Xlr to 3.5 or Xlr to usb? by Pablo Crespo 6 days ago Hi CCow , i have a behringer xm8500 , an xlr cable , a behringer ps400 , and now my question is , from the ps400 to the computer , what should i get for the best quality having this set up , xlr to 3.
Re: Xlr to 3.5 or Xlr to usb? by Richard Crowley 5 days ago Will the signal from a dynamic micrphone work with the typical mic input of a computer Yes, usually. It may not have great performance, though. The mic preamp in a computer (ANY computer) is among the
ENG mic handling noise suppression by Tom Prigge 1 week ago I just got a great deal on a Shure VP64L ENG mic. Handling noise can be a problem with any ENG mic. And I know proper technique is the cure. But has anyone ever seen a "sleeve" to fit over a stick mic
Re: ENG mic handling noise suppression by Richard Crowley 1 week ago That mic is rather the Shure equivalent of the venerable Electrovoice 635A microphone. One of the most popular hand-held "interview" mics is the Electrovoice RE50. But the RE50 is nothing but a 635A w
Audio for Documentary Advice by Michael Brown 1 week ago I am filming a documentary about Roller Girls. I would like to mic them up but the problem is, the setup has to be invasive. I do not want a mic w a battery pack on them because if they fall on that,
Re: Audio for Documentary Advice by Richard Crowley 1 week ago A few years ago in some online forum a producer told about how he used a dozen cheap, tiny, one-piece voice recorders on participants in an informal round-table discussion of radioactive salt reactor
Buzzing sound on old movie projector. by Linda O'Connell 2 weeks ago Not sure where to post this or what to even google to find out more information. I have an old super 8 sound projector (circa 1974) that I need to get the audio off of the film. It has one RCA output.
Room mic's for small audience by Tim Neighbors 5 months ago I'm looking to install some fixed mics for a small room (about 35ft wide, 25ft deep) with theatre seating for an audience. This room will be used for presentations (presenter at podium, powerpoint on
Re: Room mic's for small audience by Bruce Watson 5 months ago Tim Neighbors " I'm just looking for the best solution that doesn't involve extra crew. As it is, they can't hear audience questions at all." Since this is video only, the best thing I've found is to
recording good audio on a panel debate by Santiago Pilgrim 1 year ago Hi all, I am quoting for a project that will involved filming 3 people in a panel debate, with another individual hosting the debate. I am OK with filming this, probably have three cameras and two ope
Re: recording good audio on a panel debate by Peter Groom 1 year ago Do get an ISO of the main speaker ie a complete recording of his mic on its own channel not affected by the mix at all. It will be important as he is the moderator Peter Post Production Dubbing Mixer
Best audio format. by Anton Malahit 1 year ago I want to download some audio tracks and have multiple settings to choose from. Main settings are frequency (44.1, 48 or 96 kHz) and bitdepth (16, 24 bits). I will use audio as background music for fi
Re: Best audio format. by Rob Neidig 1 year ago Antony, The general rule of thumb is that you would want the original files at the highest sample rate and bit depth that you can get. That way, if they need to be processed - equalization, compressio
Panasonic AW-HS50 Tally by Richard Crowley 2 years ago Argh! I got my nice wireless tally system all running, and now I find out that my Panasonic AW-HS50 switcher interface connector appears to be DEAD. None of the inputs or outputs appear to do anything
Re: Panasonic AW-HS50 Tally by Tom Matthies 2 years ago Your switcher uses an open collector connection for tally so you will need to bias the connector with power to drive the transistor to conduct. See page 68 in your switcher manual. E=MC2+ -2db
Switcher for church IMAG by Grant Hansen 2 years ago My Church is looking to Upgrade our Video System and expand some of our IMAG capabilities. I'm look at Blackmagic's ATEM 2m e. I'm planning for the abblity to run 8 inputs (6 cameras and 2 computers).
Re: Switcher for church IMAG by Richard Crowley 2 years ago IME the ATEM switchers do not have sufficiently low latency for live image mag use unless you use gen-lock cameras. Whenever I need to do live image-mag, I have to use my Panasonic AW-HS50 switcher. I
New setup Atem TV Studio / Decklink Studio by Adam Kolish 2 years ago Hi everyone, I had a couple questions I was hoping someone might be able to answer, as I think there might be a mistake in my setup: What I was tasked to do was design a new System for a church that h
Headphones with camera by Jack Niedenthal 3 years ago I use a Panasonic HPX 170 camera. Someone gave me some Studio Beats headphones, so I used them to plug into the camera on my last shoot to monitor the sound (using Sennheisser ew100 G3 wireless mic).
