Tom’s top picks from the Gear Tip Line prizes
In case the winners find it difficult to pick a prize, below is the gear that Tom has used and recommends. Please keep in mind that the list of prizes is dynamic – items might go out of stock, or the manufacturer might no longer participate in the giveaway.
$149.99 Polsen Voice Over Kit – Nice audio interface with XLR mic and everything you need to record great vocals for songs, ADR, voice-overs. I use it daily as the main sound output on my editing machine.
$599.90 Senal Studio Monitor Speaker Kit – My main speakers for all my audio work on film mixing, music and recording.
$19.99 Auray Headphone Holder – I have this attached to my desk so I can hang my headphones when not using them.
$429.95 Auray CFP-610R Carbon Fiber Telescoping Boom Pole – Amazingly sturdy but light mic boom pole that I use in my latest audio recording kit
$39.99 Watson NP-F770 Lithium-Ion Battery – Reliable replacement batteries for all my gear that uses the Sony NP-F style batteries
$59.99 Watson NP-F975 Lithium-Ion Battery – Reliable replacement batteries for all my gear that uses the Sony NP-F style batteries
$159.93 Watson NP-F770 Two-Battery Kit with Duo LCD Charger – Reliable replacement batteries and charger for all my gear that uses the Sony NP-F style batteries
$25.95 Watson NP-FW50 Lithium-Ion Battery – Nice replacement batteries for my Sony DSLM cameras
$12.95 Impact Circular Collapsible Reflector – Small, very portable and great reflector.
$6.49 Sensei Bulb Air-Blower – It’s in all my camera bags!
$4.99 Pearstone High-Speed HDMI to Micro HDMI Cable – Reliable but also flexible micro HDMI cable to full HDMI that I use on all my DSLM cameras specially when I fly them on a gimbal but I also want to connect a monitor
$199 Vello Nikon F Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Accelerator Lens Adapter – Great speedbooster and focal reducer adapter that I use on my Sony a6500 with nikon lenses
Canon EFNikon F Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Accelerator Lens Adapter – Great speedbooster and focal reducer adapter that I use on my Sony a6500 with Canon lenses
$139.95 Ruggard Optica 15 DSLR Roller – Durable carry-on size camera bag that protects my camera gear well whenever I travel.
$139.95 Impact 7 ft HD Wall-Mounted Boom Arm – Boom arm that I use in my home studio to hold mics and lights. I love it because it makes it easy and fast for me to change the position and height of my gear without having to take up floor space with a stand.
$249.95 Luxli Viola RGB Light – Small yet very useful light that has a full spectrum of RGB colors that you can remotely change and animate using an iPhone app.
$399 Luxli Cello RGB Light – Very useful light that has a full spectrum of RGB colors that you can remotely change and animate using an iPhone app.
$289 Xcellon DRD-401 Four-Bay System – Great External HD enclosure that I setup in a RAID so I can RAW 4K video files
$149.99 Auray ERS- 8U Steel Equipment Rack – I use this for my live streaming studio setup. It holds all my video gear with room to spare.
$249.99 Spieltek Admiral Gaming Chair – Very comfy chair that I use in my editing suite
$199.99 Senal SCM-660 Large-Diaphragm Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone – Microphone I use every week on my Filmmaking Times Live show and podcast.