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Subject: RE: Mic Amplifier for line-in
From: stevem_at_gator.net
Date: 2003-06-12


That's what I would hope, but.... no luck. For example, the output jack
(the one that goes into your Jukebox, or whatever) is a mono plug. That
doesn't help!

:-)

Steve

>
> 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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