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ABOUT THIS MODULE

It's so easy to focus on the specifications and quality of both the microphone and the recording device that you forget about the cables that connect them. Cables, although seemingly the least interesting equipment can make or break your shoot.  In this module, we're going to look at the types of cables, and connectors, when to use them and how to care for them.

IN THIS MODULE

  • 19:18 video that walks you through the types of cables and adapters
  • Illustrated companion guide

LEARN

  • The various cable types
  • The difference between male and female connections
  • Adapters and which ones to use
  • How to adapt cables for DSLR cameras
  • Cable care
  • How to work with breakaways
The videos are a big leap forward for contemporary classroom videos, utilizing clean greenscreen, working professionals and 16:9. The film is well-paced and will be a great addition to classroom instruction. It is designed and constructed in ways both interesting and accessible to student filmmakers. I hope to utilize the material in my classroom!”
 
   - Tom Dunphy, Orange-Ulster BOCES
 
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