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Old March 1st, 2010, 04:41 PM   #16
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Thanks for the link. It would just add an extra four cables I think for the 788T as I don't think they make TA3 to 1/4 mini cables. It would have to be TA3 to XLR and then XLR to 1/4 mini.

This unit is a great deal more compact. It's a shame that none of them have battery adapters made up for them eventhough they are so small. It looks like I'll have to get someone to make me up a custom NP-1 or Sony type NP-F or BP-U battery adapter for it.

It would seem to be the way to go to make sure that six of the audio tracks (4 going to SDI and 2 thru 3.5 mini from Sound Devices 788T audio recorder stays in sync with the video of the camera. With those six along with the two from the EX1, I would be using up all 8 channels on the SDI nanoflash stream.
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Old March 1st, 2010, 06:02 PM   #17
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You can get about any audio cable at Sweetwater. I use them for all my audio needs, as the first time I called them all I needed was a three dollar cable which they sent by Fedex free shipping. They have never charged me for shipping, no matter how much or how little I ordered. When I mentioned to the salesman how impressed I was by the free shipping for just a little cable, he said they know how important a cable is.

As for the battery cable, I wish all pro equipment used the same connectors, but they do not. Nevertheless, the one on the Blackmagic adapter seems a pretty standard power supply cable. You can probably order a battery adapter cable from B&H at the same time you get the device. They tend to know what needs what cable (and they are one of DVInfo sponsors).
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Old March 2nd, 2010, 01:30 AM   #18
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Yamaha embedder

On live events Yamaha digital desks are very common in the medium and high end market. Often is there a slot in the desk available to put in this card:
with which the soundengineer can choose what audio source goes into what SDI channel. With a networkcable, laptop and the free studiomanager software you can make a full mix separately from the venue, without the need of big desks, signal splitters, recorders and complex syncstuff into any of the (NanoFlash) Channels
Awesome... let's doe this.
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