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K-Tek TadpoleX Holds GoPro and more
News: K-Tek TadpoleX Holds GoPro and moreK-Tek, makers of award-winning video camera and audio accessories, boom poles and microphone support products, announces the TadpoleX, the newest member of its Tadpole small camera handle lineup. Tadpoles have become the popular solution for holding small HD action cameras.
published 3 months ago   read more
K-Tek introduces new Professional Audio Bag Division at NAB 2014
News: K-Tek introduces new Professional Audio Bag Division at NAB 2014K-Tek, makers of award winning boom poles, microphone support equipment and accessories, will introduce groundbreaking audio production products at NAB 2014 in booth #C1736.
published 4 months ago   read more
K-Tek Adds KBLT52 Long Case for Boom Pole Travel & Storage
News: K-Tek Adds KBLT52 Long Case for Boom Pole Travel & StorageK-Tek, makers of award-winning boom poles, microphone support products and accessories introduces a new longer boom pole kit case made to transport and protect K-Tek and other boom poles which collapse to 52” long and under.
published 5 months ago   read more
K-Tek Klassic Steadfast Support for Maxfield and AMC Series "The Walking Dead"
News: K-Tek Klassic Steadfast Support for Maxfield and AMC Series "The Walking Dead"Sound technician Robert Maxfield just wrapped Season 4 of "The Walking Dead." He admits that it is one of the hardest shows he’s ever worked, but that it’s made a little easier because he utilizes his K-Tek 18’ Klassic boom pole with a straight internal cable. “I chose this pole for my work because of its length, durability and rigidity,” he explains.
published 6 months ago   read more
K-Tek Key to Sound Capture for Baker on Tandem Unit of "The Good Wife"
News: K-Tek Key to Sound Capture for Baker on Tandem Unit of "The Good Wife"One-hour dramas are notoriously high-pressure productions. There is simply too much to cover in the time allowed for each episode. That’s why most productions create the Tandem Unit. “We often work along side the main production unit, picking up additional footage,” explains "The Good Wife’s" Tandem Unit’s mixer and boom operator James Baker. “This show uses 90% boom mics, especially on the stage. And the Sennheiser MKH 50’s we use are very sensitive to handling noise. So quality suspension mounts and poles are needed--that’s why my K-Tek gear is crucial.”
published 7 months ago   read more
Petrol Bags Keep Sound Mixer Grant A. Waters On the Move
News: Petrol Bags Keep Sound Mixer Grant A. Waters On the MoveWhen it comes to Sound Mixers, pleasing production is two-fold. “You have to look presentable and be fast, mobile and unobtrusive,” says Grant A. Waters, a key player in sound for high-profile productions from reality programs like TNT’s Life Flight and A&E’s "Duck Dynasty" to film/documentary productions like The Vegas Story and more. “Key to many of my most recent productions is a new acquisition from Petrol Bags, the Large Lightweight Audio Bag.”
published 11 months ago   read more
Petrol Bags Intro’s Deca Lightweight Audio Bag for Sound Devices 664
News: Petrol Bags Intro’s Deca Lightweight Audio Bag for Sound Devices 664Petrol Bags™, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, introduces the Deca Large Lightweight Audio Bag (PS617). This professional carrier is optimally designed to transport the Sound Devices 664 (with or without the CL6 Controller) comfortably and securely, and keep it safe, organized and accessible while working.
published 1 year ago   read more
Waters Chooses K-Tek Boom for "House Hunters"
News: Waters Chooses K-Tek Boom for "House Hunters"Grant Waters is the sound mixer on HGTV ‘s “House Hunters,” a reality show that follows a pair of home shoppers and a real estate agent into houses for sale. He says the production relies heavily on sound from his boom when the show is being mixed.
published 1 year ago   read more
K-Tek a Sound Choice for Agalsoff on “Castle”
News: K-Tek a Sound Choice for Agalsoff on “Castle”John Agalsoff, Jr. knows his stuff. He’s been in charge of sound for major television series, features and commercials. At present, he’s working on the hit ABC series “Castle”. Whatever show he’s doing, he relies on K-Tek boom poles and accessories, “because the poles are quiet, strong and solid with no flex, yet lightweight. I trust them.”
