The Gotham Gazette

August 2009   VOLUME 1 ISSUE 42  
Upcoming Events

Get out the calendar and book the catsitter! There's some great stuff coming up:

Meet the Gear: Zaxcom Presents Zax-Net
August 29th
Gotham Sound and Communications, Inc.
330 West 38th Street
Ground Floor #105
11am - 1pm

Glenn Sanders, President of Zaxcom, will be at Gotham to demonstrate the new Zax-Net RF Network and Digital Encrypted IFB bodypacks. Read more about these exciting new products here or RSVP to come see them in person!


Chris Newman: A Life in Cinema
September 26th
SVA Theater 333 West 23rd Street.

Join us as we celebrate the career of production sound mixer Chris Newman. Chris will discuss his work and show scenes from some of the 90 films and television shows from his career. Chris' credits include such classics as The Godfather, Amadeus, The Exorcist, The Silence of the Lambs, and The English Patient. He is a three-time Academy Award winner and an eight-time nominee. RSVP now for this extraordinary event!


AES New York 2009
October 9-12, 2009
Jacob Javitz Convention Center

We'll be there, so save the dates and watch for special announcements!


 
Congratulations to the Emmy nominees!

Emmy nominations are out and we're pleased to note the inclusion of several friends of Gotham:

Good luck to them and all the other nominees!


 
Gotham Implements New Emergency Pager Number

Gotham is pleased to announce that it has revamped its emergency after hours support. Please note our new emergency number:

(917) 267-2375

Dialing this number connects you directly to a technician after hours.


 
USB Power from the HIROSE 4pin connector
Alex Rastopchin

Gotham service's own Alex Rastopchin shows you step by step how to get your own USB Power from an industry-standard HIROSE 4pin connector.
FULL STORY
 
Wireless Mics and Public Safety Frequencies
Learn how the FCC changes in public safety frequencies along the 700 MHz band will affect your wireless devices.
FULL STORY
 
Lyre Mount Specials

We've got these nifty new Rycote Lyre Mounts and Lyre Upgrade Sets in and to commemorate the occasions, we're offering special deals on Sennheiser MKH/Rycote Lyre Mount Kits while supplies last!


Kit #1
Sennheiser MKH 40/50 and Rycote Kit 2 (w/new Lyre Mounts and Connbox 1)
Price: $1630.99

Kit #2
Sennheiser MKH 416 and Rycote Kit 4 (w/new Lyre Mounts and Connbox 1)
Price: $1655.00

Kit #3
Sennheiser MKH 60 and Rycote Kit 4 (w/new Lyre Mounts and Connbox 1)
Price: $1949.95

Kit #4
Sennheiser MKH 70 and Rycote Kit 6 (w/new Lyre Mounts and Connbox 1)
Price: $2234.95

Kit #5
Any of MKH 40/50/416, with MKH Lyre upgrade set for your existing Kit 2 or 4
Price: $1175.00

Kit #6
Sennheiser MKH 60 with MKH Lyre upgrade set for your existing Kit 4
Price: $1475.00

Kit #7
Sennheiser MKH 70 and MKH Lyre upgrade set for your existing Kit 6.
Price: $1725.00


 
An Overview of Broadcast Wave File Software Utilities
Gotham's guide to the most useful utilities for breaking BWF's to your will.
FULL STORY
 
Anatomy of a BWF SNAFU
Here's a case study tracking how Peter Schneider tracked down and resolved the problems with a BWF file timecode.
FULL STORY
 
New Frequency Scans

We've updated our popular scans page with a whole new set of data and a few new frequencies. We've also added the original data, in addition to the usual pdf's. See all the latest frequency scans here.


 
TOPICS
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CONTENTS
Upcoming Events
Congratulations to the Emmy nominees!
Gotham Implements New Emergency Pager Number
USB Power from the HIROSE 4pin connector
Wireless Mics and Public Safety Frequencies
Lyre Mount Specials
An Overview of Broadcast Wave File Software Utilities
Anatomy of a BWF SNAFU
New Frequency Scans
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