RØDE Microphones, Australia based masters of all things audio, has rolled out their largest group of announcements in quite some time, with video enthusiasts, broadcast audio and studio audio pros all being looked after nicely.
All Videomaker footage from CES 2015 was shot with equipment from BorrowLenses.com.
Videomaker's Best Mic of CES 2015. The iRig Mic Field is a stereo field mic for iPhone, iPod and iPad via the lightning connector. Offering on board headphone monitoring and variable gain control.
To make a movie you need a truck load of expensive equipment, right? That may have been the scenario 10 years ago, but these days you can work with a lot less for the same results at a fraction of the cost. Here’s how.
Using a boom mic may sound like a simple job, but the truth is, it’s a lot harder than it looks. It takes focus, stamina and a little technical know how to get it right. We show you the right way to use a boom mic, including set up, operating techniques, positioning, choosing the right mic for the job and achieving audio perspective.
Whether you’re shooting with a DSLR with sub par audio controls or you need more inputs than your camcorder has, a field mixer can help expand your audio possibilities and get you better quality audio.
Many of Videomaker’s forum members use the Zoom H2 in their productions with great success, but now their will be pleased to know that Zoom will be introducing a new addition to their portable recorders, the Zoom H6.
Choosing and using the right mic for the job is an important step in any video project, and understanding a microphone’s directional characteristics is one determining factor. In this segment, we talk about a microphone’s directional response and sensitivity, how to interpret a polar response chart, and we listen to examples of various mics to hear how response works in practice. Knowing how to determine the directional characteristics of a mic, and understanding how this affects the sound your mic picks up, can help you make an informed choice for your next project.