Mark Evans


Mark Evans




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Getting There with Style and Efficiency

May 26, 2017 by Mark Evans
While visiting the North American International Auto Show in Detroit recently, I thought it would be fun to try and find the “ultimate DJ vehicle.” For many years I have heard of DJs using trucks, vans and SUVs from solid brands like Ford and GM, and here were plenty of big trucks and vans from many manufacturers at the show, but the one that caught my eye was the 2017 Ford Transit. This full-size van can be configured to fit just about every DJ’s needs. The Transit is newer to the American market but has been in Europe since 1965. Several years ago, Ford stopped... [read more]
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Capturing the Audio Action

May 25, 2017 by Mark Evans
Over the last few Mobile Beat Las Vegas shows I’ve had the fun job of interviewing DJs, vendors and presenters. One of the challenges of recording at these shows is the noise in the background so I started looking for a simple mic system for the camcorder. In previous years we tried a hand-held mic and cable but that was clumsy and several times we had people almost trip over the cord, so, for safety reasons I wanted to go wireless. I found a great mic system to record the interviews: the Audio Technica ATW-1702, a System 10 Camera-Mount Digital Wireless Mic.

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