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Re: Advice please on what mics for recording in quiet outdoor enviro

Subject: Re: Advice please on what mics for recording in quiet outdoor enviro
From: "Gregory O'Drobinak" gmo_dunes2
Date: Tue Sep 11, 2012 3:25 pm ((PDT))

I could find nothing on CAD's website regarding that mic model. The only on=
listed is the E100S @ 3.7 dBA self-noise.
In any case, the 'S' at the end of their model number specifies the polar
pattern to be a supercardiod, which is not only narrower than the NT1-A, bu=
t it
also has a rear lobe that will pick up sound from the rear. I don't think t=
this is a desirable situation. It may be a good thing to research 'wide car=
mics if you are afraid of a 'whole in the middle and you don't want to use=


I would suggest looking through the archives of this list as several people=
wrestled already with this issue.
There was a post yesterday regarding the use of AT-4022 omnis, etc.

I'm curious: where are you recording that it is so quiet?

Good luck,


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