Fri Jun 3, 2011 5:00 am ((PDT))
Now comes my first question to experts;
I said I consider myself to be quite newbie on this...
So far my best mic is a sennheiser mkh-416 (shotgun condenser).
I use it outdoor and it gives me good results of ambience, (it is mostly us=
ed for tv and movies). I have good wind protection gear like foams and zepp=
...but, though very directional, it captures aaall the ambience around with=
out focusing so much on distant sources.
Here's when I decide to try a parabola.
Will you advice buying myself a prepared parabola / mount / handle like the=
Telinga one, as I suspect? :)
Or are there other choices / brands? cheaper? :)
(i just found Telinga, professionally)
I know the umbrella/wok thing :) but is it worth it?
Is the parabola approach designed to be used with JUST omni mics?
Are other caption patterns allowed, or is it senseless to use directional m=
Aware of how a smaller mic will be attached to a parabola in much an easier=
way than a shotgun mic...
Is it possible to use the parabola approach with shotgun mics like mine (se=
nnh mkh 416) pointing towards the center of dish?
Does this enhance directivity for a shotgun?
Has anyone ever tried to use a shotgun like mine with a parabola behind it,=
both pointing in same direction?
(opposite way, unlike small/lavalier mics pointing to center of dish)
Will this improve results of a shotgun? What do you believe this experiment=
will cause? -if it has any sense-
Sorry for so many questions at first ...
I can't wait for reading experts points of view about this...
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