Ask the Omnia Guy: Why Does My Station Sound Distorted?

Ask the Omnia Guy: Why Does My Station Sound Distorted?

By Paul Kriegler on May 21, 2021 11:51:22 AM

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Topics: Audio Processing, Omnia, broadcast audio processing

Ask the Omnia Guy: How Can I Stream Identical to FM?

Ask the Omnia Guy: How Can I Stream Identical to FM?

By Paul Kriegler on Dec 18, 2020 1:28:18 PM

Dear Omnia Guy,

Our Program Director wants the same sound on the stream as our over-the-air signal. Can you help explain the best way to make that happen?

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Topics: Audio Processing, Omnia, broadcast audio processing

Ask the Omnia Guy: How Do I Know if It's an MP3?

Ask the Omnia Guy: How Do I Know if It's an MP3?

By Paul Kriegler on Oct 22, 2020 9:28:03 AM

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Dear Omnia Guy,

My music director just downloaded a brand-new song from a record label. She swears it’s a WAV file. It sounds awful. We are using an Omnia.6 audio processor. Is there any way I can tell if a piece of audio was ever an MP3? A plugin or a program? 

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Topics: Audio Processing, Omnia, broadcast audio processing

Why You Can't Afford NOT to Process Your On-Demand Content

Why You Can't Afford NOT to Process Your On-Demand Content

By Larry Deeds on Jun 6, 2019 2:46:26 PM

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On-demand content is increasingly becoming more sought after and, in response, is becoming much more widely available. As this medium continues to grow, so is listeners' desire for better-sounding podcasts. Larry Deeds, Senior Director of Global Enterprise Sales at Telos Alliance, explores this topic here, along with a simple solution to achieve broadcast-quality processing for your podcasts. Read on to learn why you can no longer afford to ignore processing for your on-demand content! 

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Topics: Audio Processing, Podcasting, audiotools

Processing with the Pros #1: Microphone Processing

Processing with the Pros #1: Microphone Processing

By Cornelius Gould on Mar 14, 2019 12:40:13 PM

CornyWelcome to the first installment of my new blog series, Processing with the Pros.—created to help you sculpt your sound with insider tech tips from the processing experts here at Omnia. This first edition, we're talking microphone processing. Let’s begin!

First off, always remember that whatever the microphone processor does, the on-air processing will take the result, and magnify it. So, a little bit of adjustment on the microphone processor goes a long way on-air. Both Frank Foti and I have had great success with making DJs sound bigger than life with just the simplest and slightest changes to the microphone end of things.

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Topics: Audio Processing, tech tips, Omnia, processing with the pros, cornelius gould

Triple Audio Controls Philips Hue with Axia

Triple Audio Controls Philips Hue with Axia

By Justin Gelske on Mar 12, 2019 2:26:39 PM

How the Windesheim University of Applied Sciences creates ambiance using AoIP!

People take advantage of technology in different ways every day. Some use products simply, in the way they are advertised. Others find new and creative ways to make technology work for them. Recently, the Windesheim University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands found an innovative way to make Axia work for them by linking a Philips Hue lighting system with an Axia Fusion AoIP console for the ultimate in studio ambiance!

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Topics: Audio Processing, Axia Pathfinder, Omnia VOLT, Axia Fusion, axia, smartcontrol, radio station, tv station

Broadcast Trends to Watch This Year

Broadcast Trends to Watch This Year

By Justin Gelske on Feb 28, 2019 11:36:51 AM

2019 is moving fast. As broadcasters, it's important to be aware of the way the industry is trending and how these trends translate into your own facility operations and, ultimately, the overall performance of your broadcast content. We captured takes from some of the top minds here at Telos Alliance on what they expect (and hope) to see trending throughout the rest of the year.

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Topics: Audio Processing, broadcast audio trends, virtualization

Add Extra Punch to Your Airchain!

Add Extra Punch to Your Airchain!

By Paul Kriegler on Jan 31, 2019 2:05:44 PM

Paul K - DCIf great sound is your endgame, welcome to the club! It matters, especially here in the Omnia camp.

And it’s worth demonstrating one of the newest sonic competitive advantages for FM stations in the last several years: Omnia Direct (AES192).

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Topics: Audio Processing, Omnia

Ear Candy #4: Processing with Audio Legends

Ear Candy #4: Processing with Audio Legends

By Frank Foti on Jan 17, 2019 9:02:40 AM

Great sounding radio in any form (over-the-air, streaming, podcasts, etc) is a culmination of many factors. Believe it or not, you know when you’re hearing a great-sounding station. It has that ‘larger-than-life’ presence. The audio envelopes your ears in an exciting and magical way! There’s something about the signal that locks it in and you rip the knob off. Mix this with incredible content, and amazing things occur!

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Topics: Audio Processing, Omnia

Omnia VOLT Hits the Airwaves in Scranton

Omnia VOLT Hits the Airwaves in Scranton

By Denny Sanders on Nov 21, 2018 12:30:00 PM

Ted Alexander, Jr. - Entercom Scranton / Wilkes-BarreBy now you've surely heard about VOLT, the new processor from Omnia Audio that shares lineage with the Omnia.11, features Omnia founder Frank Foti's latest clipper, and includes a plethora of features to help your station get amazing sound, all with a slick new one rack unit box. So what do broadcasters have to say about this impressive new processing package? Since becoming one of the first to take VOLT to the airwaves, Entercom Scranton Chief Engineer Ted Alexander, Jr. gave us his personal review.

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Topics: Omnia Audio, Audio Processing, Broadcast

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