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Record a room with people without miking them individually

Hey I need to record a room of up to 20 people. (Its a so called hybrid seminar in which some people are participating via zoom and some are physically attending it). The goal is that the people in ...
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Oktava or Audio-Technica for Omni Ambience Recording?

I´m getting a rig to record quiet ambience with a Jecklin disc or simply using a spaced technique and would like to know if anyone has experience comparing the Audio-Technica AT4022 and the Oktava ...
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microphone distance in spaced omnidirectional field recording

What is your prefered microphone spacing in AB stereo (spaced omnidirectional microphones) for field recordings, and why?
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Naiant X-X omni miniature mics

investigating for a pair of miniature omnis I came across the Naiant X-X. Did somebody ever had a chance to test or even compare them against the much more expensive Rode Lavalier or DPA 4060?
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sennheiser mkh(80)20 spaced omni in blimp, anyone?

hi, i'm looking for a low noise HQ setup which i can use in the field. i'd prefer omni mics like he mkh8020, but am distracted by the usual setup, i.e. a tripod, mic clamps, rycote baby balls etc. i ...
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Mid/Side with cardioid & omni

I searched the site and couldn't find a topic, hope I'm not repeating a question. For a M/S recording, I don't have a fig 8 mic, but I do have an omni. Could I use a cardioid for the mid, and an ...
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Neumann KM 183 Stereo Pair

Just wondering if anyone has had any experience of using these for recording outdoor atmos and quiet room tones? I would like a pair of omnis to record open outdoor spaces and from what I understand ...
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Running a pair of DPA 4060s in a Handheld Configuration

I just got the DPA SMK4060 Stereo Kit. As many of you know, these are terrific and lovely mics. I love the detail I've been able to pull from them. I have a question about using these in a handheld ...
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Grace Design Spacebar SB-30

I'd liked to get input on the Grace Design Spacebar SB-30 for potential use in a compact spaced omni nature recording rig? Is 30cm too close together for a good spaced image? Can you angle the omni's ...
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dpa 2006c or senn 8020?

Hey everyone, I am in the market for a pair of compact omnis for BG recording. I am looking specifically at the DPA 2006c or Sennheiser 8020. The 8020 set is about 600 more than the dpa's though, you'...
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Physically small omni condensers?

As I find myself wanting to put microphones in various places where space is tight (yes, cars), I'm on the lookout for small omni condensers, like for example the Schoeps CCM 2 series. The price of ...
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first pair of omnis for ambient recordings?

hello all, so i'm thinking about buying my first pair of omnis for ambient recordings..what should i be looking for? my budget is low, around 700$...oh and btw, as far as i understand omnis are the ...
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Omni mic sub bass boost?

I seem to remember reading about this phenomenon with omni mics before somewhere a long time ago, but I just took the opportunity to record a noisy vent in one of my rooms and I recorded it with an ...
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