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Old 8th August 2019
Lives for gear
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Originally Posted by SYXCKO View Post
The difference with movies though is that with a $1,000-$4,000 you an buy gear that can can get you REALLY good quality. It's not going to be a Arri Alexa but it will be crisp and HD and let your art shine what ever your making.

Literally in the days we live in everyone is listening on headphones so they are hypersensitive. They will subconsciously notice the difference.... You can't even get close to a top 40 sound without $10,000+ for tracking gear let alone gear for mixing and mastering....

You can get wayyyy closer in the world of film making....

this was made using a $1,000 camera......

the audio world has not caught up with modern times..... film making has though.

One could even argue this is a factor on why the movie biz is fine and audio world is struggling....
Fair points. There's some good cinema-style lenses available...latest tech in a large market so I guess there's a scale of economy we don't see in the smaller audio recording market; I bought the cheapest Canon L for around £400, same price as a decent mic.

Still, $10k won't even buy a high-end cinema quality lens; whereas you can get a high-quality, pro recording chain for that amount. Just.

To use a crude analogy: the studio is like the garage that services a car; the car owner doesn't want to buy or keep all the individual tools and materials for the you employ the garage to do it, also you get the mechanics expertise.

Interesting conversation.