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Subject: RE: Mic Amplifier for line-in
From: Frank Incensed (frankincensed_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 2003-06-12


but only if the mic is mono, if the mic is stereo, would it not boost both
channels?

>From: <stevem_at_gator.net>
>Reply-To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
>To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>CC: <stevem_at_gator.net>
>Subject: RE: Mic Amplifier for line-in
>Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 14:25:08 -0400 (EDT)
>
>
>Don't buy the mic booster from AVID that I have previously described. Mic
>output is mono!!!! It boosts one channel wonderfully, but you don't get
>both.
>
>
>Steve
>
> > 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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