makes the quietest microphone?!

The AKG C414 XLS features 6 dB of self noise and reaches 20 KHz with a 0.2 dB attenuation when the rode is already at minus 4 dB. Source : https://app.audiotestkitchen.com/sessions/default/frequency-...
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