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Daniel Ignacio

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About Daniel Ignacio

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    Metro Detroit, Michigan
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    I work in production sound for film and broadcast. Music lover in metro Detroit. 🏳️‍🌈 He/him.

    dan@dignacio.org
    +1 (734) 926-5030

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  1. Daniel Ignacio

    Thank you Jeff Wexler for another year of jwsound !

    My annual donation just went through – thanks for maintaining JWSOUND Jeff, I would be nowhere (production sound-wise) without this forum.
  2. Daniel Ignacio

    New to the Forum

    Large image uploads are also failing for me right now. Just tried.
  3. Daniel Ignacio

    New to the Forum

    One of the odd limitations of this site is that file uploads are capped at ~3.5 MB, might be that. 😕
  4. Daniel Ignacio

    New to the Forum

    I too always wonder about my baby… Welcome to the forum! Curious what your phone situation is in your bag there, don’t think I’ve seen one mounted like that. Can barely make it out – bent metal plate, magnetic phone case, and a Betso TCX-2 underneath?
  5. Daniel Ignacio

    Sanken Distributor issues

    Negotiate for a price match! At least in my experience, the kind folks at my production sound dealer (Second City Sound) have done so without much hesitation.
  6. Daniel Ignacio

    Rechargeable Batteries for TX

    Reporting back about the Storacell battery holders: My batteries are still intact after six months. It’s true that at first, the “teeth” that hold the batteries from falling out made little creases on battery casings. But I found that I could soften their grip by storing batteries part-way out of the holder for a few months. Pretty happy with them and recently bought a few more from Storacell. The local IKEA store finally stocks LADDA batteries.
  7. Daniel Ignacio

    Zaxcom ZMT3-Flex.

    @glenn: Is the battery removable or integrated? And what kind of battery does it use? The info I’ve seen so far has been unspecific.
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    Zaxcom ZMT3-Flex.

    Hot off Zaxcom’s Twitter account, a wireless transmitter/recorder for sports applications. Features include mono/stereo transmission (with two Microdot mic inputs), timecode-enabled recording, NeverClip, and ZaxNet. It weighs 3 oz/85 g, transmits with power up to 75 mW, and available info at this time points to a removable, non-standard, lithium-ion battery. The body of the transmitter can bend, definitely making it a competitor to the Q5x PlayerMic. Prices are around $2500 USD as of writing. Resources Product web page Audio Department listing Gotham Sound listing
  9. Daniel Ignacio

    Betso customer support.

    From the Black Friday thread, I got two conflicting reports about the state of Betso’s customer support. Texas-based @noelmdfw says: Conversely, London-based @gareth john says: I’m a little concerned now that I own TCX-2’s. Betso not having a service center/partner near me wasn’t a concern until now. Do any other Betso owners (and perhaps distributors who wish to share) have any complaints regarding the company’s support?
  10. Daniel Ignacio

    Black Friday Sales 2018.

    I’m officially in the Betso ecosystem with two TCX-2+ boxes thanks to that deal. No longer have to deal with my F4’s less reliable timecode, looking forward to buying their slate down the road.
  11. Daniel Ignacio

    Black Friday Sales 2018.

    I’d have to guess today, Cyber Monday. Try calling them directly: +1 (407) 296-9959
  12. Daniel Ignacio

    Black Friday Sales 2018.

    Offers from Amazon’s Pelican sale, Avid, and Pinknoise end today. Offers from Bubblebee Industries, Gotham Sound, Second City Sound, and Sound Devices end tomorrow (November 26, 2018). Very tempted by that Pelican sale.
  13. Daniel Ignacio

    Black Friday Sales 2018.

    The most interesting deals thus far, personally speaking: Multiple dealers Orca Bags products Rycote Cyclone windshields Timecode Systems bundles Gotham Sound Deity Microphones/K-Tek/Sennheiser G4/Sound Devices MixPre-3 bundle: $1549.00 USD Location Sound Corp. K-Tek K-87CCR Klassic Traveler boom pole + Moskito Sound boom pole bag: $399.95 USD Second City Sound Halter Technical Scene Monitor: $8.50 USD Sennheiser MKH 416 (B stock): $799.00 USD TAI Audio Betso TCX-2+ sync box: $349.00 USD Sanken RM-11-BK mount (×5): $39.95 USD
  14. Daniel Ignacio

    Black Friday Sales 2018.

    Someone in the LocationSound community on reddit mentioned a “$1k CMIT” but didn’t offer any details. Probably not real, but in case it is, has anyone found this offer? ❤️ @drpro Also, not a strictly sound-related item, but the Brother P-touch PT-D210 label maker is going for $10.00 USD (from $30.00 USD) on Amazon. It’s Wirecutter’s top pick.
  15. Daniel Ignacio

    DPA Microphones survey.

    DPA is currently running a survey about microphone purchases, with a chance to win €500 EUR if you agree to do an interview with them.
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