Brent Saltzman


Interested in all things technology with a passion for analog, design, audio, and anything that sparks creativity and imagination.


Tag: Audio


  1. Control the Shure MXA910 and MXA310 Microphones with PowerShell

    If you don't know about Shure's MicroFlex Advance series of microphones, they have taken the AV and conferencing industries by storm creating the best in-class ceiling and table top microphone technology along with asthetics that fit into nearly any space. Even with on-going litigation by ClearOne, Shure is still creating…

    Audio, AV, Code, Scripting

  2. Set the Default Microphone and Adjust the Input Volume in Windows 10

    This guide will show you how set the default recording device and adjust the input volume to achieve the best sound when using any microphone (internal or external) in Microsoft Windows 10. This guide was created using screenshots from Windows 10 1903, so your screen may look a little different,…

    Windows, Technology, Audio, Getting Started, Video Conferencing, Troubleshooting, How-To

  3. Set the Default Microphone and Adjust the Input Volume in Windows 7

    This guide will show you how set the default recording device and adjust the input volume to achieve the best sound when using any microphone (internal or external) in Microsoft Windows 7. If you are looking for directions for Windows 10, click here. To get started, first right-click on the…

    Windows, technology, Audio, Getting Started, Video Conferencing, Troubleshooting, How-To

  4. Controlling Polycom cameras with microphones

    At work I maintain classrooms outfitted with equipment for video conferencing for mainly distance education. These rooms can be quite complex with multiple cameras, video monitors, and audio and video routing that would make you dizzy. One of the challenges we face is maintaining a free flowing educational environment for…

    Audio, AV, Biamp, Work, Video Conferencing

  5. Sound Thinking (Biamp): The Coolness of AEC

    "The Coolness of AEC", Justin O'Conner from Biamp: AEC’s benefits can be difficult to quantify. “Improved communication: $3” does not appear on a financial statement. Yes it is expensive and when it's all setup and running the client will ask where the additional expense went as everything sounds…

    Audio, AV

  6. Ohm's Law and How to Never Forget It.

    One of those things you have to learn when you're in the Audio industry (and many others) is the Ohm's Law. Yes, that annoying pie chart that looks like a jumble of letters and math equations: It's pretty simple really, to find the Wattage, Current, or Voltage of something,…

    Amateur Radio, Audio, Electronics