Re: Headphones with camera by Eric Toline 3 years ago Short answer is do not use noise cancelling head phones, now you know why. See if you can get a pair of Sony 7506 headphones to monitor the audio from the camera. You'll hear everything you're suppose
Disappearing Threads? by Richard Crowley 3 years ago I have seen a few cases where a thread completely disappears under different conditions. It seems like very odd behavior to be designed that way, so I think it must be a bug For example, the thread ti
Resolved, but I can't delete this. by Richard Crowley 3 years ago I discovered this is because of the option to block "newbie" posts which appears to be defaulted "on". I personally think this is a bad idea because everyone was a newbie once and had to start somewhe
New to Blackmagic Design ATEM question by John Wilhelmi 3 years ago Hi, I am new to Blackmagic Design and will have many questions while I learn. Linearity is not my style so I will be jumping around from model to model and software package to software package asking
Shooting in China. Power Question by Michael McSwain 3 years ago Headed to China next week and I'm just now realizing that I don't yet have a solution for powering my lights and charging my batteries. I'm sure the batteries isn't a problem and a standard power conv
Re: Shooting in China. Power Question by Richard Crowley 3 years ago Inspect the nameplates on your chargers. They may be "universal" meaning that they will operate from 100 to 240V, so you would need only a mains plug adapter. Very little modern equipment gives a fig
new Blackmagic products I would like to see by Bob Zelin 3 years ago Hi - first, I too want my new Blackmagic products, like the Teranex, and Camera. So no matter what I suggest here, even if Blackmagic said "yes - we will do it" - I know that I would not see it until
Re: back of my DAT deck by Richard Crowley 4 years ago No, don't touch those screws! They hold in the optical connectors in place. It won't make any difference time-wise whether you do a digital or analog transfer. It may not make any difference quality-w
Camera and teleprompter positioning by Oliver de Morassé 4 years ago We are shooting full body spokespersons against a green screen for e-learning videos. I have received contraditory advice, and would appreciate what you think: 1. Approximately how high should our tri
Re: Camera and teleprompter positioning by Richard Crowley 4 years ago I recently shot a similar production of a 1 hour delivery. I used a 19 inch LCD screen positioned right below the lens and we were about 12 feet away from the talent. The farther away the camera is fr
ATEM TVstudio input routing?? by Richard Crowley 4 years ago I have read the manual and even loaded the control software, but without the actual unit to experiment with, it is not clear exactly how the four SDI and four HDMI inputs are routed to the 6 available
Re: ATEM TVstudio input routing?? by Jeff Hartman 4 years ago First off, this post is based on firmware revision 2.7.1, which changed some of this functionality. If you are running an earlier revision, you will want to first download this and update your system.
Lighting case for airlines? by Bob Knapp 4 years ago Does anyone have any recommendations for a hard shell case for lighting stands small tripods backdrop stands I'll need to check this on airlines. It doesn't need to me padded. I'm just looking for som
Re: Lighting case for airlines? by Richard Crowley 4 years ago I also went with a large golf bag case for a bunch of stands and cables. I managed to pack 95 pounds into it(!) The case was great, but the weight was a killer. On a short trip across the country, I n
Component video over cat 5 or 6 ? by Al Kohout 4 years ago Hello...we have a Tricaster Studio (not HD)...and wish to make connections simple. I heard we can run the signal through a Balun on each end and convert to cat 5. (or cat 6 --what is difference ) Can
Re: Component video over cat 5 or 6 ? by Richard Crowley 4 years ago Yes, you can use an inexpensive balun to send composite or Y C or component video over Cat5 cable. Something like this... http: www.tripplite.com en products model.cfm txtModelID=4596 Depending on man
Welding Video by Karen Howell 5 years ago Has anyone shot footage of welding I don't want to ruin my equipment and I am not sure of how to protect the sensor. My best guess is to shoot with the lens protected by a welder's hood (glass). My de
Re: Welding Video by Richard Crowley 5 years ago In addition to what Mr. Suszko said, is this just "B-roll" for something, or are you shooting instructional footage where we need to see the actual arc flame, how to move the work piece, how the metal
Confidence Monitor TV System by Steven Kramer 5 years ago I have been asked to figure out a confidence monitor system for our speakers. What we would like to be able to do is display the powerpoint media and a countdown timer of some sorts on the TV. What I
Re: Confidence Monitor TV System by Richard Crowley 5 years ago I wrote a countdown timer app many years ago that many people have found useful. I most recently used it a couple weeks ago and put the numbers into a smaller window in the corner overlaying the prese