Audio Basics

Concepts and techniques for the audio technician/engineer

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Nomenclature and concepts needed to understand acoustics and audio technical information.


Basic concepts in Acoustics that are helpful to the audio technician.


Some knowledge of basic electronics is important to be effective as an audio technician.


An audio technician must know the types of microphones and how to use them properly.

Mixer Basics

How to use a mixer is perhaps the most critical capability of an audio technician.

Mixer Types

It is helpful to know the types of mixers and how they are used.


Understanding how speakers work and their performance characteristics is critical for the competent audio technician.


These are the work horses that power the speakers. Knowing how they shoulkd be used is important.

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