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Re: iRiver H120 microphone advice needed

Subject: Re: iRiver H120 microphone advice needed
From: "Sean Offord" seanofford
Date: Sat Dec 15, 2007 8:30 am ((PST))
--- In  aaron s <> wrote:
> The line in acts like a mic in. I have used my own
> condenser mics and a Sennheiser ME-66 and it gets
> comparable levels to our Edirol R-09. One
> recommendation I would make for the Irivers is to
> install RockBox firmware. This will give you a
> recording level meter and some better options while
> recording.
> Aaron
> For marimba, mbira, mallets, and hosho.
 OK thanks - perhaps the mic I tried was just not very good. I am using Roc=
kbox already
as you can adjust the levels as you are recording. My understanding of the =
line-in is that
although there is a sort of software-based gain control it is not all that =
good, and so the
line in is not as good as a mic in on, say, a MD recorder because it introd=
uces a lot of
noise.  However, it is good to hear that you have had success with a decent=

Thanks for the help,

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