14,126 Views· Posted 07/04/2017
Join B&H’s Rob Rives as he discusses Sound Device’s Mix Pre-3 and Mix Pre-6 audio recorders, in depth. First you’ll hear the Mix Pre-6’s Kashmir mic preamps in action as they pick up the dulcet tones of Rives’s voice. Then, he covers the units extensively, giving you an overview of their gain range, filtering
605 Views· Posted 06/05/2017
In this video, Justin Colletti continues the discussion on recording guitar without the amplifier, this time eschewing software and focusing on the actual recording methods themselves. The process of “reamping”—as well as obtaining the classic, DI’ed tones used by the Beatles and Led Zeppelin to great effect—are a both covered. The Tech 21 Fly Rig 5 is a product you’ll see shown off here.
940 Views· Posted 04/07/2017
LED panels have put powerful lights into smaller, and lighter packages, but the most important test for any light, is how well it performs in real-world situations.
543 Views· Posted 10/05/2016
Powerful, high-CRI lights in the palm of your hand? Just a few years ago, this would be unthinkable, but in this video, we try out the Stella LED series of lights.
4,422 Views· Posted 05/23/2016
We're taking a look and a listen to the Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless System.
1,529 Views· Posted 01/26/2016
Join Enrique Martinez as he composes a dance track—on the spot—using the Novation Launchpad Pro with Ableton Live. Though it’s been designed specifically for Ableton Live, the Launchpad will work equally as well with any DAW or hardware MIDI device. The enhanced RGB LED back-lit pads are velocity and pressure sensitive, allowing for fluid expression and creativity when composing and performing. The layout is designed to keep your
32,876 Views· Posted 07/14/2015
In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, discusses the Sennheiser AVX Camera-Mountable Digital Wireless Audio System—designed to streamline your workflow significantly when recording sound for picture.
The video focuses on Sennheiser’s rich history of building world-class wireless solutions, and shows off the capabilities of the ME2 lavalier microphone when it’s attached to the SK bodypack transmitter, as well as the AVX-42 handheld transmitter.
4,020 Views· Posted 05/20/2015
In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, discusses the Audio-Technica AT8024 camera-mount microphone. With the microphone mounted on a Canon 5D mk III, the video explores the microphone’s two settings: one for a mono cardioid pickup pattern and one for an internally matrixed mid-side stereo pattern.
9,104 Views· Posted 04/01/2015
In this video, our in-house audio expert, Rob Rives, demonstrates two condenser shotgun microphones from RØDE: the NTG4 and NTG4+. Featuring a supercardioid polar pattern and the ability to withstand up to 135 dB SPL, these mics offer an ideal solution for ENG, filmmaking, field recording, sound design, and broadcast applications. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other instructional and
7,840 Views· Posted 01/19/2015
In the following video, Larry Becker introduces the Westcott Flex, a 10 x 10" LED array that is just 1/32" thick and is completely flexible. This video outlines the qualities of both the daylight- and tungsten-balanced models, including their output and CRI. Becker also discusses the AC power option and dimming from 5-100%. Additionally, the IP64 weatherproofing and multiple mounting options are mentnioned so that users can be sure to
3,492 Views· Posted 10/02/2014
In this video, our resident audio expert, Rob Rives, shows us the new Zoom iQ6 stereo microphone, which turns your iOS device with Lightning connector into a fully functional field recorder. Great for capturing the sounds of concerts, interviews, meetings, lectures and more, the iQ6 records high-quality audio at up to 16-bit/48kHz resolution. The microphone uses the same two unidirectional condenser mics found in the popular H4n recorder,
1,329 Views· Posted 08/12/2014
In the following video, Rob Rives shows off the Resident Audio T4 Thunderbolt Audio Interface. Rives discusses the features of the interface, including how it provides four mic preamps with phantom power while being exclusively bus powered, its color LED gain indicators, and its master volume knob. Rives also shows you the unit's multiple output options and MIDI I/O. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide
1,430 Views· Posted 03/24/2014
In the following video, Rob Rives demonstrates the QCon Pro DAW controller from Icon Digital, and how it is capable of streamlining your workflow when tracking and mixing. The video explores the unit's compatibility and functionality with a variety of common DAWS such as Pro Tools, Logic Pro, and Ableton Live, including its mapped controls. Rives discusses how the QCon Pro's eight touch-sensitive, motorized faders can be used to control different
1,803 Views· Posted 03/06/2014
In this video, Rob Rives shows us around the MOTU 828x, a professional digital audio interface that features a total of 28 inputs and 30 outputs. The unit, which is equipped with bothThunderbolt and USB connections, can be used with 32- or 64-bit Mac or PC systems. The interface is rackmountable and offers eight channels of 192kHz analog recording and playback, combined with 16 channels of ADAT optical digital I/O (8 channels at 96kHz), stereo S/PDIF, MIDI I/O, word clock, two headphone jacks, and stereo XLR main outs.
354 Views· Posted 10/17/2013
With 2 detachable condenser mics, two stereo inputs, stereo and headphone outputs, USB, iOS compatibility and more, the Fostex AR101 is a versatile audio system.