Beachtek

Hands-on Review
I recently had the opportunity to test the Beachtek DXA-POCKET audio adapter and the Beachtek BRM-1 Baseplate, and I found a lot to like. The DXA-POCKET... READ MORE
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2 weeks ago
Tips and Solutions

If you gather ten sound engineers in a room and ask them what’s the best way to record something, don’t be surprised when you get ten different answers. One thing that makes sound engineering such a fun field is that all ten answers will probably be right.

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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

One basic way to improve the sound quality of a video camera is to utilize an external, on-camera microphone. The microphone that’s built into your camera is typically of low quality and usually picks up lots of handling noise. An external microphone can provide better overall sound quality.

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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

As 2012 draws to a close, we have the opportunity to take a look back at a year which saw many innovations in the world of HDSLR video. One of the most prominent trends of 2012 has been the continuing blending of still and video acquisition technologies into the same tools.

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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

Way back—five years ago—if you shot video, you used a video camera, and if you shot photographs, you used a still camera. Today, that distinction is all but meaningless. Almost every video camera today captures stills, and virtually every still camera now shoots video.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

One way to improve the quality of your in-camera audio when shooting video with an HDSLR camera is to utilize an external adapter box (called a Camcorder XLR Adapter). These gizmos attach to the base of your camera and enable you to connect multiple XLR microphones to your camera’s lowly mini-plug mic input. 

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

With XLR inputs, solid mic preamps, and optional AGC disabling, the DXA-SLR allows you to use quality microphones with your DSLR camera.

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2 years ago
Tips and Solutions

This video shows you how to upgrade your consumer camcorder sound capabilities using a simple device that mounts to the bottom of your camera.

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2 years ago
Tips and Solutions

With all of the advantages that the HDSLR revolution has given video producers and filmmakers, there are a number of well-known drawbacks to be aware of: moiré, aliasing, lack of headphone monitoring and sensors that quickly overheat. One of the lesser-known drawbacks is an audio feature called AGC.

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3 years ago
Buying Guide

A Camcorder XLR Adapter is a small, lightweight box that enables you to properly attach two professional microphones and other audio signals to a camera with only one 3.5mm mini-plug mic input.

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3 years ago