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Recording and Monitoring

AudioPedia 105


The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This fifth installment is about Recording and Monitoring.

Spotlight Review

Hiwigie wrote a review. October 18, 2017

Good overview of the subject, especially for those just getting their feet wet in approaching the starting of a home studio. Once again, Joe Albano does an excellent job, without distraction, of covering the material concisely!

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1 Impedance | Z 01:17
2 Input Level - Mic | Line | Instrument Level 01:44
3 Balanced | Unbalanced 01:09

Course Overview

Joe Albano

Joe Albano

AudioPedia - noun | Au·di·o·Pe·di·a | [aw-dee-oh-pee-dee-uh] An animated, short format video informational resource explaining in plain English all aspects of audio: acoustics, mixing, mastering, recording, digital audio terms, microphones, recording, and more.

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!