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Compact high quality sound effects / ambience recording rig

Ok, so for backpacking and biking, here are the component parts: recorder: SD 702 - quality sound, durable build, simple operation. Its the heavier and bulkier of the viable options, but it won't ...
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Creating distorted/dark/disturbing samples on stage

I would check out the glitchmachines and inear display plugins. They are amazing for being both weird and wonderful! Filtering is also a good way. For example the chaos created by Trent Reznor on ...
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Is it bad to plug in a mic when phantom power is on?

Although I've never experienced a problem, I always try to remember to apply power after connecting the mic, and remove power before disconnecting. This text is from the product manual for the Rode ...
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Who makes the quietest microphone?!

https://www.lewitt-audio.com/microphones/lct-recording/lct-540-subzero The Lewitt LCT540 has the quietest specs I've seen available in a commercial mic.
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Compact high quality sound effects / ambience recording rig

Another tip if your packing for ultra light situations: buy a nagra sd and a pair of dpa 4060's or 4063's. And get wired coathanger as a stereo bar. You can look at a binaural setup here (not my site ...
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How (do you) use Kyma?

I've had Kyma for a few months now. The sound quality is awesome. I have been using it for things like Adding spacial stereo width on tracks in a song. Adding chorus to a track in a mix. Reverb is ...
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Wacom Tablet or Lemur (ipad) for sound design

the only extra dimension you get with a Wacom tablet is pressure, but you also don't get all the cool midi interface things that come with Lemur, like physics, randomization etc. Basically its apples ...
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On a small mixer (Behringer 802) do I have options for crowded cable management?

Your best bet is to custom build a cable solution. This is what I have done with every single mixer I have installed for my own use. This is really the only way to achieve the desired solution. Don't ...
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Most Reliable Audio Gear Resources?

I would highly recommend gearslutz.com. Absolutely amazing place to ask questions regarding audio gear. Also, if at all you are on facebook, you would want to join Pensado's Students. Its a group ...
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Will this setup do the trick?

I would rather invest in a better Midi-keyboard than in Pad Controller. Since 4 years of producing i didn't use my pads productive. Also i would recommend you to buy a good USB-Audiointerface. For ...
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Will this setup do the trick?

Everything you've chosen is a good choice (quality speaking). Now it really depends on the use you have of these products and what kind of musical/sound activity your trying to pursue.
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Building a modern radio studio

Yes Yes I don't have a lot of experience with lots of different models, so maybe focusrite would be decent one to look at, and it's not too expensive. Behringer bcf2000 would be the cheapest way (...
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Sterling ST55 vs. Sterling ST59

I can't be certain from the product pages, but it appears that it may be the same diaphragm with different mounting and processing to allow for different pickup patterns. If that is the case, then ...
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Using External Mics with the Tascam DR-40

Every piece of gear will add its own self noise to a system. Whether that noise is perceptible is another question which depends a lot on the gear, what you're recording, and the settings you're using....
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Avantone CK-1 Mic noise problem

One of the more common causes of this kind of problem is contamination from dirt or debris at the point where the exchangeable capsules and the mic body connect. One should be sure that the entire ...
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Avantone CK-1 Mic noise problem

If you can replace it as simply as others have mentioned its worth a try (if the manufacturer allows it). Some other things to try that I have found helpful with strange static issue. If you are ...
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Would you rather use flat headphones for monitoring?

when they say flat frequency response with headphones they mean relatively flat not completely. like if you compare the frequency response graphs of a pair of sennheiser hd600's to like a generic ...
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Would you rather use flat headphones for monitoring?

The problem with headphone mastering isn't frequency response so much as phase issues; when you're listening on monitor speakers you have some signal coming from both speakers into both ears, and you ...
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