Sound Devices has disrupted the sound recording game for enthusiast and semi-pro filmmakers with their new MixPre-3 and MixPre-6 recorders. I pre-ordered the MixPre-6 and have been working with it for about 5 weeks now. This is my in-depth review after having used it on several jobs and projects.
The MixPre-6 or MixPre-3 are also potentially a very good fit for mobile musicians, podcasters, YouTube creators and videographers. Simple workflow if you want that, But many of the advanced features if you prefer that as well.
Supported Cameras (for HDMI timecode and start/stop triggering)
Powering Options for the MixPre-3 and MixPre-6
Links to Gear Discussed and Used to Record This Session:
Anker USB Power Bank with USB-C Output (recommended)
Sound Devices 633 Pro-level Audio Recorder
DPA 4017B Shotgun Microphone - All of the audio in this episode was recorded with this microphone
Sound Devices NP-F Battery Sled (to use Sony L-mount batteries)
Panasonic GH5 Camera
Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8 OIS Lens
Copyright 2017 by Curtis Judd
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