Wired and Wireless Mics: When to Use Them for Electronic News Gathering

When should you use wired or mireless mics for electronic news gathering? Read about it at B&H Explora.

Guide to Beachtek Audio Adapters

Nothing ruins a video faster than a bad audio track. Thankfully, Beachtek offers specialized audio adapters designed for the connection of professional audio recording equipment and microphones to HDSLR and camcorder cameras. Without the need for a separate recorder, the adapters provide exceptional audio quality directly to your camera, in perfect sync with the video. Beachtek employs high-quality components throughout, resulting in low-noise, high-gain, and high-fidelity sound.

Video: Hands-On Review of the Beachtek DXA-POCKET Compact Audio Adapter

In the following video, Rob Rives gets hands-on with Beachtek’s DXA-Pocket audio adapter, and compares it to three other Beachtek products to see how the features match up.

Two New Beachtek Accessories for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

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 gives you manual level control with visual level indicators over two mono or one stereo 1/8" inputs.


What Works for You? A Guide to DSLR Audio

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.

On-Camera Microphones from Sennheiser

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.

Holiday 2012: HDSLR Innovations

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.

Holiday 2012: HDSLR 101

Tips & Solutions: Improve the Sound of Your Camcorder

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

Hands-on Review: Beachtek DXA-SLR Active Audio Adapter

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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