[bct] Re: A grant to purchase recording equipment for the list

  • From: Pam Quinn <quinn.family@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 14:40:56 -0500

That would be nice. Plus it would be nice if they bumped up the
quality of the recording quality of the Olympus recorders that record
at only 64 kbps to at least 96.


11 May 2006 14:27:04 -0500, you wrote:

>Thanks for understanding Pam.  One thing to be said in defense of the
>Olympus recorders is that they are manufactured, after all, to be
>dictation units where someone is basically recording voice in a not too
>noisy background.  Sure, some people use them in their cars dictating
>while they drive to work, but they are more interested in the content
>than the quality.  I think people on this list have certainly broadened
>the horizons of this recorder by using them in all kinds of situations.
>Now, if Olympus would only take notice and say, "OK, what if we give
>people the ability to use a manual record level, now that would be nice.
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>Oh no, I didn't get the impression that you were out to rate the quality
>of our podcasts at all. And even if you did, I wouldn't take offense at
>hearing about the shortcomings of my recording equipment. I'm just
>really curious about how it actually does perform, because I had liked
>the DS-2 so well that I was considering getting another as a backup.
>Probably best that I decided to hold off and see what else comes along

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