Head Worn Microphones

Head Worn Microphones

We used a piece of heat shrink tubing for most of the unit. You can see we’ve used two pieces of 18ga. wire. I bought the wire at a plumbing supply store. They call it “hanging wire.” The second two photos show the addition of Hellerman Sleeves to...
Hellerman Tool

Hellerman Tool

Here’s how it works. The rubber sleeve fits over the three pointy prongs. Squeeze the handle and the prongs spread the open creating a space for the mic and wire to slip through. Roll the sleeve off the prongs, remove the tool from the wire and then unroll the...
Sound board

Sound board

Our board was having some problems. Two channels were not working and we could use some more as it was. So, I called a local equipment rental company. They had a 24 channel board they would rent for $150 per week. When I went to pick it up, I decided to simply...
Murrow’s Sound Equipment

Murrow’s Sound Equipment

New Equipment just installed     4 Mackie SRM 450 Speakers. These speakers are self powered. In other words, they have the amplifier built in. So, we need to run both a signal cable from the mixer and a power cord from the wall. One of the nice things about having the...

BEING A SOUND OPERATOR

The S.M. will be the person who sets their calls, calls the cues, and gives notes on operations, once the show is opened. Before the show opens, notes may come from the designer, the director, the musical director, or the S.M. — but it is still the S.M.’s...
Brandon’s Words of Wisdom

Brandon’s Words of Wisdom

For those of you with audio, and particularly audio editing, if you’re trying to sync a long sound effect or a song to a show where you’re trying to get it to end perfectly with the chain of events, here’s a quick tip that I came up with tonight that...