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  1. If you fixed a problem that they would have complained about later, then you were working in their best interest. Delicate balance. A good producer knows this. If you knew you needed more help, and did the job under crewed then it is on you-- to a certain extent, because the producer knew to have advance crew in other depts. Do the best job they allow you to do. If it is a general lack of respect for location sound-- not much you can do about that.
  2. Jim Rillie - more pix please:)
  3. i guess my question is..... How does a single channel of DSQD compare with a single channel of 822... j
  4. Looking to hear real world RF comparisons between DSQD and 822s....... Who uses the DSQD in 4 channel receiver mode.... or is it really that much better in 2 channel- ratio... thx,... j
  5. Schoeps makes in line xlr low cut. Passes phantom too.
  6. Three greyhounds over 20 years.-- and one over energetic whippet. Sweet pups.
  7. I think the only real way to use bag on shoulder is to "wedge up" the back-- so that you can see the top surface. But no way to test it out without going thru effort of making a special rig.. So i will try--- The Bag i had made for the mini to be used with PSC sixpack is awesome but the mini is way to cumbersome in that mode to be used over the shoulder.. I am relying on my mini more and more- just looking for ways to maximize flexibility. So off the workshop to tinker.. DRpro.. my greyhounds are not allowed there...
  8. Ah-- of course-- from the previous posts of this thread... should have just looked back a few months... Here is the bigger question-- with a wedge type rig-- can you do a bag job actually using mini over the shoulder.... 9 months into Cantar mini- and i am still wondering if using faders while using the recorder on the shoulder is a practical thing. Don't get me wrong-- i love my mini- and am thankful i've made the switch.
  9. DRpro.. I am working on a wedge type rig for Cantar mini . Sort of same structure as yours - using makerbeam t-slot. Have you considered how your rig would go into a bag —. Or thought about having a bag made ?
  10. X3 Cantars can now do VNC connection-- so you can mirror your screen to tablet or computer..
  11. Cantar takes time to learn-- i picked up a mini in Sept... i am still learning how to maximize my workflow.--- that being said. I do love the mini-- and love working with linear faders instead of rotary ones. Best part is that i can assign any fader to any function.. Actually they do not call them faders- they are called actuators.. Mini on the shoulder- very tough.. i am going to design a bag for shoulder use and have it made. The integration with Hydra to my lectro receivers is good but it is not as good as what i had with SL-6/688. With lectros in hydra, not all the menu options are there like they were in 688. If you go to PSC six pack manual, you can see what options are there for each RX brand. Not all the same..
  12. johngooch

    NP-1 dummy

    Converting away from NP-1s -- I was wondering if anybody makes a Dummy NP-1 that i could use in my 688-SL-6 and use a ext dc in the Np-1 input.. I have seen some short dummy NPs but not full size.. j
  13. Every time we arrived in Kenya- we had a guy meet us who knew the the ins and outs of customs-- each time it was the same guy and he was hired- no payoffs.. All handshakes and smiles.... Coming into Kenya with any kind of sketchiness is not recommended- Have everything buttoned down.
  14. Strongly suggest bringing your own gear. I worked in Kenya years ago and had to rent and it was a bit tough. I found some good people- and not so good.. The fixer was not so good and did not confirm the rental or was not telling us the truth-- and in the end, the gear i really wanted was already hired out in Ethiopia... and what was avail was very substandard. Loved Kenya-- have a good time!
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