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The Videomaker Guide to Video Production, 5th Edition by Videomaker

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11 Cut the Cord

Hal Robertson

Figure 11-1

Figure 11-1

A good wired microphone is perfect for reliable high quality audio, but sometimes the wires get in the way.

Wireless mics have been around for ages, but many video creators haven’t made the leap for various reasons. The benefits are clear, but with wireless rigs running from $100 to $5,000, it’s difficult to decide on a price-to-performance ratio that suits your production style. In addition, there are several obscure terms and features that further confuse the issue. If wireless is in your future but you’re unsure which way to go, this month’s Sound Advice is the perfect place to start.

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