Social Media WireLists41 300pxWith many live music venues still closed, performers are taking the show online and into your home: YouTube, Facebook or on their own websites. While most of us have Face Timed or even done Facebook Lives, the challenge of getting good sound online might seem daunting. It’s not as complicated as you might think!

We recently assisted Magnolia Kids, a 4 piece based out of Austin, TX, in doing their very first live stream on YouTube, using Lectrosonics equipment and an inexpensive (<$400) analog Yamaha board:

  1. We started with an M2T, 3 M2Rs and two laptops, piped through the Yamaha board:

  1. Wire-Lists #40 – Two Steps To Free A Trapped TA-5 Connector
  2. Wire-Lists #39: Distancing with Dante
  3. Wire-Lists #38: Solo Use of the Walk Test Recorder in Wireless Designer in 5 Easy Steps
  4. Wire-Lists #37: Custom Tuning Ranges + 4 Other Cool Things in Wireless Designer
  5. Wire-Lists #36: Additional Tricks for Gain Staging Transmitters and Receivers with Recorders - Part 2
  6. Wire-Lists #35: Two Pros Share Tricks for Gain Staging Transmitters and Receivers with Recorders – Part 1
  7. Wire-Lists #34: A Quick Primer on Setting Audio Input Gain On Wireless Mic Transmitters
  8. Wire-Lists #33: Hey! What's That Sound?
  9. Wire-Lists #32: 4 Quick Tips for Antenna Performance
  10. Wire-Lists #31: Improving Signal to Noise Ratios with PF25 Filters
  11. Wire-Lists #30: Maintaining Social Distancing With Dante-Enabled Equipment
  12. Wire-Lists #29: 4 Tips to Improving Your Wireless Signal To Noise Ratio
  13. Wire-Lists #28: Five Tips for Troubleshooting Wireless Mics
  14. Wire-Lists #27: Advice for Navigating The Block 19/470 Overlap
  15. Wire-Lists #26: Developing Sanitation Protocols for Lav Work:
  16. Wire-Lists #25: 5 Best Practices and Tips for Creating An Online Worship Experience
  17. Wire-Lists #24: Making A Coaxial Dipole Antenna With 6 Items, In 8 Easy Steps
  18. Wire-Lists #23: Phantom Power with M2Rs and Other Receivers, plus 6 Best Practices
  19. Wire-Lists #22: 5 Steps To Getting The Most Out Of The Broadcast Loop
  20. Wire-Lists#21: The #1 Way To Get Flawless Wedding Video Sound With MTCR
  21. Wire-Lists#20: Equipment Disinfection
  22. Wire-Lists#19: ETSI standards, 75 and 50 kHz Deviation for Transmitters, and You
  23. Wire-Lists#18: Everything You Need To Know About Firmware Updates: Part 3
  24. Wire-Lists#17: Everything You Need To Know About Firmware Updates: Part 2
  25. Wire-Lists#16: Everything You Need To Know About Firmware Updates: Part 1
  26. Wire-Lists#15: 4 Things To Check Before We Fix Your Equipment
  27. Wire-Lists#14: My Transmitter Took A Bath! Now What? 5 Steps To Help (plus a bonus tip).
  28. Wire-Lists#13: Three HM Transmitter Hacks (aka “MacGyvers”) for Desperate Situations
  29. Wire-Lists#12: Popular Receiver Antenna Combos
  30. Wire-Lists#11: Popular Transmitter Antenna Combos
  31. Wire-Lists#10: 1 Tip to Identify Types, and 9 Ways To Prevent Wireless Mic RF Drop-Outs
  32. Wire-Lists#9: Three Wireless Designer Tips and Tricks
  33. Wire-Lists#8: Why Are You Holding Your Mic Like That? The Dos and Don’ts of RF Attenuation
  34. Wire-Lists#7: Cold Weather Care for Transmitters, Mics and Receivers
  35. Wire-Lists#6: Preventing Pogo Pin Failure In Your SSM
  36. Wire-Lists#5: 4 Ways to Mangle Your Mic
  37. Wire-Lists#4: SM Transmitter Cleaning – Tips for Battery Doors and 5-Pin Jacks
  38. Wire-Lists#3: Lessons On Battery Care For The Long Ranger
  39. Wire-Lists#2: My Transmitter Doesn’t Work! Three Things To Check
  40. Wire-Lists#1: The 4 Don’ts for Preventing Sick Transmitters