Tag Archives: field recorder

Audio Process: My Sunday Journey

I recently ran location/post audio for a short film that a few friends of mine did over a weekend for the Philips Cinema Parallel Lines contest (http://www.youtube.com/philipscinema). We didn’t win, but we had a great time spending an incredibly hot shoot in a garage without air-conditioning on a summer day in Dallas, TX (the outside temp was 98 degrees and inside the garage was roughly 110). All the entries had to contain the same six mandatory lines of dialogue: What … Continue reading

Zoom H2: The Review

A few weeks ago, I did a quick review of the Zoom H4; an affordable field recorder with XLR connections and on-board X/Y stereo spectrum mics. This time around, I am reviewing the H4’s cousin, the H2! Keep in mind that all reviews are based from a sound designer’s point of view unless otherwise noted. The Zoom H2 is the next effort by Samson in the field recorder market. It’s a very small portable field recorder that has four (!) … Continue reading

Zoom H4: The Review

Apologies for not updating more frequently (I don’t even think anyone knows about this site, so it doesn’t really matter if I apologize or not. Mhuahahaa). So next up is a review of Samson’s Zoom H4 (pictured left…obviously)! Keep in mind that all reviews are based from a sound designer’s point of view unless otherwise noted. The H4 is a little larger than a handheld device (I have small hands) with two internal mics in an X/Y stereo spectrum configuration. … Continue reading