Re: Beaulieu 5008S / double system sound

From: Cari Machet (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Jun 21 2006 - 14:23:12 PDT

On 6/20/06, Freya <email suppressed> wrote:
> --- David Tetzlaff <email suppressed> wrote:
> > Once you're in the world of digital post, you don't
> > need crystal anything
> > to get sync. Analog audio recorders don't have any
> > significant drift, but
> Actually youre probably right, tho I expect I've got a
> few that do but that may well be their age and
> condition, but I would be worried about the
> culmulative effect of drift from both the camera and
> the recorder. I bet you would lose sync much more
> quickly, but then you can always cut away and re-sync
> your audio.
> In that situation however, it might be even worth
> slating just on the heads and fiddling around in post
> rather than slating heads and tails.
> As you say almost all the low end audio recorders are
> digital now anyway but I'm really not sure how much
> I'd want to trust an old cassette recorder with it's
> wow and flutter to the job, even tho musically I am
> probably drawn to it for its inconsistancies.
> > others have observed, the
> > main problem with the proposed project is camera
> > noise. Freya makes a good
> > point about cameras with a lot of electronics having
> > gone dead by now, the
> > capacitors dry up and fail. Another problem is that
> > the built in metering
> > systems in old S8 cameras may well be shot even
> God yes, the metering is always the first thing to go
> I find. I think I've managed to partially fix an old
> bauer but generally it's rare to find working meters
> in my experience. Maybe I'm just unlucky tho.
> The nizo's seem much more likely to have stopped
> working by now than other cameras however which is a
> real shame.
> well

freya -

i really do not at all like nizo's
cause they in the end w/ all the bells and whistles
work poorly - IMO
and the structures interface to me is too chunky
that they wear out more rapidly is only logical

dh -

i make it my practice not to engage in discussions
with others that are name calling
which i find is a highly unevolved
and not at all intellectual within argument
so i only read the first sentence of ur post to me

enjoy ur project


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