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Recording ZipLine Sounds (Any Advice)

I'm looking specifically, to create the sound you hear when swat/military zipline down a buildings or from aircraft (10 seconds in length or so) What are some ways to emulate this, any ideas? I've ...
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Experiences with Busman DR-680

Anyone care to share any experiences or reviews of the Busman modded DR-680? Thanks!
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Chris Watson's 'River Mara At Night'

Kind of a long shot here but does anyone have a clue what's making those sounds on 'River Mara At Night' from Chris Watson's 'Stepping Into The Dark'? You know, the ones that sound like glowing alien ...
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CARMAGEDDON RECORDING PLANS?

So if anyone hasn't already heard, they are doing massive roadwork on the 405 freeway between the 10 and 101 freeways. Has anyone figured out a way to record the destruction of one or all of the 3 ...
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Recording 24hrs of audio in multiple files

I'm looking to record sound for a continuous 24hr period. I'd like the output to be in seamless chunks (of say 10mins) that I can work with easily. Is there any out-of-the box solution that would work?...
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Zoom H5 preamps vs Zoom F4

I have done a lot of research on the F4 and my question is related to the preamps of both devices. I have a H5 and love it, but want to up my game and want to know if the difference between the two is ...
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Robert Altman, how to capture sound like in his movies?

I'm sound designing a movie and in conversations with the director, Robert Altman emerged. I know that Altman was a director that was revolutionary in terms of sound. He was one of the first ...
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Sennheiser MKH70 temperature range

I can't find any information from Sennheiser about temperature range (specs here). What is the Sennheiser MKH70 temperature range? For example, is it possible to use in -15 C?
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Fascinating! The buzzing bridge in Lisbon

Hello group! May be one of you has once already heard this intense buzzing sound coming from this bridge. I hope you like the audiovisual stuff I posted in FB. http://www.facebook.com/yoursounds On ...
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Are there any field recording windscreen solutions for DPA 4011-TL stereo set?

I have a stereo pair of DPA 4011-TLs that I use for instrument recording, but I also want to use them for field recording if possible. I'm having a hard time finding a blimp or windshield solution ...
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How to Record Snowmobile Audio (Equipment and Methods)

The company that I work for wants me to be able to record as close to true to life audio of our snowmobiles as we can for as low budget that I can manage (low budget meaning under $200 for the audio ...
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iRig Pre and Huawei P8 Lite 2017 compatibility

I'd like to purchase an iRig Pre XLR microphone interface for recording pre-production ideas out in the field. I'm wondering if anyone has tried this on a Huawei P8 Lite 2017? I can see that it's ...
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Converting a 3.5in mic input to line level portably

As I understand it, mic level input and line level input are two different things, with line level input having a much higher power level. In my case, I'm dealing with an old minidisc recorder that ...
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Sound Devices recorder 722: media issue

I have a 722 recorder purchased 3 years ago that I have not used much. I was playing with the settings to get it back in the field when suddenly the "media" led (the one for the internal HD) went ...
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ZoomH4n - Some kind of an answer

After recording again and being puzzled again by the levels on my Zoom H4n, I googled a bit and found this awesome handheld recorder shootout: "Noise floor of the on-board mics and mic-inputs - ...
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Sound Professionals SP-BMC-1 recordings

Hey all. Just thought I'd post a quick recording I made of me making soup/toast/coffee/washing hands,etc in my kitchen with my new SP-BMC2 binaural (edit:just realised on the packaging they're the ...
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