Roland's VR-1HD is a thoroughly capable multicam video mixer. But as Matt Vanacoro discovered, there's much more to it than that. Read on to find out just what it can do...
Just pointing a camera at a band won't cut it - to stream effectively to a wide audience you need to know a few tricks about conversion and compression. Here's Matt Vanacoro with the inside track.
Audio for mobile video shooting hasn't exactly kept pace with the visual side of things. But as Matt Vanacoro discovered, Samson's Go Mic Mobile really takes things to the next level.
Getting good sound to go with your picture can mean bolting together lots of gear. But a new combined grip and mic system from Sevenoak is looking to change that, and at a surprisingly low price.
If you're shooting video using a smart phone or a DSLR and want better shots, less camera shake, mic phantom power and much more in an easy to use and clever device, then you need to check this out.
Fact: Bad sound can ruin a great video. That's why sE Electronics have created the ProMic Laser. Hollin Jones discovers whether this improves the recorded sound from a DSLR.
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RØDE tell us their new VideoMic X is the new standard in immersive audio recording for videographers. It looks the part and with acoustically matched condenser mics, it sounds the part too.
Once you've completed your track, got it mixed and mastered and are ready to perform it, shooting a music video can help to promote it. Keith Crusher looks at the options on a budget.
It looks cool and is lighter than the previous version: the Røde Blimp could be the perfect windshield and shock mounting system for video-based sound recordists.