Archive for the ‘Audio Equipment’ Category

MuxLab 500052-Pro-BNC Video/Audio Balun

Monday, July 1st, 2013

A couple of weeks ago, I upgraded my trusty lightweight MuxLab Balun System to a new beefier version, the 50052-Pro-BNC. What is a Balun and what is it used for? Balun is short for" BALanced to UNbalanced".  What is does is passively take in separate signals of audio and standard defintion video and pass ...

Schoeps CMR – Microphone amplifier for bodypack transmitters

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

I recently got a Schoeps CMR. It is a single cable solution for connecting a bodypack to a Schoeps MK series capsule. [singlepic id=43 w=320 h=240 float=] I'd like to start off by saying that if you love the sound of the Schoeps Modular MK series capsules as much as I do, ...

A first look at the K-Tek KTA2 Sidemount Transmitter Adapter v2

Friday, June 7th, 2013

[gallery ids="322,323,324,325,326,327"] Dave Fisk from K-Tek sent me the brand new KTA2 (Sidemount Transmitter Adapter) to replace my old CCR on my 16' foot K-Tek Classic. Rather than having the Plug-on transmitter poking out to the side, the sidemount comes out and up to put the transmitter parallel to the pole. ...

Super-Cmit 2U vs KMR82i Shotgun Shootout

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Hi all, Last Saturday morning a bunch of local Atlanta mixers, boom-ops & utilities met over breakfast at Whit's house to field test the Super CMIT. We had all heard how successful the Super CMIT had been used by Simon Hayes on “LesMisérables” in studio conditions. We wanted to test the ...

Remote Audio Boom Box v2 Review

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Last week, I added a second wired boom w/ talk back to my cart kit.  I chose Remote Audio's new Boom Box V2 to complement my "old style" Boom Box. I purchased a new Boom Box, Adapter Cable (to convert old cables to new style), Mixer Fanout and a modified MDR-7506 ...

ETS Instasnake – Run 4 Channels of XLR over a single Ethernet Cable – Great for Process Car Rigs!

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

I just got the ETS Instasnake PA202 system. It passes four XLR inputs up to 1900' via a single Ethernet (RJ45) cable. With a shielded cable, it even passes phantom power! I have been using if for Process Car Work and other long runs. So far, it has worked like a ...

Sound Guys Lav-Bullet

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Every once in a while a very innovative product comes along... in this case, the Lav-Bullet. It's a simple idea that is extremely useful, especially if you need to run a mic wire down through the pants to an ankle strap... but is also very useful to get the wire through ...

Field Tested Review of the Sound Devices CL-9 Linear Control Surface

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Field Tested Review of the Sound Devices CL-9 Linear Control Surface I've been meaning to do a review of my CL-9 Control Surface for the 788T recorder for many months now, but life and work has had a way of keeping that from happening. The recent Snowmageddeon in Atlanta has given ...

Tips & Tricks… Got Some!!??

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Send them to me and I'll post them on the Tips & Tricks page with a link/email to you!!!

My Sound Devices CL-9 arrived today….

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Come back soon for a full review! I hope it's a good one!