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mradlauer

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About mradlauer

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    http://www.clearcutaudio.com

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    Arizona
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    I am a sound mixer in Arizona

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  1. mradlauer

    Pad for SD 633 X3/X4 out to Lectro xmitter

    Don't forget you can adjust the output level of X3/4 on the 633 as well.
  2. mradlauer

    Sound Devices acquires Audio, wow!

    Maybe SD thought it was just a good investment... A way to expand the footprint a good product in the USA. There is obviously enough interest and ownership domestically for them to justify a US based service center... Which is a good thing for those users. I don't know Audio Ltd service reputation but i know SD and have always been taken care of.. If they apply that service model here it will be good. We always say competition is a healthy thing for our industry. These kinds of moves might light an innovative fire with some of the other manufacturers... Sent from my SM-N950U using Tapatalk
  3. All of my builds are with REANs.. 1000s of cables so far... Zero issues! Sent from my SM-N950U using Tapatalk
  4. mradlauer

    664 question

    menu -> comms/returns -> slate/tone routing
  5. mradlauer

    TA3f to TA5f (Lectrosonics)

    I think you might be over thinking this a bit.. For the time spent on this post, you could have built the cable already. Look at all of the accessory cables provided by Lectrosonics...these are tried and trusted configurations to get audio at line or mic level into their equipment.. Build yourself a set of line level cables.. And a set of mic level cables and then build some spares.. They definitely come in handy. Sent from my SM-G935P using Tapatalk
  6. mradlauer

    Camera Hops

    Same here.. TRX900CL and ERX. I do have some old RX900s for news/ENG stuff but I haven't broken them out for quite some time. ERX has been working great.
  7. mradlauer

    What is this blue bracket?

    That's my 633 rig. LOVE this setup! It's a bit snug in that OR30 bag but the alternative is just too big! The Soundbag Dashboards are awesome! Been using them for a while now.. Great product!
  8. mradlauer

    RIP LOON

    I have 2 Loon poles. I love them and probably wouldn't use another pole. I had called him a few times for some replacement parts. When I finally got him on the phone we talked for almost 2 hours... The amount of knowledge was unbelievable and he was just a really nice guy. He told me a little bit of his back story in regards to moving to CA and back to Montana and how he was a basically a one man show at the moment. I had always hoped he could restore his reputation with people who had a bad perception of him. His contributions to our industry will be sorely missed. RIP Don.
  9. mradlauer

    DIY external bag cart battery

    When I get a few minutes I'll draw a diagram. It's fairly simple. Everything is either soldered, spade connectors or Anderson Power Pole...The only part that is kind of convoluted is the wiring for the V/A Meter. The box with the bigger battery has a P-Tap jack on it. It came from Wooden Camera for some modular system they have. I rebuilt it with more solid wires.
  10. mradlauer

    DIY external bag cart battery

    Its really not that bad. The bigger one i built for my friend, he uses on a vtr cart... That one is heavier. They do make smaller capacity batteries but not sure if it's worth it to save a lb or 2. Sent from my SM-G935P using Tapatalk
  11. mradlauer

    DIY external bag cart battery

    So I built this a few months back for a friend. This has a Bioenno 60ah LiPo battery. The plug selection was what my buddy wanted but it works great. This weighs about 16lbs. I built a similar one for myself with their 40ah LiPo..It weighs about 12lbs. I can run my loaded 633 bag(3SRC, ZAX CL, RF distro) for like 3 days! Plus charge my phone etc.. I don't have any pictures of it, but I also built a 40ah LiPo rackmount with a switching power supply so that I can use mains power or battery. It lives in an SKB box and powers my cart. Thanks for JW for pointing me in the direction of Bioenno Batteries!! They have great products and excellent customer service! www.bioennopower.com www.powerwerx.com
  12. mradlauer

    troubleshoot TC issue with Zaxcom rx200

    Frame rate on CL is manual.. Sent from my SM-G935P using Tapatalk
  13. mradlauer

    Using the CL-12 with 664

    I use CL-12 with 664. A long time ago before Remote Audio came out with a BDS with USB, I purchased one of the USB to BDS adapters. I swapped the BDS connector with a 4pin XLR and plug it into my HotBox....Works like a charm! You could put a Hirose or whatever connector on it your want. Also, both my cart power supply and my pelican battery case (both of which I built) I have incorporated USB ports for charging devices and running CL12. https://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/controller/home?A=details&O=&Q=&ap=y&c3api=1876%2C{creative}%2C{keyword}&gclid=CNelvK_evdQCFU9sfgodfvgMMQ&is=REG&m=Y&sku=793086
  14. mradlauer

    Control surface vs mixer

    I use the 664/CL12 combo. Prior to that I had a Cooper and for a short time I used a Soundcraft board. I much prefer the combo of CL12 to the front end of another mixer... Mainly because the 664/688 is already a mixer. Dont get me wrong, a Sonosax or a Cooper is obviously superior but maybe not the best combination with the 6 series. Gain staging, extra patching from RX to mixer to 664. So many fail points. I am obviously missing out on key features of the CL12 by still using the 664 but it's been a great combination for me. CL12 is still a fairly new product for SD. I use it with my 633 as well. And I'm looking forward to using it with new 6 series products down the road.
  15. mradlauer

    Hot pins?

    I have seen this before and have actually done it myself without melting the plastic. I don't remember exactly what it said, but in reading the Neutrik pdf on their connectors, the plastic is rated for some insane amount of heat. Sent from my SM-G935P using Tapatalk
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