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  1. AlexQ

    Cos11 Re-terminating

    I solder them to Lemo 3 pins for Zaxcom. My trick is to forgo tinning the Sanken leads...... I fill the solder cup of the connector with a healthy amount of solder then dunk the wire deep into that pool. The jacket melts away and you are left with a connection. If you need more solder brace it with helping hands and add more. Second trick with lemo 3 is to cut some of 3x5 card and wedge then between the pins to isolate them while working.
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    Chinese "Lemo" Connectors

    I've been using the the 3 pin Lemo's sold from Wilcox sound for years now. I believe they are knock-off.
  3. Move the COS-11D's to the lectros and pick up some OSTs for the G3's. IMO Too many lavs is never a bad thing. Oh wow, did realize I was digging up an old post.... Not enough action on the forums.
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    How to hide a Sennheiser ME 2 on talent

    The ME2 is larger than most but how is it difficult to hide? What are the actors wearing? As far as it slipping out of tape, what has been your technique? - Are you using a strain relief ? ***(Extremley Important)*** - Are you using good quality tape (3M Transpore, Dr. Scholls Moleskin)? - Have the talent been sweating before applying the tape? - Are you prepping skin contact areas with alcohol wipes? - Are you using the a good tape for attaching to clothing (Stick it and Super Stick it Dots, transpore)? There are a bunch of different things to think about when getting into the art of attaching and hiding microphones. I would suggest looking up the book "Down to the Wire" by Thomas Pop for starters.
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    Getting AA's out of a SD 302

    There is what looks like an eyelet in the bottom of the battery tube. I used a metal skewer to push the battery out. SD refused to send disassembly instructions as they said it was propriety information. Luckily it wasn't too hard to get in there.
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    Getting AA's out of a SD 302

    Damn, just found I have a AA stuck in my 302. Called sound devices and they want $165 to service the battery tube. I pulled the unit apart to see if I can get in there.. Looks like Im going to have to get creative or cough up the $$.
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    Filming in a car with the windows down.

    I've had good results planting in the visors and doing a bag drop. Otherwise I rig my LPDA's and monitor in the follow car. I've used Rycote overcovers as wind protection.
  8. I'm sure it could be done but...... Do the benefits outweigh the time/costs?
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    importing files to Media Composer

    Last I checked you can't see individual track names in MC....
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    Countryman caps on ost lav

    If memory serves me correctly, I believe the diameter of the B6 capsule is much smaller than that of the TL40's.
  11. AlexQ

    Do you remember your first movie?

    Good Job Matt! Nice write up. Ganssle, Lamont and Janaki were once professors of mine when I attended ASU.
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    DIY sharkfins (Ramsey LPY41)

    Jason, I think your post may have caused a small spike in sales over at Kent Electronics. I just picked up two of the boards. Waiting for my connectors to come in!
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    DIY sharkfins (Ramsey LPY41)

    This is the post I have been waiting for! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk