Join Corey Moss (on location at Shure headquarters) as he welcomes his guest:

Chris Lyons – Sr. Manager, Integrated Systems Marketing at Shure, Inc.

Corey took a Convergent AV Road Trip to Shure headquarters in Niles, IL on Monday March 11th, and was taken on a tour of the facility by Chris.

They discussed:

  • Some of Shure’s history, including discussion about founder Sidney N. Shure (there is a history exhibit there)
  • Shure’s most historic and famous microphone – the Unidyne
  • The well-known SM58, and significance concerning where headquarters is located
  • Some of Mr. Shure’s interests aside from audio
  • Shure’s anechoic chamber for analysis and testing, used for testing microphones under development along with ongoing verification testing
Shure Anechoic chamber

Anechoic chamber floor
  • Quality and assurance testing rooms – including microphone drop testing, testing for UV and electromagnetic exposure, temperatures, humidity and more
Microphone drop testing station
  • Wireless microphone and device testing for standards compliance and performance
  • Wireless microphone usage and demand
  • Axient Digital
  • The S.N. Shure Theater
  • The Performance Listening Center/Studio (where this podcast was recorded)
  • The people at Shure and their ongoing commitment to audio quality and excellence
  • The influence of the marketplace for ongoing development, quality testing and assurance

This episode of The AV Tech Trade is on iTunes.

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Pictures by Corey Moss with allowance from Shure.