Television audio engineering is like any other business-you learn on the job--but more and more the industry is relying on a freelance economy. The mentor is becoming a thing of the past. A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO TELEVISION SOUND ENGINEERING is a cross training reference guide to industry technicians and engineers of all levels. Packed with photographs, case studies, and experience from an Emmy-winning author, this book is a must-have industry tool.
Intro to TV sound; Role of the Audio Assistant; Senior Audio Mixer; Television equipment and signal flow; The interface from the outside of the truck to the inside; Mixing consoles; Patching and Routing; Microphone selection and placement; The art of mixing; IFB/Communication systems; Basic transmission principles and calibration of sound for satellite; Dolby Pro Logic II and Dolby E operations for the Television Engineer; International Broadcast Basics; Television systems design