Mic sens Hi, rec level 8-10 sounds a bit high to me. Your recordings
will be noisy at anything more than about High 5.
In the menu, make sure you have set manual record level (not auto),
and limiter off.
If I hold my LS10 (internal mics) about one foot away from my mouth,
and dial facing me, my normal speaking voice will register between
-18 and -12 dB, with settings on Low 10.
With settings on High 5, my voice registers between -6 and 0 dB and
Is this roughly the same for you?
On 07/06/2011, at 7:15 AM, John wrote:
> Thank you for the responses ( Vicki and Ray)
> I am using: mic sens Hi , with rec level 8-10
> Currently I am recording in my back yard to get a feel for the LS-10
> Early AM and Early Evening(relatively quiet times) , mostly a very
> chatty Mocking-Bird, a neighbor's parrot, Mourning Doves.
> I plan to record at what I call "Three Acre Marsh" which is in a
> very rural area, bordered by a State Park and a cattle ranch.
> I usually record pre dawn, dawn, late afternoon and evening.
> At this point, I am using the internal mics of the recorder and an
> external single point stereo mic.
> Thanks again
> John-Rusting Iron