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Can a lapel / lavalier mic be attached to a boom or mic stand?

I'm in a situation where the client does not want the interruption of changing lapel mics for different speakers at a podium-audience style event. We could get a 'reporter mic' but then we'd be ...
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Lavalier Mic For Clean Dialogue In A Noisy Environment - Stanley Kubrick Example Referenced

I would like to be able to record a clean dialogue track in a noisy location such as a coffee shop using lavalier mics. The mics would need to be hidden on the actors, presumably under clothing. The ...
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how to remove Cloth Rustling?

i have recorded some interviews using lapel microphones and it has a lot of rustling noise because the characters have been moving. i have tried editing it out and to some extent it has worked. but ...
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Wireless Lapels / Group Conversation - Best settings to avoid Spill [duplicate]

Setting: 3 people, smallish room (no acoustic panels), screen recording a webinar, wireless lapel mics (Sennheiser ew100 g3) What are recommended settings are for both TX and RX when lapel recording ...
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Sennheiser EW 100 G3 (Lapel) - Good starting settings

Just wondering what people are using as their default settings for the TX/RX Is this a good starting point for standard-scenario (i.e. Lecture, interview ... ): Transmitter -21dB Sensitivity ...
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Lapel Mics (Receiver) – Why use 'AF Out'?

Under what circumstances would one increase the AF out on the Receiver for wireless lapel mics? Currently we just increase the Gain controls on the H6
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Lapel Mics - Avoiding Spill from Multiple Speakers

When you have 2 (or more) speakers, fitted with lapel mics, sitting near each other at a table, Is it best practice to reduce the Sensitivity (eg: -21db) on the transmitter till the other people aren'...
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Suitable lapel/neckband microphone for dual mic presentation

So, I record a small youtube channel with a friend, we record games, camera is top down and we both have lapel mics as we tend to record in dining area's etc where it sounds a bit too echoey. The ...
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Eliminating spill on lapel mics

I am currently working on a tv show where people are being filmed while watching tv. All of the people are miked up with Sennheiser ew100 G3 lapel microphones. The producers want me to completely drop ...
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Which is better- boom micing or lapel micing

I recently had a conversation with a colleague of mine who was saying that lapel micing is the preferred choice of recording dialogue on set over boom micing. His argument was based on an article he ...
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Prevent/diminish plosive hit/popping

I run sound for live speaker events, and have trouble with popping sounds from the breath of the speakers. For the most part, the speakers do a good job of not speaking/breathing directly into the ...
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Use of a Sennheiser EW 100 ENG G3-A in China

I am travelling to China (Sichuan and Yunnan) and planning to use a Sennheiser EW 100 ENG G3-A Wireless Lapel Microphone System - bought in Australia. I would like to know: whether the use of ...
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Presenter vocal mic low end problems

Hi all, just a quick question.... Working on a live broadcast TV show about gardening with 3 presenters on wireless lapel mics... 2 of the 3 presenter's sound is all good, the third presenter which ...
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VHF or UHF Lapel Mic Systems

What are the advantages and or disadvantages of wireless UHF/VHF mic systems range, reception, interference etc...? Thanks
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Quick Question: Wireless Belt Packs and Receivers

Hi everyone, I need a really quick answer to this question if you don't mind: I'm researching a future purchase for a production company that records short films and documentaries that have a wide ...
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TV Vocal Reverb Reduction

Live broadcast show the scenario, 3 presenters, all lapel mic'd up. The studio itself isnt the best and dryest room to begin with. There appears to be a bit of an echo issue with one of the presenters'...
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5 most popular Boom mics, Lapel mics and HDD based recorders?

The cost or anything does not matter, just want to know 5 best and most used of Boom mics, Lapel mics and HDD based recorders
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Etiquette when Micing High Profile People

Hi, I have been working on a few documentaries/interviews over the past few months. More recently, I have been working on a few Ob-Doc TV shows where having to hide Radio Mics on people has been ...
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How do I make a lapel mic sound good?

I have just recently started to record ADR. I have a Sanken COS-11 lapel mic. Recently, an ADR Supervisor told me he loves this mic and uses it as often as he can. I couldn't believe it. I listened ...