JDB Sound Acoustics, an acoustics consulting firm and Point Source Audio (PSA), a specialty manufacturer of earset microphones today officially announced the availability of the newly revised “How Personal Microphones Can Save Your Health,” a FREE article to help remind all microphone users about the importance of good microphone etiquette: following proper guidelines in using and cleaning microphones—and to avoid sharing microphones if at all possible. The article is available for immediate download at www.jdbsound.com and www.point-sourceaudio.com.
Joseph De Buglio, principal consultant of JDB Sound Acoustics and author of the article, stresses that despite taking all precautions there are of course no guarantees against catching a troublesome cold or flu virus. But there is one thing all microphone users can do to help prevent the spread of viruses: stop sharing microphones. De Buglio highlights the urgent need for vocal professionals to immediately re-think the risky practice of sharing microphones.
“The strategies presented in my article are common sense but their practices are not always so, said De Buglio. Personal microphones are not a luxury; they are a necessity for the professional speaker or performer. It was not so long ago that the idea of owning your own â€˜personal computer' seemed improbable, but now, their pervasiveness is undeniable.”
Microphones provided by public facilities can expose users to germs and viruses that can incubate for days. The article encourages vocalists, pastors, and professional speakers of all types to own their own microphone. This not only helps professionals enhance their craft, but more importantly, can protect their health—especially in light of the particularly dangerous H1N1 virus. De Buglio suggests that previously, the cost of professional quality microphones have made it prohibitive for most people to own their own microphone, but many new types of quality microphones cost about as much as an earphone and are extremely affordable to own.
About JDB Sound Acoustics
JDB Sound Acoustics is a church acoustics and sound system consulting company serving the church community since 1981. It has helped numerous churches large and small to solve their acoustic challenges through the proper treatment of Sound System Acoustics, Church Acoustics or both. JDB Sound Acoustics is also an expert provider of acoustical modeling providing full simulation services for speaker systems and room acoustics. JDB Sound Acoustics is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For more information, visit www.jdbsound.com
About Point Source Audio
Point Source Audio is the manufacturer of a specialty category of ear-worn microphones that include the CO-7 microphone featuring an “unbreakable boom”, a highly durable single-ear and dual earset microphone. With over 60 years of combined professional audio industry experience, the PSA product designers approach every product detail with a depth of understanding that results in ease, convenience, and efficiency in design. Point Source Audio has offices in California and Florida. For more information, visit www.point-sourceaudio.com.