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Best bulk AA AAA Ni-MH Battery Charger – Review Powerex Maha MH-C801D

Powerex Maha MH-C801D Review Aaron uses AA and AAA batteries a lot for his wireless microphones, camera flashes, flashlights, and field charging his equipment. Aaron tried several chargers before he found one that works quite well – the Powerex Maha MH-C801D charger. It charges 8 individual batteries. No pairs needed. It has several other modes like refresh and soft charge. When you need to charge lots of AA and AAA batteries, this might be a winner for you. Link to the Powerex Maha MH-C801D on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2LvcYXs Link to the AA Eneloop batteries on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2QADWOH Link to the Sennheiser
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Sony RX100 VA Review and unboxing – Best pocket camera

Sony RX100 VA Review The Sony RX100 VA is one of the best portable pocket cameras on the market. It’s great for Vlogging and adventure filming, too. Aaron took it on his expedition to Antarctica and filmed his entire documentary for 3 months with this camera. The camera shoots in 1080p and does amazingly well for a small camera. The flip screen is a nice addition. Aaron has filmed several shows with it and used the camera on multiple continents and countries with this camera. People rave about it. Aaron does an unboxing and talks about the overview of the
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Categories: electronics, gear, photography, Reviews, and Unboxing video.

Best audio field recorder – Zoom H5 Four-track recorder overview

Zoom H5 review Aaron reviews the Zoom H5 recorder and demonstrates its fundamental abilities. This is a great field recorder. It has nearly everything an audio engineer would like in a tiny inexpensive package. If you are getting into audio recording but don’t want to spend a huge amount of money, try this field recorder and see what it can do for you. This video has recordings from the Zoom H5, Sennheiser e935 dynamic microphone, and Audio-Technica 875R shotgun microphones. Get the Zoom H5 at Amazon: https://amzn.to/2K5YMD4 Sennheiser e935: https://amzn.to/2MAoKAy Audio-Technica 875R: https://amzn.to/2XzIt4m Link to the AA Eneloop batteries on
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Canon Vixia HF W11 In-Depth Review—Waterproof Camcorder—The GoPro Killer?

Canon Vixia HF W11 In-Depth Review There is a new waterproof camcorder on the market. It’s the Canon Vixia HF W11. It claims to be 16ft/5m depth capable, waterproof, able to handle drops from up to 4.9 feet, can handle saltwater, and it has a built-in LED illuminator. Aaron has been looking for an adventure camcorder that goes way beyond the GoPro 5/6/7. The Canon W11 may be the GoPro killer. In this video, Aaron covers: Filming in SALTWATER and FRESHWATER! Canon W11 overview and Hidden Secrets and Features  of the camera that aren’t in the manual. Some features are
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Categories: photography and Reviews.

Sleeping bag showdown – 3 BEST Western Mountaineering sleeping bags

What sleeping bag do you choose? There are hundreds of choices on the market. Then when you choose a manufacturer, which temperature range do you choose? How much loft does each bag have? How will that impact your sleeping? Is the bag rating for comfort or survival? Aaron talks about all of these things and compares the Western Mountaineering Megalite, Antelope, and Puma sleeping bags. One is for summer, one is for winter, and one is for expeditions. See how much down loft there is in this video. Link to the Western Mountaineering Megalite 25 deg F on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2XJHm1H
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Best sleeping bag liner – Review Sea to summit Thermolite

Extend your sleeping bag warmth with this liner. Aaron has used his for nearly 20 years and it really does work. It gives you 5 degrees extra warmth so you don’t have to own so many sleeping bags. It can also be used as an absurdly small travel sleeping bag when you’re backpacking Europe or Asia if your sheets aren’t all that clean. Check it out. Get the Sea to Summit Reactor Thermolite liner on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2E26Qjn Get Adventure Expedition One on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2tIASTG  
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Best warm air mat for backpacking – Review Thermarest neoair xtreme

Aaron has used this air mattress on Denali, Kilimanjaro, Elbrus, and on multiple winter treks. It’s amazingly warm for its weight and compresses down to an incredibly small size. Aaron talks about how to inflate, protect, and use this air mattress. In extreme conditions, Aaron adds the Z-rest mat for extra insulation from the cold nylon. Get the Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xlite at Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2FJgN5p Get the Z-rest mat on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2HPjmWW Get Adventure Expedition One on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2tIASTG
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Categories: denali, gear, and Reviews.

Best expedition stuff sacks – Sea to Summit nylon sacks

Aaron has used the Sea to Summit dry and silicone bags on multiple expeditions around the world to protect his gear and food. He talks about his experience with them and why you might consider using them for your backpacking and trekking trips. The Ultra-SIL sacks are incredibly light, too! Get the Sea to Summit Sil-Nylon bags at Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2DAxAqZ Get the Sea to Summit Waterproof bags at Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2ZvQcBU
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BEST Computer Audio Interface: Review of Scarlett 2i4

Is the DECEPTIVELY POWERFUL Scarlett 2i4 Audio Interface Worth the Money? The Scarlett 2i4 digital audio computer  interface is incredibly powerful and can future-proof your recording efforts. When Aaron first bought it, he barely used any of its abilities. Now he gets huge mileage out of it. Learn what the box can do for you and why it’s worth the upgrade. Here’s an Amazon affiliate link to the Scarlett 2i4: https://amzn.to/2Er3M2g Link to the Audio-Technica AT-2035 on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2UzrBcQ Amazon International links for Scarlett 2i4: Amazon Canada: https://amzn.to/2H4427H Amazon France: https://amzn.to/2T6qILU Amazon Germany: https://amzn.to/2Ucpb39 Amazon Italy: https://amzn.to/2SvLDTh Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2NuE4LG International
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