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Re: ipods for field recordings

Hi Per,
I saw a guy the other day with one ipod which had a
adaptable/removable microphone on the lower part,but i
forgot to ask him what model ipod he had.So you re
saying with a good mic think they be be just as good
as a say an Edirol R-09 or what u have?

--- Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 11 maj 2007, at 10.42, L.A. Angulo wrote:
> > on my quest ofr a compact field recorder i have
> one
> > more question,how good is the quality of these new
> i
> > pods with plugin mics for field recordings?
> As good as the mics you plug into it. And also as
> good as the mic pre  
> amps sound. The worst component in the chain is
> setting the fidelity  
> of the resulting recording. But it's hard to tell
> when not knowing  
> which specific unit we're talking about. Over here
> I'm using a Zoom  
> H4 and my recordings with the built in stereo mic
> sound so good that  
> I don't think it will get any better by using other
> mics. But I have  
> other mics, two CM2 condenser mics including a dual
> mic amp. I  
> haven't done any A/B testing but as I remember them
> they do not sound  
> any better compared to the H4 built-in mics. I used
> to record with  
> them and a DAT back in the pre H4 days.
> Greetings from Sweden
> Per Boysen
> www.boysen.se (Swedish)
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> releases)


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