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Subject: Re: mic question
From: ajf (
Date: 2003-01-27

The Archos built in mic will do a poor job at a concert, for three reasons.

It's not much of a mic.
It will be in your pocket, since you are doing this under stealthy
And, most of all, it will pick up the hard disk noise every time it spins

You will need a decent mic to get decent results.

BoD writes:

> I will go to a concert soon and I want to record it with my ajbr.
> 1) I've read the faq #69 about mics but I still don't know if the mic from
> archos will deliver a good-enough sound quality. I don't want to buy an
> expensive, professional mic, nor I want to build one myself :) What would
> you recommand?
> 2) Is the recording code of rockbox stable enough now, or should I put the
> archos firmware for this?
> Thank you very much
> BoD

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