December 6, 2005
Twelve Sound Stocking Stuffers

1) GSC Ankle Transmitter Holster
A Gotham exclusive! Created by a designer who appeared on camera for a well known design show, this neoprene holster fits securely and comfortably around an actor's ankle, enabling easier transmitter stashing than ever before! Keeps cast, DPs and producers happy!

GSC Ankle Transmitter Holster...$29.95


2) HEADPHONES: Sennheiser HD201 and Shure EC-3
The powerful yet affordable Sennheiser HD201's are the ideal headphone solution for the mixer on a budget. Or if you're looking for something fancier, the HD25 are a luxurious, professional pair. For music playback, the EC-3 are a nice compact pair with excellent noise-canceling capabilities.

Sennheiser HD201.....$24.95
Sennheiser HD25.....$169.95
Shure EC-3................$179.00

3)  24P & Sync Sound Books by Wolf Seeburg
Because all sound mixers need something to read while the camera department is goofing off.  Sync Sound is a  A hands-on manual written by a Hollywood veteran sound recordist for sound and production personnel, on the set and in post, including information on using the latest non-linear recorders. 24P is an in-depth look at recording sound and timecode with  24P video cameras.

Sync Sound and Timecode..............$36.00
24P for Sound and Video Assist.....$36.00


4) Sescom IL-19

Compact transformer in an XLR male/female tube for quick fix line isolation! Drop it into an XLR line to prevent ground loops and RF interferance. Don't send audio to a video assist without it.

Whirlwind Sescom IL-19.....$49.50

5) PSC: Headphone Softies and HushHeels
From the Hank Garfield line of products come these two extremely useful items: Headphone Softies, which slip over the earpieces for added comfort and come in five colors to maintain that sartorial resplendence for which the  sound department is renowned. And, flipping to the other end of the body, HushHeels are ideal for silencing all sorts of  noise. The pre-cut foam comes in a variety of useful shapes and sizes and can be used on everything from props to stiletto heels to combat boots.

PSC Headphone Softies.....$15.95
PSC HushHeels...................$24.95

6) Hard Drives: G-Tech 60GB G-Drive and the  LaCie Rugged
Believe you me, the sound person in your life needs their space, so why not give them some in an attractive, portable package? The G-Tech 60GB G-Drive Mini is rugged, easy to use, available in a variety of colors and interfaces, and requires no AC adapter. The Rugged is  tough, portable, and versatile, with a configuration to fit everyone's budget.

G-Drive Mini FW 60GB / 5400 RPM FW800..............................$239.00
G-Drive Mini Combo 60GB / 5400 RPM FW400 & USB 2.0.....$199.00
G-Drive Mini USB 60GB / 5400 RPM USB 2.0............................$149.00
LaCie 80GB Rugged Hard Drive USB 2.0....................$Not yet announced
LaCie 120GB Rugged Hard Drive USB 2.0..................$Not yet announced
LaCie 80GB Rugged Hard Drive Triple Interface.......$Not yet announced
LaCie 100GB Rugged Hard Drive Triple Interface.....$Not yet announced
LaCie 120GB Rugged Hard Drive Triple Interface.....$Not yet announced

7) Remote Audio: Speak Easy and NiteLite
The Speak Easy is a tiny, handy speaker that operates on a single 9-volt battery and is profoundly useful for stashing, playback, actor communication, cueing, talkback, or any purpose of that nature. The NiteLite is the ideal lamp for lighting sound equipment. Its bright, controlled beam, flexible gooseneck, and variety of available connectors make it entirely suitable for other lighting endeavors as well.

Speak Easy................................................................................$199.00
Front volume control option....................................................$39.00
NiteLite:  with BDS, TA4M, XLR-4, or BNC connectors.....$49.00
                 with HRS connector.................................................$74.00

8) Pelican: TSA Lock and Peli-Lite/Knife Combo
Tired of traveling in constant fear that the TSA will take exception to your locked Pelican case and put you in a cramped holding cell for 168 hours? Alleviate those worries with the new TSA lock from Pelican. It's got all the features of the regular Pelican locks, plus a special keyhole that only the TSA can open.  Pelican also makes a nifty Peli-Lite/Knife Combo for those times when you want to see what you're cutting.

TSA Lock............................$9.50
Peli-Lite/Knife Combo.....$25.25

9) SetWear - Fingerless Gloves and Utility Pouch
Protect your precious mixing hands from the batterings of a life on set with a pair of Fingerless Gloves! You can still deftly use all the tools that you'll keep in the swell Utility Pouch!

SetWear Fingerless Gloves.....$22.95
SetWear Utility Pouch.............$15.95

10) Software: Boom Recorder and BWF Widget
Boom Recorder is field audio-recording software that records multiple channels of audio into BWF format with all sorts of useful metadata. And should you want to process those BWF files with a useful little utility that gathers metadata and time code into a convenient database, .BWF-Widget's for you.

Boom Recorder...........$85.00
BWF-Widget..............$49.95
BWF-Widget PRO.....$99.00
 

11) Ambient EMP-5S and Quick-Release Tip
The EMP-5S is an almost "uiversal" lav power supply, allowing nearly any lav wired for Lectrosonics to be hardwired using P48 for power. And your favorite boom op will love the Ambient "Quicklok" quick release system, allowing quick and quiet changes of microphones.

EMP-5S........................................................$168.22
Ambient Quicklok Quick Release Tip.....$118.00

12) GSC: Sound Report and Hat
Is your latest set composed principally of  a terrifying whirlwind of uncertainty, anarchy, and madness? Always have a friendly symbol near to hand to maintain your sanity with Gotham Sound and Communications sound reports! The graphically pleasing and scientifically-proven-to-placate* Gotham logo appears at the top of each and every one of the three part, self-copying, carbonless pages. Or broadcast your peace of mind to others with a Gotham stocking cap! Also keeps ears warm.

*N.B. This claim is a lie.

GSC 2 Track Sound Reports.....$5.00
GSC Stocking Cap.....................$10.00


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