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How To Setup In Ear Monitors (IEMs)

In ear monitors are a practical solutions to improving the control that musicians and performers have over their monitors. Benefits of In Ear Monitors There are three main benefits of having an in ear monitoring system when you are on the stage: Reduced Stage VolumePortabilityClick Track By reducing the stage volume, you give your front […]

What Microphone Does the President Use?

What Microphone Does The President Use?

Have you ever wondered what microphone the President of the United States uses to deliver his message? Quick Answer: Since 1965, every President of the United States has used a Shure SM57 as the official lectern microphone. Shure SM57 VIP Microphone The President of the United States doesn’t use a typical Shure SM57 microphone, instead […]


What Is The Best Microphone For A Podcast?

When it comes to recording a podcast, it’s important to have great sounding audio that is comfortable to listen to for a prolonged period of time. We’ve broken down our recommendation for best podcast microphone into two categories: USB Microphone – Audio Technica AT2020XLR Microphone – Shure SM7B Audio Technica AT2020 The main reason to […]

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Does a Microphone Work Without Speakers?

This is a question that we get quite often from event planners and meeting organizers who are new to events and are trying to understand everything on their sound system quote. Simply put: No, a microphone does not work without speakers Having a microphone without speakers would be like having a car without wheels. A […]

Wireless Microphone Rental

4 Types Of Wireless Mics For Your Event

Wireless microphones are ideal for keeping stages clean, and offering maximum mobility for musicians, presenters, and trainers. We’ve put this guide together to showcase the four most popular types of wireless microphones in our inventory and to provide examples of when you would want to choose one microphone instead of another. At Kettner Creative, all of […]

Wireless Microphone

How do wireless microphones work?

It’s almost impossible to get through an entire day without seeing one and yet, we hardly give them much thought. Whether it’s at the pop star’s concert, on a daytime talk show, in the Zumba class at your gym, or at your child’s school talent show, you’ve certainly seen someone using a wireless microphone. If […]


How To Prevent Audio Feedback

Different spaces can make presentations and live audio extremely hard to work with. Echoes, sound-absorbing fixtures and irregular architectural shapes can ruin the way sounds reach the attendees’ ears. This can leave audiences with a bad impression of the content or production you’re trying to deliver. Fortunately, we’ve picked up quite a few handy tricks […]