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One idea that resonates for me, having worked as a Sound Mixer for many years, is that there is no one way to do anything. Putting a lavalier microphone on talent is a skill that requires as many “solutions” as you can possibly devise. The person with the largest number of options and... READ MORE
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2 days ago
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While we generally recommend getting closer to the subject and using a dual-system solution to avoid recording the camera's noisy preamps, in many one-shooter, run-and-gun situations, that's not always possible. This video is designed to give you an idea of what some of these microphones sound like in such situations. We begin by listening to the poor audio recorded from the built-in mic on a... READ MORE

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Ultrasone, the German inventor of the innovative S-Logic headphone driver arrangement, has recently announced the new Performance Series line of headphones.  The Performance 840 provides agile bass with a frequency response of 10 to 25,000 Hz from a 40mm transducer with a... READ MORE
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3 days ago
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No matter what you're using to shoot video these days—a mirrorless hybrid, a DSLR, or a more traditional palm- or shoulder-mount camera—you are capturing both moving images and sound. Although more emphasis is placed on the visuals, the importance of sound should never be overlooked. There are a great number of things you can do to improve the audio quality of your video productions, and using a... READ MORE
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4 days ago
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The Grace Design m905 is highly regarded by professional audio engineers as one of the best high-end studio monitor controllers currently on the market. Such high quality often comes with a hefty price tag. Fortunately, the folks at Grace Design came up with a solution; the... READ MORE
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5 days ago
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When someone describes themselves as an audiophile, it is easy to immediately imagine an elaborate home setup, with expensive speakers, pricey amps and cables, audio receivers, and turntables. However, listening habits change over time, and for those with long daily commutes to school or work, more and more time spent listening to music is spent while on the go. Thankfully, there are a number of... READ MORE
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6 days ago
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In the following video, Rob Rives, of B&H fame, talks about the growing popularity of using iOS devices as portable recording studios, and some of the equipment available that will turn your iPad into the hub of your studio on the go. The video explores recording docks and interfaces like the... READ MORE

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6 days ago
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Join audio expert Rob Rives in this B&H online video, as he presents four 88-key digital pianos from Yamaha, Casio, and Kawaii. Aside from comparing their features, the video includes audio samples of piano, electric piano, and one other instrument from each, expertly performed by Greg Johnson. We hope you enjoy the video and the music, and invite you to view the wide selection of other... READ MORE

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6 days ago
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When someone mentions karaoke, my first thought is out-of-tune singers, awash in heavy reverb effects. For me, karaoke has not been the most pleasant experience, but the folk at Singtrix (creators of the original Guitar Heroes video game) have me singing a different tune with the... READ MORE
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1 week ago
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In the following video, Rob Rives, of B&H fame, gives a hands-on demonstration of six different portable digital audio recorders, examining their features and differences. He explores their available input and output capabilities, recording functions, and built-in microphones. Rives showcases their multiple features and points out some of their more advanced options. We hope you enjoy the... READ MORE

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2 weeks ago
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In 1939, Shure introduced the 55 Unidyne to the pro audio world, a cardioid dynamic microphone with an iconic look that quickly became a staple for broadcast, public address and music recording. With its trademark “birdcage” grille enclosure, and its ability to control feedback and reduce... READ MORE
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IK Multimedia, the manufacturer of audio interfaces and MIDI controllers for mobile devices and computers, has recently announced the release of the iRig HD-A for Android mobile devices. The interface draws power from your Android phone or tablet... READ MORE
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2 weeks ago
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The software maker iZotope has updated its Ozone mastering suite to version 6, delivering EQ, dynamics, an exciter and imager, along with dithering tools to aid in producing full, clean, and polished masters. While the plug-in and stand-alone application provide modern digital tools that offer precise adjustment, the software also includes EQ filter shapes modeled after classic analog hardware... READ MORE
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2 weeks ago
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In the following video, Rob Rives from B&H discusses a wish list of five budget-friendly turntables for the 2014 holiday season. He explores all-around performers like the Audio Technica AT-LP60USB, stylish models like the... READ MORE

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3 weeks ago
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In this video, Rob Rives shows us four different portable keyboards that make great starter keyboards for kids. Rives takes a look at the Casio SA-76 and CTK-6200, the... READ MORE

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