Allan Tépper

Born in Connecticut, United States, Allan Tépper is a bilingual consultant, multi-title author, tech journalist, translator, and language activist who has been working with professional video since the eighties. Since 1994, Tépper has been consulting both end-users and manufacturers through his Florida company. Via TecnoTur, Tépper has been giving video tech seminars in several South Florida’s universities and training centers, and in a half dozen Latin American countries, in their native language. Tépper has been a frequent radio/TV guest on several South Florida, Guatemalan, and Venezuelan radio and TV stations. As a certified ATA (American Translators Association) translator, Tépper has translated and localized dozens of advertisements, catalogs, software, and technical manuals for the Spanish and Latin American markets. He has also written many contracted white papers for tech manufacturers. Over the past 18 years, Tépper’s articles have been published or quoted in more than a dozen magazines, newspapers, and electronic media in Latin America. Since 2008, Allan Tépper’s articles have been published frequently –in English– in ProVideo Coalition magazine, and since 2014, he is is the director of CapicúaFM.com. His website is AllanTépper.com.

Build your dynamic microphone modularly: Pyle PDMIC78 with Shure accessories

Build your dynamic microphone modularly: Pyle PDMIC78 with Shure accessories

Some people call the Pyle PDMIC78 a knockoff of the Shure SM57. That description is true regarding the physical shape and dimensions, but not the sound. For vocal recording, many…

Review + comparison: iRig Pre HD cross platform audio interface

Review + comparison: iRig Pre HD cross platform audio interface

In this article, I’ll review the new <US$100 iRig Pre HD cross platform audio interface, with preamp and A-to-D converter. If this sounds familiar, it…

Review: iRig Mic HD 2 handheld digital microphone

Review: iRig Mic HD 2 handheld digital microphone

Back in 2014, I reviewed the original <US$130 iRig Mic HD handheld digital microphone, which IK Multimedia released at that time. With the included cables, it worked directly…

Is the GH5 the best camera under US$10k? Jordan Drake believes it is. Learn why.

Is the GH5 the best camera under US$10k? Jordan Drake believes it is. Learn why.

Jordan Drake and his co-host Chris Niccolls from Calgary, Alberta, Canada consider the under US$2k Panasonic Lumix GH5 to be the best current overall camera under US$10…

Review: RØDE Broadcaster, the voice microphone that challenges conventional wisdom

Review: RØDE Broadcaster, the voice microphone that challenges conventional wisdom

The general consensus is that in order to reject background noise (especially with acoustically untreated rooms), it behooves you to use a dynamic microphone, not a condenser one. The R…

When exact 24 fps beats 23.976… and when it doesn’t

When exact 24 fps beats 23.976… and when it doesn’t

Nine years have passed since I published When 25p beats 24p…. In fact, that was my very first article accepted in ProVideo Coalition magazine back in 2008. Things have changed…

Understanding iPhone framerates for shooting, editing & distribution

Understanding iPhone framerates for shooting, editing & distribution

When you shoot video on iOS (including iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch), framerates don’t work the way they do on conventional camcorders, which use CFR (constant frame rate). That…

Does  the HP ZBook x2 achieve the impossible Dream(Color)?

Does the HP ZBook x2 achieve the impossible Dream(Color)?

Longtime readers of my articles know that I strongly prefer matte screens, and can’t stand glare or reflections for serious work. If you read my 2016 article How do…

Spreaker makes improvements & merges with Blog Talk Radio

Spreaker makes improvements & merges with Blog Talk Radio

After my detailed review and article about the new radio (including podcasting) from February 2017 (link ahead), Spreaker has already implemented 1.5 of my suggestions. The Italian-based company…

Review: RØDE improves VideoMic Pro+ with several new features

Review: RØDE improves VideoMic Pro+ with several new features

For many years, I have been reviewing several different types of microphones. However, this is the very first time I am focusing on the on-camera genre. One of the…