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Tag: Audio

Rycote Goodies at NAB 2014:

Rycote Goodies at NAB 2014:

Rycote have announced the launch of two brand new products offering exceptional wind shielding performance at NAB 2014. The Super-Softie significantly enhances the performance achieved by the existing Softie windshield, through an innovative new aerodynamic shape, and brand new surface material – 3D-Tex, combining to achieve excellent acoustic transparency with superb attenuation of wind noise. […]

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4K s35mm Sensor Camera Being Announced on Monday:

4K s35mm Sensor Camera Being Announced on Monday:

On Monday the 7th of October details of a 4K s35mm camera are set to be announced. In pictures we have seen, one of the configurations of the 4K camera makes it look similar to that old sony DXC-3000 3CCD camera. Just slimmer. We have seen spec and detail sheets which tells us the resolution, […]

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Detailed Look at the MyMyk SmartMyk & MyMyk SmartLynk:

Detailed Look at the MyMyk SmartMyk & MyMyk SmartLynk:

We covered the MyMyk SmartMyk microphone system just after they launched it HERE. MyMyk have since added the MyMyk SmartLynk which is a two-channel audio mixer, an audio input monitor, also works to block unwanted Automatic Gain Control (AGC) and more. The MyMyk SmartMyk is a directional microphone which records HD audio. It is complemented […]

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Aputure V-Mic D1 Shotgun DSLR Microphone:

Aputure V-Mic D1 Shotgun DSLR Microphone:

Aputure have released the V-Mic D1, a directional condenser shotgun microphone built for DSLR’s. The Aputure V-Mic D1 is a directional condenser shotgun microphone featuring a super-cardioid polar pattern, line gradient acoustics, superior isolation, and easily filters out unwanted background noise, vibrations, and low frequencies in order to give you accurate voice input. The microphone […]

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Blue Microphones Bought by Private Equity Company:

Blue Microphones Bought by Private Equity Company:

Blue Microphones has been acquired by private equity firm The Riverside Company. Blue Microphones are know for their leading edge microphone technology, design for professional studios, live performance and consumers for home and portable electronics. Founded in 1995, Blue began by manufacturing high-performance microphones used by professional artists like Bruce Springsteen, Sting and Coldplay. In […]

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The Cinescopophilia Shop it is Cine Camera Gear For Today’s Filmmakers:

The Cinescopophilia Shop it is Cine Camera Gear For Today’s Filmmakers:

We started a shop…. You what? We opened up a store and called it the Cinescopophilia Shop. It’s Cine Camera Gear For Today’s Filmmakers! Thinking outside the banner we decided to put some camera gear together from vendors we are affiliated with and roll that into a portal for you. The Cinescopophilia Shop is starting […]

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Zoom H6 Handy Recorder With up to 6 XLR TRS Jack Audio Inputs:

Zoom H6 Handy Recorder With up to 6 XLR TRS Jack Audio Inputs:

Zoom have announced the H6 Handy portable recorder. The Zoom H6 Handy recorder comes standard with four XLR / TRS Jack microphone inputs. The H6 has a changeable capsule system setup and ships with the XY Mic and Mid Side Mic as standard. Microphones options that can be swapped onto the H6 include a shotgun […]

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Need Sound Advice? Watch Sennheiser Audio for Video Online Tutorials:

Need Sound Advice? Watch Sennheiser Audio for Video Online Tutorials:

Filmmaker Geert Verdickt the multi-award-winning video journalist has joined forces with audio specialist Sennheiser to develop a series of tutorial videos dedicated to the subject of audio for video filmmakers. “If you’re asking me ‘What is the most underestimated power of filmmaking?’ that would be sound,” says filmmaker Geert Verdickt. In a total of five […]

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Canon Firmware Officially Announced for 7D Camera coming in August:

Canon Firmware Officially Announced for 7D Camera coming in August:

Canon have announced the firmware 2.0.X update for the EOS 7D DSLR camera that adds new functionality to improve its performance. We have been informed the Canon 7D V2 firmware update will be available as early as August the 7th. The update, free to all Canon 7D owners, gives the camera more advanced shooting options, […]

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Canon 650D Audio Monitoring Solution for DFSLR Shooters: Yes DFSLR:

Canon 650D Audio Monitoring Solution for DFSLR Shooters: Yes DFSLR:

The Canon 650D is out and seems very clever indeed. So too the DFSLR users that question the lack of audio monitoring options provided by Canon on the 650D camera. Wait… What is that a typo? You mean DSLR right? NO!! It is spelled right. That F in DFSLR is a for a special breed […]

