In the recent press kit for Sennheiser’s new SK2000 mini transmitter, they briefly made reference to a “new entry level wireless kit for musicians and videographers”. Not much else was mentioned on the subject. So the fastidious people over here at Wavreport went looking for some clarification. Subtly located deep within the bowels of the FCC filings, we discovered Sennheiser’s new system, complete with … Continue reading New Sennheiser XS entry level wireless announced…….. mostly…..
Days before IBC 2018 Sound Devices and Audio Limited announced the A10 rack. A 4-slot wireless receiver enclosure With Dante support. The total wireless track count for this 1HE 19 inch rack device will be 8, if all slots are filled with dual receivers. The outputs are analog or AES, besides the previously mentioned Dante. Also an active RF circuit is integrated, with loop trough … Continue reading Sound Devices (Audio Limited) A10-RACK
Just announced by Lectrosonics; The Stereo Portable Digital Recorder. Like the initialism gives away, It supports both analog line level and AES digital sources, two of each. Also supported are 5v lav microphones (biased). On top of that you can sync the device with TC, to completely integrate it in your workflow. The device could be utilised as a small TC synced recorder on talents, as … Continue reading Lectrosonics announced the SPDR recorder
Since the dawn of time, man has had to contend with the infamous “whining” sound on nearby pre-amps when using a Zaxcom IFB transmitter at full power, and even tougher scans on receivers when it is on the same BDS system. Well…. maybe not since the dawn of time, but when you’re trying to figure out a solution to a gear problem to no avail, … Continue reading Zaxnet Pre-amp Whine & RF Issues: Solutions
Better late than never, This/Last Week in Sound! Zaxcom Deva 24 Record Processor warning Last week a couple of posts popped up on Zaxcom user groups, the latest addition to Zaxcom’s recorder line-up showed some users this message: Record Processor Not Responding, Restart Deva Now Zaxcom’s Director of Product Development Howard Stark responded today with a firmware update, pushing the version number to 2.36. Curiously, Both … Continue reading This Week in Sound #7
Last weekend at the CineExpo LA, Deity Microphones informed the interested crowd that they are exploring the idea of offering a wireless RX/TX system. Deity Microphones is a spin-off of Aputure. This month they will launch the successor of their waterproof shotgun microphone. Of course we contacted our formal editor in chief, now Head of North America at Deity Microphones, Andrew Jones and asked what’s up: We are … Continue reading Deity Microphones going wireless?
Consumer VS pro Wireless systems This week Curtis Judd goes over the differences between an entry level wireless audio system, vs the more expensive ones. He compares the RODELink, Sennheiser G3 (and now G4), and the Audio Limited A10 system in the video. We clarify the important differences so you can understand when a consumer grade wireless system is everything you need for your projects … Continue reading This Week in Sound #6
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 Cantar users, you’ve been waiting for the Cantaress Mixing desk. The … Continue reading This Week in Sound #5
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 size from Ursa. I had a quick chat with Simon … Continue reading Ursa Straps announced the Mini Mounts
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 Last week Deity Microphones started an educational video series. Each … Continue reading This Week in Sound #4