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Video: An In-Depth look at the Roland V-1HD Video Switcher

Video: An In-Depth look at the Roland V-1HD Video Switcher

Posted by Jason Jenkins on 23rd May 2017

In today's video Jason walks us through the Roland V-1HD Video Switcher and gives us an in-depth look into just how powerful this compact video switcher really is. Transcript: Hey, everybody. This is Jason at the DVEStore. I'm here today with the Roland V-1HD high definition video switcher. It's a compact little unit, it has four HDMI inputs. It looks deceptively simple but this thing has quite a bit of power and control built into it. We've got
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New Recorders from Sound Devices: MixPre-3 and MixPre-6

New Recorders from Sound Devices: MixPre-3 and MixPre-6

Posted by Dave Fisk on 23rd May 2017

Sound Devices excited the production sound world yet again with the announcement of two new recorders; the MixPre-3 and the MixPre-6. These impressive recorders have the all new Kashmir microphone pre-amps from Sound Devices, an internal mixer, USB interface functionality (with the ability to stream via USB and record simultaneously), a full color touch screen display, timecode reader, and many other features. At $899, the MixPre-6 has 4 mic/line inputs with XLR/TRS combo
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Video: K-Tek Stingray Audio Harness overview and How-To Guide

Video: K-Tek Stingray Audio Harness overview and How-To Guide

Posted by Dave Fisk on 22nd May 2017

In today's video Dave talks about and demonstrates the K-Tek KSHRN2 Stingray Audio Harness which is perfect for storing all of your audio equipment stable and secure from any movement and damage. Video Transcript: Hey everyone, Dave from DVeStore here, and this is the K-Tek harness. Right now you're seeing it in the pouch. When you first buy it, that's what you're going to see. It's a really nice pouch to store it when you're not using it. The K-Tek harness is
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RODE giving away a free windshield with selected on-camera miscrophones

RODE giving away a free windshield with selected on-camera miscrophones

Posted by DVEStore on 19th May 2017

Pro-audio brand RØDE Microphones today unveils a worldwide promotion to give a FREE windshield with every purchase of a selection of RØDE’s world-beating on-camera microphones. When customers purchase a specially-stickered RØDE NTG1, NTG2, NTG3, NTG4, NTG4+, VideoMic Pro Rycote® or Stereo VideoMic Pro Rycote® from an authorised dealer, they will receive the compatible windshield – the WS6, WS7, DeadCat VMPR or DeadKitten – absolutely FREE. Purchase a NTG1, NTG2, NTG4 or&
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Video: Dave discusses the new K-Tek Gizmo Bags

Video: Dave discusses the new K-Tek Gizmo Bags

Posted by Dave Fisk on 10th May 2017

In today's video Dave discusses the newly released K-Tek Gizmo Bags that are available now at DVEStore. Transcript: Hey, everybody. Dave from DVEStore here. I wanted to take a moment today to talk to you about the new K-Tek Gizmo Bags. Now, some of you may be aware, a few years ago, K-Tek released the original Gizmo Bag, this guy right here, and it was really, really popular. They took some customer feedback and updated it. There are three n
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Video: Broadcast Wave Monophonic vs. Broadcast Wave Polyphonic

Video: Broadcast Wave Monophonic vs. Broadcast Wave Polyphonic

Posted by Dave Fisk on 9th May 2017

In this week's video, Dave Fisk discusses the difference between a broadcast wave monophonic and a broadcast wave polyphonic. Video Transcript: Interviewer: What's the difference between a broadcast wave monophonic and a broadcast wave polyphonic? Dave: That's a good question. That's what I get all the time. So broadcast wave files are the industry standard for production sound audio files. And that's been that way for years since n
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Video: What is Sound?

Video: What is Sound?

Posted by Dave Fisk on 1st May 2017

In this week's video, Dave Fisk discusses the basics of sound and explains some of the technical terms used in the sound industry to assist in your purchase of equipment. Hey, everyone, Dave from DVEStore here today, and I wanna talk to you about some terms that we use in the audio world. And these are things that are really helpful to understand and know as you're looking to purchase equipment, because it helps you better understand spec sheets and things like that. So
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Surgical Live Switching with the Newtek TriCaster

Surgical Live Switching with the Newtek TriCaster

Posted by Jason Jenkins on 30th Apr 2017

Kelly first reached out to me to request an in-studio TriCaster demonstration. When he came in, we talked more about his production needs. He had been shooting surgical video for Dr. Tony Mangubat for 12 years, but they were ready to step up the quantity and quality of their videos. The requirements were as follows:Live switch a surgery with two cameras Iso record each camera, plus the switch Capture up to four separate wireless mic tracks with the video Minimize post production as much as po
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NAB 2017: Jason's Top 10 Faves

NAB 2017: Jason's Top 10 Faves

Posted by Jason Jenkins on 29th Apr 2017

Warning: This won't be a typical best-of-NAB rundown. For me it's not just about the gear, it's broader than that. It's MY best-of-NAB rundown. Number 1: Companionship Having my wife there for the first four days was my favorite part of the entire NAB experience. I fly in early to set up the Reflecmedia booth on the Friday before NAB. It only takes a few hours, and then I basically don't have much to do until Monday when the show starts. So this year, I bought my
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