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Re: Ursa Mini Sound Quality

PostMon Sep 12, 2016 3:24 am

For anyone who's interested, I did some tests on the Ursa Mini using the Beta firmware when it came out:

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Ursa Mini Sound Quality

PostMon Sep 12, 2016 3:44 am

Bill, I shoot with the Sennheiser 416 mounted on the URSA Mini 4.6K and leave all the gains at 50% (which is no gain applied) except I have the headphones at 25% or less. My levels are low but I raise them in Resolve. There's a FetHead specifically for phantom mics that I need to acquire!


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Re: Ursa Mini Sound Quality

PostTue Nov 01, 2016 9:48 pm

rick.lang wrote:Bill, I shoot with the Sennheiser 416 mounted on the URSA Mini 4.6K and leave all the gains at 50% (which is no gain applied) except I have the headphones at 25% or less. My levels are low but I raise them in Resolve. There's a FetHead specifically for phantom mics that I need to acquire!
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Rick, i has buy few weeks ago one Rycote InVision Video 042902 (1/4' Adaptor) and its a very good solution to my Sennheiser 416 mounted on the URSA Mini 4K.
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Re: Ursa Mini Sound Quality

PostTue Nov 01, 2016 11:28 pm

Michael, if it's convenient, can you post a web link to that? Getting ready for an evening shoot now. Thanks.


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PostWed Nov 02, 2016 9:42 am

rick.lang wrote:Michael, if it's convenient, can you post a web link to that? Getting ready for an evening shoot now. Thanks.
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Rick, i do it few pictures with my phone but i dont know how to attached the pictures here. I dont know how to use "Img" topic function because ask me about http pictures and in the computer i dont have http localization to my png.
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Re: Ursa Mini Sound Quality

PostWed Nov 02, 2016 2:28 pm

I tested the mic amps when I hired the 4.6k. It was 3 months ago, so was still the previous firmware.

Compared to a humble Zoom H5, the 4.6k sounded like it had a slight mid-range scoop. It wasn't unpleasant and maybe it was more that the Zoom mic amps are mid-range heavy.

The biggest concern was the available input gain. I had the inputs on 100% for the same input level as the Zoom on 50%. Obviously, this wasn't good for noise floor. A booster - like the Fethead or Martiaudio one - would be a good addition. I also found the lack of input monitoring unworkable. The latency would drive me crazy filming an interview.
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PostWed Nov 02, 2016 3:40 pm

Ben Johnston wrote:The biggest concern was the available input gain. I had the inputs on 100% for the same input level as the Zoom on 50%. Obviously, this wasn't good for noise floor. A booster - like the Fethead or Martiaudio one - would be a good addition. I also found the lack of input monitoring unworkable. The latency would drive me crazy filming an interview.


I tried a Fethead and couldn't get it to work with the Ursa Mini. Whenever the Fethead was attached, all that came through was a loud hiss. Has anyone had success with Fethead on an Ursa Mini?
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Re: Ursa Mini Sound Quality

PostWed Nov 02, 2016 3:59 pm

Michael Moore wrote:
rick.lang wrote:Bill, I shoot with the Sennheiser 416 mounted on the URSA Mini 4.6K and leave all the gains at 50% (which is no gain applied) except I have the headphones at 25% or less. My levels are low but I raise them in Resolve. There's a FetHead specifically for phantom mics that I need to acquire!
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Rick, i has buy few weeks ago one Rycote InVision Video 042902 (1/4' Adaptor) and its a very good solution to my Sennheiser 416 mounted on the URSA Mini 4K.


Here's the version sold in Canada. I like this idea of offsetting the mic so I'm less likely to bump into while bending over the BM Viewfinder! I should pick one up next year. No more budget for 2016!

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PostWed Nov 02, 2016 6:20 pm

rick.lang wrote:Here's the version sold in Canada. I like this idea of offsetting the mic so I'm less likely to bump into while bending over the BM Viewfinder! I should pick one up next year. No more budget for 2016!

