Tutorial: DIY Microphone Antenna Distro

The lobbying group for 50 Ohm Coax has done a great job at destroying the reputation of 75 Ohm Coax. We all now think that if we plug 75 Ohm BNC between our audio carts and our Sharkfins that we might as while kiss all RF signal away. And manufactures know we now fear 75…

Review: Destroying the Shure SM58

This isn’t really a review… this is just a collection of video’s showcasing people attempting to destroy the bullet proof Shure SM58. Enjoy. Here is a YouTuber who buried one in the ground for a year, uses it for a hammer, washes it in the sink…. And then test it’s pickup response using pink noise.…

REVIEW: K-Tek KSFA1 Shark Fin Antenna Case

Today I’m taking a quick look at the KSFA1 Shark Fin Antenna Case from K-Tek! The first thing that I can say about it is that it feels sturdy, without being totally stiff.  There are a few other options for Shark Fin cases out there (Versaflex for example), but this one has a more protective…

Review: Sennheiser SK2000 Transmitter

Outside of the Sennheiser G2/3 series most filmmakers have never worked with any of Sennheiser’s other wireless systems. That is why when a Sennheiser SK2000 fell into my lap I thought to myself… take it apart, snap photos, run a work bench test on the unit! The Sennheiser SK2000 has an odd place in the Sennheiser…

Video Chat with the sound mixer of The Walking Dead

In my ongoing video series where I talk with audio professionals, I chat through the interwebs with production sound mixer Michael P. Clark. Michael is currently the production sound mixer on The Walking Dead. He’s also done season 2 of Stranger Things as well as the popular Food Network shows Good Eats and Feasting on…

Battle: MixPre Kashmir PreAmps Vs Zoom F-series PreAmps

The MixPre3/6 are shipping now and immediately people are testing them against their other pieces of gear.  The most obvious piece of gear a lot of people want to see it compared to is the Zoom F-series. And while it is an unfair fight when comparing features given that the Zoom F4/F8 offer more for…