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Shure FP Wireless System:

Shure FP Wireless System:

Much like the Shure UR5 portable diversity receiver we showed you HERE, the new FP wireless system is getting the premium treatment. Component Features of Shure’s FP Wireless: FP1 Bodypack Transmitter: • Automatic Transmitter Setup to instantly sync the transmitter to the receiver frequency • LED indicator for control lockout, IR RF sync, low battery […]

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Rycote Tac!T XLR Cable has 18dB Per Octave Roll Off Beginning at 60Hz:

Rycote Tac!T XLR Cable has 18dB Per Octave Roll Off Beginning at 60Hz:

The Tac!T (pronounced ‘Tass-it’) is a 45cm ultra-flexible Mogami cable with high-quality gold-pin XX-series Neutrik XLR connectors at either end. What makes it stand out is its integral third-order filter. With a steep 18dB-per-octave roll-off beginning at 60Hz, the Tac!T passes most wanted audio in a location recording environment completely unaffected, but filters out virtually […]

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MXL FR-310 Hot Shoe Shotgun DSLR Microphone:

MXL FR-310 Hot Shoe Shotgun DSLR Microphone:

MXL microphones have released the MXL FR-310 video microphone that delivers sound that is as focused as the video you shoot. Mounting the MXL FR-310 onto your DSLR camera allows for tighter, cleaner sound recordings compared to normal in camera microphones. The MXL FR-310 shuts out sound from the sides and back, and has a […]

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Nikon D800 Vs Canon 5D MKIII audio Firmware Features:

Nikon D800 Vs Canon 5D MKIII audio Firmware Features:

Quick one: The Canon 5D MKIII verses Nikon D800 camera, looking at the features and firmware menus for audio on the both the new DSLR cameras. The second half of the video introduces the new juicedLink RM333 low-noise pre amplifier, designed for the new high-end of town, DSLR cameras. See juicedLink for more information.

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New Royalty Free Music Website For Independent Video Producers:

New Royalty Free Music Website For Independent Video Producers:

Some great news that Royalty Free Kings are now offering up their music tracks. Independent video producers now have access to Hollywood blockbuster quality music, thanks to RoyaltyFreeKings.com. The site was launched last month by veteran composers Mark Petrie and Gina Brigida, whose latest trailer credits include: The Green Lantern, The Amazing Spider-Man and The […]

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New Beachtek DXA-SLR PRO Audio Adapter For DSLR Cameras:

New Beachtek DXA-SLR PRO Audio Adapter For DSLR Cameras:

The new Beachtek DXA-SLR PRO audio adapter for DSLR cameras. The Beachtek DXA-SLR PRO adapter is an all new design with many enhanced features over the older DXA-SLR model. The Beachtek DXA-SLR PRO provides a high performance front end to connect virtually any professional microphone and other audio gear to these cameras for superior audio. […]

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The Free OSGFilms Panasonic GH2 Shooters Guide for Filmmakers:

The Free OSGFilms Panasonic GH2 Shooters Guide for Filmmakers:

OSGFilms have released the most complete Panasonic GH2 Shooters Guide for Filmmakers, and best of all it is free. The OSGFilms Panasonic GH2 Guide for Filmmakers E-book started out as a Quick Start guide by respected documentary filmmaker Orlando S Gondar teaching you how to successfully hack and patch the GH2 camera with expert guiding […]

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Sennheiser SKP 300 G3 Plug-On Transmitter With Phantom Power:

Sennheiser SKP 300 G3 Plug-On Transmitter With Phantom Power:

Sennheiser is extending its evolution wireless ew 300 G3 series with the addition of the SKP 300 G3 plug-on transmitter. Whether it is for a speaker’s podium or for fast mobile use in video productions, the SKP 300 G3 converts any conventional cabled microphone quickly and easily into a wireless one. The phantom power required […]

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The SmartMyk DSLR Microphone Built by Pro’s for Pro Sound:

The SmartMyk DSLR Microphone Built by Pro’s for Pro Sound:

The MyMyk SmartMyk DSLR hypercardioid shotgun principle line and gradient microphone was created by a consortium of industry professionals from the sound, film, and broadcast industries. The SmartMyk has been designed to exacting standards, with an attention to detail that is second to none. The result is stunning HD audio that you never before thought […]

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Sony Working on Binaural 3D Sound in Cinematography:

Sony Working on Binaural 3D Sound in Cinematography:

