Category Archives: Audio
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Some of Hollywood's top post houses are creating high-tech Mini-Mes, allowing directors to work on a film's sound at their own offices while supplying gear and technical talent tailored to each project.
Longer Field Recording Sound Devices introduced the 788T-SSD Digital Recorder, a new model of its popular 788T recorder, at NAB. Based on the 788T, the 788T-SSD includes a factory-supplied 256 GB solid-state
Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, will introduce the Octopack receiver dock and antenna coupling system at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention in Las Vegas, NV on April 20th. Designed for use in applications such as film and television production, ENG (electronic news gathering), and documentaries, the new Octopack features slots for up to four Lectrosonics two-channel SRA or SRA5P Digital Hybrid Wireless ® receivers-offering up to eight wireless audio channels in an extremely compact, portable configuration.
Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, will be introducing a new product at NAB that pushes the envelope of what can be done with audio signals over a wireless link. The new D4 Multi-Channel Digital Wireless Audio Link system, consisting of the D4T digital transmitter and the D4R digital receiver, shuttles four pristine audio channels over a range of 100 feet or more using the ISM band between 902-928 MHz for freedom from DTV (digital television) interference. Applications for the D4 system include video and film productions using a wireless hop from a bag system or cart back to a camera, audio relay systems for installed sound, and delayed loudspeaker systems.
Sound Devices is introducing the 788T-SSD Digital Recorder, a new model of its popular 788T recorder, at NAB 2009 (Booth N6129). Based on the 788T, the 788T-SSD includes a factory-supplied 256 GB solid-state hard drive, which allows for superior performance in the field. The new model features enhanced data storage and transfer speed while improving its durability to be nearly impervious to shock.
Sound Devices is debuting its new CL-2 Boom Pole Remote Fader for the 788T digital audio recorder at NAB 2009 (Booth N6129). The CL-2 is a powerful addition to the 788T and provides added convenience and flexibility to location recording or any application employing a boom microphone.
SmartSound Software, Inc., the leading innovator of creative music solutions for the video industry, announces the launch of a new plug-in for Apple's Emmy award-winning editing software, Final Cut Pro. SmartSound's groundbreaking new plug-in seamlessly integrates its flagship product, SmartSound Sonicfire Pro 5, with Final Cut Pro to automatically edit and deliver customized music soundtracks.
As the proud owner of multiple PSC products (two PS1 power supplies and two shock mounts), I was anxious to check out their new Solice eight-channel mixer. Of course, every mixing console comes with its own pluses and minuses. None are perfect. The Mackie is only AC powered, but cheap; the Cooper is discontinued; the AD255 is heavy; and the Sonosax is expensive. Now to this list of options, we can add the Solice, with its innate list of pros and cons.
Jonathan Demme's Rachel Getting Married is a story told with long takes, multiple moving cameras, simultaneous dialog and music, and a lot of improvisation and action in a small space. A worthy test for any sound mixer, but Jeff Pullman took a unique approach to the recording and pulled it off.