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Why do some XLR connectors take batteries?

Yes, microphones like the AT899 give you the option of using internal battery power OR phantom power (from the XLR). Yes, microphones like the Rode Lav require phantom power without the option. ...
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How to record voice and guitar with Zoom H6

You will almost always want to use two microphones. Yes, you could do it with one, but it will require you getting it perfectly placed, and it will not give you optimal sound quality for either guitar ...
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Zoom H6 recording levels

While recording ambience sounds in Zoom h6 I have found that I generally have to keep the gain near 8-9 , for situations like general traffic and cityscape 6-7 usually works considering that one is ...
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Zoom H6 overdubbing

I found a solution. You just copy the track to Zoom and change the name. But first you need to record the track of the same length (it does not matter that microphone is not connected; you simply ...
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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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Field recording with a Zoom H6?

My suggestions would be to: Use the MS microphone in RAW format. It will allow you to post-process the scene after the recording and adjust the amount of ambience. Record everything in 24-bit/48kHz ...
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Zoom H6 recording levels

With a limited dynamic range - which you will often find with recording backgrounds and atmos - you can increase the gain on the recorder, but you will simply find yourself increasing the level of ...
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