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Cleaning In Ear Monitors (How to clean IEM’s)

This quick post will show you how to clean in ear monitors, in ear monitor molds and how to clean earwax from earbuds quickly with just a few tools and a bit of time to take care of IEM earwax. Great for monitor engineers, FOH engineers, audiophiles and musicians! Ensuring In Ear Monitors (IEM’s) are …

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Nicholas Radina's essential live sound gear that goes to every gig.

What’s in my live sound bag?

Bare Essentials Always prepared! I found the following items keep me prepared, safe, and less stressed. Being able to pack these items easily in some mic bags and thrown in a backpack allows you to travel super light yet prepared! This list is always growing — I’ll add more goodies as often as I can! …

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Audio Tips for Yoga Teachers

A friend who is a yoga instructor reached out to me recently looking for an easy solution to record and stream great audio while capturing video of her online yoga instruction. My yogi friend mentioned she’s like to keep it simple and use her current iphone to capture the video and audio (which would require …

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Portable Sound System Ideas!

A friend reached out to me recently looking for some advice on a small, portable sound system to use for his duo of acoustic guitar and the puerto rican cuatro. One of the instruments had a pickup and the other a microphone was used. In addition to a speaker needed close to their performance area, …

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Wireless Workbench Workshops!

Small, two hour hands-on classes covering my tips and workflow to use Shure’s Wireless Workbench to quickly and confidently solve your wireless challenges every time!   I’m offering up to six Cincinnati sessions in May. Class sizes will be limited to just 5 people per session. I’ll make some really good guacamole, too! Once registrations …

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Nicholas Radina wireless audio tools RF

My Wireless Tools and problem solvers!

My Wireless Tools and problem solvers! A short list of the tools I use most with my wireless/RF challenges. I try to update this list often (stay up to date!). In-Ear Monitor Tools (IEM Tools) Spectrum Analyzers / Scanners RF Explorer (amazon) (Search Ebay) TrunkTracker3 Antenna Amplifier Shure UA830USV in-line antenna amplifier Passive RF splitters and …

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My Favorite RF/Wireless Links

In addition to my favorite wireless tools, Here are of my favorite and most helpful wireless/RF resources I mentioned recently in the Live Sound Summit Webinar hosted by Nathan Lively of Sound Design Live. Of course staying close here and subscribing to my YouTube channel is a good start… Software and online calculators: Shure Wireless …

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Presonus Quantum Review and Nicholas Radina

Presonus Quantum Thunderbolt Interface Review

This past month I had the opportunity to review the Presonus Quantum 2 Thunderbolt Interface for Live Sound International / Recently I had the wonderful opportunity to demo the Quantum with good friend and excellent engineer, Brian Lloyd of TinyDoor Studio’s in Cincinnati. One of Brian’s many venue’s is Cincinnati’s beautiful looking, sounding and …

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Test your IEM’s for blown driver fast!

A common challenge when trying to troubleshoot your own or others in ear monitors is the inability to hear individual drivers in order to test for blown drivers. Simply play some pink noise or music and probe the holes to verify all drivers are working properly. Easy. Quick. Affordable. Order your IEM Listening Tube now!

Radina Interview Live Sound Advice

Learn monitor mixing and career tips with Nicholas Radina!

Big thanks to Nathan Lively of Sound Design Live for the opportunity to share my career, gear and knob turning advice. I address a few of my monitor mixing tips, learning to say no in order to do more of the work you WANT to do, wireless coordination and IEM tips as well as a …

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