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Schoeps CMR – Microphone amplifier for bodypack transmitters
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...
A first look at the K-Tek KTA2 Sidemount Transmitter Adapter v2
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...
Adding a slate mic and talkback to your Yamaha 01v96i mixer
I'm currently experimenting with hooking up a Sound Devices Pix260 and a Yamaha 01V96i and couldn't find any information online on how to set up user groups with mute groups for slate and talkback buttons on the mixer. Michael Paul of LCS had helped out Scott Farr...
Super-Cmit 2U vs KMR82i Shotgun Shootout
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...
Hey sound friends, My goodness... it's been ten months since my last blog entry. I have been blessed in that time with non-stop bookings and have fully transitioned from reality shows to feature and scripted work. I'm going to try and take the time to update this blog...
Remote Audio Boom Box v2 Review
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!
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
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...
Field Tested Review of the Sound Devices CL-9 Linear Control Surface
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...
Tips & Tricks… Got Some!!??
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My Sound Devices CL-9 arrived today….
Come back soon for a full review! I hope it's a good one!
Sound Devices CL-8s have been failing —> RESOLVED VIA NEW FIRMWARE!
I've been working on a show for the past couple months with a 788T/Cl-8 Combo rig. So far we've had 5 CL-8's crash and die. They would NOT power back up. Alfredo del Portillo, who is working long running show with a similar rig, has had four CL-8's go bad. I talked to...
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