In the following video, Rob Rives demonstrates Audio-Technica’s System 10 camera-mount digital wireless system, and how it can be integrated into your camera rig for wireless audio. The video explores some of the functionality of the system, as well as discusses its digital audio quality and operating range. Rives shows off both the lavalier and handheld microphone options, letting you hear their sound quality firsthand.
If we were to claim that listening to music on vinyl records is more popular than ever, we wouldn't be historically accurate. However, the sustained popularity of record players continues to impress us here at B&H. Many people are rediscovering their fondness for the sound and feel of vinyl records, and droves of new people are encountering it for the first time. Whether you're interested in purchasing your first record player, or if you're ready to upgrade from the one your uncle handed down to you in 1973, this guide is for you.
For many in video production or electronic news gathering (ENG), the most complicated part of their rig is the wireless audio system. Without a dedicated sound person, capturing audio that matches the quality of your shot can be a daunting task. However, not every wireless system requires a Bachelors degree in audio engineering and fluency in German to get you great results.
Ah, physical media. Vinyl. LPs. EPs. 45s. 78s. Wondrous words for older music fans and dyed-in-wool Luddites, but surely out of step in this age of instant music downloads and cloud-based media streaming—or are they? Make no mistake: for some diehard music fanatics, downloading an mp3 will forever play second fiddle to the joy of acquiring a shiny slab of vinyl.
Due to the advent of portable music players like smartphones, tablets, and iPods, personal music listening has truly become a part of everyday life. Whether you're rushing to work on the bus, working out at the gym, or lounging on an airplane headed for Hawaii, chances are you've got your portable device pumping your favorite music into a pair of headphones or earbuds.
Today’s technology user constantly demands smaller and more portable devices. Customers want all-in-one, plug-and-play solutions that are versatile and easy to use. The world of audio recording has certainly followed suit, hence the growing popularity of USB microphones.
Whether you are a student, independent filmmaker, production company, or video journalist, wireless miking is an invaluable technique, and in many cases, one that you simply cannot do without. While shotgun mics will always have an important place in audio for film, the ability to close-mic a subject can allow for clearer dialog capture.
There is a first time for everything, and if you have your mind set on producing a wedding video, you will encounter plenty of “firsts” within that initial wedding weekend. There is a first kiss, a first dance and a first slice of cake. Where will you have your cameras set up for each of these memorable moments? Will you need lights for every shot? How will you manage the audio?
If you're shopping for a handy and dependable USB condenser microphone, take a look and a listen to Audio Technica's AT2020USB+ microphone. An excellent sounding and inexpensive condenser mic, the AT2020USB+ features a USB output for direct connection to your Mac or PC and a headphone jack for latency-free monitoring, making it an excellent choice for podcasting, vocals and instrument recording.
At the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, it’s not uncommon for the old and the new to cross paths. For more than a century, NAMM has been the place to showcase the latest innovations in music-related products. In 2013, we witnessed the rebirth of a synthesizer that was originally released in the late 1970s, and we were also introduced to a new kind of interface.