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Re: Sony M10, D50, Olympus LS7, Roland R05 Zoom H1: internal mics c

Subject: Re: Sony M10, D50, Olympus LS7, Roland R05 Zoom H1: internal mics c
From: "Jez" tempjez
Date: Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:10 am ((PDT))
yes, Marco - thanks for this. It's also posted on the 'a quiet position' 
facebook group & has a few comments there.

one thing that's been mentioned quite a lot & that I myself feel is that whilst 
there are lots of good sites that list specs for various bits of kit there are 
still few side by side tests with audio of a few units at a time. There's a 
need for more of this as the specs only tell one (imo, small) part of the 

--- In  vickipowys <> wrote:
> Marco,
> That was a very interesting test, but with little or no response from  
> this group, what a shame.
> It is one thing to read the noise figures for recorders and mics, but  
> to have a hands-on demo is very worthwhile.  I also downloaded the  
> sound clip and had a good look in the spectrogram feature of Izotope RX.
> Your demo only compares the built-in microphones, but if anyone is  
> wanting to use only this feature then my order of preference is:
> 1. Sony M10
> 2. Sony D50
> 3. Olympus LS7 (the LS10 may be better than the LS7?)
> 4. Zoom H1
> 5. Roland R05
> I would be very interested to hear a comparison of the same recorders  
> when using external electret mics and plug-in-power (PIP).
> Vicki Powys
> Australia
> On 14/06/2012, at 7:02 AM,  wrote:
> > I performed a test of some of my recorders (Sony M10, D50, Olympus  
> > LS7, Roland R05 Zoom H1) to compare their internal mics on a  
> > passerine bird singer, the Blackcap, very widespread here in Europe.
> > A simultaneous recording was obtained with all five recorders; the  
> > levels were set to have almost the same level on all recorders;  
> > fine tuning of levels in post production was required only for the  
> > Roland R05 (+3db) and the Zoom H1 (+6db).
> > The Olympus Ls 7 was enabled for all its three microphones (the two  
> > side cardioids and the central one omnidirectional).
> > Here the youtube link to the Movie file
> >
> > and here the Soundcloud link to the WAV file 
> > marco-pesente/blackcap-m10-d50-ls7-r05-h1
> >
> > Marco Pesente
> >

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