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Now that all of the major non-linear production audio recorders are capable of recording directly to Compact Flash card, hard disc drive, solid state drive or even USB Flash key, DVD-RAM is becoming less relevant. Factor in the fact that DVD-RAM is too slow to keep up with the recorders' added track count, and it becomes clear that it's time to retire DVD-RAM from location audio.
To address both the technical and financial issues, Linear Acoustic, the leading authority in loudness control and upmixing solutions for digital television, has started shipping the Aero.one for a special price.
Zaxcom, a pioneering provider of professional audio equipment, today announced a display screen upgrade for the company's popular Deva and Fusion audio recording systems. Three times as bright as existing Deva displays, the new screen allows for easier control in any environment. The additional luminance allows audio professionals to view and adjust all of Deva settings - such as scene, take, note, and roll number metadata - quickly and easily, even in direct bright sunlight.
Zaxcom today introduced a new addition to its professional audio equipment family, the STA150 stereo adaptor. Now shipping, the STA150 allows ENG audio professionals to transform an existing single-channel Zaxcom TRX900 or TRX900AA wireless transmitter into a two-channel transmitter for an instant sound bag-to-camera link. With all connections mounted on the side of the unit, the STA150 is designed specifically for use in sound bags to provide instant, on-the-go ease of use.
Production sound mixer Paul Ledford and video assist operator Chris Murphy found that using sturdier, more expensive helical antennas in place of the traditional shark-fin designs not only delivered a more robust signal for wireless audio and video transmission, but made the shoot safer for the stunt crew as well.
Also shipping this month is the new AG-HPG20 Master-Quality Field Recorder from Panasonic. Introduced in tandem with Panasonic's AG-HPX300 camera, the recorder features the same AVC-Intra 10-bit recording.
In a significant addition to its pool of feature film sound artists, CSS Studios has brought four veteran Supervising Sound Editors to its Soundelux facility in Hollywood. The new arrivals include Mark Mangini, Richard L. Anderson, George Simpson and Howell Gibbens-whose collective credits include such films as The Spiderwick Chronicles, Training Day, Blades of Glory and Jurassic Park III.
Fully Balanced Mic TransAudio Group recently developed the Daking Mic-Pre One single-channel microphone/instrument preamplifier. Sharing the gain structure and Class A, fully-discrete transistor circuitry