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New Rechargeable 9V Battery Beachtek PRO5180 Rechargeable 9V Batteries (700mAh)

February 16th, 2014

The Beachtek Pro5180 are a new battery in the rechargeable 9v market a 2 pack is $48.00 which puts them at the same price per battery ($24.00) as the I power Rechargeable 9V which have been a long winner among sound mixers. However the BeachTek are 200MAH more making them last longer. They also will [...]

Providing Great Location Sound in Columbia South Carolina

February 3rd, 2014

The last two months have been very busy for us at Pro Location Sound. Especially in Columbia  South Carolina providing many clients on a variety of projects with Location Sound. With a shortage of quality Sound Mixers in Columbia  South Carolina and the surrounding areas we always love working to help your project sound the [...]

New Sound Truck Nissan NV-200 Van

February 3rd, 2014

The Nissan NV-200 is Nissans answer to the Ford Transit Connect and smaller option then the Dodge Ram Pro Master. The Nv-200 was also first to the market in late 2013. I took delivery of mine two weeks ago and have already driven it about 1000 miles. Below are my impressions.
Performance and Passenger Cabin
The NV-200 [...]

Sound Devices 633 1.01 Firmware

December 10th, 2013

Sound Devices has released an important firmware update for the 633 below are the details:
Changes introduced in 1.01 include:
Fixes issue where when powering up from sleep mode, the audio output of the 633 may be 10db to 20db low or sometimes too high.
Potential issue where record bell and subsequent recorded files could be distorted.
Fixes [...]

Sound Devices 633 Review

November 21st, 2013

I took deliver of my 633 this morning and have spent about 3 hour playing with it and setting it up below are my initial thoughts and observations:

Bag Choice: I got it to fit into my 302 Petrol bag but it was too small for my needs. If I was doing a simple 2 [...]

Ktek Nautilus Shockmount a Real Winner

October 30th, 2013

Ktek has always been known for making quality boom poles and providing great service. However there shock mount offerings were a bit lacking till now. The Nautilus is a new way of providing microphone shock absorption and comes with two sets of bands depending upon the weight of your microphone. The shock mount also has [...]

Keeping up with Technology

October 23rd, 2013

Being a proactive sound mixer also means staying current on not only sound equipment but cameras, computers and editing systems. It is important to know enough so you can communicate with editors, DIT and camera operators correctly. You often need some knowledge in order to know what questions to ask or if there is an [...]

Stick it Dots an easier way of working

October 1st, 2013

Many sound mixers count Top Stick wardrobe tape as a valuable part of our kit to secure microphones and control noisy wardrobe. But it is sometimes difficult to quickly apply it to circular surfaces since it is a rectangle.  Stick it Dots solve this issues as it is a sheet of circular dots of Top [...]

Sound Devices 664 Continues Improvement

September 25th, 2013

One of the things I love about Sound Devices is that are always listening to user feedback and continuing to improve there products. The 664 was a great product when first released and is now an outstanding product because of continued firmware improvements. It is the best machine I have ever owned or worked with [...]

Doing it for the love of the audio

August 25th, 2013

Being a Location Sound Mixer is a job you really have to love. Its a tough but rewarding way to make a living. I do it because I love a new challenge every day and I love doing a job that most people have no idea how to do or want to do. I also [...]

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