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PSM 101: Why Use Personal Monitors?

In Part 1 of this four-part video series, Shure Product Manager Michael Johns outlines the benefits of personal monitor systems over traditional wedge monitors on stage.
March, 18 2015 |
In this video, Shure Product Manager Michael Johns discusses why more and more musicians are choosing personal monitor systems, often called "in-ears" or "ears," over traditional wedge monitors on stage. Here's a preview: putting a monitor mix directly into the ear of a performer can mean more control, less feedback, reduced stage volume, and a better overall mix for both the band and the engineer.

Also in the PSM 101 Video Series:

Part 2 – Choosing a Personal Monitor System
Part 3 – Earphones and Safe Listening Practices
Part 4 – Setting Up Your Personal Monitor System
Davida Rochman
A Shure associate since 1979, Davida Rochman graduated with a degree in Speech Communications and never imagined that her first post-college job would result in a lifelong career that had her marketing microphones rather than speaking into them. Today, Davida is a Corporate Public Relations Manager, responsible for public relations activities, sponsorships, and donation programs that intersect with Shure at the corporate and industry level.