Peace and mercy of Allah

My problem with my H4N is when i start recording,without any sound in the room , the sound pointer become very noisy during recording, so the recorded sound becomes very bad,

sometimes noisy become in the left mic only :As in the picture

and sometimes it become in both mic:As in the picture

by using external mic, the problem is disappear, but i want the internal mic

i want you to determine the cause of the problem and solved Please note that I use this device for recording lessons and lectures. and it's very important to me

I expect from you distinctive and fast answer

Please accept my thanks in advance

1 Answer 1


The internal mics are pretty noisy, but they shouldn't be that noisy that you can't use the sound recorded. Is there perhaps a ventilation system in the rooms? Also, what is your recording level? Perhaps you're recording too loud or maybe listening too loud. Was there an attached image? I didn't see any

  • Thank you for your interest, actually sometimes the device works without any problem, and Sometimes the recording indicator indicates a high degree. Normal room ventilation system Mic among recording level (100-89) Even if it were reduced to 30 recording indicator remains high I can not add a"illustration picture" because I am a new member.........Sorry for any Linguistic errors Feb 21, 2012 at 18:20
  • The links don't work (they probably point to your gmail account which we cannot access), but you can upload pictures to something like photobucket.com and post the link here. Or perhaps you could post a small excerpt of a recording on soundcloud.com or audioboo.fm.
    – EMV
    Feb 21, 2012 at 19:19
  • my problem with the device ! with no sound in the room, it records like this: www4.0zz0.com/2012/02/24/07/143149872.png and sometimes by right mic only , like this : www4.0zz0.com/2012/02/24/08/323461379.png Feb 24, 2012 at 8:03

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