INTRODUCTION TO OPERATION OF ENG/EFP COMPONENTS
This subcourse for the Audio/Television Specialist contains four lessons on
the components and operation of the ENG/EFP system.
Also included in the
instruction are simple operator's maintenance, safety measures, and the
limitations of this portable television system.
The television industry has found through increasing advancements in
technology that the video recording system is easy to use and can save large
amounts of money and time. Recording on video tape saves time on processing
and having to add existing sound or new sound tracks, as has to be done in
the movie film industry. With video, the audio (environmental sounds and/or
voice) is recorded simultaneously.
The operator can check the recording
after shooting and before leaving the site, and use an electronic editor for
making changes. He may also use the same video several times without having
to do any reprocessing.
There may be great variances between this portable television system and the
basic television production equipment and procedures with which you are
This course will provide you with a definition of the
ENG/EFP system, its components and operation, maintenance, packing,
transporting, storage, safety procedures, and limitations of this system.