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What is the difference between headphone jack and line out on Zoom H5 Audio Recorder?

The H5 has an option to have the DB cut down from the line out out to the Camera, you can find this in the manual or on the Zoom YouTube channel for the H5
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What is the difference between headphone jack and line out on Zoom H5 Audio Recorder?

It's not a good idea, because the levels on both the line output and the headphone output are much too high for the camera mic input. If you were to turn the volume down on the headphone output, you'...
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How to connect a condenser microphone directly to a PC (without a mixer)

Just get a basic Behringer USB preamp interface that supports Phantom power. Then there's a direct connection from the microphone through the preamp into the computer. Job done. Impedance isn't a ...
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It's impossible, how do I get a lightweight, portable, loud busking amp/PA?

This is a very difficult question to answer. It comes down to "how loud is loud enough" which is the same is "how long is a piece of string" So let me try answer in a generic way. Sound Pressure ...
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Combining several inputs to a single headphone output?

As a theatre technician for a multitude of shows that involve everything from bands to 60 people musicals, you have a few options. You can go with a mixer as mentioned above or you can use something a ...
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Combining several inputs to a single headphone output?

You just need a mixer (before the headphone amp) to control what and how much goes into your in-ears. In live situations this is a very simple task for a monitor engineer but if there isn't one, the ...
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My mic has low gain

That combination should work. Make sure the Avid has phantom power on & is set for MIC (not "LINE") input. If that doesn't fix it, swap out the cables to make sure one of them isn't bad.
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How to setup microphone with pre-amp for general purpose PC input use as well as audio recording?

Im adding to this, except the room / ambient noise that stuff may produce (cars passing , cpu fans etc) i think you are refering to digital hashing noise, what you said as electronics noise lowering ...
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How to setup microphone with pre-amp for general purpose PC input use as well as audio recording?

...and turn down the microphone gain to reduce background noise... That's patently counterproductive. The gain on a solid-state mic preamp should always be set as high as possible without clipping; ...

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