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#1 Lamont Robinson

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 10:30 AM

I shot my entire film with the camera mic, which did a great job for the most part, but I do need to re-shoot some scenes. I'm looking into a boom mic. Are these the basic ingredients?

- boom mic
- boom pole
- wind muff

Anyone know how much all this stuff should run me? I'm not opposed to going the used route on Amazon, either.
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#2 Daniel Wallens

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 12:01 PM

And this is in the Gripping section, why?
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#3 Tom Jensen

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 12:39 PM

And this is in the Gripping section, why?

You gotta grip the boom pole.
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#4 Lamont Robinson

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 04:02 PM

You gotta grip the boom pole.

Rather than make silly jokes, can you guys offer me some help?
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#5 Aaron Solomon

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Posted 22 February 2011 - 04:25 PM

You'll also need an XLR or some sort of audio cable to run to the camera. In addition, some boom poles come with shock mounts, which are where the mic mounts to the pole. Make sure yours does, or buy it.
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#6 Mike Lary

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Posted 23 February 2011 - 06:42 AM

You get what you pay for with sound equipment, so it's best not to go low end. This is a good kit for the buck, but I'd nix the soft case and buy a Pelican case. I find myself using a Mafer or double Mafer to mount the boom for stationary recording.
http://www.bhphotovi...Microphone.html
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#7 robert duke

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Posted 24 February 2011 - 06:39 AM

whats the difference between a sound guy and a puppy?



eventually the puppy quits whining
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#8 Brian Dzyak

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Posted 24 February 2011 - 08:54 AM

Head over to these forums where the Sound guys hang out! :)

SOUND LINKS

http://jwsound.net/SMF/index.php

http://www.coffeyint...hpbb2/ramps.php - RAMPS, Sound Newsgroup

http://www.coffeyinteractive.com - Sound Forum

http://realfilmcaree....php?topic=14.0
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