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    Sound Mixer, Sound Utility, Boom Operator, Sound Engineer. Pro Tools Level 2 Certification. Local 16.

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  1. Dalton Patterson

    Adjustable height cart

    That’s for warehouse/industrial use. One man man in a warehouse can get a 100’ box off the pallet racks.
  2. Dalton Patterson

    Sound Mirrors

    Exploratorium in San Francisco has had an exhibit since I was very young. I remember as a child wondering why there weren’t more cool things like this around. I was always fascinated by echoes. Exploratorium Sound Exhibit
  3. Dalton Patterson

    Where is the Senator?

    I joined partly because of the Senator’s friendly criticism.
  4. Sole salt water I add about 1-2 tablespoons of Sole to my 32oz water bottle when I think ahead. Just enough to make it kinda sweet not salty tasting.
  5. Dalton Patterson

    Pelican Case for Carry On

    List Price: $271.95 With Deal: $119.96 Free Shipping for Prime Members You Save: $151.99 (56%) Amazon Limited time deal Amazon is running another deal!! @Jim Feeley that neon looks awesome.
  6. https://www.osac.gov/Pages/ContentReportPDF.aspx?cid=17704 Traveling in hot climates can make you sick, especially if you are not accustomed to the heat. People at highest risk are the elderly, young children, and people with chronic illnesses, but even young and healthy people can get sick from heat if they participate in strenuous physical activities during hot weather. When you are not in an air-conditioned building, take these steps to prevent heat-related illnesses, injuries, and deaths when traveling in hot climates: · Drink plenty of fluids. · Wear loose, lightweight, light-colored clothing and sunscreen. · Try to schedule outdoor activities during cooler parts of the day. · Rest often, and try to stay in the shade when outdoors. · If you will be doing strenuous activities in the heat, try to get adjusted before you leave by exercising one hour per day in the heat. Overheating can result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Symptoms include excessive thirst, profuse sweating, headache, dizziness or confusion, and nausea. If you or anyone you are traveling with develops these symptoms, get out of the sun https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dehydration A body water loss of 1-2%, considered mild dehydration, is shown to impair cognitive performance.[4]In people over age 50, the body's thirst sensation diminishes and continues diminishing with age. http://www.system-safety.com/articles/Dehydration.htm Here are some of the most common symptoms or indicators of dehydration. 1. Lips and later mouth feel dry 2. Heart rate and breathing increases—————————I experience these symptoms 3. Blood pressure begins to drop 4. Begin to feel fatigued—————————I experience these symptoms 5. A nagging headache may develop and become progressively worse 6. Decreased urine output 7. Begin to feel thirsty 8. Begin to become mentally irritated and depressed—————————I experience these symptoms 9. Eyes begin to become sunken 10. Skin begins to become wrinkled 11. May develop a stomach ache—————————I experience these symptoms 12. May begin to experience lower back pain—————————I experience these symptoms 13. Become dizzy, 14. Become mentally confused—————————I experience these symptoms 15. As dehydration becomes severe the person slips into a coma and if the cardiovascular system collapses, the person dies. Amazon sun hat Get a headlamp with the red led option for nighttime. Amazon Energizer headlamp with RED LED feature Camelbak Amazon You have to rinse and wash the Camelbak reservoir thoroughly before use to get rid of the plastic taste. I don't use the bladder reservoirs often, I have three I have never used. The bladders come free with the packs. I prefer these. Amazon klean kanteen I got one of these, but there very difficult to find. In black anyway. Hip Pouch Camelbak Its great for a little LAV box, spare TX, spare IFB, spare batts, tape scissors, LAV weight. I just saved a DP some trouble by supplying him 9v that I had ready to hand to him.
  7. Dalton Patterson

    long shotgun on a dslr

    1. I don't like the idea of Wireless RF in the room. Period. 2. If I found out there was an untrained person in the operating room of a loved one I would not take kindly to the idea. 3. I'm not trying to be gloomy, but after sitting for 3 days listening to internal issues surrounding hospitals, infections and the newest disinfection robots. Even on hospitals best days, stuff can go wrong. 4. Unless you go through all the same disinfection procedures as the surgeons and nurses your opening your self up to liability. Even if you do everything perfectly there is still risk of transmitting infection. 5. Imagine a Tattoo parlor, the tattooist goes through painstaking measures to ensure his tattoo station is disinfected and all his equipment is clean/sterile. ( Maybe ask a tattoo artist about the basics?) a. Clean LAV mics and seal them in ( UA sample jar? It's sanitized.) Ask nurse what a UA sample jar is. Cleaning solution will sterilize mic capsule. b. I say use waterproof cell phone bags for wireless TX that are disinfected/airtight/sealed when you go into the room. c. Ask for additional funds to cover sterile equipment and preparation. d. Think of all the one-time use tools that doctors use during surgery. Then throw away the whole tray. e. Use all new transpore tape, stickies, scissors, batteries, velcro, EVERYTHING. f. Only enter the OR with approved items. -I suggest use a short shotgun, doesn't matter which, as it will only be used for subtitles. -Throw 2 or 3 pocket Zoom recorders around the room in disinfected sealed waterproof bags. Just to CYA. Maybe get Doc to wear one in pocket. ( think police body cam). Dang this sounds like a fun gig. If you want to place a LAV mic on the surgeon, he would have to really be on board and willing to compromise. I doubt you could get him to give up the extra 5-10 minutes to Mic him up properly for surgery. I've yet to meet a doctor that fits that description. They fly to their own clocks ( in a good way). A little bit of background story on Hospitals and lawsuits. This is from my own backyard. "Comedian Dana Carvey sues cardiac surgeon for $7.5 million; settles for undisclosed amount" Dana Carvey Surgery went wrong
  8. Dalton Patterson

    Rechargeable Batteries for TX

    The price is right.
  9. Dalton Patterson

    New to the Forum

    It is a great group. I was amazed and excited to find it, glad you found it as well! Best, D
  10. Dalton Patterson

    MIX and ISO Tracks levels

    🎛️ Thanks @Glen Trew
  11. Dalton Patterson

    The MCI JH 416, the other 416

    That remote control is gorgeous. Not allot of people appreciate big clunky buttons and chunky knobs. I do. I really do. Thanks for posting pics @al mcguire.
  12. Dalton Patterson

    Black Friday Sales 2018.

    Thanks for posting!
  13. Dalton Patterson

    sound devices and all audio gear on airliner

    Thanks for heads up. Thank! FYI- USPS Lithiums are No Go.
  14. Dalton Patterson

    sound devices and all audio gear on airliner

    Am I the only one that thinks FedEx/UPS with insurance up the wazoo. Just ship that ish straight to the hotel. Have it waiting for you a week in advance. Hikers on the PCT do that. They send food to the stores along the trail. I bet the hotel manager would be more than happy to oblige.
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