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About PedroAdamastor

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    Sound Recording, Editing, Sound Design
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  1. Thanks all for the answers, im going to try first the wax paper. Thanks.
  2. Hello everyone, I have an old VDB boom with over 10 years old. I disassembled it to clean, washed the tubes and collars and I will lubricate the threads with silicone grease as I read here on the forum. I would like to know what products you use after cleaning the tubes. Pledge polish? Carnauba Paste Wax (Turtle Wax or other)? Collinite 845 Liquid Insulator Wax? Thanks
  3. Hi, I have 4 Sanken Cos-11 and im looking for some cheap headsets compatible with them. Anyone found some ebay or aliexpress cheap headsets that can be used with the Cos-11? Thanks
  4. Hi, I have been using 4 OST TL-40 since 2014, now they have the option of Flexible or Original cable. Anyone tried the flexible cable? For $100 the OST TL-40 still the best lavalier option? Thanks, Pedro Adamastor
  5. Thanks everyone. I ended up buying NP1 batteries and charger from SWIT and the Hawkwood NPA-SQN from Pink Noise in UK. The shipping to Portugal was very fast and they were very helpful.
  6. Thanks Axel and LarryF for your help. Im going to try to find this batteries here in Portugal or some european store.
  7. Thanks Peter, but the Rolls PM50s dont run on batteries, just with power adapter right? The PM55P has batteries but is 2x the price of the ART. But im still looking for more information before i buy them. By the way what 9v batts you use? And charger? Thanks for the help. Thanks for you post Zach. I havent bought it yet, but i read this from a buyer review: "I bought this device for a non-standard use, and it works very well. I record sound on location for a local tv show. My boom operator (when I use one) needs to be able to hear what's coming thru the boom mic. The MyMONITOR fills the need very well. The boom mic plugs into the input of the unit and another XLR cable runs to my mixer/recorder. The operator plugs in a set of headphones (there are two jacks), and we're off to the races. The unit passes phantom power to the mic with no issue." I believe the XLR Mic Thru will not change the sound that goes from the mic to the mixer, but havent tested it yet.
  8. Hi, im planning to buy 2 ART MyMonitor (personal headphone monitor mixer) for my boom operators (so they can hear their boom without having to send them audio from the Sound Devices 664) (cant afford the Sound Devices MM-1 or Rolls PM55P now). I will need to buy some 9v batteries and charger. Should i go Lithium Ion or Nickel-Metal Hydride? Never used Li ion rechargeable batts, whats the pros and cons? Which ones you use and recommend? I live in Europe, so it would be great to know a european store that has them. Thanks Pedro Adamastor
  9. Thanks Mike. After searching for alternatives i decided im going to spend a little more and buy the NP1 batteries and charger from SWIT and the hawkwood NPA-SQN. Thank you for the help. Pedro Adamastor
  10. Hi everyone. I just bought a Sound Devices 664. Im going to use it with 2x Sennheiser 416 + 4 Sennheiser G3 with OST TL40. Im looking for a reliable but not very expensive way to power the 664. Im not going to power anything else besides the 664 in my Petrol PS603 bag (the Sennheiser G3 run on AA bat). Any advice for reliable batteries to buy in Europe and reliable adaptor to connect them to 664 will be great and help me in the decision. Thanks.
  11. Jeremiah is it possible to ask you some photos of the DMM0012 with the TL40? To understand the size and how you use it? Thanks a lot :-)
  12. Im also looking for a good solution to hide the TL40. Anyone using this DPA concealer? 4061 or 4071? Is there any other better solution? Thanks
  13. I have been using the white eneloops 4th generation for many years with Sennheiser G3 and this are the best batteries i found yet. The eneloops black version is not worth the extra money. I recently read a lot of good things about IKEA batteries and i bought some rechargeable batteries from IKEA the Ladda "LSD ready to use" version (not the old ones), and im trying them for a few days and they seem to be as good as the white eneloops but they cost only 5€ for 4 batteries. If you use a lot of batteries you can find a charger in ebay that charge 16 batteries individualy and are excelent. Hope this helps. Pedro Adamastor
  14. Thank you Ferdinand, Nick, Christian, Senator and Dominique. My TL-40 arrived this week, i will test them during the next days :-)
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