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 receiver, and go. So how is it so user friendly? … Continue reading Synco, The Next Big Thing?
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?
New from K-tek: the Stingray HeatBlock line, A pouch designed to insulate wireless microphone wearers against the heat produced by the transmitter. According to the press release: K-Tek introduces Stingray HeatBlock Pieces & Pouches, a new way to protect the talent from heat produced by wireless microphone transmitters worn on set. Wireless microphone manufacturers have made great strides in producing smaller and more powerful … Continue reading K-Tek HeatBlock Pouches & Pieces for wireless transmitters
Dave gives us a brief overview of the new Lectrosonics SMWB and SMDWB wide band digital hybrid transmitters. Continue reading Press Release: New Lectro Transmitters First Look
There will be times when you are faced with a noisy location. There are mics used on super small one-man-band no budget jobs, and there are mics, that aren’t super expensive, that are much better options. Sometimes “good enough”, really isn’t good at all. In this video, Dave gives us three different mic technique examples for a noisy location and talks about the positives and … Continue reading Mic techniques for a bad location
MovoPhoto, the official USA distributor for Saramonic, released a photo of what they claim is the “worlds first interference free wireless microphone!” And with that info to go on, I started to investigate and see if I could find more info out about these units. This lead to me a page posted on AliExpress and another post on a Taiwanese “Amazon” like market. Both listings … Continue reading Breaking News: Saramonic VmicLink5 Wireless Microphone Leak!
Bad locations are a part of the job. How you deal with them is what makes you stand out from others. In this video I go over a couple audio samples of what different microphones sound like in different set ups for a really bad location right next to a busy road. The differences in sound are pretty dramatic. Continue reading Some tips for a bad location
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 long one, for sure. Senator is a great story teller … Continue reading Video Chat with Senator
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 – http://amzn.to/2AaywBs 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
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 Ohm so they double or triple the cost of 50 … Continue reading Tutorial: DIY Microphone Antenna Distro