December 2020 e-news
Here's the December 2020 newsletter from Sound Techniques. New gear, news and reviews. Enjoy the read over the break
We made it back to level #1
We're open for sales and rentals. We have a QR code for the NZ Covid-19 contact tracing app.We're doing all we can to observe all precautions to re,ain a healthy destination, using hand sanitiser and washing our hands frequently.
K-Tek Backpack eases the load
Do you want some help carrying your recording kit? Try the K-Tek Stingray Backpack at Sound Techniques. On Special ONE ONLY - call for price
Sound Devices MIxPre-3M 'studio in a box' Recorder reviewed
Sound Devices MixPre-3M recorder "for "looking to make high-quality recordings on the go". Read the review here.
Sound Devices MixPre-6 reviewed
Check out this review of the Sound Devices MixPre-6 recorder one of the MixPre recorder range from Sound Devices
Rules for carrying Lithium batteries with Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand has compiled a set of rules for passengers traveling with lithium batteries on its flights.
Sound Devices launches CL-12 fader panel for 6 series
11/9/15 At IBC Sound Devices has announced the CL-12 faderpanel for 6 series mixers. Immediately compatible with 688, other models to follow
Cyclone warning - Large, Medium and Small in store
Batten down the hatches. The Rycote Cyclone is the result of more than a decade of continuous development. It's all-new windshield system from the ground up. The Cyclone, the world’s most advanced microphone windshield and shock-mount system.
Rycote new products
Rycote new Super Softie and Super Shield set a new standard for microphone wind protection
Sound Devices 633 mixer/recorder now with automixing
It's the most popular product we've stocked in our twenty odd years of business.
Finding a good frequency - a refresher course
Are you having trouble finding clear spectrum for your radio microphones? Here's a simple guide adapted from Lectrosonics manuals.
Hints for lapel microphone users
Countryman Inc has lots of good advice on where to place and hide its microphones
RSM decides on new Licence Requirements for UHF radio microphones
Radio Spectrum Management has released its decisions on the use of radio microphones in the UHF spectrum.
Elegant low profile mount for Sennheiser 8050
Are you looking for a mount and wind protection for your Sennheiser MKH8050? Read on...
Lectrosonics' new handheld microphone
Lectrosonics has developed a new handheld microphone the HH. Lectrosonics provides the transmitter, you choose your favourite capsule.
CL-9 fader enhancement for 788T recorder
Sound Devices has incorporated feature enhancements to the CL-9 Linear Fader Controller. Trim encoder acceleration has changed with the introduction of firmware rev 2.14. Additionally, faders with dust covers are now used along with revised fader knobs.
Handy freeware
Here’s some handy freeware for use in audio applications. Please respect the developers' licences and look at their other software.
New Lectrosonics transmitters with variable output power
The fanatics at Lectrosonics have been at it again. Now they have developed two transmitters with variable output power
Lectrosonics SRB dual channel receiver setup hints
Hints for channel selection with SRB receiver. SRB with battery sled is illustrated

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