I’ve been asked numerous times what equipment I carry on a doc?
Well, everything I need fits in one small backpack – for a reason. It doesn’t matter if I’m flying from Vancouver to LA or Vancouver to Dar es Salaam, bags don’t always make it. You only have to tape a camera mic to a shower curtain rod and use walkman headphones plugged into the camera’s headphone jack to learn this lesson!
1 – Sound Devices 442/Petrol case/harness
1 – Zoom H4n Recorder/Rycote wind jammer
1 – Neumann KM150 Hyper Cardiod Microphone/Rycote Suspension/wind jammer
1 – 14′internally cabled carbon fiber Boom Pole
2 – Sennheiser G2 Wireless Systems
2 – Tram TR50 Lavaliers
1 – Sanken Lavalier
1 – Comtec system with 2 receivers/headphones
1 – Sennheiser HD25 headphones
2 – 4gig SD cards, 2 – 2gig SD cards/SD card reader
1 – 15’ control cable
1 – box of 24 AA batteries
All cables needed to hook it up and operate.
In my checked luggage I carry duplicates of all cables, a small tool kit, my bag of various tapes, clips, and scissors for hiding lavaliers, 4 walkie-talkies and charger, more batteries.
What’s in your bag?