Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre performed H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds” on the CBS radio network on Sunday, October 30, 1938 — 80 years ago this year.
Among the most overlooked video accessories are outdoor windscreens for microphones. Much of a video crew’s work is outdoors and random wind noise is one of the most difficult anomalies to control. This means some sound operators, who work in extreme environments, spend as much money on wind protection gear as the microphones themselves.
Networked modular audio stageboxes have been around for a while and were hailed as a convenient alternative to clunky snakes and the huge patch bays that came with them. Unlike analog stage- and wallboxes, which usually only transmit signals to fixed locations or else require intricate and time-consuming cabling, they simplify connections and provide flexibility with respect to the I/O types.
Roswell Pro Audio has introduced the Colares Microphone, a new high-end condenser microphone designed especially for voice applications.
sE Electronics said the sE2300 features a handcrafted true condenser capsule, two attenuation pads, two low-cut filters and the same class-A discrete circuitry and output transformer as the sE2200.
A studio microphone stand that has earned a place alongside the most revered vintage microphones, consoles and outboard gear of the analog era has been reinvented for use today.
Pliant Technologies will bring the latest upgrades for its CrewCom wireless intercom to the NAB New York show. Version 1.2 was also seen at IBC and includes new firmware providing a range of features to improve system configuration, RF range and audio quality.