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How can I record frequencies from 0.1 to 20 Hz?

A webcam mic is going to be nowhere near good enough to record infrasound. Most mics, good or bad, aim to capture sound between 20Hz & 20KHz [the approximate absolute limits of human hearing]. The ...
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How can I record frequencies from 0.1 to 20 Hz?

If you want to save some money and do it yourself you might try suspending a membrane of some sort, like a piece of paper or plastic, and attaching an accelerometer to it. A quick search found the ...
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New sound designer/field recordist heading out on US tour. Any suggestions?

Well, it depends on how much you can actually get away from the show and the bus. Getting to acoustically unspoiled locations means getting far away (usually) from the highway. OTOH, during a month ...
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New sound designer/field recordist heading out on US tour. Any suggestions?

I think even if you can't get away from the show and bus too much you've got a good opportunity to build a library of genuinely useful recordings. If you can take your recording kit into the venues ...
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How can I record frequencies from 0.1 to 20 Hz?

This is not a direct answer to your question. What you need is not a direct answer because in order to carry out your intentions successfully you will need to know exactly what you are doing. ...
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What is the RPM of A Typical Reel To Reel Recorder?

Audio tape speeds are measured in ips (inches per second) or in cm/s (centimeters per second), not RPM (i.e. there is no typical/common RPM). The actual RPM of the reels changes with the amount of ...
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How can I record frequencies from 0.1 to 20 Hz?

What you are looking for is a seismograph
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Recording instruments on Zoom H6

The reason for the distortion is the high output level from your digital piano - you need to turn it down so it is as loud as possible without distorting, so it doesn't overload your input stage on ...
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What equipment can I use to prevent clothes rustle from a digital voice recorder?

The trick to removing clothing rustle is to prevent the mic and the clothes from rubbing. Sounds simple, but it really isn't. There's two ways to approach this... Stop the mic from achieving contact ...
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Rechargeable 2 tracks audio recorder

There are two main issues to consider when dealing with your project : recording duration power supply Let's say you want to record continuous 24 hours audio on two tracks and that every 24 hours ...
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How can I record frequencies from 0.1 to 20 Hz?

Cheap and DIY way would be piezo disk with somekind of accelerator set up wired up to high impedance input amplifier. Get a cheap hand recorder powered via large power bank to eliminate power grid/pc ...
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New sound designer/field recordist heading out on US tour. Any suggestions?

Great answers so far! I would also say you should not be afraid to capture sounds that seem boring, or normal. Creative Field Recording has a great bit about foundation sound effects and their value....
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Who is the king of the portable field recorders?

The King is the Sony M-10. It is cheap, has good sound, is quiet, batteries last forever, and you will actually use it because it is so small. It is what most people should buy instead of all the ...
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