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Re: [videoblogging] Re: External Microphones?

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  • Roxanne Darling
    We use the Sennheiser Wireless EQ100 G2 and have been very happy with it: http://www.barefeetshop.com/elec-172282-B0007IOYF2-EW100ENG_G2.html Very frustrating
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      We use the Sennheiser Wireless EQ100 G2 and have been very happy with it:

      http://www.barefeetshop.com/elec-172282-B0007IOYF2-EW100ENG_G2.html

      Very frustrating there is no sound monitor though on the Sanyo. :-(


      Rox



      On 4/21/07, Rob Danielson <type@...> wrote:
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      > At 2:44 PM +0000 4/21/07, Mark Schoneveld wrote:
      > >Thanks, Rob!
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      > >No, the HD2 doesn't have manual gain control, unfortunately. It also
      > >doesn't have a headphone jack
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      > 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.
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      > 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:
      > http://www.uwm.edu/~type/audio-reports/HiMD/index.htm
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      > Good luck with your audio quests, Rob D.
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      > > but I wish you could monitor in real time.
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      > >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:
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      > >><http://bioacoustics.cse.unsw.edu.au/archives/html/naturerecordists/>http://bioacoustics.cse.unsw.edu.au/archives/html/naturerecordists/
      > >> Rob D.
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      > --
      > Rob Danielson
      > Peck School of the Arts
      > University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
      > http://www.uwm.edu/~type/audio-art-tech-gallery/
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      > six, new media faculty positions:
      > http://www.uwm.edu/~type/FilmDept/Hirings/base.htm
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