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    Hi Jack,
    Thanks for sharing these podcasts, I enjoyed listening to them. I especially liked the one on microphones where you gave audio samples
    of each type of microphone. That would be essential listening for anyone considering the purchase of their first microphone.
    I also listened to your podcast on rechargeable batteries. I had never heard of the type of battery called "eneloop" so I picked up some
    valuable info listening to that podcast.

    Thanks again!
    Steve

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    grin COOL BEANS MANG!

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    Hello ladies and gents. new to freesound~~ :twisted:

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    LG
    Very useful, thanks Digifish!

    One thing none of these pod casts do is match levels between machines using the unit mic preamps and have often normalized the recorded files. Both server to obscure the real relative differences between units (to some extent). The method is simple to do, that is record a constant source with both units (ticking clock is great as it is constant and there is silence between the ticks to reveal the background hiss) and then set the record peak-meter level to the same dB value. This way both units are now recording at the same volume.

    Then comparisons of audio files both pre and post normalization (if you must) are equivalent.

    As I have both units I will do this soon and post a link here. For relatively quiet sources, the improvement in the R09HR immediately evident, that is not always the case listening to those pod casts.

    digifish

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    hello_flowers
    just future reference if anyone wants to ask about how to make em...

    FL is da shit

    wooooooo


    FL Studio is indeed an excellent DAW. I know, I write the manual for it smile

    The lifetime-free updates are simply impossible to beat in a program of this maturity. 250,000+ registered users can't be wrong cool

    digifish

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    just future reference if anyone wants to ask about how to make em...

    first things first, you got to know: soundfonts are gay, mmmkay. and there are no good free softwares that can make 'em (veinna's UI is way too complicated for something that should be simple)

    so what you should do instead then?

    well you go download yer demo of fruity loops, see,
    then, ya take the sounds you want in yer soundfont
    and put them all one after the other in a mp3 file
    then ya load that mp3 file up inta fruityloop's slicer
    and it will automaticaly slice yer samples and then
    dump them to the piano roll so you can sequence em,
    each key will be a diff sound and you can use the nifty lil section below,
    where you set the velocity, to change the pitch, filter res and cut,
    pan and volume of each individual sound

    this is what i do a lot for making loops and breaks and it is super convenient
    plus i doubt youll find an easier or faster way to do all dat

    and if ya can i don wanna here bout it cuz FL is da shit

    wooooooo

    k thx bai guise ;3

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    LG
    Hi ironcore... great. I just started to play Warzone again and just learned about the warzone 2200 project. Really good idea to do this and looking forward to it. I think you will find a lot of what you are looking for at this website but let us know if you have specific requests.

    - LG


    Thanks

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    Very useful, thanks Digifish!

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    Hi ironcore... great. I just started to play Warzone again and just learned about the warzone 2200 project. Really good idea to do this and looking forward to it. I think you will find a lot of what you are looking for at this website but let us know if you have specific requests.

    - LG

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    Hmmm, I see what you need.
    I googled it and found this page: http://www.therecordist.com/pages/downloads.html
    If you scroll down to the bottom there are some 'Doors and Structures' sounds, a few of them seem to be metallic but none seem to match the high pitch you want sad. Anyway take a look and see, you never know, they might be useful.
    Hope this helps.

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    Wow! i'm impressed. Thanks a lot for this one digifish, I might consider making my own now.

    grin

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    R09HR Podcasts @ Blind Cool Tech

    Just linking this in here for the record...

    Edirol R09 HR Overview 26.9 MB (192 kbps)

    6/8/2008 Neal Ewers

    describes and demonstrates this new high quality digital recorder from Edirol.

    AND

    Edirol R09 HR vs Zoom H2 vs Sony D50 Microphone Tests 33.0 MB (192 kbps)

    6/10/2008 Neal Ewers

    AND

    Compares R09 and R09HR and microphone combinations.

    R09HR Compared 45.8 MB (192 kbps)

    6/11/2008 Rory Hoffman

    compiles recordings of comprehensive tests between the original R09 recorder and the new HR version from Edirol.

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    Hi I am ironcore124 you all know and i am looking for sounds that will fit warzone 2100 but it is called the warzone 2200 project.

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    Stop posting smiles.
    They are a waste of space.

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    weirdhock: :cry:

    :roll:

    :wink:

    :twisted:

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    Check! I never seem to be able to hear what anyone is trying to say to me in clubs and loud parties...it's really frustrating as they can hear me o.k......perhaps a warning about tinnitus is useful here.
    Sounds like you had a good party Bram! I'm going to one later today...should be fun,not so loud so I can hear!

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    Luftrum
    Thank you dobroide. I had Sound Professionals in mind too when it came to shopping, and after your link I definitely know I will shop there. Thanks! grin

    Note, these use the Panasonic WM61-A capsules, and it is easy to make your own...

    various sites showing people building stereo/binaural mics from a set of Panasonic WM-61A capsules. I decided to have a go myself.

    Step 1. Buy some WM-61A capsules on eBay ($15 for 10 seems OK).

    Step 2. Note how small the contacts are and realize life will be much easier if you buy some cheap headphones and steal the cable. That way you end up with a nice fully formed right-angle plug but more importantly perfectly tinned/shielded wires ready to use (no cutting, wire stripping or fiddling - the key to a stress free build). $10 for some Sony cheapies, selected due to the low price and right-angled plug.

    http://www.digifishmusic.com/public/images/11-binaurals.jpg
    http://www.digifishmusic.com/public/images/12-binaurals.jpg

    Step 3. De-solder the headphones (BTW: I dunked the unsoldered ends of the cable in a cup of boiling water to help straighten out the kinks from the knots) slip your shrink-wrap up the cable and and re-solder on the capsules. I didn't even need to apply any more solder, just hold the two together, briefly touch with the tip of the iron and zap! done. The shield-wire goes to the tabbed capsule connector..this is too easy, surely something is wrong ;D

    http://www.digifishmusic.com/public/images/13-binaurals.jpg

    Step 4. Test they are working.

    http://www.digifishmusic.com/public/images/14-binaurals.jpg

    Step 5. Shrink-wrap the capsules.

    http://www.digifishmusic.com/public/images/15-binaurals.jpg

    Step 6. Compare to Sound Professional binaurals misc...(normal sensitivity models)...they sound identical...job done.

    http://www.digifishmusic.com/public/images/16-binaurals.jpg

    Took 15 minutes, total cost ~USD $20

    NOTES:

    1. To hear the mics made in this tutorial search for wm61-a

    2. Next step, use another two capsules to make a stereo hydrophone...grin


    digifish

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    whoa, interesting!

    after last night's partying, I hear a little bit less, actually smile

    - bram

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    and not an illegal download [torrent]

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    Interesting topic! I wonder if they get to the sound by rejecting all the others or listen directly for the sound they are seeking?
    I once found myself in a tense situation in a busy market-place.....suddenly all external noise went totally silent while every tiny sound relating to the tense situation became 100% loud and clear.Although I didn't make this change in hearing happen,logic would suggest that it must be possible.
    One of the things I enjoy about going out and recording is that I'm actually trying to do this all the time...a deer passing in a wood full of birdsong for example.Maybe with practice we can get better at it !