Review: Antlion Audio XLR Power Converter vs VXLR+

Review: Antlion Audio XLR Power Converter vs VXLR+ 1

Antlion Audio recently introduced its new US$24.95 XLR Power Converter which now directly competes with RØDE’s US$25 VXLR+ which I reviewed in 2017. The two devices have more similarities than differences: They both convert high voltage phantom power used with pro balanced mic inputs into the much lower bias voltage (plugin power) required by many […]

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Protecting the Bright Tangerine Misfit

Protecting the Bright Tangerine Misfit 6

A few years ago I stopped buying cameras, and started putting my yearly gear acquisition budget into grip, lighting, and camera support gear with a long useful life. Tools like monitors, lenses, batteries and power distro, and a good mattebox and filters. I’ve invested in the Bright Tangerine Misfit mattebox, and use it primarily as […]

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Nemo, Titan and Mito: three new 4K underwater drones for filmmakers

Nemo, Titan and Mito: three new 4K underwater drones for filmmakers

Nemo, Titan and and Navatics Mito are the names of three new underwater drones recently funded on Kickstarter. All promise better options for filming underwater in 4K UHD. Aerial drones are common these days, but there seems to be a new trend, and underwater drones may well become something that filmmakers and photographers will look […]

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