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2.2 Mic Placement 101

Audio Recording Basics Before we jump into the wide world of audio gear, it might be helpful to understand how audio is recorded. This will help you better understand what will work for you and your setup. This lesson gives a simplified overview of microphones (dynamic and condenser), cables, preamps, analog-to-digital converters, bit depth and sample rate, and recording codecs. Mic Placement 101 Mic placement is critical for capturing quality audio, and it’s one of the most important ideas you will take away from this course.