From: Tim Nielsen <>
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2005 08:42:31
Subject: Re: [Nature Recordists] Re: 722 vs PMD670
I honestly think the Telinga has plenty of gain, and don't think it
really needs any more.
You can't fix Marantz problem, it works great with all the other
recorders, I don't think you need to do anything.
Just my two cents.
On Jun 20, 2005, at 8:34 AM, Klas Strandberg wrote:
> The only thing I need to know: Is it an improvement to give the
> 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
> "Microphones are not ears,
> Loudspeakers are not birds,
> A listening room is not nature."
> Klas Strandberg
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"Microphones are not ears,
Loudspeakers are not birds,
A listening room is not nature."
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