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Author Topic: 5 best Boom mics, Lapel mics and HDD based recorders?  (Read 2189 times)

soundtastic

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5 best Boom mics, Lapel mics and HDD based recorders?
« on: June 20, 2012, 09:59:56 am »

Need help for a college project.  :)
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Re: 5 best Boom mics, Lapel mics and HDD based recorders?
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2012, 05:12:20 am »

Boom mics: Schoeps CMIT5U, Sennheiser 816, Sennheiser 416, Sennheiser MKH60, Neumann KMR81.

No such thing as "best" lapel microphone...only "least worst".

Sanken COS11, Sennheiser MKE-2 Gold, Tram TR-50...if you can still find them.

Recorders: Nagra VI, Sound Devices 822.

I hope I get credit on your college project, and I hope you are doing more than just submitting lists. IOW I hope you have to figure out WHY these bits of kit are the best, and in which particular applications.

HTH

Cheers,
Tim
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Re: 5 best Boom mics, Lapel mics and HDD based recorders?
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2012, 12:59:44 pm »

Hey Tim,

Thanks a lot for the reply. From all the research I did Sennheiser shoutguns,, SD and Tascam recorders and Countryman lapels   turned out to be the more popular than others. One local engineer let me try out a few boom mics too! Yes this indeed was a very good learning experience for me, as production sound is something very new to me. And very interesting too! Thanks again.

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