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Old May 20th, 2006, 08:13 PM   #1
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Anyone used Sennheiser EW-122 g2?

Hey - I bought two of these used. They have cardioid, rather than omni-directional, lav mics. Would these be suitable for 2-person dialogue in an outdoor setting? This is for a short film.
Do I need to upgrade these mics, any suggestions?

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Hey - I bought two of these used. They have cardioid, rather than omni-directional, lav mics. Would these be suitable for 2-person dialogue in an outdoor setting? This is for a short film.
Do I need to upgrade these mics, any suggestions?
You might want to upgrade the mics themselves. Cardioid lavs make it more difficult for the talent to stay "on-mic" as they move about and turn their heads etc and omnis generally work out better. Adding something like the Countryman B3 or B6 is worth considering.
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Old May 22nd, 2006, 05:27 PM   #3
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I've looked at the Countryman and the AT stuff. $$, I guess I'll see how the cardiod work out and rent a better mic to compare. Thanks again.
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