Category Archives: Audio
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Recording and mixing audio on set for reality television is arguably the most challenging situations for a sound department. It takes the unpredictability of documentary shoots, multiplies that many times over with separate lines of action occurring simultaneously and then puts it all under a pressure cooker of time and budget constraints.
Cook used the Holophone H3-D Surround microphone for on-location sound effects work in remote parts of Australia. The H3-D provides 3-D surround audio via six discrete channels from a single unit with no external mixing or signal manipulation needed.
Back in 2001, world leading studio microphone manufacturer Neumann unveiled its Solution-D generation digital microphones. These conformed to the new AES 42 data transmission protocol to allow its digital microphones to work in conjunction with digital workstations.
Holophone, a leading manufacturer of surround microphones, has brought Dolby Pro Logic II ® encoding technology and the portability of the company's popular H4 SuperMINI to its larger mic models, the H2-PRO and H3-D, with the introduction of the Holophone N-CODE portable multi-channel encoder.
The recent prolific growth of video games is drawing what some might regard as inevitable comparisons with the evolution of cinema, a putative convergence certainly reinforced by venture that just last year alone had action helmsman Jerry Bruckheimer joining forces with MTV's games division and director John Woo collaborating with game-developer Midway to bring the Hard Boiled series from the screen to the console; a few years earlier techno-classic TRON became TRON 2.0, the game, and even Steven Spielberg has an office in Electronic Arts' campus.
Blastwave FX developer of next-generation HD sound effects libraries, today announced the release of it's flagship library, SONOPEDIA encyclopedia of HD sound effects. With 20,000 royalty-free HD sound effects ranging from Alligators to Zippers, SONOPEDIA is the first professional all-purpose HD sound effects library available to HD media producers.
In a standard multi-pattern mic like its predecessor, the MKH 800, the pattern of the mic is derived by adding and subtracting the back capsule. Thanks to the MKH 800 Twin's dual outputs, recordists can simply plug both of these capsules into a DAW or recorder and create the pattern desired during mix-down.
Ability to precisely time musical events to key points in a video timeline adds incredible power and dramatic impact to productions; new Sensory SearchingÃ‹Â™ feature makes finding the right piece of music a dynamic part of the music scoring process