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As more and more people rely on the convenience of their iPhone as a field recorder for ENG and interview applications, the challenge remains of how to get high-quality audio into the device.... READ MORE
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3 months ago
Hands-on Review
In the following video, Rob Rives gets his hands on the Zoom iQ5 Stereo Microphone for iOS Devices, and discusses how it can be used for mid-side recordings with adjustable stereo fields and orientations. Rives demonstrates the controls and functionality of the iQ5, including how to adjust the mic’s orientation when in landscape or... READ MORE
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10 months ago
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Zoom turned the pro audio world upside down last year with their acclaimed H6 portable recorder, and now they complete the “one-two punch” with the introduction of their new, smaller H5 Handy Recorder. Following in its big brother’s footsteps, the H5 features an interchangeable microphone system and is... READ MORE
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10 months ago
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Zoom is showcasing a trio of audio solutions at this year’s NAMM festivities. These new items illustrate the company’s continued commitment to high-quality mobile audio—even as they branch out into the world of video recorder and desktop audio interfaces. The iQ5 caters to those... READ MORE
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11 months ago
Hands-on Review
As far as shooting goes, there may be nothing more satisfying than getting the shot you want, or getting that image or camera move exactly the way you see it in your mind. Conversely, there may be nothing as disappointing as coming close to your shot, but just not nailing it. This could be caused by any number of factors—the camera isn’t in the right position, you have an uncomfortable hand... READ MORE
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1 year ago
Hands-on Review
One of the easiest ways to improve your production, be it podcast, radio, film, or music, is to take a look at the type of device into which you are recording your audio. Most pros know (and will tell you), not all audio is captured equally. Integrating a portable digital recorder into your rig may seem like an obvious solution, but it is often overlooked, and is an excellent way to improve your... READ MORE
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1 year ago
Hands-on Review
If you’re experienced working in film, video, or electronic news-gathering, then you already know how devastating the wind can be to your audio recordings. Without the proper protection, a microphone will interpret wind, vocal pops, and drafts from air-conditioning units as disturbances in air pressure around the microphone element. digital recorders.

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1 year 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
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Every so often, a piece of audio gear is released that quickly builds a loyal base of users to the point that it becomes almost ubiquitous, just an obvious choice for a given application because it works so well. The rise in popularity of the Zoom H4n is such an example.

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1 year ago
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In the third and final episode in our series dedicated to helping DSLR shooters improve the audio quality of their video productions, we take a look at some dual-system solutions. “Dual systems” means we use an entirely separate device to record our audio.

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1 year ago
Tips and Solutions
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? When the bride... READ MORE
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1 year ago
Hands-on Review
When most people think of a wedding, the visuals come to mind. The ceremony, the reception hall, being surrounded by friends and family, and of course the beautiful white dress. As it is increasingly common for couples to want their special day filmed as well as photographed, however, the sounds of the day as well as the visuals will now be committed to memory. Weddings, especially the... READ MORE
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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

Software isn’t always the most convenient way to make a recording. If you’re on the road or just trying to document a performance, all the necessary accessories to utilize a DAW can be overwhelming and delicate. A portable multi-track recorder, on the other hand, provides an all-in-one solution.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

It seems like everything you buy these days has a video camera embedded in it somewhere. Computers, phones, gadgets, even game controllers stare back at you through unblinking, peephole-sized lenses.

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2 years 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

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