Rick its same model like me.If you learn me how i can attached the pictures from my computer, i can put here few pictures with my ursa mini 4K and MKH 416.Good look with your shooting!
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PostFri Nov 25, 2016 9:44 am

Denny Smith wrote:Kris, are you using the camera monitor to judge this, or can you hear the noise in the recordings? The cam RA monitor amp is noisy, and not always a reflection of any noise in the recording.
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Okay. After a break from using the XLR ports I tried again. I can confirm that the XLR inputs are completely useless on my camera. There's sooo much noise and I've tried every combination possible; CH2 use CH1 input, separate them, phantom power on/off on the other channel, only use ch2 etc. - nothing works. AND I thought the NTG-3 had pretty high sensitivity (or what it's called) so that I didn't have to turn the gain up. When the input gain is 100% it peaks around -30db... What the hell is going on?
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Re: Ursa Mini Sound Quality

PostFri Nov 25, 2016 7:00 pm

Do you own a fethead and have gotten it to work successfully with the Ursa Mini?
I bought one and it did nothing but add a ton of noise to the signal on my Ursa Mini. Was quite a dissapointment. Haven't been able to get a return for refund from manufacturer either.
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Re: Ursa Mini Sound Quality

PostFri Nov 25, 2016 8:07 pm

Jamie, which model Fethead do You Own? Which mic are yiumusing?
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PostFri Nov 25, 2016 8:12 pm

Kristoffer, this is odd, peak digital level is around -18 to -20, youmshould be getting a higher level than -30 with full gain. Have yiumried a different mic cable, sounds like it might have a partial short or bad conductor connection? Most of the time, when I get an issue like this, it is the cable.

If it not a cable issue, you may want to have BM check out your XLR connectors, the "bad" connection could be there as well. A few UM users have reported XLR issues which were fixed via a RMA to BM.
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PostFri Nov 25, 2016 8:32 pm

Denny Smith wrote:Jamie, which model Fethead do You Own? Which mic are yiumusing?
Cheers


It's a fethead phantom. Tested it with ME64 and ME66, using both K6 and K6P. Tried all permutations with and without phantom power. Batteries in, batteries out, etc. All the same. Signal sounds like one of those white noise generators people use for sleep.

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Re: Ursa Mini Sound Quality

PostSat Nov 26, 2016 1:56 am

No, looked into one, but I have a Sound Devices MixPre-D that I use, and it works well.
Rick has one (MixPre) also, he uses with the UM 4.6 camera.
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Re: Ursa Mini Sound Quality

PostSat Nov 26, 2016 4:11 pm

Jamie, there is a FetHead Phantom for ribbon/dynamic mics and another for condenser mics. Did you order the correct FetHead?

Dynamic:
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http://www.zenproaudio.com/triton-audio-fethead

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http://www.zenproaudio.com/triton-audio-fethead-filter

Condenser: have a red dot below the label
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Ursa Mini Sound Quality

PostSat Nov 26, 2016 4:24 pm

Denny, I use the old MKH 416 that requires phantom power from the URSA Mini. I have a costly XLR cable to further cut low frequencies between the mic and the camera XLR port. Someday I may have pre-amp, but not currently.

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PostSat Nov 26, 2016 6:22 pm

My bad :oops: Rick, thought you were using the preamp. If you want to test one, you can borrow mine anytime. :mrgreen:
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PostSun Nov 27, 2016 1:10 am

Thanks, Denny. I'm kinda thinking of the Zoom F4 as an external recorder so I could better manage audio when I'm recording Off Speed. So many people have sung the benefits of separate recording although I like the Sound Devices MixPre-D while recording in camera in normal shooting modes. A decision for next year though re $$$.


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PostSun Nov 27, 2016 8:21 am

rick.lang wrote:Jamie, there is a FetHead Phantom for ribbon/dynamic mics and another for condenser mics. Did you order the correct FetHead?

Dynamic:
no coloured dot below label
http://www.zenproaudio.com/triton-audio-fethead

green dot below label
http://www.zenproaudio.com/triton-audio-fethead-filter

Condenser: have a red dot below the label
http://www.zenproaudio.com/triton-audio-fethead-phantom

I wonder if you were shipped the wrong model.


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I ordered and they sent a fethead phantom for condensor mics. It is the correct model. It simply doesn't work on the Ursa Mini.

Mix Pre-D is out of the question for me as the whole point of getting the Ursa Mini (beyond the 4.6K sensor) was that it didn't have to be rigged out with external boxes and cables like a BMCC or DSLR.

I'm giving up on recording audio internally, picked up a Zoom F4 instead and will go back to tried and true two system sound. Ursa Mini XLR input will be scratch/backup audio only.
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Re: Ursa Mini Sound Quality

PostSun Nov 27, 2016 10:54 am

I am using a Sennheiser EW100/G3 wireless set + Sennheiser omni lav gold directly into my UM46k and the sound is great, although volume is a bit low (Sennheiser receiver output = 0dB, UM46k gain = 100, mic = low). Have to raise +15dB in post but still great sound with very low noise.
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Re: Ursa Mini Sound Quality

PostSun Nov 27, 2016 11:49 am

I did some additional tests now with my Rode NTG3 directly into the UM46k XLR1 phantom powered. Regardless of the settings, I can get a very clear sound.

