Guides

Find guides for your favourite Bubblebee products here and learn how to get the most out of your sound tools. If there's anything you'd specifically like help with, get in touch via our contact page and we'll do our best to help.


Cleaning The Windbubble

Cleaning The Windbubble

If you've taken your Windbubbles a little too deep into the wild, it might be time to give them a bath, so to speak. This guide to cleaning The Windbubble is also particularly good if you want to sanitise them between jobs for personal use on talent. Here's our video guide on how to clean a Windbubble:
Cleaning The Lav Concealer

Cleaning The Lav Concealer

Sometimes it may be necessary to clean your Lav Concealers, removing unwanted grime, dust and any other contaminants. The Lav Concealer is made of 100% biodegradable rubber, so we show you how to clean it properly while protecting the material in this guide video
Invisible Lav Covers Original and Fur Outdoor Comparison at Lake Havasu, Arizona

Invisible Lav Covers Original and Fur Outdoor Comparison at Lake Havasu, Arizona

We had the chance to do a test comparison of two variants of Bubblebee Invisible Lav Covers - Original and Fur Outdoor - at London Bridge Beach in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. There was a fair wind out: ideal conditions for using The Invisible Lav Covers to record clean and clear dialogue. Watch the video...
'Drop Rigs' for Wildlife Recording by George Vlad

'Drop Rigs' for Wildlife Recording by George Vlad

In short, a drop rig is a dry bag with all the requirements for a stereo recording rig contained in it. George Vlad is a skilled and experienced nature field recordist and has a lot of good advice on how to prepare the perfect drop bag, selecting your gear and how to use it.
Reducing Wind Noise in a Boom Mic with The Spacer Kit

Reducing Wind Noise in a Boom Mic with The Spacer Kit

We headed out to the San Gorgonio Pass wind farm outside Palm Springs in California and as there was some heavy wind blowing we decided to stop and test out just how much dynamic range we could reclaim for our DPA 4018C Supercardioid mic using The Spacer Bubble.
A SUPER QUIET RIG FOR HIDING LAV MICS

A SUPER QUIET RIG FOR HIDING LAV MICS

Here's a quick tip to help you get a super-quiet hidden lavalier mount under clothing for when it's windy out or when you feel you might need extra protection from fabric friction noise. As used in the Windchasers series of interviews.
A Transparency Test with The Spacer Bubble in Death Valley, CA

A Transparency Test with The Spacer Bubble in Death Valley, CA

We travelled to what is a truly quiet acoustic environment - a salt pan on the edge of the desert - to test out the frequency transparency of our Spacer Bubble base.
A Starter Guide to Using The Lav Concealer

A Starter Guide to Using The Lav Concealer

In this quick guide we show you how to get started using your Bubblebee Lav Concealer with the Fabric Guard, Clothing Clip, and Lav Concealer Tape.
Comparing Windbubbles - Recording Waves with DPA 6060 Microphones

Comparing Windbubbles - Recording Waves with DPA 6060 Microphones

We had the chance to make a comparison of The Bubblebee Windbubbles' Size 1 and Size 2 effectiveness against persistent wind. Recording the sound of waves using two DPA 6060 omnidirectional microphones in Croatia. We also used The Cable Saver to reduce vibrations from the cables from reaching the capsules.
Finding the Correct Size Windbubble for your Mic

Finding the Correct Size Windbubble for your Mic

If your specific lavalier microphone doesn't appear on our Windbubble Size Guide, it's important to know how to choose the right size Windbubble for your lav mic. This ensures you get both the best wind protection out there and the best fit for your lav mics.
How to fit The Sidekick In-Ear Monitor

How to fit The Sidekick In-Ear Monitor

A quick guide on fitting The Sidekick In-Ear Monitor correctly, demonstrating both how to fit the earpiece and manage the cable. In this case we used the Mono, Left version of The Sidekick, running the cable down the back of the shirt.
Mounting a Lav Mic in a Tie with The Lav Concealer

Mounting a Lav Mic in a Tie with The Lav Concealer

Here Poul takes us through a method for mounting a lavalier mic in a tie knot so that it's totally invisible and provides a clean and clear sound. He also shows how the cable is managed for this method of mounting.