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Re: soundman OKMII mic's self noise

Subject: Re: soundman OKMII mic's self noise
From: Nick Gordon <>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 19:48:43 +0200
I will use some sounds i recorded with the SoundMan OKM on a cd-rom.=20
The sounds are there just to accompagnie images, VR's and small movies. =

The focus is never on the sound itself. Also I can use these recordings =

because the user computer will generate noise.
I would not use these mic's for soundrecordings to be played back on a=20
stereoset. For this the selfnoise will become to prominent.
Wether or not to use these mics is also determined by surcomstances in=20
which you do your recordings.


Phil Schr=F6ter heeft op dinsdag, 10 jun 2003 om 16:14 (Europe/Amsterdam) =

het volgende geschreven:

> Hi all,
> Do anyone of you use SoundMan OKM microphones for ambience recordings =

> in the
> field?
> If yes, what do you think about their self noise? Do they produce so=20
> much
> self noise that the recording gets too bad and noisy?
> I did some recordings with them, I'm pretty happy about their stereo=20
> image
> but i'm not sure if their self noise gets too strong in relation to=20
> singing
> birds.
> I don't have much experience in mic's self noise and that's why I ask =

> you.
> I just compared the soundman mic's self noise to the sennheiser me67=20
> one
> and, a big difference.
> If no one here this mic, I will ask Doug to put one of my recordings=20
> on the
> binary files page.
> thanks and happy birding!
> Phil Scroeter
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