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QuickTips: Top 10 Soldering Fails - So often in our Quick Tips series we talk about "how to solder." So today we will talk about how not to solder... using Stock Image Fails!
Lectrosonics L-Series vs. Sennheiser G3 - There are lots of different things to consider when it comes to purchasing a wireless system, and there are lots of brands and different systems out there to choose from. In this video, I compare some specs and break down the differences between the Lectrosonics L-Series wireless and the Sennheiser G3 wireless. This isn’t really…
Video Chat with Senator - Some of you know him, many of you know of him. Senator Mike Michaels is an institution in the production sound world. I’m fortunate enough to have known him personally for a while now and I had a chance to do a video chat with him, so I present it here to you now. It’s a…
Review: EFK Sound’s Zoom F-Control Faders - Now it may seem odd to review something so minor as after market faders for the Zoom FRC-8, but this is also kinda a review of the quality that EFK can do. EFK 3D prints a lot of odd ball products that fill in the gaps that are missing on a lot of field audio…
Review: RF Venue Spotlight Nearfield Antenna - A few weeks ago I emailed RF Venue begging to demo their Spotlight Nearfield antenna pad. They had just showcased it at Infocomm 2017. There they showed how it was able to really reject the massive amount of background RF that was all over the expo floor. And after a little bit of exchanging emails…
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…