Here's Why Impedance Is Important When Setting Up Your Audio Gear

Impedance is a term you may have heard but do you know what it means and how it relates to your audio setup? Joe Albano demystifies the concept in this short video.  

The music technology world is full of terminology, and our AudioPedia series of video courses is here to help you demystify and understand what they all mean! In this short video from the course AudioPedia 105: Recording And Monitoring, expert producer Joe Albano tackles the subject of impedance in recording electronics. What is it and why is it important?

Impedance is all about optimizing voltage transfer between different hardware devices, and Joe explains why this matters when you're connecting various units to each other and why understanding impedance can be crucial to optimizing your recording setup. Check out the rest of the videos in the course for much more on the terminology and concepts involved with recording and monitoring sound. 

Watch the full course AudioPedia 105: Recording And Monitoring at Ask.Audio | AskVideo | macProVideo

AudioPedia 105: Recording And Monitoring

Our AudioPedia series is a comprehensive video dictionary of audio terminology. Created by audio expert Joe Albano, this encyclopedia of technical terms is the ultimate audio reference tool. Here are the topics covered and defined in the fifth installment of this authoritative series:

Recording Setup | Procedures:

Impedance | Z
Input Level - Mic | Line | Instrument Level
Balanced | Unbalanced
DI | Direct Injection
Tie Lines
VU Meter | Peak Meter
Cue Mix
Tracking | Overdubbing


Monitoring Environment
Studio Monitors
The Sweet Spot
Ear-Level Monitoring
Near-Field Monitoring

So join audio expert and trainer Joe Albano and get a deep understanding of audio terminology with the AudioPedia series!

Watch the full course AudioPedia 105: Recording And Monitoring at Ask.Audio | AskVideo | macProVideo.

Hollin Jones was classically trained as a piano player but found the lure of blues and jazz too much to resist. Graduating from bands to composition then production, he relishes the chance to play anything with keys. A sometime lecturer in videographics, music production and photography post production, Hollin has been a freelance w... Read More


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