What’s in Caleb’s Audio Bag?

Thought I would give you guys a tour of my audio bag. In this video you see everything I use for audio except XLR cables which I keep in a different bag. In total, this kit would cost around $1250 new, but you could definitely cut some corners and you don’t have to have all of this to get started. I have linked all the gear mentioned in the video below.

What’s in your audio bag?

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Episode 44: Tascam DR100 Mark II and Zoom H4n Compared

[sws_grey_box box_size="621"] Disclaimer: I was given this item for free in exchange for a review. But like all my reviews I am being as objective as possible. [/sws_grey_box]

I have been using the H4n for as long as I have been shooting on HDSLRs. It has taken good care of me and I have not had any major problems with it. So if people think I am being unfair to the H4n they should also try the Tascam DR100… They might find themselves picking one up. Even though the H4n has become the most used audio recorder by HDSLR shooters, I believe the DR100 MkII has a serious edge on it.

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Gear Mentioned:

Tascam DR100 MkII

Zoom H4n



Episode 42: Accessories From 4 DSLR

I’ve been using some of this gear from 4 DSLR for a while now, thought I’d share it with you. They make 2 great accessories for the H4n and Manfrotto tripod heads.

Check them out at 4DSLR.com.

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Gear I mentioned in the video:

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Robin Schmidt’s Two Camera Redrock “Beastmaster” Rig

What the…

Robin Schmidt (also know as El Skid), recently posted a video and blog post showing off his “Beastmaster” rig. The rig is designed around two cameras. One 5D and a 7D. While this setup seems utterly absurd, there is logic and reason to the madness. Robin explains in his blog post:

“The kind of stuff we’re shooting involves some pretty crazy stunts, like walking down a busy high street wearing a bacon bikini etc. etc. and we really don’t want to hang around too long. Having the two cameras going at the same time means we don’t need to stick around for any longer than we need to. He does a lot of talking to camera and there’s usually a lot of cross-cutting.”

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