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Subject: RE: Mic Amplifier for line-in
From: Steve McGlinn (stevem_at_gator.net)
Date: 2003-06-11


That's a good idea. I'd like to avoid the doctoring as much as possible, but
that option is always there - especially when a mic booster may not be!

Steve

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se]On
Behalf Of Frank Incensed
Sent: Tuesday, June 10, 2003 5:53 PM
To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
Subject: Re: Mic Amplifier for line-in

Something else Ive found is to "doctor up" the file Ive recorded using a
line in mic. I have a powered mic from Radio Shack, and it makes a very low
db recording. SO what IVe been doing is dragging the file back onto my hard
drive, then loading it into my editing tool (Acid) and then enhancing the
weak signal, and also making it a stero recording, since the mic is mono. It
works pretty well

>From: "ajf" <ajf_at_midmaine.com>
>Reply-To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
>To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
>Subject: Re: Mic Amplifier for line-in
>Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2003 22:09:52 -0400
>
>It might be worth a try, BUT most electret mics I've seen work best at
>around 10v, and the mic/amp boxes are powered by a 9v battery.
>
>The price is very tempting. I've seen battery boxes (no amp, only bias
>voltage) for around $60, and units with both starting over $100. That
>said, I'm not sure that 10dB gain is enough. Still, for forty bucks, how
>bad could it be?
>
>
>Chris Holt writes:
>
>>On Mon, 9 Jun 2003 18:23:49 -0400, Steve McGlinn wrote:
>>>A while back there was a discussion concerning the line-in on the Archos
>>>Jukebox and the weaker recording signal that resulted from attaching a
>>>microphone to it, rather than using the built-in mic. I found this site
>>>that may offer a solution. See below. They have manufactured their 'mic
>>>booster' with computer sound card line-ins in mind, but I don't see why
>>>it wouldn't work with the Archos Jukebox.
>>>
>>>http://www.audioheadsets.com/mc1.html
>>>
>>>
>>>Anyone care to comment?
>>
>>I'd say it looks like a good, inexpensive solution. Pair it up with some
>>quality electret mics (which aren't really suer expensive.) and you might
>>have a winner.
>>
>>
>>>Thanks,
>>>
>>>Steve
>>
>>Chris
>>
>>
>>
>

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