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Comparing Windbubbles - Recording Waves with DPA 6060 Microphones

Comparing Windbubbles - Recording Waves with DPA 6060 Microphones

We had the chance to make a comparison of The Bubblebee Windbubbles' Size 1 and Size 2 effectiveness against persistent wind. Recording the sound of waves using two DPA 6060 omnidirectional microphones in Croatia. We also used The Cable Saver to reduce vibrations from the cables from reaching the capsules.
Finding the Correct Size Windbubble for your Mic

Finding the Correct Size Windbubble for your Mic

If your specific lavalier microphone doesn't appear on our Windbubble Size Guide, it's important to know how to choose the right size Windbubble for your lav mic. This ensures you get both the best wind protection out there and the best fit for your lav mics.
How to fit The Sidekick In-Ear Monitor

How to fit The Sidekick In-Ear Monitor

A quick guide on fitting The Sidekick In-Ear Monitor correctly, demonstrating both how to fit the earpiece and manage the cable. In this case we used the Mono, Left version of The Sidekick, running the cable down the back of the shirt.
Mounting a Lav Mic in a Tie with The Lav Concealer

Mounting a Lav Mic in a Tie with The Lav Concealer

Here Poul takes us through a method for mounting a lavalier mic in a tie knot so that it's totally invisible and provides a clean and clear sound. He also shows how the cable is managed for this method of mounting.
The Lav Concealer Tips - 3: Removing the Tape

The Lav Concealer Tips - 3: Removing the Tape

We have compiled a series of tips on how to use it correctly and get the best results out of The Lav Concealer. Here's the third in the series - how to remove the Lav Concealer Tape and leave it ready to apply again.
The Lav Concealer Tips - 2: Applying the Tape

The Lav Concealer Tips - 2: Applying the Tape

Here's the second in The Lav Concealer Tips series - how to apply The Lav Concealer Tape to the concealer for quick and firm appication of the mic directly to the skin.
The Lav Concealer Tips - 1: Fitting the Lav Mic

The Lav Concealer Tips - 1: Fitting the Lav Mic

The Lav Concealer is here and designed to tackle all the serious issues you have to face as a sound mixer - vibration, fabric noise and adaptability for secure fitting. Find out more about what's possible with this ingenious sound tool here. We have compiled a series of tips on how to use it correctly and get the best results. Here's the first of the series - how to mount your microphone in The Lav Concealer:
Step-by-Step Guide to Fitting The Sidekick In-Ear Monitor

Step-by-Step Guide to Fitting The Sidekick In-Ear Monitor

The Sidekick In-Ear Monitor is small. It actually fits all the way in to your ear canal, which is why it's invisible when worn correctly. To be sure you get the most in terms of the best quality in comms, comfort and invisibility, we've created this handy step-by-step guide on how to correctly fit our In-Ear Monitor earpiece.
12 Ways of Hiding a Lavalier Microphone

12 Ways of Hiding a Lavalier Microphone

If you work with sound, you know the challenge of hiding the microphone somewhere on the talent's body while still being able able to record the best possible sound. In this video, we show you 12 different ways...