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Subject: Re: Silence detection
From: Neon John (
Date: 2003-12-27

I haven't tried an external mic yet, but I have tried a termination plug (300
ohm resistors in a phono plug) which should yield silence. The hard drive and
display whine are still present.


On Sat, 27 Dec 2003 02:49:34 +0000, BlueChip <> wrote:

>Use external mic?
>At 02:27 27/12/03, you wrote:
>>Is anyone actually able to make a quality recording on the Recorder? Both of
>>mine generate so much whine from the HD and display whenever the backlight is
>>on that the recordings are useless for quality.
>>I do a lot of tape and record dubbing but I do it on my computer. This soooo
>>much more friendly and the quality is so much better, even with my cheap audio
>>card, that I never even considered using the Recorder for anything other than
>>voice recordings.
>>On Sat, 27 Dec 2003 01:52:31 +0100, Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>
>> >Felix Becker wrote:
>> >> Hi,
>> >> i sometimes want to record old tapes or records, so it would be great to
>> >> have a function wich recognizes silence between two songs and
>> automatically
>> >> creates different tracks. I found this in the feature requests (silence
>> >> detection) but just wanted to ask, if this would be possible at all and if
>> >> somebody plans to add this feature in nearer future.
>> >> Thanks, merry christmas and a happy new year, Felix.
>> >>
>> >
>> >I have no plans to add this in the near future. It may be possible, but
>> >it may also be quite inaccurate. We'll know when we try.
>> >
>> >Linus
>> >
>>John De Armond
>>Cleveland, Occupied TN

John De Armond
Cleveland, Occupied TN

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