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About Mobilemike

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    New York City
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    Mobile ADR recording, location sound, foley, sound editing and mixing.

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  1. Mobilemike

    3d printed XLR caps, RX mount, and mic cases

    Kudos, Allen! That's cool of you thanks a bunch! -Mike
  2. Mobilemike

    3d printed XLR caps, RX mount, and mic cases

    Very nice! Any chance you would share the 3D printer file? -Mike
  3. Mobilemike

    MKH40 outdoor - rycote baseball vs babyball

    I think it’s more that if the wind is really blowing hard, it could possibly find its way into the mic body and to the capsule through the switch.
  4. Mobilemike

    Need mic recommendations for recording car exhaust

    I used standard xlr cables when I rigged up a car last year. Ran them into the door. The rubber gasket around the door had enough give not to harm the cables. Just tape them down really (really) well on the outside of the car. -Mike
  5. Mobilemike

    Abisonic Microphones

    Cool, just wanted to clarify. And I was genuinely curious too because I don’t know anyone who has actually tried the Røde Soundfield yet. Rode does also make some nice microphones for studio recording: their NT5/NT6’s and NTR ribbons in particular are pretty well regarded in the location music world. I’m hopeful that the NT-SF1 is going to be something really cool. -Mike
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    Abisonic Microphones

    Have you heard and used the Røde? Or are we just making random assumptions? -Mike
  7. Mobilemike

    MKH40 outdoor - rycote baseball vs babyball

    +1 Cinela Leo-25 works great for the MKH40. -Mike
  8. Mobilemike

    Micing an old car for effects: a Ford Model T.

    You may have already found this out from reading other threads, but any microphone that’s outside of the vehicle needs to be wrapped in quite a bit of foam. The Rycote overcover by itself will not cut it. When I did a car recently I got some fairly thick foam from a craft store, and zip tied it all around my lavs. The foam will also help protect the microphone from the heat of the engine or exhaust.
  9. Mobilemike

    Simultaneous Translation

    I think your system sounds fine, and I would’ve done pretty much exactly the same as you. -Mike
  10. Mobilemike

    Sound Devices MixPre-3 vs Zoom F4

    Sound Devices has been very reluctant to make promises about upcoming/planned features in my experience. This doesn’t necessarily mean that phase reverse will not be added in a future firmware update. -Mike
  11. Mobilemike

    Sound Devices MixPre-3 vs Zoom F4

    I have done tests with the MixPre where I pulled out the power supply in the middle of recording a file. The file survived just fine. -Mike
  12. Mobilemike

    Metric Halo's 3D

    Wow nice, thanks for posting! I wasn’t sure that this would ever happen either. Price seems quite reasonable too - $499 early access for LIO8/ULN8 or $599 after early access. -Mike
  13. Mobilemike

    Unusual lav hiding gear

    Interesting! How thick is it? It looks a bit thick in the picture - does it make a noticeable bulge in the shirt? -Mike
  14. I have a separate SD card (a very old 2GB one) that I only use for firmware updates on my MixPres. That way I can leave all of the updates on there and carry the card with me, making it very easy to roll back to an earlier version if something starts to go crazy on set. I would not leave the update file on the same card you use to record on - if you just have the one card I would format it after installing the update. -Mike
  15. *knocks on wood* My gaff tape solution for the Remote Audio cup hasn’t failed yet! -Mike