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Production Audio

Zoom H6 or Tascam DR-60D: Which is the better Sound Recorder?

Which is the better Sound Recorder: Zoom H6 or Tascam DR-60D? I try to compare the two from a lay person’s perspective.

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WMP_ARTICLES_MISC

How to get SAN Storage for Video Production (Part Two): The DIY Route

Thinking of setting up a SAN storage for your production or post facility? Part Two looks at the components and costs involved in putting together a DIY SAN.

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Production Audio

5 Dependable Audio Mixers for Field Recording

A list of five dependable and excellent audio field mixers for video production.

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Post Production Audio Workflows

The Post Production Audio Guide (Part One): Sound Editing

A look at post production audio workflows, departments and methods, and how they contribute to form the perfect soundtrack. Part One covers Sound Editing.

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Post Production

An Overview of the different Stages of Post Production (Part One)

An Overview of the different Stages of Post Production. In Part One we break down the process into five categories and four major stages. We look at the Assembly Stage in detail.

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Production Audio

What is the difference between Line Level and Mic Level?

The simplest explanation of the difference between line level and mic level, and why you should pay attention to them.

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Driving Miss Digital

Grandma Moon Speaks: The Doppler Effect

Topics Covered: The Doppler Effect I don’t care if anybody gets it. I’m going as the Doppler effect. If I have to, I can demonstrate. NYEEEROOOOM – Sheldon, The Big Bang Theory The Doppler Effect is the change in frequency of a wave for an observer moving relative to its source. It is not exclusive […]

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Driving Miss Digital

Grandma Moon Speaks: RMS and the Decibel

Topics Covered: Root Mean Square The Decibel Common dB Values Day has its eyes; night has its ears – Japanese Proverb In the above drawing, the numbers represent: 1. Silence 2. Audible sound 3. Atmospheric pressure 4. Sound pressure 105 Pa is the pressure at sea level, or 1 atmosphere approximately. We have already seen […]

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Driving Miss Digital

Grandma Moon Speaks: What Influences Sound?

Topics Covered: Pressure and Temperature Pascal Threshold of Hearing Nature has give us two eyes and two ears but only one tongue – so that we should hear and see more than we speak – Socrates It is common for people to create reference standards, so that things can be measured according to these standards. […]

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Driving Miss Digital

Grandma Moon Speaks: What is Sound?

Topics Covered: What is Sound? Speed of Sound The eyes see everything but themselves – Yugoslavian Proverb Sound is a sensation perceived by ears due to vibrations or oscillations. One big difference between sound and light is that sound needs a medium for propagation. You can’t hear anything in a vacuum, which is why you […]