AS THE SMALLEST CONDENSERS around, lavaliers are turning up anyplace there's a need for tiny wireless microphones. Whether hidden in wigs in Broadway productions, clipped to a pastor's suit, or peeking out of a book of matches on a Hollywood set, lavaliers play a key role in capturing sound without drawing any attention to themselves. This month, I spoke with Gary Stanfill of Colmar Systems. For 18 years, Stanfill served as president and general manager of Vega, a leading manufacturer of ...

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