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About ivanovich

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    Washington, DC
  • Interested in Sound for Picture
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    I have mostly done music studio work. I also do a lot of concert, orchestral, and chamber music recording. Recently I started doing more work for location sound and sound for picture. I've been thoroughly enjoying it because it takes me out of the control room!
  1. Best mic for specific location

    i use a schoeps mk41 when i’m in shoots in hallways like the us government buildings. i prefer it over the cmit, cs3e, and the 4063 series lav. it also depends on the frame and overall feel of the scene. if its a tight shot the mk41 sounds the most balanced and natural. if they’re all wide shots lav is the way to go. if they’re shooting wide it makes sense anyways to have more room reverberance. i had a situation where the director wanted me to double boom (??i know...??) an interview. i had the mk41 and several other shotgun mics. the mk41 sounded the best. the softer, mellower rear lobe made it sound more natural. just my 2 cents....
  2. QRX200 internal PSU introduces noise

    seems strange. i do analog out on my qrx200 with no issues. going into sonosax, SD, and many other types of mixers and haven't had that issue. sounds like you contacted zaxcom about it. let us know if you found the cause.
  3. PSC RF Multi SR Six Pack

    That Tim Whites hinge looks sweet for the x3. Might pick one up but I'm still finishing a personal hinge which will house a similar receiver rack for zax. The Orca bag for the x3 doesnt convince me though some people like it. Kortwich has some great bags as does a canadian company up in Montreal all of which incorporate the PsC rack we're talking about.
  4. Show me your bag

    heres the little compact setup. this little bag packs a punch me thinks!
  5. MovieSlate and Sound Reports

    +1 on what JR said regarding the Cantar. I have a tiny wireless bluetooth keyboard that works well when I dont want to use my iphone. Whats really cool is the batch editing too. Simple, quick, and easy. I'll check out MovieSlate for sure though....
  6. best preamps in a small 2 track recorder?

    zaxcom 742/43? obviously not a full featured recorder but its definitely compact....
  7. Show me your bag

    Love this setup! It's always particularly interesting seeing the creative ways to bag the x3. Nicely done jaaps!
  8. Cantar X3 Mini

    i like to use those faders on outputs too. whats nice about them is that you can assign them to whatever input/output you want/need (for the most part)
  9. Sonosax SX-R4+

    more questions, is it possible to configure the front panel pots to toggle between input gain adj and mix fader? so you could do quick gain adjustments and immediately switch back to fader mixing? i wonder if an automixer is in the works for this little beast
  10. Sonosax SX-R4+

    StefB, Thanks for the heads up. I think I might have found an sr4+ that's local. I'll definitely keep you in mind though. So you haven't used it much? Any thoughts on experiences and stability and what not?
  11. Sonosax SX-R4+

    I'm seriously considering picking one of these up. How is firmware version 2.5 holding up? I'm in the US and hope that the service is good. Any thoughts would be much appreciated!
  12. Rain and wind protection

    Cinela Piano with the Kelly you dont get any raindrop sounds. You could always get a second one to keep swapping them out each day if you need to.....Simple, elegant, efficient...ha!
  13. Rain and wind protection

    I'll second the Cinela Piano with the Kelly. I was out a couple of weekends ago in the middle of a rain storm, and generally rain all day heavy at times. I had the CMIT (I know! it actually does fine in rain and humidity!) inside the Cinela rig without any issues. Listening back later in the control room it sounded really really good! Ofcourse the camera department had to stop shooting because the Red got a bit too wet/moist but sound was fine!
  14. Delay on analog tracks on set?

    i dont normally. since i know the system delay for my zaxcom and i always use them in line inputs of ghe x3 i just let them live like that. i figure what the hey! its easy to do and like has been said before they can really tweak that in post. the beauty of the x3 is that i dont have to do the math! its like having a protools hd system where once you set it you can just forget about it(for the most part) i mostly use the double solo for stereo recordings, for example the main mics of an orchestral recording or something like that. i dont usually do phase correlation for dry dialogue. i'm not too sure if the delays are tweakable while on record position. right now the x3 is with my friends over at Vark Audio getting some work done but when I get it back I'll see if I can access the delay compensation engine while on record.....
  15. Delay on analog tracks on set?

    one of the many things i like about the x3 is that once you know your delay, you just apply that delay to that input/track and it automatically adjust the rest of the tracks. so in other words if you have 7ms delay, you only apply that delay to the specific channel and the x3 takes care of the rest. i think it has what is called automatic delay compensation. i agree with what has been said above. its negligeble, but i can still hear it so i usually pick one mic over the other. you get this even with wired connections because of physical distance....