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Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound, 4th Edition by David Lewis Yewdall

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Chapter 21

The Venerable Nagra IV-S (Analog)

I have been pleasantly surprised at the number of emails that I have gotten over the past few years from both sound craftsmen as well as several directors and producers who have thanked me for including a comprehensive chapter on the Nagra IV-S. Therefore, I have decided not to delete it from this edition.

THE PRACTICAL NAGRA

The name of this book is Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound. Practical is a code by which the Nagra operates, as it still remains the highest bang-for-the-buck quality audio recorder available for production sound recording. Trust me when I tell you this, but in the heat of combat, when the production dollars are flowing like a sieve, when the proprietary DAT battery packs ...

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