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About manuelchk

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    Los Angeles
  • Interested in Sound for Picture
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    Sound Mixer and Filmmaker
  1. So... Nothing new from SD at NAB, I guess.

    They have released a lot of equipment lately so I doubt they are launching anything new, probably focused on their new wireless systems... I think they’ve forgotten about pro users who will not buy prosumer stuff... Best, Manuel. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. Best ENG boom pole

    Have you tried the QXS550? It’s the smallest of Ambient, I was going for that one since I already have a longer Ambient... Anyone does have it? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. Why Comteks?

    I think these are the best reasons I can think of too, just surprised me how bad they sound in comparison to any other option... Best, Manuel. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. Why Comteks?

    Haha, that make sense But sometimes you find director and Scripty that are careful with your equipment and they would love a better quality... For producers and clients of course comteks are the best Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. Why Comteks?

    So many sound ppl are using comteks nowadays as their IFB solution but I recently used them for a bigger production and to be honest... they sound HORRIBLE... How are you people sacrificing sound quality that much for director, Scripty and producers? I know the range is great, they are sturdy, easy to use, don’t interfere with the rest of your RF spectrum, etc, but I didn’t know they sound THAT bad... I use Senheiser G3 IFBs and the sound is incredibly good, good range, easy to use but not that sturdy... I’m pretty sure Lextrosonics and Zaxcom are good too. Just wanted to hear your opinions. Best, Manuel. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. Best ENG boom pole

    Hello again I’m using a 14’ Ambient boom pole but when I have to do reality it’s a little bit too big. What pole do you recommend for Run&gun jobs? The lighter and compact the better. Best, Manuel. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. Experience with the DPA core lavs

    Hello mixers! I’m thinking on upgrading some equipment and I would love to hear about the new DPA lavaliers with the “core” label. How are they compared to the classic ones? Are you using them? Which model do you recommend for narrative and interviews? Currently I’m using the DPA 4061 for all my lavs but I’d love to upgrade to the core of it’s worth it. Thanks in advance. Manuel. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. Show me your bag

    Wow you’re setup is pretty awesome. How do you use the Cedar? I mean, how do you have it connected? Thanks! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. Wisycom USA Launch

    Yeah I would love to try them, not gonna buy them until I do tho. Good as a new option here in US since they promise they will have better service. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. Show me your bag

    Love my setup Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. Wireless

    I hate the “it depends” but it’s completely true, I would rent them and use them in a couple of features, then you will know for sure. I thought Lectros were better for me and I made the “mistake” of buying them without trying other high-end brands. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. Wireless

    I don’t like it and the service I’ve heard it’s not good. But maybe in Europe it’s better, I’m in LA. Not a popular brand here in US. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. Wireless

    You described the pros and cons pretty good. I personally use lectrosonics but it’s true I’ve had problems with my two SRC units, one because of RF problems and the other because of screen “bleeding”. I will stick to them tho because I prefer not to have plastic transmitters that talent can destroy, and because I would have to change too many units... My advice, there is no perfect wireless, but either way you go with Zaxcom or Lectrosonics you will have the best quality. PD: Zaxcom can record while transmitting so if you are in a very tricky RF environment you’re good. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. Lectrosonics SMWB coming soon?

    So yes confirmed and will be announced probably Monday. Amazing units!!!! Recorder integrated! Wide band! Water resistant! 100mWats! SM shape! And more!!! Wow I will buy like 4 right away! Not sure yet if single or double battery, have to thing about it. Best, Manuel. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. Is a new Sound Devices MixPre-10T coming soon?

    So basically SD has provided the prosumers with a complete set of options for recording, but are they really a substitute for the 6 series? Not really. Just getting closer and the difference of price doesn't make any sense anymore... I don't know, I'm buying a brand new 633 but I feel I'm paying too much seeing these new devices.... Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk