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Subject: Re: Gain
On 6 Jun 2006 at 15:53, Thom Johansen wrote:
> Simon Eigeldinger wrote:
> > Hello,
> > My hardware is iRiver H 340.
> > I have a electred condenser stereo microphone and the sound is to
> > low.
> > Is that because the it hasn't any plugin power?
> > Can the gain be much higher than it is now? Because when I have the
> > gain at it's highest it would be often good if I can have more gain
> > because the signal I get is low.
> > Or have I to connect a preamp to the recorder?
> Electret condenser mics do not need phantom power, but
> some of them do require pre-amps to get a decent output level,
> so things seem to point towards you needing to use a pre-amp.
Thank you. I thought also like that. Does someone know a good pre amp
to use with the iriver?
I have to get a second mic too. Because it is not convenient to hold
the mic in the hand all the time.
> It is technically possible for us to apply more recording gain
> in software, but it will be digital gain, and won't sound very
> good if you need much of it.
Yes. And I think I miss some bass in my recordings. maybe that's
because I haven't got a pre amp currently.
Thank you for help.
Received on Thu Jun 8 06:48:00 2006
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