published 2 years ago   read more
Petrol Bags™ Introduces Deca Large Sound Gear & Accessories Bag
News: Petrol Bags™ Introduces Deca Large Sound Gear & Accessories BagPetrol Bags, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, introduces a new carrying case designed specifically for working sound professionals. It is optimally designed to offer superior protection for delicate audio equipment and accessories both in transit and on location. Contents are kept safe, secure, organized and accessible.
published 2 years ago   read more
Sound Devices and DPA Pair Up for On-Location 5.1 Surround Sound Capture
News: Sound Devices and DPA Pair Up for On-Location 5.1 Surround Sound CaptureFilm Audio Professionals Record the Sounds of Bangkok for the Hangover Part II
When Sound Designer/Supervisor Cameron Frankley and Sound Mixer John Fasal were tasked with capturing the ambient audio for the film the Hangover Part II in Bangkok, the team packed its Sound Devices 788T multi-track digital audio recorders and DPA 5100 mobile surround microphones, confident the gear would help them effectively secure the film’s 5.1 location audio.
published 2 years ago   read more
K-Tek Intro’s the Shark Wireless Antenna Mount
News: K-Tek Intro’s the Shark Wireless Antenna MountK-Tek, known for award-winning boom poles and audio support products, introduces the Shark Antenna mount. At home on a sound cart, the Shark is designed to easily attach log periodic (aka shark fin) antennas as well as wireless receivers, IFB and video receiver antennas, and microphones.
published 2 years ago   read more
Deutscher Relies on K-Tek for Smooth Sound Capture
News: Deutscher Relies on K-Tek for Smooth Sound CaptureWhen production sound mixer and boom operator Peter Deutscher is capturing sound for everything from documentaries to ENG projects and television to feature films, his first and only choice for a boom pole is K-Tek. “I try to place the microphone as close to the action as possible to record a clean, uniform, dialogue track,” he says. “And, I need to know that my equipment will function flawlessly. That’s why it’s always K-Tek.
published 2 years ago   read more
K-Tek Introduces Tadpoles™ for Extended Reach
News: K-Tek Introduces Tadpoles™ for Extended ReachK-Tek, makers of the industry’s favorite boom poles, has the ideal solution for holding the new generation of handheld recorders and tiny cameras like the GoPro.
published 3 years ago   read more
Berry Uses K-Tek Boom Pole for IndiaVRTours Stills
News: Berry Uses K-Tek Boom Pole for IndiaVRTours StillsK-Tek, known for their professional boom poles, as well as camcorder and audio accessories, announces that still photographer Roger Berry is using K-Tek’s Klassic K-202 and Klassic Traveler K-87 boom poles to support his cameras for the stunning still images he captures to promote IndiaVRTours.
published 4 years ago   read more
Howland Chooses K-Tek to Support Indie Film "2 Million Stupid Women"
K-Tek announces that LA-based sound mixer Chris Howland chose the K-Tek Klassic Graphite Boom Pole for the independent feature "2 Million Stupid Women", co-produced and shot by Jay Holben.
published 4 years ago   read more
Petrol Bags Protect Jurifilm’s Audio gear for Soccer Championships in South Africa
News: Petrol Bags Protect Jurifilm’s Audio gear for Soccer Championships in South AfricaTo document South Africa and the Soccer World Chapionships for TV Station ZDF in Germany, Jurifilm’s Field Sound Operator Tobias Ehleben and cameraman Dieter Goerke needed a tight shooting package that was safe and easy to access. That’s what they got, thanks to Petrol Bags.
published 4 years ago   read more
The industry mourns the passing of Manfred N. Klemme, innovator and founder of K-Tek Boom Poles. Klemme was 71.
