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Chris Fritsche August 11th, 2005 12:41 PM

question concerning wireless mic.
I am doing a shoot with a friend that is kayaking. What I want to do is seal mt transmitter in a waterproof bag, seal the bag around the wire. (please don't tell me this isn't a good idea), I go kayaking all the time with a 2 way radio strapped to my vest, which is ina bag), what I need to know is will water affect the actual microphone?

Randy Lynn August 11th, 2005 04:32 PM

Wireless mic
Water will hurt the mic element if it gets wet. I have used balloons to cover larger hand held mics. Still sounds ok. You may try something similar for a lav. I assume you're using a lav. If you just want nat sound put it all in a bag and use gaffer tape to control bag noise.

Randy Lynn

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