I have measured the basic room loudness (2 PC and 2 external RAID fan noise) with SPL meter:
C weighting/slow response gives ~ 42dB at the same position I placed the NTG3 later.

I did 3 recordings into my NTG3 ~ 10 cm from my mouth.
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Files with the suffix _MASTER are with post gain applied, the others are directly out of the camera footage.

Screenshots from the spectrum analyzer at 1 sec of room tone only (no voice).

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a) mic low / gain 50 / post gain +30dB


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b) mic low / gain 100 / post gain +24dB


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c) mic high / gain 50 / post gain +3dB

Conclusions:
1. Noise floor seems to be pretty similar regardless of the settings after gain normalizing in post.

2. It looks like setting c) gives the lowest noise floor over a) and b).

3. In-camera gain 100 equals +6dB over gain 50.
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Re: Ursa Mini Sound Quality

PostSun Nov 27, 2016 4:48 pm

I plug a Sennheiser me66 into my URSA Mini XLR with no problems whatsoever. Signal to noise ratio is great. No other issues.

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PostSun Nov 27, 2016 9:37 pm

Stan and Robert, I'm glad to hear that for the situations you record in that the Ursa Mini is working for you.

In my case, I found myself too often adding 20dB-30dB of gain in post to get a proper level from audio recorded into the Ursa Mini, even when I've got it set to mic high and the level at 100 with a Sennheiser ME66/K6 attached. When I have to record at that level and add that much gain in post, the noise in the signal is far above where I'd like it to be.

For a quick comparison between the F4 and Ursa Mini: In the quietest room in my house, I played a 1Khz tone through some cheap speakers and then turned it off so there is just room tone. Recorded with both the Ursa Mini+ME66 and the F4+ME66 from same distance of 2 feet from the speaker. I normalized the level of the tone to -20dB on each clip and you can hear the difference pretty clearly. The Ursa Mini has more noise.

Ursa Mini: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1bnfGXKHqpcdmpoaXJOQXYzQzg

F4: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1bnfGXKHqpcN1ZQOWpyYklqd1k

(As I live in a city and the central air was on, the room tone itself is pretty noisy. I've got a buddy with a nice quiet sound booth and will do a retest there when I get a chance.)

It's no surprise that the F4 has a better signal to noise ratio than the Ursa Mini, of course. It's just that the difference is too big to justify recording audio straight into the Ursa Mini.

That's why I looked into the Fethead Phantom in the hopes of a super compact and efficient way to get +20dB added to the signal with a low noise pre-amp before it goes into the Ursa Mini. Sadly, it didn't work.
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PostSun Nov 27, 2016 10:19 pm

Thanks for the real world comparison to the Zoom F4 that I'm considering for similar reasons plus to be used while off speed recording. Did you try iZotope? I see their software is on sale until the end of the year at ⅓ off! It is a propitious time for me to pickup the iZotope Plug-In Pack for DaVinci Resolve.


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PostSun Nov 27, 2016 11:30 pm

rick.lang wrote:Thanks for the real world comparison to the Zoom F4 that I'm considering for similar reasons plus to be used while off speed recording. Did you try iZotope? I see their software is on sale until the end of the year at ⅓ off! It is a propitious time for me to pickup the iZotope Plug-In Pack for DaVinci Resolve.


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The iZotope plug-in pack is great! I highly recommend it. Even without playing with the sliders, their adaptive noise reduction is amazing. Works wonders to quickly clean up clips in offline edits when I've got to do client review before a project has been sent out for a proper pro mix.
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PostSun Nov 27, 2016 11:44 pm

Does the plug-in handle audio in the ProRes recording or does it need raw recording with the separate audio track?


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rick.lang wrote:Does the plug-in handle audio in the ProRes recording or does it need raw recording with the separate audio track?


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Either, but it doesn't work on its own because it is a plugin. It works as an audio effect inside the app you are using and will handle whatever you can put into your DAW or NLE. You can apply the plugin to individual clips or entire tracks (or to a bus in apps that offer them).

I've used it in Premiere Pro CC, FCPX, Avid Media Composer and Resolve.

The iZotope website has a full long list of additional apps that support the plug-in pack.
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I looked at Reaper as Robert suggested, but I'm going to try iZotope Plug-In for its simplicity in cleaning up my Audio tracks. Maybe later I'll use Reaper and Audacity (I've used that previously).


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PostTue Nov 29, 2016 9:59 am

Denny Smith wrote:Kristoffer, this is odd, peak digital level is around -18 to -20, youmshould be getting a higher level than -30 with full gain. Have yiumried a different mic cable, sounds like it might have a partial short or bad conductor connection? Most of the time, when I get an issue like this, it is the cable.

