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REVIEW: Tentacle Track E - Almost everything that I have ever heard about the Tentacle sync boxes has been positive. From the original Tentacle sync to the Tentacle Sync E, these little dynamos have changed the game. They’ve made timecode boxes incredibly small and convenient, and they’ve also pushed the competition to do the same. Ever since I switched to […]
Cat6 Audio Snakes Building High Quality CAT6 Audio Snakes - Cables are something easily taken for granted, but not all cables are created equally. There are countless options available between different connectors, cabling options, and wiring specs….oh and of course build quality. You never want a cable to be the reason you can’t finish a work day. Higher build quality cables with proper strain relief […]
Review: Halter Technical Elite Monitors - Disclosure: Halter Technical sent me these headphones for review for a seperate media outlet. Halter Technical has not had any input into this article. Introducing the Halter Technical Elite Monitors If you aren’t familiar with Halter Technical, that’s okay. They aren’t a big name brand you should recognize. They are a smaller niche brand that […]
Masks, Shields, Covid-19 and the Film/TV World - Are you working on Film and TV sets right now? Well screw you pal, you’re one of the lucky ones. Most of us have had maybe one or two days here and there but are otherwise stuck in this weird 4th dimension where we want to work, but want to be safe, but don’t know […]
Lavalier Technique: Paperclip Spacer - Using A Paperclip To Create An Air Pocket Around A Lavalier Capsule Arguably one of the biggest learning curves there is in the knowledge base required as a sound recordist is the art of lav placement. They are an essential part of modern production workflows to allow quality audio in scenarios such as extreme wides […]
Synco, The Next Big Thing? - Is Synco’s Wireless System the next big thing in the Pro Audio game?   Nope. Ease of use. That’s the thing that this system really has going for it. From unboxing to functioning at its best is a short trip. Open box, add batteries, plug into recorder, auto sync channels, dial in “volume” on the […]
REVIEW: Deity Connect & HD-TX - Since the Deity HD-TX has just been released, I feel that the time has finally come to give a good look at the Deity Connect system as a whole. The base Connect system has been out for a while, however since then, it has undergone enough firmware changes that it truly feels as if it […]
REVIEW: Deity S-Mic 2s - When the original S-Mic 2 was released, it made a huge impact on the low budget mic market. What was more, it sounded great. It punched far above its weight class to the point where it was a tool that I very much wanted to have in my arsenal, and still do. Its excellent build […]
REVIEW: Coga Glow Pots - You know what really isn’t fun?  Being in the dark with the lights out, and having a hard time seeing your fader positions.   You know what really is fun?  Having your fader knobs glow in the dark!  You know what else is fun?  Having your fader knobs be different colors! As I find myself […]
HIGHLIGHT: Video Mantis - Most of the time, I find myself writing and making videos and reviews about gear. But today, I’d like to change direction a bit and highlight an amazing resource that we all have as audio professionals, thanks to an incredibly devoted and industrious peer. Sound Mixer Thomas Popp, a man who has literally written THE […]