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UE Introduces Sound Guard at NAMM

UE Introduces Sound Guard at NAMM

One of the questions I frequently get asked as people are considering the move over to IEMs is this: “What happens if someone drops a mike, or there is feedback? I’m really worried about how that might be harmful.” It’s [...]

What’s the minimum age to get impressions?

What’s the minimum age to get impressions?

My kid is in a band that is starting to get some attention, which means they are playing a lot of shows. She’s still in her early teens, but I was thinking about getting her a set of IEMs. but [...]

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What kind of sound level do I want as a Drummer?

I am a drummer who’s thinking about getting IEMs.  if I am running IEM’s with a headphone amp and am getting my mix from the board, can I take the XLR line right from the wedge? Or do I ask [...]

Building the Perfect Portable Studio with Ultimate Ears  | Ultimate Ears Stories from the Field

Building the Perfect Portable Studio with Ultimate Ears | Ultimate Ears Stories from the Field

In the previous installment, I talked about how the UERM and the AK120 became my new tools of choice for on-the-move mixing and referencing. These two products are a creative workhorse beyond my wildest expectations. I stumbled into using this [...]

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Why do I have to visit an Audiologist?

That’s a very good question and I’m glad you brought it up. In-ear monitors are custom fit to your ears and your ears only. They are not off-the-shelf products so before we can build them for you, we need to [...]

My Ultimate Ears are Buzzing Help

Why am I hearing a buzz or a hum in my in-ear monitor? How can I troubleshoot that?

Somethings off. I’m hearing a buzzing in both sides of my in-ear monitors. Any clue as to why? Something is off. But based on what you’re saying, I don’t suspect that it’s the monitors themselves. You see, since the sound [...]

Ultimate Ears Drummer Click Track

The Best way to use In-Ear Monitors with a Click Track

I’m a drummer and I want to use a click track. I’ve heard in-ears are good for this. Any advice? In-Ear Monitors are what you you’re looking for. In addition to your click, you’ll be able to mix in any [...]

In Ear Monitors | How do I become a Monitor Engineer? | Ultimate Ears Stories

I want to be a monitor engineer and tour the world. Who should I call? First of all, ask yourself this question: why do I want to be a monitor engineer? Is it because you have a passion for audio [...]