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This Week in Sound #5 - Firmware update for the Sound Devices Mix Pre series Yesterday Sound Devices made Firmware v2.20 available for download.  For a complete (huge) list all the addressed issues and extra’s, or to download the firmware, go check out Sound Devices’ Website. See the Aaton Cantaress in real life If you are one of the few Aaton […]
Ursa Straps announced the Mini Mounts - British based Ursa Straps (I guess they have to change the name now) announced a series of Mini Mounts this week, meant to be used for concealed lavalier microphone placement. The mounts are specifically designed for a microphone, to be friction fitted and kept in place by a sticky piece, also available in the exact […]
Sound-related things to order from China - “Hi, I’m Vincent and I’m addicted to ordering from China”. For over a decade I have a kind of hobby scrolling all night the sites like eBay, AliExpress and Banggood, in search for little things related to our field of work for about no money at all. Sometimes only the free shipping is reason enough […]
This Week in Sound #4 - K-tek ‘SPECIAL’ Month This month K-Tek has a couple of discounts going on for selected bags and pouches from their Stingray line. The discount can go up to $50 on the Stingray Medium field recorder bag for example. Check your local dealer if they participate in the discount program. Deity Microphones new education web show […]
‘Ultimate’ How to power a field recorder guide – part 3: Cables and Connectors - Often overlooked but an essential component for powering your devices, the cables and connectors. In part 3 of this guide I go over the options and requirements. This is part three of a series of articles, split up as follows: Batteries: A Battery is a battery, is a battery Battery distribution system (BDS) and mounts […]
This Week in Sound #3 - Every week we list interesting videos, articles, tutorials and what not, about location sound. Timecode Systems Bundle deal If you wanted to add some Ultrasync ONE timecode and genlock boxes to your set, now might be the time. They have a couple of nice bundles to offer, to safe you some money. The offer is […]
This Week in Sound #2 - Every week we list interesting videos, articles, tutorials and what not, about location sound. Wisycom mpr52 2 channel ENG receiver It was announced last year, but just this week Wisycom updated the website with all the details about the new dual channel MPR52 ENG receiver. This might be the smallest 2 channel wireless receiver out there, […]
K-Tek HeatBlock Pouches & Pieces for wireless transmitters - New from K-tek: the Stingray HeatBlock line, A pouch designed to insulate wireless microphone wearers against the heat produced by the transmitter.   According to the press release: K-Tek introduces Stingray HeatBlock Pieces & Pouches, a new way to protect the talent from heat produced by wireless microphone transmitters worn on set. Wireless microphone manufacturers […]
‘Ultimate’ How to power a field recorder guide – part 2: BDS and mounts - In part 1 I explained some technical background on batteries and powering, as well as providing some suggestions for batteries. In this part we dive into the world of battery distribution systems and mounts. This is part two of a series of articles, split up as follows: Batteries: A Battery is a battery, is a […]
What we know about the new Zoom F8n - At the last NAB Show most of us got surprised by the announcement of the Zoom F8n, the successor to the F8 which came out at the end of 2015. We quickly had a chat with Samuel Greene, the Product Specialist at Zoom North America, about the updates and what he can tell us already. […]