If it not a cable issue, you may want to have BM check out your XLR connectors, the "bad" connection could be there as well. A few UM users have reported XLR issues which were fixed via a RMA to BM.
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The cable is new but that of course doesn't mean it can't be broken. I only have a 10m. XLR to test with besides the one I use, but I will try to test that tomorrow. But my guess is it's the XLR ports. When I turn the camera on with my headphones on it destroys my ears. So much weirdness and noise going on with the camera :(
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PostTue Nov 29, 2016 4:50 pm

Kristoffer, when I first tried the headphones in April 2016, I had to dial back on the volume to something like 5% or less if I remember correctly. Somewhere along the path of firmware upgrades, certainly with 4.0 firmware, I have settled on using the headphones at 25% and never need to go higher. If your headphones kill your ears and you're at 4.0, something is amiss.


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PostFri Jan 20, 2017 10:00 pm

I've know got my unit exchanged for a new one but haven't had too much time to test it. I did a quick sound test though and everything seemed fine - so I think the problem was a broken preamp. I haven't tested the picture yet so I'm a bit worried about people complaining about FPN and broken pixels :o
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PostFri Jan 20, 2017 10:08 pm

Kristoffer Damkjær wrote:I've know got my unit exchanged for a new one but haven't had too much time to test it. I did a quick sound test though and everything seemed fine - so I think the problem was a broken preamp. I haven't tested the picture yet so I'm a bit worried about people complaining about FPN and broken pixels :o
Crossing my fingers nothing is wrong with the new one.


Make sure it's updated to the latest 4.2 firmware and run the black shading calibration (with the body cap on) before you test it. I hope it's all good!
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PostFri Jan 20, 2017 11:23 pm

I'm using an Sennheiser MKE600. In one of the threads, I mentioned it was really low, and I had to use MIC HIGH and put the GAIN at 100%. It was actually still too low, and I had to boost it in post. Not ideal because it does bring in some hiss.

I contacted Fethead and asked them which one to try. The told me for my MKE600 to get the normal one without phantom. I purchased it, and it works decently. This is how I set it up...

The Fethead needs phantom power to run, so I had to use the battery for my mic, since phantom power can't power both devices. I now have XLR 1 set for MIC LOW and 75% GAIN. That seems pretty good actually.

BM really needs to fix the monitoring situation. It's atrocious. I'd like to hear what's being recorded, not a bunch of noise.

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PostSat Jan 21, 2017 7:04 pm

Kristoffer, remember to update the BM Viewfinder via its own USB port if you have the device. After running the camera update, you can unplug the USB cable from the camera and hot plug it into the BMVF.


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PostMon Jan 23, 2017 3:29 pm

Stupid me. I tested the camera and THEN went in here. So yeah I've updated the viewfinder and the camera to 4.2 and tested it. So I didn't make the black shading calibration. Why should I do it before I tested it? Can't I just do it now? I'm not really sure what it is? All the questions - sorry :D
Everything seems fine though. No apparent dead pixels or FPN in the short time I tested it. So that's good.
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PostMon Jan 23, 2017 5:11 pm

Kris, you may not need to do the Black Shading calibration, it is an option for those who are having IQ issues, if your image looks good, then you are good to go.
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PostThu Feb 23, 2017 7:25 pm

Just wanted to say that I, too, have the S/N ratio issues with my camera, with peaking recording in-camera audio with a Sennheiser 416 about 20db lower than same signal in my Zoom H6. However, if I record a lav receiver straight into the camera (or any non-phantom-powered source), the levels are as one would expect.

When I first bought my camera I had to send it back because the XLR inputs were completely useless, only spewing out noise at an extremely low level. I'm sending my camera back (again) for an unrelated issue, but am going to have them look at the audio levels. Will post update when I get it back.

Still, seems a stupid issue to be having in this day and age. Even going back to my HVX days, audio on my cameras has always been fine. Definitely don't see too many threads like this on Canon's forums. It's not like we're dealing with new technology here...
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PostFri Feb 24, 2017 5:54 am

Gates, I also feed a Sennheiser 416 directly into the URSA Mini 4.6K XLR port. I don't apply any gain (set it to 50% which means no gain added or subtracted) and adjust in post as needed. Using iZotope RX plug-in Pack to sweeten the audio as was recommended to me by members of this forum:

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PostSat Feb 25, 2017 1:37 pm

I'm using a rode ntg4+ and both using onboard or phantom power levels are very low. I have to use it in high mode and 100% gain then still boost it in post as it's still low.

