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Stereo Hydrophone Technique

I've got a stereo pair of JrF hydrophones which I've not used very much, other than just testing them out around the house. I'm planning a trip to the coast in a week or so and want to give them a ...
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Ambiences - MKH418S / Sony ECM MS5 / Rode NT4 (x/y)

Good morning from Prague, today, I'm recording some stereo ambiences for a short film. Shame on me, but I used M-S mic just once so far for a school exercise. (We had to create some layered ambiences ...
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What Technique do you use for Room Tone recording?

I realize it depends on the space, but generally speaking, what microphone technique do you use and what type of mic? XY, ORTF, spaced pair?
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How to produce a reasonable recording with a limited number of microphones on a drum set?

I want to record drums by using the least number of microphones while still getting an acceptable sound, in terms of dynamics, stereo image and tone. How would one go about this? I have heard about ...
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Recording in a Factory environment.

I have been given permission to record in a factory locally to me, which is something I have never tried before. I have gone on a recon trip and had a tour around which I recorded with my portable ...
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How to make a figure of 8 out of three cardioids

Hi, I'm making a test setup for MS recording. The 1st setup is with a figure 8 mic and a cardioid. The 2nd setup is with a figure 8 mic and a omni. The 3rd setup would be with 3 cardioids. (2 S ...
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need mic recommendations for working in interiors with low ceilings

I am new to the world of audio recording and I am in the process of setting up my first DAW which will be in conjunction with a DLSR video camera. I don't have a big budget right now but I am in need ...
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Advice on Recording a Conference

Hi all. I've been asked by a friend for some advice on how to go about recording the audio for an event he's filming. I don't have much experience with events recording and am still a little green ...
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Mapping a Space Through Sound

Hi there, I'm working on a sound experience project in which visitors to a space can quickly scan the sound of its rooms. People would interact with a gestural interface at the doorway, which would ...
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Recording vintage firearms

I have a date with some WW2 guns and an armorer and am looking to brainstorm some unconventional mic choices and/or placements to capture something special. I'll be traveling with some heavy hitters ...
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Low budget dialogue microphone ideas?

Hi everyone! I'm doing the sound editing for a £2000 budget film that has been shot. They sent me a test scene and the audio was awful. It's meant to be one continuous scene with each angle change ...
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Microphones to capture and sample audience sounds?

Hi, Part of my performance includes recording and sampling sounds the audience makes during a break down (e.g. the audience singing / saying things together). This will be in indoor theatres with ...
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Microphone Amplifier

Hi I need a small microphone.I have designed an amplifier circuit that will amplify the audio signal from the microphone and then goes to the computer for recording and analysis.The microphone will ...
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Sound Re-enforcement for 400 people!

I'm working with a musician who conducts workshops for corporates. He's a percussionist and uses music and percussion to teach them stuff. This time around he's working with about 400 people in a huge ...
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How would you mic a 5-actor audiobook.

I'm curious to what mics and what positions you would use for this situation: Multicast audiobook that will have full musical score and sound effects. 5 actors, 1 narrator, 4 character actors. The ...