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Re: recording LF

l'm also pleased with the LF response of the Zoom H4. Just don't go
too close up to the sound source. When recording live sets I typical
put the stereo mic set two or three meters from the two stereo
speakers in a "sweet spot" position. This gave fully acceptable
results for carrying out live recordings (as posted at


On Jan 27, 2008 1:37 AM, rithma <rithma@rithma.org> wrote:
> My old Zoom H4 is REALLY good at picking up the low lows,  as long as
> they arent too hot.
> take that thing into the club and it sounds like youre there!
> Im curious how the new zoom handheld sounds with its pseudo surround
> sound and 4 mics...
> On Jan 1, 2008, at 5:32 PM, Qua Veda wrote:
> > For found-sound recording of low-frequency material, your mics and
> > record/storage(wav, mp3)/playback and the entire audio chain would
> > need to
> > do a good job at these frequencies.
> >
> > The spec on my Edirol R-09 handheld recorder says 20 Hz to 22 kHz,
> > but I
> > wonder ... I'm not set up to test it right now .    Anyone have
> > experience
> > recording low-freq sounds?   What kinds LF sources have you tried to
> > record?
> > trick/tips for this kind of recording?
> >
> > -Qua
> >