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

On Sat, 27 Dec 2003 13:41:02 +0100, <> wrote:

>> Von: Neon John
>> 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.
>The analog input is crap. Still I use it for practice rehearsal of my
>band and for that the quality is more that sufficiant. When I want to do
>high quality recordings I pipe the signal through an external AD
>converter (DAT recorder) and use the spdif input. Then the quality is as
>good as it can be expected. If it wasn't so expensive I'd have already
>bought a portable AD converter like the zefiro inbox... :(

Youch! That Inbox looks nifty but pricy. I wonder if there is a more
"consumer-oriented" version of this? I'm not sure how to even start googling.


John De Armond
Cleveland, Occupied TN

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