We have a bunch of both the SMQV and SMV's by Lectrosonics. They are a very reliable, sturdy wireless transmitter. When new they are a beautiful sparkling silver. Over time, any type or grime or moisture will discolor them. They turn to a color a little more on the bronze side. Knowing they are expensive pieces of kit, I did some research on the best way to clean them up. From the Lectrosonics website I found the answer: “The finish on the MM is a nickle -Teflon coating that
Now I'm relatively new to the location sound business, but I have heard an amazing amount of bad jokes directed at the poor old Sound Guy. Here's some of the worst (best!?) I have heard on set: How can you tell which is the Sound Guy's kid at the playground? They’re the one sitting off to the side watching everyone else have fun. Whats the difference between a sound person and a mutual fund?
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We have a ton of cables at Space Cow HQ. One of my weekly tasks is to keep them as clean as possible. I have developed a few ways to do this effectively. If I am short on time and the cables need a quick clean, I give them a once-over with Simple Green. Wipe on with one rag, wipe off with another. If I have time to go a step further, after applying the Simple Green, I then apply Aerospace 303. Again, it is a wipe on with one rag and wipe off with another. This product gives
Welcome to the brand new Space Cow Blog! From today, the Space Cow team will be regularly blogging about location sound mixing, teleprompting and productions in New York City! Check back here to find a wide range of topics from technical issues to on-set jokes to cleaning and maintaining gear. We hope you find this both entertaining and informative as it takes shape.