Often called “walk-and-talk” recording, videographers are often confronted with recording the audio of subjects in their workplace or during an interview with two or more people walking in full motion. Here’s how to insure excellent audio.
Gavin Kelly, a well-known “ghost hunter,” seeks to prove the existence of the paranormal by recoding strange sounds with his TASCAM DR-series field recorder for Amazon Prime’s new television series “Paranormal Journey: Into the Unknown.” Kelly, who serves as the host and lead investigator for the series and partner/cohost Paula Purcell, are known as the “Phantasmic Ghost Hunters.”
At the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, Sennheiser debuted two wireless microphone ranges aimed at musicians starting out in the business who want to do away with cables and wires.
The video on smartphones has gotten so good, many broadcasters are using them on the air for news coverage. Now Samson has upped the audio performance with Go Mic Mobile, a new wireless microphone designed for smartphones.
Shure will be introducing VHF options for its QLX-D digital wireless microphone system during the early part of this year. This move follows the introduction towards the end of 2016 of VHF band capability for the ULX-D digital radio mic.
For as long as most of us can remember, alkaline batteries have been the battery of choice in wireless microphones. Good practice was to start each production with a fresh set of batteries to prevent wireless failure. However, the price and environmental costs grew too high and now lithium-ion batteries have become more popular in modern wireless mics.