Balanced Cables
Audio cables can be the weakest link in the chain of sound recording. When deploying external microphones, videographers need to know the difference between unbalanced and balanced cables. The best way to understand the difference between balanced and unbalanced cables to think in terms of signal separation. You can remember...
Hard Drivin'
What do you do when you need more storage in a hurry, but are either reluctant to open your computer and install a new drive or need the ability to move your files to another computer? The easiest way, by far, is to connect an external hard drive to...
DVD+R Format Now Includes 2 Layers
DVD+RW Alliance Demonstrates Dual-Layer DVD+R In a move to double the capacity of recordable DVDs, Philips and MKM (Mitsubishi Kagaku Media)/Verbatim have announced a version of the DVD+R recordable DVD format that includes two layers, allowing for recording of up to 8.5GB of data on a single disc. The discs...
DVR-R , DVD+R, DVD-RAM: What's the Difference?
Home-burned DVDs are not exotic anymore. In fact, for most professionals shooting weddings and events, DVD is a required distribution format. Some confusion still exists about the various flavors of DVD available to the consumer and how this affects compatibility. The good news is that we can clear things...