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Subject: Re: microphone amplifier: other combinations
From: Bio Hazard (
Date: 2004-03-12

i have the archos amplifier and it works fine, i had to hack in a switch to
turn it off though, otherwise it will work itself to death

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jörg C. Pochmann" <>
To: "Rockbox development" <>
Sent: Thursday, March 11, 2004 7:13 AM
Subject: re: microphone amplifier: other combinations

> Hi,
> why don't you try the Mic/Amp combination offered by Archos and sold by
> for EUR 27,95 with shipping included, at least in germany :-)
> By the way, is anyone interested in hosting some fotos of the inner parts
of the
> amplifier?
> It has a transistor based stereo-amplifier and a gain-trimmer.
Unfortunately it has no
> power-switch and inserting the battery is not really easy. Don't know how
long it lasts.
> But for this price it does its job very well and loud.
> I have tested some other combinations, like
> 2) Vivanco 216
> 3) Sony ECM-121
> 4) Soundman(.de) OKM professional Head Microphone (in-ear) with Adapter A3
> 2+3 only have battery-boxes and no amplification. I would not recommend
buying them
> for the recorder.
> 4) is nice for unobstrusive live-recordings, but you shouldn't have a
cough, cause you
> should wear the mics it in your ears. These are traded on for
about 130 Euros.
> And, because its said not often enough:
> thank you for making rockbox!
> Jörg
> _______________________________________________


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