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    SK, instead of Princeton, are you maybe thinking...

    SK, instead of Princeton, are you maybe thinking of the (really fantastic) Cornell Lab of Ornithology? They're pretty good about giving away information, IIRC. For example:...
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    You might like The Responsive Chord by Tony...

    You might like The Responsive Chord by Tony Schwartz. Fascinating book by an interesting guy.
    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1115397.The_Responsive_Chord

    Also, depending on what you're doing...
  3. Great great post Gary! Note that the...

    Great great post Gary!



    Note that the cranky stuff is almost all shtick. His insults are usually funny and always followed by solid advice. Bob's a generous, funny, smart guy who only talks...
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    Their v2.0 bags have a more sturdy disc,...

    Their v2.0 bags have a more sturdy disc, apparently:
    https://www.gripngaff.com/collections/bags

    I bet if asked nicely, they'd sell someone a spare/new disc. Or perhaps there's some existing...
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    If you're going RnR and want a better top shelf,...

    If you're going RnR and want a better top shelf, check out the mod the top commenter shows off on this Amazon R12RT page. A good idea (for example: it just drops on; doesn't bolt on like the standard...
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    Thanks Dan! Anyone else have experiences to...

    Thanks Dan!

    Anyone else have experiences to share?
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    Dan and Eric and everyone, With a few more...

    Dan and Eric and everyone,

    With a few more weeks of use, how are your Atomos Shinobi and Portkeys BM-5 monitors holding up?

    Still mostly liking them?

    Any failures (I'm seeing reports of some...
  8. Maybe look for a Trapezoid Model instead?...

    Maybe look for a Trapezoid Model instead? 30-second Explainer:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuVh36vQkSI
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    The GripNGaff bags look interesting. I don't own...

    The GripNGaff bags look interesting. I don't own one, but they've been around for a while, and they have models for different RnR carts
    https://www.gripngaff.com


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  10. I'm looking at the same machines (as well as some...

    I'm looking at the same machines (as well as some Windows laptops). Here's what I'm thinking right now.

    8-core 2.3GHz vs 8-core 2.4GHz CPU?
    According to these preliminary tests, the 2.4 is just a...
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    Like Dan, I'd suggest doing a phoner/tapesync....

    Like Dan, I'd suggest doing a phoner/tapesync. Even with a good-quality webcam and connection, getting the talent to position lights, mic, background, and so on can waste time and burn energy the...
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    I knew Robert Goodman pretty well during the...

    I knew Robert Goodman pretty well during the "Goodman's Guides" era. The deal was, IIRC, the Panasonic manuals were (as was typical) written with an assumption that the reader had been working with...
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    Ya, Sennheiser redesigned the 416 in the late...

    Ya, Sennheiser redesigned the 416 in the late 90s, mainly adding more surface-mount stuff (IIRC); don't think they've redesigned it more than once.

    But the insides of (at least one line of) fake...
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    Ya, but I'd think length and finish wouldn't be...

    Ya, but I'd think length and finish wouldn't be that hard to change if you already have the machines to fabricate 945s...

    Just depends if the the counterfeiters see a big enough market to bother...
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    A few years ago, there was a wave of fake...

    A few years ago, there was a wave of fake Sennheiser e945 mics, and working from memory, those look a lot like the MD46... So maybe?

    A couple years ago, Pete Verrando, a good Texas-based mixer,...
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    How does this fit in? =====...

    How does this fit in?

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    https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209000

    About incompatible media in Final Cut Pro X
    To prepare for future versions of macOS, detect and convert incompatible media...
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    I followed the "Register Your Product" link from...

    I followed the "Register Your Product" link from this page:
    https://na.panasonic.com/us/support/references/56

    And that brings me to a "Standard+ Warranty Product Registration" page hosted by...
  18. And another battery to keep track of. ...

    And another battery to keep track of.

    Personally, I wouldn't rely on bluetooth headphones in a production environment. But I agree that headphone cables can be a PITA. I use Sony 7506 cans, and...
  19. Sounds like if your MBP qualifies (and it seems...

    Sounds like if your MBP qualifies (and it seems like yours will), Apple might stick in the "new" keyboard, which appears to be the same or similar design but with better materials. YMMV:

    Apple...
  20. GPUs are still 4GB, and I think the same (or...

    GPUs are still 4GB, and I think the same (or similar-class?) models. Yes, you can use an eGPU. But for me, a laptop computer is something I'll use in the field...and for me performance matters more...
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    But R&G, Chater rents Venice and Amira Premium...

    But R&G, Chater rents Venice and Amira Premium bodies for about $1,250/day.

    They're a solid profitable house. And they're super good about figuring out what cameras can actually earn back their...
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    At the two main camera rental houses around here...

    At the two main camera rental houses around here (San Francisco Bay), I think the oldest Alexa the still rent is the Alexa EV. If you're looking to rent it out, don't forget to budget for (and...
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    Bummer. For fragility, there's always a...

    Bummer. For fragility, there's always a (weight-adding) cage from SmallRig or someone, if there's one that fit (SmallRig, for example, makes cages for major brands and also for FeelWorld...)....
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    I don't think anyone's mad at Panasonic or Mitch...

    I don't think anyone's mad at Panasonic or Mitch about the CX350 being hard to find. That's just the way it is. It's not like they're artificially constraining supply. My guess, and mind you that...
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    Well that would be a complete drag. I was...

    Well that would be a complete drag. I was planning on buying one in May.

    I know this isn't Mitch's department (and I don't think it's even a camera he's responsible for, right?). But would to hear...
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