Remote Audio’s HN 7506 High Noise headsets have been a big hit for professionals who want to protect their ears while monitoring the quality of their recordings. Heavy duty yet surprisingly comfortable, these headsets seal off outside ambience by as much as 45dB, and they’re designed to match the sound quality of the industry standard Sony MDR-7506.
The new Tig Q28 timecode generator is just 2.8 cubic inches, which is about a third the size of the original Tig. Loaded with features, its tiny size fits even the smallest cameras and rigs. The variable timecode output level and “flow through audio design” adds practicality for cameras and recorders that are not designed to receive timecode.
Summertime, and the living is easy… but as always, that’s about to change. For many in the world of Television production sound, late spring/early summer is a much needed time of rest (called “hiatus,” in the industry, usually a couple of months) that comes between the wrap of the prior season and the beginning of the next. The 16-hour days, week after week, take their toll on us, but it is also brutal on our equipment. In addition, trends change, equipment advances, and we should always be refining the way we work. But whether you work on television series, feature films, reality TV, commercials, news, or whatever, my advice is the same: after some much needed rest, when cabin fever sets in, remember that continued success depends on being prepared. Here are some ideas to help you get ready for the next run.
Trew Audio invited FCC experts Bill Ruck and Lectrosonics’ Scott Woolley to talk about the importance of applying for a license as a production sound mixer. Watch the videos here as well as download a PDF packet of the application and other helpful worksheets.
Punk’d, U.S.-based MTV’s hidden camera show, prides itself on leaving viewers hungry for more pranks when they surprise the most recognized celebrities. With Clear-Com’s intercom solutions, the Punk’d production team was able to carry out even funnier jokes in its ninth season. Clear-Com’s Eclipse-PiCo digital matrix and Encore partyline intercom […]
Watch Glenn Sanders from Zaxcom around 9AM PST as he demonstrates an all digital sound bag, shares the latest about the Nomad and more! Feel free to chat in your questions…
One way I keep my hands and ears in sound mixing for film and video production is to fill in for Trew Audio customers who, for one reason or another, need someone to fill in for them. So, when Kevin Smith’s usual sound mixer, Atlanta-based Whit Norris, found himself booked […]
Manfred N. Klemme, passed away on Friday, July 2, 2010 after a long battle with multiple Myeloma. He was born in Alberta, Canada on March 13, 1939, and moved to California in 1980. Klemme spent many years with Nagra Hollywood. While there, Manfred was at the center of many industry […]