Gear Reviews

ORCA Mixer Bag and Harness   It’s Awesome!

ORCA Mixer Bag and Harness It’s Awesome!

After taking time to digest NAB 2014 there really wasn’t much new on the shotgun mic, field mixer, wireless front for location sound operators. But th... Read More »

The RØDE NTG-3 a shotgun to take a closer look at!

The RØDE NTG-3 a shotgun to take a closer look at!

Now that I’ve had the RØDE NTG-3 shotgun microphone out a couple of times and listened to the results in the studio, I’ve gotta say it’s a pretty nice... Read More »

A tough field test for the Shure VP83F LensHopper

A tough field test for the Shure VP83F LensHopper

I’ve been looking forward to trying out the Shure VP83F LensHopper camera mounted recording mic since it was released at NAB this year. It’... Read More »

Sennheiser MKE 600 Review part#2

Sennheiser MKE 600 Review part#2

After taking a good listen to dialogue recordings with the MKE 600 I’m still impressed! I already told you how impressed I was with this mics ability ... Read More »

Recent Review of Location Audio Simplified iBook from Professional Sound Services, NY

Hello, my name is Ann and I’m part of this dysfunctional family as well. However I’m mostly behind the scenes and assist Dean and Scot in the Media Wo... Read More »

Sennheiser MKE 600 Review part#1

Sennheiser MKE 600 Review part#1

If first impressions mean anything, the Sennheiser MKE 600 rocks. Now don’t go out and buy one just yet, this juror is still out. I’m a lover of the S... Read More »

Shure VP89 Wrap-Up

Shure VP89 Wrap-Up

Now that I’ve had a chance to listen to my recordings in Brazil with the ShureVP89M-medium shotgun I’ve gotta say, it did real well. It’s hard to eval... Read More »

Gear Lab #3: What’s the best all around camera mic?

Gear Lab #3: What’s the best all around camera mic?

Getting usable sound from a camera mounted microphone isn’t really that difficult. You just need to choose the right one for the job. I’ve... Read More »

Gear Lab #2: The Sanken COS 11D and the Tram TR-50

Gear Lab #2: The Sanken COS 11D and the Tram TR-50

I always carry both the Sanken COS 11D and the Tram TR-50 lavaliers. Why would I do that when they’re two very different mics that don’t m... Read More »

Gear Lab #1: The Best Headphones for Location Audio? Here’s My Opinion.

Gear Lab #1: The Best Headphones for Location Audio? Here’s My Opinion.

Our first Gear Lab is hot out of the oven! I thought I’d start things off talking about headphones, one of the most important pieces of gear for... Read More »