Re: [videoblogging] Re: External Microphones?
- We use the Sennheiser Wireless EQ100 G2 and have been very happy with it:
Very frustrating there is no sound monitor though on the Sanyo. :-(
On 4/21/07, Rob Danielson <type@...> wrote:
> At 2:44 PM +0000 4/21/07, Mark Schoneveld wrote:
> >Thanks, Rob!
> >No, the HD2 doesn't have manual gain control, unfortunately. It also
> >doesn't have a headphone jack
> Ouch! The manufs have been crippling-out manual gain and mic jacks
> over the last few years,. and now headphone jacks! Its so silly and
> frustrating. A good mic and manual gain makes a _huge_ difference in
> recording,.. If I really wanted good sound with your set-up, I'd
> consider recording "double system" on a Hi-MD recorder. its quite
> easy to align the tracks with the audio wave forms in post and
> perfect sync with a digital disc recorder is no problem.
> I posted some info about this alternative a few months ago. Many
> folks lust after CF recorders, but Hi-MD is the best quality recorder
> one can get for less than $600 (or more pending tests on some newer
> models by Fostex) One can use Hi-MD with high quality, low noise
> noise mics too if you want to upgrade:
> Good luck with your audio quests, Rob D.
> > but I wish you could monitor in real time.
> >Anyone else have any feedback for this particular camera?
> >Also, maybe we should start a "Gear List" on the wiki to compare and
> >contrast what hardware everyone is using, no?
> >> If the Sanyo Xacti HD2 has manual gain, that is quite a find these
> >> days. I'm not sure what type of recordings you have in mind, but the
> >> Rode VideoMic seem to be a good investment mic for a boom mic. The
> >> shock it comes with can be mounted on a pole too. A pair of small
> >> lavaliere electret mics is very flexible for recording locations in
> >> stereo and interviewing. You can make these for less than $20 or buy
> >> them for around $70.
> >> >Audio gear gets so neglected in the tech gear blogs! Help!
> >> The naturerecordist list is a good resource to search about field
> >> audio recording:
> >> Rob D.
> Rob Danielson
> Peck School of the Arts
> University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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