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Brian Reynolds

Employed 30+ years in the Film TV industry.
Involved in Studio, Outside Broadcast & location audio recording.
And love Landsailing as a sport
Member Since:
July 1st 2007
519 Posts
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Location:
Adelaide .. South Australia
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From Mixer to camera
by Kurt Johnston 3 weeks ago
I am new to this and wanted to check if what I want to do is possible. We have meeting presentations that we do monthly and would like to record. The room has built-in audio system using 4 wireless mi
Re: From Mixer to camera
by Brian Reynolds 3 weeks ago
Most of the recorders in the Zoom range H4, H4n, H5, H6, F4, F8 the XLR inputs are 'mic level' the 6.5mm in the centre of the inout socket are 'line level' ..... So XLR = Mic level,........ 6.5 mm plu
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Outdoor recording, only me
by Scott Hopkins 3 weeks ago
Hello I am recording outdoor interviews about 5 feet from subject with camera zoom H5. I'm using Laos and then I shot gun mounted on the camera 1 feet foot high and 8 inches to the left. I tried my Se
Re: Outdoor recording, only me
by Brian Reynolds 3 weeks ago
As a guide..... if the talent can't reach out and touch the mic......Its to far away.
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shogun as video and audio recorder
by Craig Alan 3 weeks ago
If I were using a Shogun to capture 4K video from either a Canon C-300 mark II or Sony FS7 mark II or Blackmagic Ursa, would the Shogun record the audio from a Sound Devices 302 with good quality or w
Re: shogun as video and audio recorder
by Brian Reynolds 3 weeks ago
From what I have gathered the camera media is the main source the Shogun Ninja is the backup.... And if its reliable I'm out of the loop by then, but if it wasn't reliable then I doubt it would be use
Flattened audio waveform when recorded through ext mic on H4N
by Anthony Moon 2 months ago
Hi all, We filmed a wedding ceremony on the weekend and when recording the audio we got a weird flat waveform from the zoom. It seems to distort quite a bit. Does anyone know if this can be resolved i
Re: Flattened audio waveform when recorded through ext mic on H4N
by Brian Reynolds 2 months ago
You are right the signal is clipped.... What were you feeding from then into the Zoom H4n Mic or line level Were you using any in line pads What inputs were you using XLR or 6.5mm socket
Learning audio
by Wesley Harrison 3 months ago
Hello audio professionals, I recently bought an AT4053b and a Tascam DR-60D. I have some experience with low end shotgun mics and simple recorders. I'm looking for some resources to learn how to bette
Re: Learning audio
by Brian Reynolds 3 months ago
As a suggestion Wesley is actually get out and use your gear rather than just read instructions.... I did some teaching for some secondary age students at one stage and gave them an audio task of crea
Anybody using a Zoom F4?
by Bob Mark 4 months ago
Has anybody tried it Thanks Bob
Re: Anybody using a Zoom F4?
by Brian Reynolds 4 months ago
So Bruce what are you feeding that requires a 'critical' +4 If you are feeding a camera -10 is fine.... It actually works VERY well.
Audio Advice for Event
by Al Herr 8 months ago
Hello All, Wondering if my strategy is correct for this corporate training vent: 1-2 speakers at a time, most of the time just one each wearing a wireless lav. One camera angle JVC GY HM170ua with XLR
Re: Audio Advice for Event
by Peter Groom 8 months ago
If it were me Id walk away. Id not be interested in doing a job that was guaranteed to be a disaster before it started just because other non qualified people were involved. Peter Post Production Dubb
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Joshua Mallett 2 years ago
Hey man, kind of rehashed an old topic....but looking for your advice:

https://forums.creativecow.net/readpost/30/874200
Audio Distorted 5 year old Sennheiser 100 ENG G2 into new Canon XA20
by Bruce MacKown 3 years ago
I recently purchased a Canon XA20 camera and the audio sounds distorted even though I am setting the level no higher than -6db. I m using the same wireless lav setup that I ve had for five years, a Se
Re: Audio Distorted 5 year old Sennheiser 100 ENG G2 into new Canon XA20
by Brian Reynolds 3 years ago
A radio mic system is actually 2 electronic devices....The transmitter (Tx) and the receiver (Rx). Firstly you need to set up part one.... the Tx levels need to be set correctly (not over driven and n
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Azden 330 ULT SUCKS! Sound cuts out while recording!
