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Gear Fear #1: Wireless dropouts and backup recorders
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Gear Fear #1: Wireless dropouts and backup recorders

by Glen Trew Since it’s almost Halloween, here’s a scary thought for film/video sound professionals: On a 200-person film or video crew, only three may be in the sound department. Yet, if sound has a problem, all 200 hundred have to wait and all 200 hundred are annoyed, and some key people even start searching […]

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Cantar X3 Overview
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Cantar X3 Overview – A Journey to the Industry’s New Flagship

A couple of weeks ago I took a trip to Europe, and while there visited Aaton’s headquarters in beautiful Grenoble, France to better get to know the company that makes the new Cantar audio recorder.

By Glen Trew

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The All-New Sound Devices 688 and SL-6
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The All-New Sound Devices 688 and SL-6

The Sound Devices 688 harnesses the best of Sound Devices’ successful 633, 664 and 788T in their most powerful mixer to date.

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Zaxcom RX-12 and QRX212 Module
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Zaxcom RX-12 and QRX212 Module

Zaxcom’s new RX-12 is a one-stop digital wireless receiver solution for your bag or cart. The RX-12 contains a 35 MHz tracking front-end filter to eliminate interference from unwanted stray RF, an RF amplifier and antenna and power distribution for up to six QRX212 dual receiver modules, for

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LMC Sound
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LMC Sound’s NP-1 AC Power Adapter

Zach walks us through this excellent, simple product from LMC Sound. Their NP-1 AC Power Adapter is a great battery saver that any sound professional will surely appreciate. Swap your battery with this adapter, and use available AC power from a wall or generator source.

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Lectrosonics L- Series Introductory Kit 2
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Lectrosonics L- Series Introductory Kit 2

Lectrosonics L- Series Introductory Kit 2

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PSC Solice Mini Mixer
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PSC Solice Mini Mixer

The new PSC Solice Mini mixer is designed for use by today’s professional sound mixer who needs a simple, compact, convenient mixer for use with up to two boom microphones and up to six wireless. The Solice Mini mixer provides all of the functions found on most control surfaces

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Zoom H5 Recorder
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Zoom H5 Recorder

We’ve posted a new video review of Zoom’s H5 recorder. The H5 is the latest four-channel field recorder from Zoom, and it shares many of the same improved attributes of the H6: a removable capsule system, a greatly improved noise floor, and the same high-quality preamps.

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Zaxcom Nomad FP8 Fader Panel
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Zaxcom Nomad FP8 Fader Panel

Zaxcom’s Nomad FP8 is a small, lightweight expansion panel control surface that attaches directly to the Nomad mixer/recorder. Make the Nomad — an already great device — even better.

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Cinela PIANISSIMO Windshield
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Cinela PIANISSIMO Windshield

Following the success of the PIANO, the PIANISSIMO is mainly designed for the new generation of short shotgun microphones and coincident stereo, surround-sound combinations and many other mics shorter than 8 in (21 cm).

As with all other Cinela windshields since 2007, Pianissimo integrates a unique full-cage isolation to prevent vibrations

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