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We were introduced to Lewitt at the 2017 NAMM Show. They showed us a few interesting and innovative mic designs with the The LCT 940 a FET and tube combo mic that combines a large-diaphragm FET condenser microphone and a tube microphone within the same housing. They also showed...
And at other times, we use headphones for personal use like listening to music or watching videos on youtube. A producer’s headphones are an important tool for the workplace, but also often live a double life in our personal lives as well. In the sea of headphone options, knowing what...
Imagine this scenario: You're shooting a wedding and you've decided to have two cameras on the ground. You're getting shots of the families while your camera operator is grabbing b-roll shots for cut-aways. The music starts and suddenly you get a SD card error. "No big deal" you tell...
This strange V shaped mic beckoned us into the Sennheiser booth to take a closer look. We shared a picture of it on our Instagram page and created a short video for Facebook and the world's response to it was similar to ours: “Tell us more”. Our ears give us...
Entry level cameras also might not offer both a mic input and a headphone output, often combining the two into one port. On top of that, the mics built into these cameras are small and the mic preamps are typically poor. One of the solutions to this problem is to...
 With the popularity of consumer headphones, getting the right set that is made for your type of use is key. Knowing what you need will make the search a lot simpler.The TR LineFostex released the TR line of headphones at the NAM show in 2016. The line consists of...
The Azden SMX-30 is a video microphone with both mono and stereo capabilities, offering two separate capsules for switchable function. Have some dialogue to capture? Put it in mono mode and you will have a camera-mounted, super-cardioid shotgun mic. Need to capture the atmosphere for your scene to come...
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With the increased popularity of small form-factor interchangeable-lens cameras comes the need for better audio. The internal mic’s on mirrorless cameras and DSLR’s are typically only good enough for audio sync. That said, most using those cameras don’t have the capacity for a recordist or a boom operator. The Azden...
With the release of the MOTIV product line, Shure jumps in head first to the mobile recording device market, offering mobile products that connect via a lightning connector for iPhones and iPads, via USB for use with a computer and via Tip ring ring sleeve 1/8 ‘’ input in...
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The Shure MOTIV line of mics and input devices offers iOS connectivity through a lightning connector or can be connected to a computer via USB. The MOTIV line offers a wide array of solutions for any producer; their simple design and operation are met with good build quality and...