by Raf Erosa 5 years ago
Ok.. I am sick of the Azden 330 ult Dual channel.. We have been using it for 4 mos, and it ruined 1 month of footage we shot over seas! SOund kept dropping out. What is a GOOD PRICED or used wireless
Re: Azden 330 ULT SUCKS! Sound cuts out while recording!
by Bill Davis 5 years ago
Back when I traveled all around the country teaching Production in seminars - I had a fun little exercise I used to do in class. I'd pick a volunteer from the crowd hand them a basic camcorder. Saying
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Challenging mic/recording situation - advice requested
by Al Yoshi 5 years ago
Hello community, I will be working on a documentary-style film shoot which will have approximately 10 people sitting around a table. There will be multiple cameras, but my main concern is the audio. W
Re: Challenging mic/recording situation - advice requested
by Peter Groom 5 years ago
Hi again I know this isn't what you want to hear, but why isn't 10 lavs feasible . You'll be providing 10 chairs no doubt If you were holding a children's party would you make them share a cake rather
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Brian Reynolds liked this 5 years ago
Advice needed on mic/line settings... On shoot now and need tips as soon as possible
by Shuling Yong 5 years ago
Hello. I'm on a documentary shoot now, running 2 sound sources into a shure FP33 mixer, and sending the signals wirelessly to the sony ex3 camera via a CR185 wireless system. My question is about line
Re: Advice needed on mic/line settings... On shoot now and need tips as soon as possible
by Brian Reynolds 5 years ago
How long have you been doing location sound Mic Line level is VERY basic stuff.... If you are struggling at this should you actually be doing the job
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Wireless Lav Fading and White Noise
by Steve Crow 6 years ago
I was on a shoot yesterday and I had the talent hooked up to a Senheisser G2 wireless lav, I was positioned less than 10 feet away however I began to hear the audio fading in and out and also in some
Re: Wireless Lav Fading and White Noise
by Brian Reynolds 6 years ago
I've had this happen on a couple of occasions in a city area, I now do a scan EACH and EVERY location that I do. It could be Telecommunications, WiFi, or some sort of data.. But a scan should solve th
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How should I mic my interrotron set up?
by Noam Osband 6 years ago
I'm buying two teleprompters and making an Interrotron. http: www.whiterabbitdesigncompany.com Miscellaneous images interrotron%20web%20page.jpg I'll be in the same room as the person I am filming but
Re: How should I mic my interrotron set up?
by Bill Davis 6 years ago
You're taking a lot of time - using a lot of extra equipment - and adding a lot of complexity to a process that will give you essentially the exact same results by simply having your interviewer stand
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Dimensional Audio
by Philip Cacayorin 7 years ago
I utilize a proprietary microphone design that enables a virtual sound from 2-channels. Focused on a point in space, the signal doesn't require any DSP processing and has he ability to broadcast full
Re: Dimensional Audio
by Brian Reynolds 7 years ago
The recordings sound very nice and provide a tremendous spacial imagery, giving results very much like the "Blumlein Pair" stereo recording technique. http: en.wikipedia.org wiki Blumlein_Pair When th
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Brian Reynolds liked this 7 years ago
RED camera "Remote Switch"
by Brian Reynolds 8 years ago
I have been asked to make a remote switch for a Red Camera, I have the pin connections of the lemo plug as described in the manual but what are the connections for the switching Is the switch locking
Re: RED camera "Remote Switch"
by Dino Sanacory 8 years ago
Simple but not so simple. The fun part is making your own Lemo cables. Someone already did it for you: http: www.viewfactor.net index.php products switches.html $110. Super tiny. Super durable. Should
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