Batteries: Part 2 – DIY Modding The Talentcell 12v Lithium Battery - In Part 1 I walked about how to charge and gather 18650 Li-Ion Cells from cell phone USB batteries. In part 2 I will show you how to mod the very popular 12v Talentcell Lithium battery for use in your audio bag. Right now if you were to go to the Zoom F8+F4 group on […]
$20 Workbench Tools You Didn’t Know You Needed But Now Lust After - In the past I had done a few buyers guides for people who were starting from scratch. Zoom F8 Buyers Guide My Soldering Kit And this article will be very much in the same vain; micro reviews for the odd little accessories that I have found to be very helpful when doing repairs and fabrication. […]
Review: Tentacle Sync E & The New Tentacle Sync Bluetooth App - Tentacle sent me a set of Sync E units to review. So here is me unboxing the units as while as show you how to sync them to your phone for the very first time. The Tentacle Sync E will be shipping very soon. (I think before the end of next week?) But before yours […]
Zoom F4 Shortcuts - I find it odd that there isn’t more said about the shortcuts available for the Zoom F4 and F8. They can really speed things up when you are on a gig. Unfortunately, without the use of the f control, the F4 cannot use a usb keyboard but these shortcuts make it so that for many of […]
Review: K-Tek KSTGMIX Stingray bag for Sound Devices MixPre-3 and MixPre-6 - K-Tek has done it again with their new Stingray bag for the Sound Devices MixPre-3 and MixPre-6. This multi-function bag is a must have for all MixPre-3 and MixPre-6 owners.
Review: Senial AWS-2000 Wireless Microphone Kit - So two weeks ago I received the Senal AWS-2000 and have been playing around with for a while. This past weekend I had to fly out for a gig in Memphis. While there the camera crew helped me out and we shot a review video on some down time.
Review: EBL 9V Rechargable Li-Ion Battery - Last month I wrapped production on a feature film and while it was only a 16 days shoot we went through nearly 200 batteries. It honestly felt very sinful to be that wasteful. Now we did recycle every battery used on the production but still… that’s a big chunk of budget to spend on an […]
Review: Mozegear QbitXL - MozeGear has now upped the battery size of their Qbit. So what’s different in the XL model? They have redone the case to be bigger. It now features a 1/4 size hole for mounting the unit to a cameras cheese plate instead of just using velcro. This is a huge ergonomic boost to the Mozegear […]
Review: Sennheiser Ambeo Smart Headset - Sennheiser is a name synonymous with high quality audio equipment. They have announced a new product called the Ambeo Smart headset that allows you to record high quality binaural audio onto an iPhone. Typically, I dismiss anything that says “high quality” and “iPhone” in the same sentence as we all know smart phones are not […]
Aputure Deity Mic Review - Aputure sent me this microphone package to review so let’s do that. I’ll compare it to a couple of other beginner to prosumer microphones, the NTG2 and NTG3 from Rode. The first thing to notice about the microphone itself is the shape. It is almost Identical to NTG3 in length and diameter and I’m told […]