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New sound designer/field recordist heading out on US tour. Any suggestions?

I'm a professional musician who is looking to get into sound design as a career. Starting January, I'll be heading out on a tour of the US with a show for 5 months. I'm very new to field recording but ...
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Cable remote control for Olympus Audio Recorders possible?

How to switch an Olympus Audio Recorder on (and maybe off) with a cable remote control? I am using the Olympus LS-3/LS-7 audiorecorder. Its remote control port is a 2.5-mm-jack-plug, like most ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to scroll through matching field recorder channels?

i did a quick google search but haven't had any luck.. just looking for a command that will let me change the field recorder channels of the selected clip. this would speed things up for me a lot. ...
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Who is the king of the portable field recorders?

I'm looking to purchase a portable field recorder to keep on me at all times, in order to capture those golden sounds we all come across day to day. I'm well aware of the usual suspects (H4N, M10, ...
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What portable recorder do you use and why?

I've been recording atmospheric sounds for a while now and I'm curious about what you guys prefer using as a recording device out in the fields. Mostly I've been using a Zoom h4n with it's internal ...
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Field recorder advice (again)

Hello fellow designers/recordists. I am covering some old ground, but I'm looking to 'upgrade' from the H4n to something a little more semi-professional, without a sound devices pricetag. For the ...
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Awesome solution - Zoom H6 Handy Recorder !!!

H6 Handy Recorder Someone knows more information?
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Hello everyone please help

Just a quick one i'm after a cheap tape recorder which can record faster than normal. Is anyone familiar with a device that can do this ?
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How does a recorder boost a signal at line-in?

This might seem like a dumb question, but don't let that fool you. It is a dumb question. Say I connect my mics to my MixPre-D, and then connect my MixPre-D to my Sony PCM M10 recorder via line-in. ...
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water resistant mic and recorder

I'm doing some equipment research for a friends surfing doco. I need a lapel mic and a recorder as small as possible to be sewn into a surfers rash vest. A waterproof lapel mic I've seen is the ...
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How many people use recordings from their Zoom or Handheld recorder?

Just like the title says... Obviously we are all nuts when it comes to sound and sound quality but how far does that go with recordings we use. Do Handheld recorder recordings get used in your ...
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Can you use an MBOX or other Audio Interface without a computer? Also, make your own portable recorder or mixer or both?

Can you use audio interfaces as mixers if you connect them to a USB portable power device? And say recording into a portable recorder ie. zoom H4n? Has anyone had any success with this or tried ...
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Olympus' LS-20M you think might be worth the money?

I found this upcoming recorder with 1080p video recording as well. I saw the specs and everything seems like the older Olympus recorder, but unfortunately i did not have the luck to test it. Anyone ...
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JoeCo Blackbox Recorder - Anyone used one?

Hello, I am looking at upgrading a traveling rig I use for live events and I am looking at exchanging 24 rack units of backup recording devices for this 1 rack unit JoeCo Blackbox Recorder: ...
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My recorder died, time for a new one.

So my trusty Tascam HDP2 bit the dust yesterday while recording. Im going to send it off to be repaired, but it really got me looking at replacement options. I have my issues with the tascam and ...
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How do you wander about with your Handheld Recorder?

This might be a stupid question but I have a hard time dealing with it though, I use a Zoom H4n with a dead kitten windscreen I want to take it with me everywhere I go but I find it a little to big to ...
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What websites do you use to sell/buy used gear?

I have been trying to sell my Fostex FR2-LE on amazon.com and craigslist.com but Its just not getting sold. What other sites do you use to sell and buy used gear?
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Sample rate options on field recorders

I think this is a variation of the question that has been asked over and over, but I want to be sure I'm doing the right thing before buying a new field recorder. Currently I use the Tascam HD-P2 ...
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Zoom Q3HD - a handheld video recorder for the rest of us

I am getting rid of my pro camera setup and looking for something that will fill that "fun video" void. A little search found the new Zoom Q3HD is coming out soon - HD video, excellent audio. One ...
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which reporter setup?

looking to find a great sounding (low noise, warm vocal tone) way to record in reporter-style, so on the road but also indoors with small recorder plus mic. very open question, but please go ahead! ...
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Nagra LB Problems

Hi, Just wanted to know if any one has had any problems with the Nagra LB in relation to files being corrupted. By this I mean, when recording on to the internal drive, on playback after dumping, ...
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south african prices

I'm looking for a place that can give me quotes on set recorders like the nagra LB and V (or any equivalent). Preferable a south african dealer I know about vitatone I'm having trouble getting a quote ...
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First time using a 8-track portable recorder on set

Hey you guys! Can´t describe how I love this website! What an awesome idea! My question is: I´ve been on set operating shotgun microphones before but, because of budget limitations and the fact it ...
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Tips for traveling with audio equipment.

Hey all, I'm flying somewhere soon and I'm bringing my equipment along to record some wonderful opportunities. I have a 722 and a Neumann 191 and I really don't want to check my babies if I don't ...
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Sound Devices New 702, or Used 744T?

Hi, all I've been offered a used 744T, which has spend much of its time in a lab, but also some work in the field. The price is about $500 more then a new 702. All of my field work has been two ...
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Has anyone used the Core Sound Mic2496?

My current setup is not as portable as I would like. I'm looking to put together a very portable kit for field recording. However, I'd rather not compromise too much on quality for portability. I'm ...