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  1. I'll start off by saying I am very new to all of this, so I apologize in advance if the nature of my question seems very basic... I've rented a G3 wireless system as a wireless hop into a Sony F55. I'm using a rental house provided XLR to TRS to go out of one of the XLR main outs from a SD 633 into the Senn Tx, the input level on the Tx is set to -48. The Rx is set to output level of 0 and going into the F55 as Mic level. The F55 has a manual volume of 0 and it's db reference is -60. When I send tone from the 633, the Tx meter peaks to where it should, then drops down very low, I'm not su
  2. I've been getting this really weird interference at this one location in an apartment complex in Hollywood and was hoping someone could identify the problem. I'm running 1-3 Sennheiser G3s, one with a countryman B3 and others with the stock ME2 mics. All the TXs do it, no matter the amount of kits running or frequencies. And I have tried to recreate the problem at my house without success. It's not radio hits or drop outs, but this rapid fluctuations in audio levels, almost a gurgling of the levels. The weirdest part is that the second I step outside onto a patio, or even the hallway, it
  3. I'd like your opinions on this one please... The other day I was on an indie doc shooting on the F55. I was using a G3 as a wireless camera link (notice I didn't say hop) with the squelch setting on 'Lo'. At lunch I powered down the G3 Tx but camera dept. didn't turn off the Rx on the camera. When they powered back up before me the DP saw the audio levels being blasted with the squelch signal and told me to: Tturn it off or disconnect it because he had not yet paid for the camera and didn't want to damage the audio circuitry" I set the squlch to high and walked away. I just wan
  4. I'm getting this weird noise in one of my g3 receivers. The noise is only there when the receiver is off. If I turn it on, it disapears and the unit is working fine. But I still would like to know: what is this...?? 0327021.WAV
  5. Hi I just found out that the cable for the G3- 112 , cl 100 is unbalance and that the cable cl 500 is balance but sold with the 500 system. I would like to know if it will give me any problem to use cl 500 cable in my G3 112 system? Normally i would believe that balance is better than unbalance, but there must be a reason why G3-112 is sold with a unbalance cable. I will use this to connect to my HD recorder 664 with balance input. Any comment would be nice, thanks. And yes I know that the G3- 112 is not world class radiomic, but with a DPA 4060 mic. it helps a lot. Thanks
  6. Hi, a newbbie here, with a ew100 g3 problem: Transmitter is sending signal, reciever's screen indicates signal input but no audio coming out from minijack's output of my ew100 g3 system. I've been told it's the output's resistor, but wanted to know if anyone experienced a similar problem. Would love to read your thoughts, Gracias Pablo
  7. Hi, a newbbie here, with a ew100 g3 problem: Transmitter is sending signal, reciever's screen indicates signal input but no audio coming out from minijack's output of my ew100 g3 system. I've been told it's the output's resistor, but wanted to know if anyone experienced a similar problem. Would love to read your thoughts, Gracias Pablo
  8. Yes, another "confused with G3" question... I recently bought two Sennheiser CL-2 "line cables" (as the product name says). I was under the impression that using these would let me input a line level signal into the transmitter, yet I find I would have to bump the transmitter sensitivity down to -51 to prevent the AF peak from lighting when putting out a max signal. Was I mistaken? As it is, however, have I understood correctly that to get the best S/N ratio out of the G3 in a hop type situation would be to attenuate the input signal from the source (I quickly checked - Nomad allows
  9. I recall someone saying that the Sennheiser G3 transmitters are compatible with a different brand of wireless slot receivers. I can’t remember if it was the Lectrosonics SR series or some other brand when switched to compatibility mode. Can someone please tell me which receiver would work? thanks,
  10. Hi! My first post here I'm going to Cefalu in Sicily in a couple of weeks doing a reality show. I will be using up to 6 Sennheiser G3(a-band) systems simultaneously. Has anyone been working on Sicily using G3(a-band) systems? Or Lectro block 20-21? about the same frequencies. It would save my day if anyone knew. Thx!
