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mixer

February 10, 2012

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A piece of sound equipment used for preliminary adjustments of tracts as they are being recorded OR Crew member who operates the mixer (piece of equipment)

sfx

February 10, 2012

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sound effects

v/o

February 10, 2012

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See: voiceover

voiceover

February 10, 2012

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Voice heard over video – the source of the audio is not visible. Usually it is a narrator in fiction or commentary in documentary films).

lav

February 9, 2012

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See: lavelier microphone

lapel mic

February 9, 2012

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See: lavelier microphone

lavalier microphone

February 9, 2012

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A lavalier microphone or lavalier small for TV, public speaking, theatre etc. It provides hand-free operations. Can be attached to collars, ties etc. thanks to special clips.

boom mike

January 30, 2012

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A microphone placed on a long pole used for recording the voices of actors (should stay invisible for the camera which sometimes causes much effort for the boom man).

synch pip

January 27, 2012

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A short ‘pip’ sound that sounds at a certain place in the leaders (close to the end or start of tape).

subwoofer

January 27, 2012

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A speaker designed to reproduce low-frequency sounds (usually between  20 and 120 Hz).

stripe

January 27, 2012

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A narrow band of magnetic oxide usually on the edges of film tape. It is used to store sound in the form of magnetic impulses.

sound baffle

January 26, 2012

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A tool used for reducing sound – a sound barrier. Usually made of textile.

rain hat

January 26, 2012

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A special cover for the microphone that protects it from rain.