front end? back end?

Discussion in 'Microphones (live or studio)' started by dirtysouthstunta, Oct 26, 2004.

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  1. I know I should know this, but could someone please explain what these terms mean?
  2. AudioGaff

    AudioGaff Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2001
    Silicon Valley
    Depending in what context your talking about, it can mean front end as in the front end gear: mic, mic preamp or the entire mic and signal path up to the recording device. Back end would be everything after, but in general would apply to gear or the signal path used in mixing and mastering.

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