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Everything posted by Mobilemike

  1. Ready to work, Atlanta

    Welcome to the forum, Tim! I took a glance at your website, and it seems nicely laid out and has a nice, clean presentation. If I could offer some constructive criticism I would say to go through it again and be extra careful spellchecking and proofreading all of your content. I know this probably doesn’t bug everybody like it does me, but for me, seeing spelling errors, capitalization errors, punctuation errors, etc., on someone’s website does turn me off from wanting to work with them. Good luck! -Mike
  2. The specs for the two mics only list a 2dB difference in self noise between the mics. Depending on how accurately you matched preamp gain and your monitoring environment, I’d say that’s small enough to go unnoticed. -Mike
  3. That would be a bummer. There are plenty of 8 in/8 out (or more) usb interfaces that have no trouble getting that data over a USB-A cable, so if this is the case wouldn’t it mean that the MP10T is terribly inefficient or purposely crippled? Thanks! -Mike
  4. Does that apply even if you power the MP10T externally? I.E., can you feed the MP10T external power and connect to the computer with one USB-A cable and get all channels and functionality? Thanks! -Mike
  5. Yeah sounds like it! I love the idea of being able to remix previously recorded material too. I could see myself for example when OMB’ing low budget shorts, re-mixing the select take of a scene while they’re doing lighting setups or something for the next one, just so the editors have a great mix track to listen to. -Mike
  6. Mic Power Consumption

    +1 I’ve never actually noticed that different microphones cause different battery life when I’m using them. -Mike
  7. Timecard Buddy (iOS) - Giveway

  8. Timecard Buddy (iOS) - Giveway

    Super cool, thanks!
  9. Remote Audio Hi-Q Batteries

    +1 I have the remote audio cup and just use a piece of gaff tape to secure it though. Works fine. -MF
  10. Remote Audio Hi-Q Batteries

    I also get more than a full day from the 98whr powering a 633 and two 411’s. -Mike
  11. Sound Devices Mix Pre-3 and Mix Pre-6

    I do the same. I do wish there were away to record both the decoded and raw tracks simultaneously however. I would love it if the isos were true isos - recording the input signal only - and any processing happened only to the stereo bus. To my knowledge though all of the SD products 6-series and newer work this way though, where m-s linking affects isos too. -Mike
  12. Next level on-camera microphone in M/S

    Some discussion and ideas in this thread: -Mike
  13. MixPre 10T - Runtime on rechargeable AA batteries?

    You should join the Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/mixpre/ I've seen at least one report on there of weird behavior when the -10T is powered solely by AA batteries - including not being able to access the timecode menu, or format a USB thumb drive. These errors were reported to go away when an L-mount battery was attached. -Mike
  14. Rycote Mic Protector case

    Just saw this announcement: http://rycote.com/microphone-windshield-shock-mount/mic-protector-case/?utm_source=instagram&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Mic Protector Case Looks pretty awesome. Includes 3 tubes that go inside to separate the mics too. -Mike
  15. Soundbag as Hand Luggage

    +1 No "boom poles," just "microphone stands" No "shotgun mics" just "microphones". -Mike
  16. Advice on music video style upcoming shoot

    Apparently Taylor Swift's backup dancers have to do her music videos while only dancing to a click track - no music. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.buzzfeed.com/amphtml/stephenlaconte/heres-how-taylor-swift-prevents-her-backup-dancers-from Try showing that to a director who insists on a loud music track! -Mike
  17. Hey all, I was curious if any of those members who are experienced with soundfield/Ambisonic recording could share a bit about their delivery workflow. Obviously I know each client is different, but in general how have you been asked to do things? Some of the questions I had were: As a sound mixer do you just deliver the A-format files and be done with it? Or have you been tasked with converting the files to B-format after recording and delivering those? If so, do you bill for that time? Have you ever been asked to deliver 5.1 or 7.1 (etc, etc) files? Any other thoughts you have are appreciated! Thanks! -Mike
  18. iPhone 7 mic

    I have a Shure MV88 that I carry with me all the time just so I'm prepared if I hear anything worth recording. I like it pretty well - doesn't compare to my main SFX mics (Sennheiser MKH 30/40), but it's fine for down and dirty recording. Its a little bass shy and a little bit noisy for quiet ambiences, but overall pretty good. I use the Shure MOTIV app to record into as that let's you control all the features of the mic. -Mike
  19. 96khz to 48khz converter

    If you have access to a Pro Tools system it's very easy to do on there
  20. Rycote Mic Protector case

    Nice, I was wondering about price. thanks Jim! I've made a few PVC cases like that too and while they work fine and are very protective, like Jim said they are heavy and bulky and carrying multiple mics takes up a lot of space quickly. They also look like pipe bombs which is sometimes a little startling for people... Anyway i think having the Rycote option for lighter duty where you don't need quite as much shock protection (95% of what I do) will be awesome. -Mike
  21. Sound Devices Mix Pre-3 and Mix Pre-6

    Nice! Do you remember the size of the grommet that fits? -Mike
  22. Help Me Round Out My Kit!

    Sadly no, I haven't ever charged extra for this. It's more about providing the best product than any specific client request. If it's a choice between the U87 and a nice wireless set then yes, you will probably get more use out of the wireless. Just wanted to point out that the 87 isn't totally useless on set!
  23. Linking 2x Mix Pre 10Ts

    I don't see why this wouldn't work, normal caveats about re-jamming apply of course. -Mike
  24. Linking 2x Mix Pre 10Ts

    You will want to hook up both word clock and timecode. Probably best to send to both units from an external sync box since it looks like you will only have one BNC port to work with (which should be used for word clock), and will have to input timecode through the Aux In port. -Mike
  25. Help Me Round Out My Kit!

    I get requests fairly frequently for temp voiceover to be recorded on set. Sure, you could get away with doing this with your production mics, but if you already have a U87 why not put up the sexy VO mic for this? Might make you a hero. I've got one of these little "isolation chambers" that fits over the top of the mic and reduces some of the room noise too: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1346491-REG/auray_iso_armor_2_iso_shield_for_recording.html Just another thought. -Mike