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Re: First-timer looking for advice

Subject: Re: First-timer looking for advice
From: "Danny Meltzer" dannymeltzer
Date: Fri Aug 31, 2007 5:19 am ((PDT))
Please check the archives for beginner info.  FR2LE is good budget
choice but that's $500+ by itself and has no internal mic.  There are
so many microphone choices.  Maybe [off the top of my head] a good
budget, single point stereo mic is the RODE NT4.

7506 is great headphone choice.


--- In  "paulmcnelis"
<> wrote:
> Hello everyone!
> I am looking to get into recording nature sounds from buzzing bees and 
> crickets to babbling brooks, rain and so much more! I want to put music 
> to my recordings and many other ideas...
> My budget is preferrably $500 but $1000 is possible including recorder 
> and microphone.
> What I would like to know first is if the Zoom H2 or FR2-LE is the way 
> to go? Second, do the built-in microphones of these recorders do an 
> excellent job or am I going to want to purchase a separate microphone? 
> If so, which microphone(s) are a possibility?
> I would like to record in stereo I guess, i think it's possible with 
> these 2 recorders right?
> I also own a Sony MDR-7506 foldable headphones - are they good for 
> monitoring the above 2 recorders while I am recording?
> Any other advice you can offer I would greatly appreciate it, thank you!
> Paul

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