Tag Archives: audio

J-Rod – J-Cube

  The J-Cube What we love about the HDSLR world is how people come up with a very niche products to solve a specific problem then build a small business around it. If you’re into video making, you’re already familiar with all the additional appliances that need to be attached to your camera in some way. How to put a ... Read More »

Sonic Fire sound clip on sale

I will be reviewing Sonic Fire Pro soon,  until then, you can download the free Express Track version to play with it and get some single track for only 9.99$ (normal price is 30$ each). This is a great rebate and a good opportunity to stockpile tracks for the next year. Each of these tracks can be used in a ... Read More »

New BeachTek products

A while ago, we announced that the BeachTek DXA-5D was discontinued and confirmed that a new version of the product would be out ‘soon’. Soon in this case sounds like the end of February /March. Just got an email from BeachTek announcing these: DXA-5Da Feature Comparison List DXA-SLR $329 US List Price $399 February 25 Available March 30 Passive Circuitry ... Read More »

BeachTek DXA-5D is gone, long live the … ?

If you were thinking about getting a DXA for Christmas, you may want to call Santa first. It seems like the DXA-5D is back order and will be replaced (soon?) by a new product. I contacted BeachTek and the rep told me they have an alternative product coming soon. Just a small recap, in case you did not watch the ... Read More »

Droplet for 5DMrk II and Beachtek DXA-5D owners

If you use a Beachtek DXA-5D to capture sound while recording with your 5D, you should take a look at the new droplet my friend Mathieu has created. The droplet convert the file to ProRes HQ and remove the low frequency used to disable the audio gain. Simple, but effective. Get the droplet here. If you would rather use other ... Read More »

Canon 5D Mark II Audio Exposed: Video Review

Jon Fairhurst made an excellent review of various audio devices you can use with the 5D MrkII. While the video are a few weeks old, I just discovered them (shame on me). Fortunately, the timing is perfect since I am looking at a complementary audio solution to my Sennheiser MKE 400 which I plug directly in the 5DMrkII. Speaking of ... Read More »



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