Tutorial: DIY RF Amplifier

About a year Emmanuel Ombilod, a sound mixer in Singapore, posted a video and a few photos of a “homemade” RF Amp he was plugging a G2 TX into…. and getting 1600ft range for car to car monitoring. The whole sound mixer world went crazy! But within a month the world stopped caring about his…

Tutorial: DIY Camera Muff

Here is a quick tutorial on how to beat wind noise when you need better audio on a DSLR. This is no substitute for an external on camera shotgun and defiantly no substitute for hiring a location sound mixer for your shoot. But if posts workflow is puraleyes this will help make the reference track…

Tutorial: Build a Ribbon Microphone

Ribbon Microphones are very expensive but with a careful hand you can make one. Here is a video how the Royer Ribbon Microphone is made.   Showing a clip from the TV show “How Stuff’s Made” isn’t exactly the quality tutorial we typically do at WavReport Tutorial. So we found some more videos and 3D printable parts…

Setting Up Your K-Tek Stingray Harness!

There has been a lot of confusion surrounding the K-Tek Stingray harness.  And what’s more is that a lot of people don’t even realize that they’re confused about it.  All around the internet, at NAB, and though discussions with colleagues, I’ve seen just how polarizing some of the opinions about this harness can be. I’m…

Tutorial: The Ultimate Sound Utility Apple Box

I have for years lusted after the hardest to find piece of film gear on the planet. I am not talking about the Zeiss f0.7 Stanley Kubrick / NASA lenses. No, I am talking about the Joker Box. They are manufactured by Ben Mesker, a DP in Orlando, who makes them in his spare time. The…