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  1. Hey Tobi. I power mine from the SL 2 hirose DC output without any issue. The TA3 is wired with the out of phase pin not connected: may or may not be part of the problem.
  2. If you have a old NP1 that is surplus it's pretty simple to remove the internals and add a hirose to the end, or wired to the smart Batt cup.
  3. It's going to be a long break for most of us, I think. Good luck to everyone navigating the way in getting assistance in your home country. Here in Australia there is no special assistance for film and television, or any of the arts. Unfortunately our current governments still haven't forgotten the industry taking party politics sides a while back. We do have reasonable business assistance available to most businesses, but to qualify you have to be able to survive, paying wages, for another 6 weeks.
  4. Impressive work. My hand me down Singer has died. Looking for suggestions on replacement that will be up to this type of work. Nate, can you recommend yours? Model #?
  5. Thanks for the input. Mozegear looking good - they all have pros and cons for my situation - looked at the Korwitch also
  6. I've been doing so Googling but not really come up with anything I'm looking for a SMALL portable single channel mic pre amp with 48V phantom to use with my 688 & 633 Any suggestions?
  7. I'm interested in the Scorpietta; 633 form factor with 8 mic preamp inputs and pots. Fast, light, adaptable !
  8. Mic'ing up is one of the more demanding parts of our job. IMO you need to explain simply and succinctly what you need to do, while gauging the talents reaction and hopefully putting them at ease as much as possible. If they are adults and uncomfortable I talk them through how to mic themselves, and I live with the results even if it's not as good as what I would have potentially done. Ruining their day, or scaring them emotionally isn't worth a little bit less clothing noise.
  9. But sometimes you just can't boom. As has been said, every time you place a mic you get better at it. I always chat to the subject first, before mic'ing up. It maybe relaxes them and allows me to evaluate the clothes they are wearing and how they move and interact with their wardrobe. If necessary I ask about what they are wearing under the top layer, and if they manscape or moisturise. With luck it's okay one the first attempt; I've been doing it for a long time so I feel I should get it right first up. If I'm not happy I'm ready and prepared to jump in as possible u
  10. One the Bay. I tend to over engineer things so after soldering I fill the case with hot glue and secure the cable exit with dual wall heat shrink. https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F141615613124
  11. Thanks. Spoke to Lectro and got and clear explanation.
  12. This is for Larry, or one of his engineers. I have one SR-C that I use in my kit with 411a and PSC RF Multi. I seem to experience higher RF sensitivity with the SR-C compared to the 411a. That is, it exhibits RF overload way before the 411 do. In a complex multi Radio mic situation (20-30 mics) it's hard to balance what the SR-C needs as against the 411. It also suffers from two way radio interference in a random way. When stands in front of me and keys on sometimes there is no interference, sometimes one frequency will drop out, but at another "key on" a
  13. Hi Larry Thanks for the clarification. The BEST connector for the job and nothing else in the market that comes close.
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