  11. Hello everyone. This is my first post here. I do a number of roles in video/film production including directing, camera and editing. But in the last year there has been more demand in my services as a boom op/production sound recordist. Specifically in the narrative branch which is the most enjoyable for me. As interest has picked up I've been adding to my sound kit. The most recent addition has been the Sennhieser G3 deluxe wireless kit from B and H. My package has arrived now. Before I dig into it I want to check into the wireless spectrum that is best for Seattle. My unit happens to be
  12. hi Im begin in sound for picture business and i'm getting some equipment and I was wondering what will be better between a sennheiser ew100 g3 or a old lectosonic system like 195d thanks
  13. Hi! I'm going to upgrade my Senn EW g3 and I'm a little bit confused about the next purchase... Within my budget I doubt between the new Audio Ltd. EN2 series http://www.audioltd.com/eng/ and some used Lectrosonics like the old UCR210D receiver with the UM200C transmitter. Both systems are more or less in the same price range. Since I work 99,99% of the times in docos and reality I REALLY like the scan function in those EN2 but I'm scared they're not good enough to be a real upgrade from my g3's. I don't know also if they're powereful enoug when it comes to transmission and avoiding drop
  14. I have recently been experiencing odd noises coming from my G3 receivers. The noises sound digital in nature, its not static or RF interference. I noticed that the noise is only apparent when the backlight on the screen of the receiver turns off. When you press a button to wake the screen back up again the noise goes away. The noise is also synchronous with the the little LCD display, in other words, when something moves on the display (like the audio level indicator) when the backlight is off, you hear the little digital artifacts. It is very odd, and very annoying. I recorded a sam
  15. I did an interview yesterday and I had this recurring problem every 2-5 minutes or so. It was always the same: 5 quick pulses of the high noise, under his voice, but it seemed to be amplified when the speaker increased his volume, leading me to think it's a problem with the lav or the transmitter. I'm using Sanken COS11-D's wired for Lectro, with an adapter to the Sennheiser G3's. His receiver was going into input 2 of my 552 out of the direct out line level pre-fade to input 3 of the 744t. I have never experienced this problem before, and I use these same pieces of equipment on a very regu
  16. Hi Everyone, I tried searching, but no hits. Do Sennheiser G2/G3 wireless kits work below the border? Specifically, I have B block frequencies. Thanks! Matt
  17. I've been wondering about a few things. First, I've found that when using my 302 with a Rode NTG-3, a Sanken CS3e and Oktava and Schoeps hypercardioids it seems that in most cases (quiet to medium volume interview speech, for instance) I have to set the gain pot on the 302 around three-o'clock to get levels like 0-+12 on the mixer. More or less depending on the mic in question. Is this what one might expect? I assume it probably is, since I would think the possibility of having a defective mixer are fairly low. Second, I wonder if someone knew about the best gain staging when going from
  18. Edit: This issue is solved. As Jaymz suggested, the receiver was getting T-power from my 302. Silly me. "Is the power cord connected?" Can someone recognize my new "friend"? One of my two G3's is outputting a pulselike "signal" (an unwanted one, that is). You can check a recording of it from the link below: https://docs.google....eE5GRU50RTJXb0U It's sometimes lower, sometimes higher. As you can deduct from the recording, the receiver puts it out even when the transmitter is off. What's worse, it puts it out along with a transmitter signal, so it get mixed into the sound. When a trans
  19. Hi, I wanted to share with you this little addon to a Kortwich bag I made. The issue was, that you cannot see the display (with RF, level, eventually battery information) when the Evos are in or on the bag. Also, the bag-walls are a bit thick for the sensetive Senny beltclamps. So I took some plastic L-shape profile out of a hardwarestore, some black tape, some Tesa Velcro, and a bunch of "cold shoes" (is this the right term?). The holder is still somewhat in a beta stage, but works not bad. The caveats are: - You can't really put the Evos (and therefore antennas) upwards for better rec
  20. Being on the verge of spending money again, I want to make sure this is the right step before parting ways with my hard earned cash. I'm a sound mixer who is relatively new to the craft (about 9 months doing location audio) and I want to invest in some pro quality wireless. One of the things that I feel is most key to being a good sound person is to have pristine audio. Now pristine is a relative idea but getting as close as possible is a good approach when you don't have the clients or money to access the top quality Zaxcom's/Lectro systems. My question is about the sound quality of
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