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  1. Hallelujah Chorus along with the largest playable organ in the world

    Even more impressive:

    The Wannamaker Organ, 650+ singers including the Opera Company of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Singers and others, a "Random Act of Culture" -very inspiring (6 million plus...
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    Grounding, Hum/Buzz, Balanced/Unbalanced connections

    Grounding, Hum/Buzz, Balanced/Unbalanced connections, troubleshooting noise in systems and separating fact from fiction:

    Bill Whitlock has the rare ability to explain technical issues to...
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    Lynn,Dave 1. Maybe the explanation for the...

    Lynn,Dave

    1. Maybe the explanation for the big difference is that there is a foam baffle between the back end of the mic and what would one of the loudest room reflections to get to the back...
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    I just got a pair of the 8040's and so far I love...

    I just got a pair of the 8040's and so far I love them, I have used them for live sound-acoustic guitar and percussion. Also briefly listened in my living room with the mics 15 ft from my wife...
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    Yes Sean Quirk is the friend. Yes ,he has a...

    Yes Sean Quirk is the friend. Yes ,he has a Behringer board with phantom power. No monitors to cause problems. Bill
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    Thanks all for your great advice. Given...

    Thanks all for your great advice. Given availability and other issues I ended up recommeding SM-81's.

    As far as the AKGC535's are concerned-I have never used them for distant micing but have...
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    PA mics for the Tuvan National Orchestra

    I was asked by a friend for advice on what and how to mic the Tuvan(Tuva is in Central Asia) National Orchestra in its home venue. The budget is minimal ( $1500 or ideally less is available for...
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    :) Gordon :) What you hear is what you get. ...

    :) Gordon :) What you hear is what you get.

    AB., The Gordon is designed to minimize distortion-no negative feedback in the audio path and automatically optimizes output impedance based on what...
  9. Thread: Ear Wax Removal

    by Folkie
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    As a pediatrician I have looked into thousands of...

    As a pediatrician I have looked into thousands of ears and dealt with ear wax issues. Most people have much less wax in their ears than they think and only rarely is there enough wax to interfere...
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    According to the website...

    According to the website http://www.markoconnor.com/fiddle.camp/index.html

    on-line registration opens on Jan 5 so should be able to sign up: (note that he will need to be accompanied by a...
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    AB, I don't know what version of Wavelab you...

    AB, I don't know what version of Wavelab you own but Wavelab 5 and 6 have other dithers available besides UV22. I have dithered things in Nuendo using my Z-systems Z-equalizer inserted as an...
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    Thanks for all the great feedback. I guess I"ll...

    Thanks for all the great feedback. I guess I"ll probably go with an IPOD but can you record straight wav files and downsides since we are a PC only household? Thanks, Bill
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    IPOD or alternative for my daughter?

    I'm looking for advice from you all (believe it or not I don't own an IPOD or any MP3 player). My daughter is asking for an I-POD for Christmas. She primarily wants to be able to avoid having to...
  14. Sennheiser MHK40-is RF interference a problem?

    I am currently demoing a pair of Sennheiser MKH40 cardiods and so far they sound great (have used them for simultaneous PA and live recording of cimbalom, acoustic guitar and fiddle). Given that...
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    Gordon mic pre at AES

    Had a great time at AES chatting with Grant Carpenter-he's as nice as his preamp is good ( I love how clean my Model 5 is-my wife heard a recording made with the Gordon and thought it was me playing...
  16. Thread: AES Show

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    Spent all 4 days at AES and had a great time. One...

    Spent all 4 days at AES and had a great time. One highlight was getting to hear one song of a live recording(recorded with Soundfield MKV-no compression/EQ or other processing) that I had done of Guy...
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    I'll be there for all 4 days. Hope to meet some...

    I'll be there for all 4 days. Hope to meet some of you. Bill
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    Ivo, Thanks so much for all of your...

    Ivo, Thanks so much for all of your work/generosity. I see you are using tthe Enhanced Audio mic mounts. Have you noted a significant improvement vs standard mic mounts/clips? I would love to get...
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    Thanks all for the feedback. Right now I'm...

    Thanks all for the feedback. Right now I'm leaning toward the DPA 4011's or possibly the Gefell 295's. Anyone else have experience with the 295's (Teddy?)? Are they in the same league with the...
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    JNorman-Thanks for your feed back! Teddy,...

    JNorman-Thanks for your feed back!

    Teddy, Haigbabe, or anyone else used both the DPA 4011 and the Gefell 295 and able to compare these two? Thanks, Bill
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    Advice on high quality SDC cardiods

    Currently I have a pair of Josephson C617/MK221 omni's and am looking to get a similar very accurate(uncolored)/good transient response/high quality pair of SDC cardioids. They would be used for...
  22. Lynn, Hope things workout. Couple of...

    Lynn, Hope things workout. Couple of suggestions

    Long before you go you should check out the CDC website for health info. (vaccines/malaria prevention/Traveler's diarrhea, etc) so that you...
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    Thanks all for the great info. It is...

    Thanks all for the great info. It is frustrating that I wouldn't be able to use my Mytek along with additional analog inputs. I'll have to think about it some more before I decide. Bill
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    Alesis HD-24XR advice/opinions

    I 'm considering getting an Alesis HD-24XR. Currently for live recording I am using a Mytek 8x96 into a Tascam DA78HR but of course this limits me to 8 tracks and the Alesis would allow 12-24...
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    Food for thought: Canada spends 9% of GNP on...

    Food for thought:

    Canada spends 9% of GNP on healthcare and covers everybody.

    The US spends 14% (more than any other country) and can't even cover everybody.

    The Medicare program has...
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