These are what different recording formats on the Sound Devices 688 / 633 and 664.
The different modes are Wav poly / wav poly (ISO Only) / wav poly (LR Only) / wav poly (X1X2) / MP3 (LR) / MP3 (X1X2) / wav mono / Wav Mono (ISO only). All of these only work if you record enable the relevant tracks.Read More
The sennheiser G3 is the best (in my opinion) bet for anyone starting out and needing a good solid wireless system. You can watch the video for the full explination but in short:Read More
To protect our microphones from wind noise and distortion, so we have to slow the air down so it doesn't distort the sound. Now depending on the level on wind protection you need there are different solutions and in the video below i discuss the foam to windjammer and deadcat.Read More
This is a collection of sound mixer/recorder I can find/remember/google so please do comment below if you want another one added. Feel free to bookmark this page for easy manual reference in the future.Read More
This is a 3 parter to help you not only see what is better in terms of range but how much by and then different positions of the transmitter so you can get the maximum range. The transmitter power is 25mW which is the max for the UK.Read More
I often get asked about gear and talk to people about what gear they have and which is better X or Y. There are lots of great sounding gear and many people on award winning shows all use different types of equipment.Read More
Below is where you can get the Boom Pole Cheat sheet which is part of a new initiative to give you more resources for the sound community and then follow up each week on a Monday with content relating to film sound and to help build a community with more content tailored to us.Read More
I say yes because of the following when you don't have a separate timecode system like Timecode Buddy, Ambient Lockit or Tentacle SyncRead More
The best place to buy and sell second hand equipmentRead More
I came across this funny product that other day which is essentially playing the stereo music or sound from TV etc.. through just one headphone.Read More
So the problem was that I could not operate the Sound devices 688 and turn off the unit. Even with all the power inputs like NP1 and AA batteries the unit stayed on.Read More
This is a test of how long the sound devices 664 will last with 5 freshly charged 2900mah AA batteries and recording a Sennheiser 416 with phantom power and recording the ISO and 1 side of the mix track.Read More
So we have all seen manufacturers such as sound devices issuing lists for approved media such as CF and SD cards. How do they come up with their list?Read More
This is an introduction to the basic kit you need to be able to do sound recording / sound mixing. This will be using examples from my own equipment so feel free to look for other similar products within your price range. What Sound Equipment You Need...Read More
This is a new product called "12V 40Ah LiFePO4 Bespoke Battery Pack & Peli™ Case" from the Tracer Product Range.
This battery pack has a weight of 10.7 kg and is 300 x 249 x 196 mm. Charging time of 5-7 hours with recommendations to fully charge at least once every 6 months. Only loosing less than 0.5% power per day through self-discharge. Packed in a Peli case for brilliant protection. Charging life cycle of over 1,400 times. You can see how much power is left and if you need to recharge on the Inside by pressing one button.Read More
Specialist UK Audio dealers and Sound Equipment Hire London Delaers (all sell Sound Devices):Read More
This is a very tricky post to write about because it's going to be very subjective because I don't know your circumstances. There are however different groups of features to consider for different aspects of work. So I will go through features of many mainstream recorders to help you decide what makes the Best Sound Recorder for you.Read More
I made this video for students I teach that often run into trouble with accidentally changing settings on the 302 and need to factory reset sound devices 302 mixers.
I work and own a sound devices 664 and so not having a screen requires remembering the menu blindfolded as the 302 has no screen.Read More