Sony have worked on a short music video that has used binaural sound to give a very nice rich 3D sound with wonderful dramatic complete depth and volume. Pop your headphones on for the 3 videos as Sony take you on ride showing you what it is like to be a member of the band […]

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ECC Tools The Binary DSLR Rig has it All & then Some:

ECC Tools The Binary DSLR Rig has it All & then Some:

ECC Tools has created The Binary Rig to give DSLR cameras the functionality and usability of a cinema camera. HDSLR cameras have the ability to capture beautiful cinematic images, but they lack features necessary to use the cameras reliably under the rigors of film production. The Binary Rig integrates the functionality that film industry professionals […]

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Roland R26 6 Channel Audio Field Recorder With XLR Inputs:

Roland R26 6 Channel Audio Field Recorder With XLR Inputs:

The Roland R-26 audio field recorders captures audio with high-definition direct sound, as well as the rich natural ambience of the recording environment. The Roland R-26 has dual stereo mics, and six channels of simultaneous recording. The Roland R-26 is around $499. See also the Olympus LS-100 and the Tascam DR 100MKII and the handy […]

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$399 Olympus LS-100 24 bit Multi-Track Recorder with XLR Inputs:

$399 Olympus LS-100 24 bit Multi-Track Recorder with XLR Inputs:

The Olympus LS-100 24 bit, 96 kHz Multi-Track Recorder with XLR Inputs and metal body will hit stores at a recommended price of $399 in February 2012. The Olympus LS-100 Multi-Track Linear PCM recorder. It’s ridiculously easy to use and musicians will appreciate the on board tuner, metronome and lissajous function. Enjoy capturing every note […]

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iM2 Turns Your iPhone & iPad Into a Go Anywhere Tascam Recorder:

iM2 Turns Your iPhone & iPad Into a Go Anywhere Tascam Recorder:

TASCAM’s iM2 turns the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch into a high-quality stereo recorder. A pair of condenser microphones – the same high quality as TASCAM’s best-selling DR-series recorders – plugs into the dock connector of your Apple device. The microphones are adjustable over 180 degrees for the best sound placement. The uni-directional elements are […]

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Tascam DR-100MKII Handy Recorder with Locking XLR Inputs:

Tascam DR-100MKII Handy Recorder with Locking XLR Inputs:

The Tascam DR-100MKII is a high-end 24bit/96kHz Linear PCM portable field recorder that builds on the very popular DR-100 model’s strengths, and adds plenty of improvements on top of that. Grabbing a Japanese press release here is what looks to be new: A better sturdier case build, +4 DBu line level input with +48 V […]

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The Canon EOS Cinema C300 Camera Viewfinder & XLR Inputs:

The Canon EOS Cinema C300 Camera Viewfinder & XLR Inputs:

The Canon EOS Cinema C300 camera viewfinder tilts up to a convenient 60° angle. The 4″ control panel and 1.23 megapixel monitor rotates 135° left/right or 270° down – and can be mounted directly on the camera body or the handle unit. Top, behind, from either side, on either shoulder – the EOS C300 and […]

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Roland R-44 Solid State Four Channel Audio Field Recorder:

Roland R-44 Solid State Four Channel Audio Field Recorder:

The Edirol R-44 is designed for professional use within a very conveniently sized package. Capture up to 4 channels of uncompressed audio with selectable bit depths (16-bit or 24-bit) and sampling frequencies (44.1kHz/48kHz/88.2kHz/96kHz). R-44 employs SD cards or large capacity SDHC cards as the recording media. No moving parts enables the most silent and reliable […]

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K-Tek: 3 Windscreens for Small Microphones:

K-Tek: 3 Windscreens for Small Microphones:

Known for popular boom poles, shock mounts and Norbert camcorder accessory mounting system, K-Tek offers three new windscreens. Designed for small/low-profile microphones, these US-made products, are effective solutions for wind noise reduction and microphone protection at affordable prices. K-Tek’s unique design combines a fleece or faux fur exterior that breaks up the wind with a […]

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Adobe MAX: Blur Kernelling, Zooming & Rubadubb CAN Fix It In Post:

Adobe MAX: Blur Kernelling, Zooming & Rubadubb CAN Fix It In Post:

At the Adobe MAX 2011 convention where designers and developers set the course for the future of digital experiences some really interesting sneak peeks into what we will soon see hopefully on software like Photoshop and Premiere were demoed. Adobe are currently working on a deblurring add on they call Blur Kernelling for fixing blurry […]

