Category Archives: Audio
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Perhaps you are an assistant editor tasked with ingesting and syncing a batch of Broadcast Wave files recorded in the field. You try to sync by timecode, but you notice that each file has a different timecode offset. Then, on …
The DTV transition last month ushered in a new era of digital television by closing the door on full power analog television broadcasts and clearing the UHF-TV spectrum between 698-806 MHz. Much of that "700 MHz Band" was assigned to telecommunications giants such as Qualcomm, AT&T and Verizon in a highly publicized auction last year, but it is perhaps not as well known that significant portions were also assigned for use by Public Safety agencies.
Michael Legum is an Israeli-born sound mixer based in New York. He has worked on numerous features and television shows. He is currently Sound Supervisor for the upcoming second season of I Want To Work for Diddy.
Randy Wachtler, the president and founder of 615 Music and chair of the Production Music Association (PMA), talks about the future of surround, the rising popularity of minimally scored music and royalty tracking for composers. We caught up with him at Promax|BDA in New York.
After 26 years in the business, Jim Flynn Rentals has established a reputation as a go-to for New York area audio, supplying gear for everything from soap-opera musical guests to the upcoming Broadway version of Spider-Man, mounted by Julie Taymor with music by Bono and The Edge.
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.