Ok, I admit it. I’ve worked in video production for 28 years and sort-a, kind-a knew how to wrap a cable – but not really. I was pretty much faking it. Kind of embarrassing to ask after a certain point in your career. There is a right way and a wrong way. Right way; the cable opens up smooth as silk and you look cool. Wrong way; the cable pulls out in a tangled mess and you look like a dork.
So, for all us camera people out there in the same boat, here’s a video from the Location Audio Simplified iBook with Dean showing us how it’s done. Now you don’t have to ask anyone and wear the face of shame.