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Sync your audio with your DSLR video clip in Final Cut Pro X:

Sync your audio with your DSLR video clip in Final Cut Pro X:

Another Cinescopophilia find for the DSLR guys and users of Final Cut Pro X. Thanks to what2doandhow2doit for showing us his way of syncing DSLR audio with video clips in Final Cut Pro X. Sit back and watch, or take notes or whatever, but if you like the demo then seek out what2doandhow2doit and subscribe […]

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ALZO Microphone Shock Multi-Mount for DSLR & Video Cameras:

ALZO Microphone Shock Multi-Mount for DSLR & Video Cameras:

Cinescopophilia loves stumbling across gear that appeals to the DSLR crowd. Check out the Alzo Shock Multi-Mount for microphones. For just under $49 it’s a bargain. The Alzo all-aluminum Shock Multi-Mount for microphones, audio recorders such as the Zoom H4n, LED video camera lights, monitors, and other devices used for DSLR video recording. Strong rubber […]

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Shure UR5 Portable Diversity Receiver:

Shure UR5 Portable Diversity Receiver:

The Shure UR5 Portable Diversity Receiver is a premium portable wireless receiver component, designed to provide Shure UHF-R-class technology, performance, and quality for professional broadcast and media production applications. Designed with small cameras like the new Cine Compacts and DSLR’s in mind the Shure UR5 features wide-band frequency tuning, hands-on navigation, rechargeability, and a variety […]

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Cradle for Your Zoom H4n:

Cradle for Your Zoom H4n:

The Zoom H4n Cradle from 4DSLR is an affordable accessory that is designed to be a quick release solution for your audio. Its design combines the ease of mounting your Zoom H4n to your rig while still making it easy to access the battery door. The Zoom H4n cradle features PVC dipped fingers that grip […]

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Zoom H2n – Handy Recorder:

Zoom H2n – Handy Recorder:

The H2n features our best microphones yet and is the only portable recorder with five mic capsules onboard. This design enables the H2n to offer four unique recording modes: Mid-Side (MS) stereo, 90° X/Y stereo, 2-channel and 4-channel surround sound. The H2n is the first handheld recorder to offer Mid-Side stereo recording, a technique used […]

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Audio Monitoring On The Canon T2i 550D With Sescom Cable:

Audio Monitoring On The Canon T2i 550D With Sescom Cable:

Running the Magic Lantern hack on your Canon EOS T2i / 550D camera and want better audio monitoring? Pay somewhere in the $40′s for the cable. Read on. Sescom DSLR-550D-HOCF AV Out Headphone Monitoring Cable for Canon T2i/550D DSLR & Magic Lantern USB Mini to 3.5mm TRS Female 1 Foot Magic Lantern Headphone Monitoring – […]

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juicedLink Accessory Brackets for Cameras:

juicedLink Accessory Brackets for Cameras:

juicedLink have release three new brackets for mounting DSLR accessories for shooting rig configurations. Accessory Bracket: Rectangular (DIY101B) Mount lots of accessories to your camera with this bracket. Various camera mounting options. Mount bracket to top of tripod, or to your 15mm/60mm Accessory Bracket: Left Side (DIY102B) The DIY102 is a bracket solution for run-g-gun […]

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AGC Disable Y-Splitter Cable for Canon 7D & 550D / T2i Cameras:

AGC Disable Y-Splitter Cable for Canon 7D & 550D / T2i Cameras:

Nice ready made Y cable designed to stop your AGC audio grief with some Canon DSLR cameras made by Sescom and available for around $27. The DSLR-AGCY was developed to enable disabling of the Auto Gain Control in Canon and other HD DSLR cameras. This cable allows you to split your audio tracks. One end […]

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Zoom Handy H4n Now With Indiviual XLR Audio Inputs:

Zoom Handy H4n Now With Indiviual XLR Audio Inputs:

Zoom Handy H4n portable digital audio recorder announced the release of 1.70 firmware version that now adds the function that the recording level of INPUT 1 and INPUT 2 can be set individually. How to update the system software 1) Extract the downloaded file. Then, you’ll find the “SYSTEM.BIN” file. 2) Copy the “SYSTEM.BIN” file […]

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Audio Tracks Are Always Just As Important As Vision:

The short film by Henrik Hansen on Shinya Kimura @ Chabott Engineering shot on Canon 5D MKII and 7D cameras is a breath of fresh air. Great story, great character, well produced, well shot, well planned out, and well edited. The post production is as good as the preproduction on this story. There is of […]

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