News: The industry mourns the passing of Manfred N. Klemme, innovator and founder of K-Tek Boom Poles. Klemme was 71.Manfred Klemme, a native of Canada, had always been fascinated with photography and electronics. As a young man, he worked at the local camera shop and often attended photo trade shows. It was at one such exhibition that he saw the representative for Hasselblad struggling with a jammed lens on their only show camera.
published 4 years ago   read more
Manfred Klemme Receives CAS President’s Award
K-Tek founder Manfred Klemme was honored with this year’s Cinema Audio Society (CAS) President’s Award at the CAS Awards Dinner on February 27th. The President’s Award is presented by the President and Board of Directors of the CAS to an individual who has been dedicated to the advancement of sound.
published 4 years ago   read more
Sound Devices Debuts Firmware Update 1.75 for 788T Digital Recorder at IBC 2009
Sound Devices announces its latest 1.75 firmware update for its best-selling 788T Digital Recorder at this year’s IBC show (Stand 8.E72). This new release introduces support for its new CL-2 Remote Control accessory. It also provides several new features and upgrades.
published 5 years ago   read more
Sound Devices Announces at IBC 2009 the Shipping of Its CL-2 Remote Fader
Adds Convenience and Flexibility to 7-Series Line of Recorders
Sound Devices is pleased to announce at IBC 2009 (Stand 8.E72) that its new CL-2 Remote Fader for the 788T digital audio recorder is now shipping. The CL-2 is a powerful addition to the 788T and provides added convenience and flexibility to location recording.
published 5 years ago   read more
Petrol™ Introduces Rain Poncho for Sound Work
Petrol™, a Vitec Group brand, introduces the Petrol Rain Poncho (PRP-2), practical weather protection for the working soundperson.
published 5 years ago   read more
Sound Devices Debuts CL-2 Boom Pole Remote Fader For 788T At NAB 2009
Adds Convenience and Flexibility to 7-Series Line of Recorders
Sound Devices is debuting its new CL-2 Boom Pole Remote Fader for the 788T digital audio recorder at NAB 2009 (Booth N6129). The CL-2 is a powerful addition to the 788T and provides added convenience and flexibility to location recording or any application employing a boom microphone.
published 5 years ago   read more
Zaxcom's TRX990 Wireless Mic Now Shipping
Zaxcom, a pioneering provider of professional audio equipment for the television and film industries, today announced that its TRX990 wireless microphone transceiver is now shipping and available to audio professionals in the broadcasting, film, and special event industries.
published 7 years ago   read more
News: Iconix HD-RH1 Video Camera Used in 'The Kill Point'
Point-of-View Camera Enables 'The Kill Point' Production Team to Acquire High Definition Footage from the End of a Sound Boom
Iconix Video, a leading developer of advanced high-definition camera systems and maker of the world's smallest professional quality HD video camera, announced today the use of the Iconix HD-RH1 camera on the Lionsgate Television mini-series, "The Kill Point," which premiered on Spike TV July 22.
published 7 years ago   read more
K-Tek Avalon Traveler Available in New Colors
Now K-Tek offers the Avalon Traveler in muted red or blue anodized aluminum tubing – the only colored professional boom poles on the market.
published 7 years ago   read more
News: Avalon Traveler Now Available In Graphite
K-Tek’s popular Avalon Traveler, the first professional boom pole designed to fit in a standard equipment case, is now available in a sturdy lighter weight, carbon fiber version.
published 7 years ago   read more
News: Petrol Introduces Sound Knapsack
Petrol, a Vitec Group brand, introduces the Sound Knapsack. This new, professional knapsack transports sound gear and accessories comfortably and securely and keeps them organized, safe and accessible on the job.
published 7 years ago   read more
News: Panasonic's HVX200 Runs With The Wolves In Northern Minnesota
DP Kevin Railsback Shoots HD Stock Footage in the Wild
Nature and wildlife videographer Kevin Railsback discovered the wild side of the Panasonic's AG-HVX200 solid-state HD camcorder when he took it to northern Minnesota to shoot wolves for his new company's HD stock footage library. With partner Julie Cox, he recently launched Silver Phoenix, LLC, a production company located in Fairfax, Iowa and Bozeman, Montana, which is currently building an HD stock library based on HVX200 acquisition.
published 8 years ago   read more
News: K-Tek Introduces Traveler Boom Pole
K-Tek announces the Avalon Traveler, the first professional boom pole designed to fit into a standard equipment case.  With a minimum length of just 20” (50.8 cm), the Traveler stores quickly for easy, hassle-free transportation. Fully expanded, this versatile new 6-section pole extends to a reach of 79” (2 meters).
published 9 years ago   read more
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