The Net Result: Great Audio

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Coleman Metts (CAS) was mixing on location for the film "Bobby", starring Martin Sheen and Helen Hunt. The scene involved the two main stars playing tennis, and Shia LaBeouf and Brian Geraghty are playing two guys high on Acid, trying to play tennis on the next court, disturbing Martin Sheen and Helen Hunt's characters. Coleman wired all 4 of the talent with SM transmitters. The actors started fighting, jumping over the net, and fighting around on the ground!

The audio was great, and after the take was over, the equipment was still in great shape. Shia LaBeouf, and Brian Geraghty mentioned they forgot they had the wireless stuff on!

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The Guardian of Good Sound

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Scott Farr of Farr Out Productions states that he was contacted to set up all the production equipment for a documentary about the U.S. Coast Guard, 1 month before Hurricane Katrina hit. "I went with Lectrosonics MM400B's along with Countrymens B-6 lav's for the Rescue Swimmers to pick up the audio of the people they would come into contact with."

"Little did we know that a rather large Hurricane was about to change the entire playing field. The crews worked 24hrs and more rescuing for 30+ days. The swimmers were put into situations they had never trained for, including swimming in water that was contaminated with raw sewage as well as raw petroleum. The MM400B's never failed. They kept right on sending audio, allowing the documentary crews to capture some of the most heroic sights and sounds of our USCG in action and those whom they rescued."

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The Deer Valley Challenge

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"The terrain at ski events presents big challenges to sound production at the Deer Valley International Ski Competition. To run cable from the mountain top all the way to the finish areas would be almost impossible," reports Hoyt Atkinson, after completing his company’s twelfth year as the live sound producers for Deer Valley's competition. "The Lectrosonics R400A receiver and UT400 transmitters made a big difference for us this year. Even when we were using the microphones a good 300-350 feet from the receiver...the sound quality was indiscernible from a wired mic.

"Event organizers mentioned that they'd never had a wireless mic like that before. They were very impressed with it. We hadn't used Lectrosonics previously at Deer Valley, and for the first time in twelve years we didn't have to worry about wireless microphone issues. Just turn it on, give it to the talent and you'll have no problems or worries."

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