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in ear monitor systems


In-ear monitors (IEMs) are devices used by musicians, audio engineers, audiophiles and music band members to listen to music or to hear a personal mix of vocals and stage instrumentation for live performance or recording studio mixing.

In ear monitor mixer question (hope I’m in the right place)

Newbie here. I was unable to find an active Mackie forum or one dedicated to live sound. If anyone can suggest a more appropriate place, please do so. I’m not very well-versed in this sort of thing.

I’m a KB player and singer. I send one or two KBs from a Mackie 1202 VLZ Pro to the main board. We can mix our own monitor feed via a iPhone/iPad app wirelessly to a Prosonus board. I use a powered speaker or IEMs going through a Rolls PM55P. The Rolls has a limiter to protect against sudden excessive volume.

headphone splitter and In ear monitors/earbuds questions

I'm shooting some music instructional videos in a residential home basement. Due to problems with mic bleed, I've convinced the subject to wear headphones for listening to himself, and his assistant musician during the shoot as opposed to speakers.

I have an Allen & Heath ZED10FX mixer. (guitar and piano are recorded direct, not mic'd) Since I need to get headphones for two people, I plan to connect the headphones output of the mixer to this unit I found on Amazon:

Using 2 mixers for in ear monitoring.

I am using an Alesis Studio 24 for vocals in our rehearsals bought a Beheringer 1024USB mixer to run my in ears through. Using 2 overheads 1 & 2 CH and 2 Shure Beta52a combined on CH_3 on the Behringer and running 3 vocals 2 guitars and bass on the Alesis. I only want the vocals going to the mains. Is it possible to channel the guitars to the
Behringer channel 4 to have then in my IN ears and not to the mains?

Thanks Mr Novice.

In Ear Monitoring Systems

Looking at the PSM 900 Wireless Personal Monitor System from Shure,
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Are these able to transmit multiple sends? In other words, can one unit supply 5 in ear monitors providing I have 5 receivers?

In ear monitor systems

I'm considering an upgrade for the live sound monitoring system that I run for my jazz and alt. country groups. In another thread Dvdhawk mentioned Hear Back, Aviom, & myMix as distribution systems. I can try out Hear Back locally. It would be helpful if some of you could compare it to some of the other systems. If you could comment on how it worked in the studio as well as live, that would be a help as well.

Clicking sound from Eustachian Tubes in ears: How to remedy?


My Eustachian Tubes click a lot when I speak! That is, the tiny tubes that run from your mouth to your ears that make a tiny click each time they adjust air pressure (e.g. when flying, but all the time to a lesser degree).

My microphone picks up this sound something terrible. Because it occurs not only between words but also within words, and sometimes several times a second, it can't be edited out.

How can I reduce this at the source - i.e. my mouth/ears, and/or the way I use the mic - when recording speech?

Thanks :)

hissing/cut off sound in ear-monitor mix


I have brand new in-ear monitors with an older Shure (receiver?) body pack.
I also have a wireless head set (with transmitter body pack) and Sennheiser wireless sax mic (with transmitter attached to the horn itself.)

I'm getting a hissing sound in my in-ear monitors that intermitantly cuts off for split second.

Could this be a frequency issue or a factor of how close together these transmitters are to each other? or something some other problem?

Any ideas appreciated

in ear monitor (live performance)

hey guys... can anyone give any recommendations on in ear monitor models ? the ones i have looked at are either WAY to expensive or way to cheap... I'm looking for something in the 300-400US range.. can this sort of money buy something decent?

the in ear monitors will be used by the drummer of my band whilst listening to a click/instruction track during live performances...



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