Practical Power

Battery Distro Systems (BDS) For The Bag For another exciting yet informative read, I’ve decided to write about Battery Distribution Systems, mostly because I recently made a major switch, but also because I’ve tried a few and have an opinion about them. I’ll also touch upon batteries, since they are also important to this scenario.…

Shockmount Suspension Syndrome: pt. 2

Never being fully happy with any shock mount, I found myself with broken parts of a couple of Cinela OSIX 9’s donated to me by a colleague, and a couple of Rycote INV shockmounts that I don’t use. I don’t really like the Lyre system, specifically how rigid they are when taking my mic in…

Shockmount Suspension Syndrome: pt. 1

I’ve tried a number of shockmounts over the years, and some are good for somethings, and others are good for… Others. One thing I have found that they all have in common is weak points. So as an especially dry treat for the reader, I have a two-part series in shockmount tampering in store for…