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An Introduction to Radio Mic Hire and Technique, Part 3

by Graham Caplin – 31st May, 2021

Photo by Josh Appel on Unsplash

In the previous two parts of this series I’ve presented the differences between wired and radio mics, and shown the various options available. I’ve also given you plenty of hard-won tips for using radio mics properly and professionally. In this final part I’ll give you some strategies for maximising your budget without compromising your sound.

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An Introduction to Radio Mic Hire and Technique, Part 2

by Graham Caplin – 24th May, 2021

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash

In the first part of this series we looked at the basic differences between wired and radio mics, and the various options available when choosing your radio mics. In this second part I have a few tips and techniques to bear in mind for getting the best out of your equipment.

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An Introduction to Radio Mic Hire and Technique, Part 1

by Graham Caplin – 17th May, 2021

Radio Microphone Types

I was recently asked to give a short online presentation to a group of around 100 teachers on the subject of Microphone Hire and Technique. This is the first part of that presentation, written from my experiences working with schools and colleges as well as hiring equipment to amateur and professional customers.

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Back to Recording in the New Normal – for now.

by Mark Hall – updated 2nd July, 2020

London Recording Studio

It’s been a few weeks since we updated our recording studio in Hammermith into a Covid-19 secure environment. Like everyone coming to terms with this rather strange start to a new decade at first of all it didn’t seem real. From a busy first two months of the year suddenly, as Jeff Wayne would say in his War of The Words adaptation “Abruptly, the sound ceased”.

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UK Government recommends use of walkie talkies

by Andrew Hughes – 27th May, 2020

GP340 radio in charger

The UK Government has suggested that walkie talkies may be a good way to maintain social distancing in workplaces to make them COVID-Secure. We’ve been taking a look at a practical example – a garden centre.

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Recording Podcasts While Under Lockdown

by Andrew Hughes – 27th March, 2020

London Podcast Studio

Last week I wrote about the steps Radio Facilities is taking to help you keep functioning throughout the current Coronavirus outbreak. If you haven’t had a chance to read the article it’s available here, and we’re very grateful for all of your thoughts and comments about what we’re doing to help keep you functioning.

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Recording through the Coronavirus outbreak

by Andrew Hughes – updated 11th May, 2020

London Podcast Studio

Here is our latest information on recording voiceovers in our studio during the coronavirus outbreak. It sets out the steps we are taking to become a Covid Secure Workplace and will be updated regularly.

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Skype for podcasts

by Andrew Hughes – 13th February, 2020

Generally, most podcast studios want to get all the contributors into the studio. Not only does it make for better interaction between guests through eye contact etc, it also means that the studio has full control of the audio quality. But what happens when one of the contributors is in a different city and simply can’t travel? Andrew Hughes looks at the options.

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