George Prince III, an award-winning camera operator who has worked on the Oscars, “American Idol” and the Superbowl, is using Point Source Audio’s CM-i5 in-ear intercom headset for crew communications.
Pliant Technologies line of SmartBoom LITE and SmartBoom PRO headsets feature an easily accessible flip up microphone feature that acts as an on/off switch for convenient mic control.
While manufacturing and other company activities have been limited for most vendors during this pandemic, products made by Clear-Com and its parent company HM Electronics (HME) are readily available. That’s because HME makes headsets and wireless systems used by fast food workers and Clear-Com supports the media industry, both considered “essential businesses” in this challenging time. So, the company’s factory in the Carlsbad area of San Diego, Calif. is operating, albeit at reduced capacity (socially distanced and staggered shifts).
Development of new technology and moving to the newly available 5GHz spectrum continue to expand the creative and technical possibilities for audio across live performance and broadcast productions.
Mackie introduced the MC-350 and MC-450 professional headphones, both offering full range 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response but in open and closed back designs.
Sennheiser has introduced HD 25 LIGHT headphones, a new lower cost model with the same sound as the HD 25 but with a minimalist headband design.
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