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Upgrading my gear - would love some input! Mics, field recorders and wind protection.

I've searched plenty and read hundreds of threads here in the last few days. This place is a great resource (definitely going to hang out here!) so forgive me if I'm going to repeat a bit! Hi Guys, I'...
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Rode SmartLav+ does not work with Scarlett 2i2

I try to use my Rode SmartLav+ with Scarlett 2i2 USB pre-amp. I already bought Rode SC3 adaptor and small jack to big jack adaptor. I try to use any of the line/instrument inputs on my pre-amp, but it ...
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An alternative to a blimp? (...a small pistol grip for example?)

Hello. I'm looking into getting a Rode NT4 stereo microphone for sound collection very soon. Due to me saving for my next purchase (a Tascam HDP2 I'm thinking) I'm looking to get the proper gear to ...
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Question about quality of Rode NTG5 birds recording

I recently received the Rode NTG5 and the other day I was recording some birds. When I listened to the recording, I was surprised by how clearly the cars in the background can be heard. Please have a ...
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RØDE wishlist - What would you recommend?

I must put together a wishlist of RØDE equipment (I can't yet say why). I'm okay on the accessories side, it's the mic choices my main concern. My priority is to have a descent kit to record sound ...
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How to record high quality vocal with Adobe audition

this is my first post in this sound stack exchange community, I have bought rode nt1 and AI1 studio kit, I have set it up in my bedroom, so I am using Adobe audition for vocal recording but somehow i ...
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Tascam DR-40 and ntg2 mic noise hissss

I hav been using a rode ntg2 and a tascam could to not afford a zoom and seemed just the same. I am recording with it but when I go to stero I hear a hissing sound in the left channel when I turn the ...
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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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Neumann KM 184 ORTF Røde Blimp

I want to try a pair of Km184 for field recording next week and can´t find any informations about packing them inside a Røde Blimp in ORTF Setup. Does anyone of you found a way to do this ? thanks ...
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alternatives to rode nt4

hi there, would like to know your opinion how does the Audiotechnica AT8022 comes out in comparison to Rode NT4 when it comes to recording quality, susceptibility to handling noise, application scope,...
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New RØDE i16. Is it an april fool?

http://www.rodemic.com/news/new-rode-i16-offer-360-surround-recording-for-ios-devices
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Using a Rode NGT 2 and Zoom h4n pro and very flat quality. Solutions?

I've been testing my new Rode NGT 2 with my Zoom H4N Pro. My girlfriend is a professional singer so mainly testing with her singing. The Rode NGT 2 seems ridiculously flat and untextured compared with ...
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Does the RODE Lav mic need a pre-amp?

I am looking for an inexpensive solution for youtube commentary videos. I came down to the RODE Lavalier, and the RODE SmartLAV+. I don't have an iPhone, so I discovered that you can use any ...
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Strange static / low frequency noise with a Rode AI-1 on MME / ASIO drivers

I'm using a Rode NT1 microphone and a Rode AI-1, plugged into a USB-C port of a Windows 11 laptop (I have tried other ports too). I am using Adobe Audition. When I try recording using MME drivers, a ...
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NTG-3 vs 416 mic

This argument has been put forward numerous times in various forums, however differing responses do make it hard to form my own conclusions. My dilemma: To buy an NTG-3 or Sennheiser 416 as my short ...
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Mid-priced Portable Recorders & Microphone.

Hi, I'm looking to buy a portable recorder and shotgun microphone. I want the recorder to have decent internal mic's, to get some nice ambience recordings, but, as I can't really afford an extra pre-...
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Using RODE lav mics

I have the RODE Pro kit and I've been experimenting. I think I can record a stereo interview onto my Android, but I'm not sure how to do it. I've tried Dolby On on the phone and actually recorded on ...
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Replacing old mic with new mic (Rode Wireless Pro) on Mackie mixer - volume is incredibly low on Rode?

I'm trying to connect a new microphone to an pre-existing mixer setup for a meeting room, and the volume is incredibly low no matter what I've tried. Photo of the existing setup: The mixer is a ...
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Is this normal for an NTG2?

I get this weird phashy sounding effect whenever I move the microphone. It only happens when I'm using the battery and I don't get it whenever I use phantom. For reference I included a track with ...
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Does Using Mic and interface with setting device class MME reduces audio quality?

I am using Ableton Live lite 11 with rode NT1 & AI1 interface. Now the problem(and this is my question also) is I don't have pairs of studio monitors and studio headphones which needs to be ...
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Tascam DR-44WL vs DR-100 MKIII vs USB Microphone Sound Quality

Please help me to better understand the difference in a sound quality that I should expect if I stick with one of these options: Tascam DR-44WL (Built-in Microphones) Tascam DR-100 MKIII (Built-in ...
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Rode NT5 Or NT1A + scarlett solo setup for recording foley [closed]

My goal is to record indoor Foley sounds - foot steps,cloth rustling,water splashes,door slamming,objects falling etc. I am on a tight budget and was thinking of getting either 'Rode NT5' or 'Rode ...
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Single Stereo Mic vs. Matched Pair for mono compatibility.

Hello, I know that mono compatibility is more of an issue with XY stereo techniques than say MS. I currently own a Schoeps CMC641 and will one day upgrade to an MS setup by adding the Fig-8 capsule. ...
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Somebody use Rode NTG-8 ?

Somebody use RODE NTG-8 ? I think new model.
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Connecting two lavaliers to DR-40X as stereo audio

I am trying to capture stereo audio with two lavalier microphones. The microphones are the Rode SmartLav+, which has a 3.5mm jack that I believe is TRRS, it works directly with phones. My audio ...
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How to connect RODE videomic Pro to audio interface

I'm a filmmaker, and I want to buy a Rode Videmic Pro. Both for field recording, and voice-overs. (https://www.amazon.com/Rode-VideoMicPro-Directional-Microphone-Shockmount/dp/B00YAZHRZM/ref=...
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Is the Sony PCM-M10 suitable with Rode NTG-2?

I've recently bought the Sony - PCM-M10 as an external recorder to accompany my Sony a6000 camera which doesn't have any external microphone input. While I really like the sound of the build-in mics ...
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Fostex FR2 LE + Rode NTG2 quiet input

Hello, I recently bought an Fostex FR2 LE and a RODE NTG2 in order to create a starter kit for sound recording in the field. I have performed numerous test recordings over the past few days but the ...
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Rode NT1-A into Audient iD4 mkII clipping problem

I am having an issue where my rode NT1-A into Audient iD4 mkII starts clipping at low volume. When im recording vocals and the volume reaches -6db, the audio saturates. Is this normal? I find this ...
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Tips on field recording set up

Hey guys, I'm about to go on a Television shoot in the wild and I was wondering if you could give me tips or hints that could help me out with one of the set ups that I will be using The set up will ...
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Does an AT825 fit inside the Rode Blimp?

Has anybody tried it? I emailed Rode but got no response. Thanks!
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