Sennheiser G3: A Retrospective

Yesterday Sennheiser “soft-announced” the long awaited arrival of the Sennheiser G4. The Sennheiser G3 has been on the market for nearly a decade. In that time 100,000’s of units were sold. And before Sennheiser releases the G4 this April here are some odd facts about the G3 units you probably didn’t know. You will notice that the URL links to some the source material have … Continue reading Sennheiser G3: A Retrospective

First Look: Sennheiser G4 Wireless Kit

So this morning Sennheiser revealed they are releasing a G4 to the evolution wireless series. MOST of the actual upgrades affect the rack mount receivers and rack mount transmitters. This includes the addition of tablet apps that manage whole systems and a PA system that rack mounts your receivers into for a small compact PA setup. A DANTE module that convert your analog signals to … Continue reading First Look: Sennheiser G4 Wireless Kit

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. RF Spotlight Antenna – 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 I was able to score a … Continue reading Review: RF Venue Spotlight Nearfield Antenna

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 catalog. If you are a filmmaker Sennheiser tells you to … Continue reading Review: Sennheiser SK2000 Transmitter

Tutorial: $1 SMA Flexible Whip Antenna

Since doing my tutorial on how to mod the Sennheiser G2/G3 to have a SMA port I’ve been recieving a lot of questions on SMA antennas. And up till now I’ve said that people should only mod their recievers. Well I talked to some RF experts who have said that modding the transmitter would also help a lot too. I still use the Semnheiser G3 for talent … Continue reading Tutorial: $1 SMA Flexible Whip Antenna