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Transducer for converting sound pressure waves into an electrical signal

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Add external mic using Sony "A/V R" plug

I have a Sony HDR-CX100 video camera that I would like to connect an external mic to (3.5mm plug), but the camera has no dedicated mic input. However, it as an "A/V R" plug: Before you say &...
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What should I consider when selecting a frequency band for wireless microphones?

I'm in the market for a wireless lavalier. I was burned in the past by selecting a cheap VHF frequency mic. I learned later that was a bonehead move because VHF is used for everything from TVs to ...
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Are there any omni directional stereo mics for camcorders

I am looking for a good microphone to film trains as they go by. I have been looking, at the Opteka VM-200. But I am concerned that the shotgun directional characteristic will not work well, since I ...
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Streaming 2 local and some remote players audio issue

I am trying to set up for streaming. Here is what i want to accomplish. I will be the only one streaming video and streaming from the same computer i am playing on. I have a mixer attached to my ...
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How can I reduce the wind noise as much as possible when recording a video with a GoPro?

I use a GoPro 10 to record videos. The GoPro is placed on a car. There's some pretty audible wind noise, esp. when the speed is over 50 or 100 kph. How can I reduce the wind noise as much as possible ...
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I recently bought a Rode NTG2 without much research, what else do I need to make it work well?

Since it has an option for AA battery, I don't need phantom power right? Do absolutely need an audio interface? or can I just use an XLR to 3.5mm cable and connect it to my computer? Are there any ...
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Which microphone should I buy for filmmaking: RODE Videomicro, MOVO VXR 10 or ZOOM H1n?

I am thinking about an external mic or audio recorder. I watched tons of Youtube reviews but still have no clue which to buy. I was primarily thinking about the MOVO VXR 10 but some say that preamps ...
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