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Review: Zoom SSH-6 (stereo) shotgun microphone for in-field interviews and more

Review: Zoom SSH-6 (stereo) shotgun microphone for in-field interviews and more

This article review is mostly about the Zoom SSH-6 (stereo) shotgun microphone (with mono mode), and partially about the Zoom H5 recorder. It’s also about how I have…

Manfrotto Pro Light Cinematic Camera Bags Review: Balance and Expand

Manfrotto Pro Light Cinematic Camera Bags Review: Balance and Expand

Do you ever feel like you spend more time carrying your gear from point A to point B, or in my case to the car and from the car? It…

Sony FS5 Mark 2 Camera Review: Looking At The New Color

Sony FS5 Mark 2 Camera Review: Looking At The New Color

Yes, the Sony FS5 Mark 2 looks exactly like the original with one exception, the filter wheel on the Sony FS5 Mark 2 is a different color (black) from the…

Protecting the Bright Tangerine Misfit

Protecting the Bright Tangerine Misfit

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…

Review: JK Audio BlueDriver-F3 wireless Bluetooth transceiver for ENG

Review: JK Audio BlueDriver-F3 wireless Bluetooth transceiver for ENG

At NAB 2018 in Las Vegas, I got my first real opportunity to test JK Audio’s BlueDriver-F3 wireless Bluetooth audio transceiver for video ENG (Electronic News Gathering). In…

A Look At The Blackmagic Design URSA Broadcast | A Camera Review

A Look At The Blackmagic Design URSA Broadcast | A Camera Review

When every other manufacturer went with a larger Full-Frame sensor in their flagship cameras Blackmagic decided to go in a wholly different direction with the smaller sized sensor URSA…

THE SONY PXW-Z90 4K SINGLE LENS CAMERA REVIEW

THE SONY PXW-Z90 4K SINGLE LENS CAMERA REVIEW

My quick overall opinion on the Sony PXW-Z90 is this little 4K camera is a straight-up documentary / ENG/ grab and go camera designed to be fast and quick…

Sekonic L-858D Light Meter Review

Sekonic L-858D Light Meter Review

Last summer I replaced my trusty Sekonic L-758Cine light meter with the new L-858D model. The 858D features a mix of physical buttons and a touchscreen UI, and…

Review: RØDE AI–1 interface—preamp and A-to-D/D-to-A converter

Review: RØDE AI–1 interface—preamp and A-to-D/D-to-A converter

As promised after teasing it in my recent RØDE NT1 microphone review, here is the RØDE AI–1 interface—preamp and bidirectional A-to-D/D-to-A…

Review: RØDE NT1 studio microphone, shockmount and pop filter

Review: RØDE NT1 studio microphone, shockmount and pop filter

Here is my review of the black-colored, high-end RØDE NT1 analog electret condenser studio microphone, together with its matching shockmount and pop filter, not to be confused…