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Re: Digest Number 1476

Subject: Re: Digest Number 1476
From: Dan Dugan <>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 15:30:32 -0700
John Piekos wrote:

>>  They sell this in mono and stereo versions, both wired to a stereo
>>  plug. You have the stereo version with two mics? They don't
>>  illustrate that. Are the mics separate on a Y-cable from the stereo
>>  plug, or are they mounted together?
>Yes, I have the stereo version, two mics on a Y-cable from the stereo plug=
>When I record, I place the mics about 2' apart.

Excellent. You'll get a better spatial effect if there's a barrier
between them, like a tree trunk or your head.

>  >>     Slimline Battery Module, with Level control option
>>  This may be a mistake; you not only need mic power, you need a
>>  preamp, because your MD recorder has only a line input
>I have a volume control on mine, not sure if this is pre-amp or not

Me neither.

>  > You could send the whole outfit to me and I can figure out what you
>>  got and what is going on.
>Thanks for the offer - I'm going to experiment with it some more but may
>eventually take you up on that.

How about making a test recording in a quiet place and mailing me the
MD? That would help separate the issues of recording system vs.
transfer system.

-Dan Dugan


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