I also have the rode wireless lapel set and have to set that to +20db to get any decent levels on low mode
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PostSat Feb 25, 2017 7:25 pm

rick.lang wrote:I looked at Reaper as Robert suggested, but I'm going to try iZotope Plug-In for its simplicity in cleaning up my Audio tracks. Maybe later I'll use Reaper and Audacity (I've used that previously).


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The RX plug-in works a lot. I use it every time I record audio. Just make sure that you record a couple of seconds of the noise before you record audio. That way you can use the plug-in to learn the noise at the beginning of the clip so it can take it out in the rest of the audio that is recorded. That takes about 10 seconds to do. Very simple!
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PostSat Feb 25, 2017 7:31 pm

Keith, thanks for the iZotope usage tip!

Years ago, Apple's Soundtrack used to let me select any section of the track to define the background noise and then eliminate that. Years later that single feature isn't part of Resolve's toolkit as far as I know. Soundtrack still runs though and it even supports iZotope I just discovered.

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PostSat Feb 25, 2017 7:37 pm

rick.lang wrote:Keith, thanks for the iZotope usage tip!

Years ago, Apple's Soundtrack used to let me select any section of the track to define the background noise and then eliminate that. Years later that single feature isn't part of Resolve's toolkit as far as I know. Soundtrack still runs though and it even supports iZotope I just discovered.

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PostSun Mar 05, 2017 2:37 am

Today I've tested the new RodeLink Wireless Lav system on 3 devices. I've tested it on the URSA Mini 4.6K, Sony FS5 and Tascam Dr-70D. I connected the wireless system straight into the XLR input of all 3 devices. Surprisingly, the URSA Mini 4.6K signal to noise ration is better than the Sony FS5. It also had less noise than the Tascam DR-70D but the sound quality out of the Tascam DR-70D was better. The RodeLink also has a better signal to noise ratio than the Sennhesier ew 112 G3 wireless lav system.
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PostSun Mar 05, 2017 5:57 am

Brad Grobler wrote:I'm using a rode ntg4+ and both using onboard or phantom power levels are very low. I have to use it in high mode and 100% gain then still boost it in post as it's still low.

I also have the rode wireless lapel set and have to set that to +20db to get any decent levels on low mode

I had a similar issue with my ntg4 when I rented the um46k to evaluate if I wanted to purchase one. I'm not sure if it is an issue or if it supposed to be that way. I'd contact BM if it is one you own. Now they have release the um46k pro and according to hook they have improved pre-amps in the new one. Now I'll have to rent that for testing.

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PostSun Mar 05, 2017 4:56 pm

Thanks, Keith; good to know. I wish someone would compare the RodeLink wireless lav to the Sennheiser AVX wireless lavs. Audio lavs may be my next purchase.


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PostSun Mar 05, 2017 10:06 pm

The Rhode NTG4 as a lower sensitivity than Sennheiser. The NTG4 sensitivity is 32.0dB re 1 Volt/Pascal (25.00mV @ 94 dB SPL) +/- 2 dB @ 1kHz. The MKH 416 is 130 dB, (@ 1 KHz) Sensitivity at 25 mV/Pa +/- 1dB 25 mV/Pa +- 1 dB. The NTG4 really needs a high gain mic preamp, like the MiPreD, to get a high enough signal for the BM cameras. I doubt the "new" preamp in the UMPro is going to fair much better with the Rhode shotgun Mic's.

The higher gain of the Sennheiser over the Rhode is why I prefer the Sennheiser shotguns and lavs.

The Sennheiser and the new Rhode wireless lavs are supposed to be fairly close. I agree Rick, would be nice to see a side-by-side comparison.
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PostMon Mar 06, 2017 5:27 pm

rick.lang wrote:Thanks, Keith; good to know. I wish someone would compare the RodeLink wireless lav to the Sennheiser AVX wireless lavs. Audio lavs may be my next purchase.


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You're welcome. I just checked out the Sennheiser AVX and I saw that it also has a microphone package. The RodLink has a wireless XLR transmitter that you can connect to a dynamic microphone or shotgun microphone for wireless audio. You can set up a shotgun on a boom pole without having XLR cables with the RodeLink. That's a major advantage that the RodeLink has over the Sennheiser AVX. The RodeLink XLR transmitter also has a headphone output so your boom pole operator can monitor the audio. I have the Sennheiser ew 100 XLR wireless transmitter and it doesn't have a headphone output. I'll keep you posted when I get the RodeLink XLR wireless transmitter.
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Very interesting, looking forward to hearing more (see what I did there?) about the Rode and any comparisons to Sennheiser audio.


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Yes, me too :!:
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