Marantz has been in the audio business since the 1950s and was founded by Saul Marantz. They were mostly known for high-end Hi-Fi systems and are also quite popular in the DJ gear world. Recently, Marantz released a wireless microphone system aimed at DSLR and interchangeable lens hybrid cameras with a dual channel receiver - the Marantz PMD-750. To date, this is the least expensive dual channel 2.4GHz digital wireless microphone system. Let’s see how it holds up under some pretty tough testing.
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Links to gear used in this video:
Marantz PMD-750 Transmitter/Receiver Kit - all of the sound in this video was recorded with the PMD-750
Falconeyes 120TDX - (Amazon) 4’ x 4’ LED roll-flex panel light used as a key light and for the table-top product shots
Lupo Superpanel Full Color 60 - Used for the background light
Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8 OIS Lens - (Amazon) used on the Pocket 4K for the product shots
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K - used for the product shots
Panasonic GH5 - (Amazon) Used to shoot the talking head and distance test shots
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Copyright 2019 by Curtis Judd
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