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28Mar Azden FMX vs Beachtek DXA vs Juicedlink RM333 vs Tascam DR-60d test and comparison video

As promised, here’s a comparison between the Azden FMX-DSLR, Beachtek DXA-SLR, Juicedlink RM333 Riggy, and the Tascam DR-60d. If you’d like to skip the closeup look at the 3 audio adapters and go right to the audio tests, they start at 5:30 in the video. No matter which XLR audio adapter you choose, they will […]

21Mar Azden FMX-DSLR Review video

Over all I’d say the Azden FMX-DSLR is a pretty good buy. It’s more straightforward and easy to use than a Juicedlink RM333 and it’s less expensive than the Beachtek DXA-SLR. It also offers up a few more routing and mixing options as well as lav power via the 3.5mm jack. As I mentioned in […]

26Feb Azden FMX-DSLR XLR audio adapter in the field

I took the Azden FMX-DSLR out on a shoot earlier this week in an effort to get a feel for it in the field. Instead of mounting the FMX-DSLR on the bottom of the camera I opted to mount it underneath of a rail mounted belly pan. This keeps the camera at the same level and […]

18Feb FMX-DSLR, DXA-SLR, and Riggy XLR audio adapters side by side

Here we have (from left to right) the Juicedlink RM333 “Riggy” ($399), the Azden FMX-DSLR ($261), and the Beachtek DXA-SLR ($285) audio adapters. It’s easy to see that all three of these units are very similar in design, square boxes that are about the same form factor with a handful of volume control knobs on the […]

16Feb Azden FMX-DSLR audio adapter – First Impressions

I just got the Azden FMX-DSLR XLR audio adapter in for testing. Similar in design to the Beachtek DXA-SLR, the FMX-DSLR offers up 2 XLR inputs, independent gain control, powered monitoring, AGC disable (if you have a camera that requires that)  and 48V phantom power.  Both units also have the same selection of AUX/XLR inputs and the […]

10Apr Azden FMX-DSLR portable XLR mixer

More companies keep jumping into the audio adapter market, this time it’s Azden with the FMX-DSLR portable XLR mixer. On the plus side Azden is offering a 2 channel mixer with XLR and 3.5mm inputs for under $300 (currently $285). The FMX-DSLR also provides up to +16db of gain and uses four AA batteries for up to 15 hours […]