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Monitoring MS Stereo with 7-Series Recorders

There are two ways to record MS (mid-side) stereo signals with the 7-Series recorders, record either discrete M and S signals and decode later, or decode MS in the recorder to Left-Right stereo.

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788T and Heat Considerations

The 788T is a marvel of mechanical design. Using the latest 3-D computer-aided design tools and powerful visualization environments, the designers built a product that has an incredible amount of processing power and I/O flexibility. Because of its compact size, it is used in environments and applications never before possible for an eight-channel audio recorder. […]

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Double System Sound with the Panasonic VariCam

There has been a certain lack of “resolution” on how best to provide time code sync for shooting double-system sound with the popular Panasonic Varicam high-definition camcorder. The VariCam is the commonly used name for Panasonic’s AJ-HDC27 variable frame-rate high-definition video camera.

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788T Microphone Preamplifiers

The 788T introduces a new microphone preamp and analog-to-digital topology to Sound Devices. This new circuit improves the dynamic range of the microphone inputs beyond the performance of the class-leading 702, 702T, 722 and 744T recorders.

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Time Code Display Discrepancy with External Time Code Source

The 702T, 744T, and 788T include powerful time code functionality. One time code feature is the ability for the recorder’s time code clock to chase an external time code source. This is called “reader” mode. The time code value displayed by the recorder will indicate a +1 frame offset from the external master time code […]

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Audio Performance of the Red Camera (Red One)

Since it began shipping, Sound Devices has received numerous inquiries concerning audio interconnection with the Red One camera and our field mixers and recorders. We elected to bring an example of the Red camera in-house for audio testing.

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