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Dan KowalskiWireless Mic Recommendation?
by on May 15, 2005 at 11:55:57 pm

Planning for a field shoot in Alaska this summer aboard an offshore fishing boat. 2 lav mics are indicated. DV workflow. Modest budget.

Recommendations? Thanks

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John BaumchenRe: Wireless Mic Recommendation?
by on May 16, 2005 at 1:51:21 am


I went for cheap when I first started and bought 2 Audio-Technica wireless mics, they were VHF and horrible.

I sold them for less than half of what I paid, shelled out and bought a Wireless Sennheiser. I've never looked back.

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Mark SuszkoRe: Wireless Mic Recommendation?
by on May 16, 2005 at 4:32:42 pm

If you can't afford to buy good ones, then rent them, at least you KNOW you'll get good performance for the money spent.Witht he prosumer toys, you're never sure when or if they are going to flame out.

Myself, I swear by Lectrosonics. Never lets me down. Ever.

Another option is to go dual-system and plant minidisc or Iriver digital audio recorders on the people, then synch the audio up in post. No RF hits, but added post time, and uncertainty due to lack of real-time monitoring. But many wedding guys like this option.

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Corey MaynardRe: Wireless Mic Recommendation?
by on May 19, 2005 at 3:48:01 am

with the other guy on Lectrosonics,never let me down and have been using them for past eight years or so.One less thing to worry them if you're not using them regularly.worth it

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