[bct] Re: microphone comparisons

  • From: Pam Quinn <quinn.family@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 26 May 2006 13:50:22 -0500

I'm not sure what the model number is on them. They're not the in-ear
microphones though; they clip on.


On Fri, 26 May 2006 14:38:38 -0400, you wrote:

>witch sound
>professionals mics do you have?
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Pam Quinn" <quinn.family@xxxxxxxxx>
>To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Friday, May 26, 2006 1:03 PM
>Subject: [bct] Re: microphone comparisons
>I was a little farther away from the sony mic, because if you hold it
>too close you get popping p's. Even at that, the sound professionals
>are more sensitive. I find I need to use them in dictation mode
>consistently and I get good results, whereas the sony mic might work
>better in conference mode. I agree that the Olympus ds-2 and the sound
>professionals make a wonderful combination. It's just too bad that it
>doesn't have at least twice the memory. I'm planning to record my
>son's piano recital tonight with the sound professionals, but will
>have to record at 64 kbps just in case it lasts for over an hour.
>Still with this combination I expect I'll get a good recording.
>On Fri, 26 May 2006 11:16:11 -0400, you wrote:
>>Hi Pam.
>>Good comparisons.  I am curious to know how far you were from the first 2
>>microphones?  The Sony sounded better than the internal mics, somewhat
>>crisper and clearer.  The sound Professionals were the best by far in terms
>>of quality, but it did sound like you were a lot closer to those than the
>>other two, so your voice had a lot more presence.  Personally, I thought 
>>DS2 and Sound Professionals was a great combination, especially at that
>>price point which was under $200 for the whole setup.  I wish Olympus had
>>given the WS200 andWS320 models the option to record at 128kbps.
>>Thanks for the comparison.
>>--Best regards,
>>--Rick Alfaro
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>[mailto:blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Pam Quinn
>>Sent: Friday, May 26, 2006 8:56 AM
>>To: BlindCoolTech@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>Cc: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>Subject: [bct] microphone comparisons
>>Since we've been talking about microphones and recorder comparisons, I 
>>know why I didn't think of this before. I'll just give you the link to the
>>file I did comparing the three microphones using the Olympuss ds-2. Amy,
>>Sandra and Doug, this isn't the same file that I sent you all. I recorded
>>this one in a quieter environment so you could get a better idea if there
>>was any background noise made by the recorder. And since I can't hear any
>>glaring background noise if there is any, I really would be interested in
>>what you all think. Which microphone do you like the best, etc.
>>The link to the file is

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