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Re: Re: 722 vs PMD670

Subject: Re: Re: 722 vs PMD670
From: Klas Strandberg <>
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2005 17:34:39 +0200
The only thing I need to know: Is it an improvement to give the Telinga 
more gain  - to fit modern recorders - or if it is only the PMD.
Any ideas?


At 17:10 2005-06-20, you wrote:
> > From my point of view, the PMD mic input amp must be terribly bad.
> > I don't
> > understand that. It is noisier than all cheap MD:s, noisier than
> > Edirol R1
> > and all likewise.
>Klas, I think you might be right. I also tested the R1, and found
>it's input stage to be plenty quiet, on par with a good minidisc, or
>Sony M1 Dat. It really does seem that the Marantz mic pres are
>horribly noisy. A Spec of -65 for a noise floor is very bad. I have
>no idea why they chose to use such poor quality components (well,
>probably for cost reasons). But because of it, I wouldn't recommend
>buying one to anyone. There are just better options out there. I
>don't know if the newest one is much improved or not.
>"Microphones are not ears,
>Loudspeakers are not birds,
>A listening room is not nature."
>Klas Strandberg
>Yahoo! Groups Links

Telinga Microphones, Botarbo,
S-748 96 Tobo, Sweden.
Phone & fax int + 295 310 01


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