Equipment

Online Resources

Forums

Shops

  • B&H Photo Video
    It's an online store in the US

  • Music Store
    Based in Germany, mainly for audio equipment. (It usually offers a better price than Thomann)

  • Thomann
    Based in Germany, mainly for audio equipment. (better service than Music Store in general)

My Gears

Video

  • Camera

    • Nikon D7500 [Spec.]

      • Uncompressed, 8-bit 4:2:2 4K UHD HDMI output [Reference]

      • Accessories:

        • SmallRig Ultra Slim 4K HDMI Adapter Cable (C to A) 3020 [Official]
          Since D7500 uses a mini HDMI port

        • Fotga Decoded Dummy Battery [Amazon]
          with a
          5.5/2.1mm input connector

        • SmallRig NP-F Battery Adapter Plate Lite 3018 [Official]
          with a 12V DC (5.5/2.5mm) output port and a
          7.4V DC (5.5/2.1mm) output port

    • DJI Action 2

    • iPhone XR

  • Lens

    • Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR [Official] / [BH]

      • K&F Concept 72mm Fader ND Filter [Amazon]

  • Monitor / Recorder

    • Blackmagic Design Video Assist 7" 12G [Official] / [BH]

      • 10‑bit 4:2:2 ProRes or DNx formats (Braw format for limited supported cameras), So, overkill for D7500(8-bit 4:2:2).

      • HDMI input: up to "2160p60" or "4Kp25 DCI"

      • Two UHS-II SD slots and a USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1 for external drive recording

  • Tripod

  • Camera Rigs

    • Smallrig

  • NP-F Battery

    • Wasabi Power NPF960 8500mAh x2 [Amazon]

    • IDX SL-F70 9900mAh [BH]

  • Lighting

    • BOLING Pocket LED RGB Video Light x2 [BH]

  • Cable

    • HDMI

    • Maxonar USB4 Compatible with Thunderbolt 4 Cable 6.6Ft [Amazon]
      For streaming work

    • mini XLR to XLR

  • Storage

Audio

  • Microphone

    • Large Diaphragm Condenser

      • Neumann TLM102 (Cardioid)

      • Audio-Technica AT2020USB+ (Cardioid) [BH]

    • Cardioid Pencil Mic:

  • Shock Mount

  • Mic Stand

    • CAHAYA Tripod Boom Microphone Stand [Amazon]
      Nothing special, a random choice.

  • Interface

  • Headphone

    • AKG K240 Studio [Amazon]
      Suppose to be a standard monitoring headphone for mixing in post-production.

    • Audio-Technica M50x [Amazon]
      As a supplementary reference.

Misc.

  • Carrying Case

    • Nanuk 935

  • Label Printer

  • Screen

  • Computer

    • MacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020)

Some Notes

Screws

  • Two common screws for mic stand

    • 3/8" and 5/8"

  • Screws for camera

    • The most common one: 1/4"

Power

  • Voltage

  • Connector Types

    • DC

    • Hirose

    • D-Tap

Video

    • What is a "Clean HDMI Output"?

      • "Clean HDMI Output" simply means the output video does not contain overlay text such as Battery Life, SD card Capacity, Apture, Shutter Speed, ISO, ...... on it.

    • What is 10-bit 4:2:2?


My wish list ...... πŸ˜‚

Audio Recording

Microphone

  • Large Diaphragm Condenser

    • Neumann U87 ??πŸ’°πŸ’°??πŸ€‘

    • Neumann TLM 102

  • Small Diaphragm Pencil Condenser

    • Cardioid

      • Neumann KM184

      • Line Audio CM4 😬

  • Shotgun

    • Sennheiser MKH 416

    • Sennheiser MKH 8060

    • Deity S-Mic 2 😬

  • Lavalier (mini-mic)

Wireless Mic Tx/Rx

  • Sennheiser EW 112P G4 (with ME2)

  • Sennheiser EW 512P G4 (with MKE2)


Field Recorder

  • Sound Devices MixPre-6 II 😬

Audio Interface

  • RME Babyface Pro FS

  • Universal Audio Apollo

Headphone

  • AKG K240 Studio 😬

  • Audio Technica M50x

  • Grado RS1x

  • Grado PS2000e

Video Recording

Camara

  • Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera (BMPCC) 6K Pro 😬

  • Sony Alpha a7S III 😬

  • Nikon Z9

  • Canon EOS C300 Mark III

  • DJI Ronin 4D

Monitor (External Recorder)

  • Blackmagic Design Video Assist

Tripod

  • Fluid Head

    • Sachtler Ace XL 😬

  • Tripod Legs

    • Sachtler Flowtech

    • Manfrotto 645 FAST

Stabilizer

  • DJI RS2 😬

Battery

NP-F

  • XXX

V-Mount

  • XXX

Gold Mount

  • XXX

Lighting

XXX

  • XXX