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And a foam cover on a decent mic (not something that's built-in unless you
have a very good digital voice recorder) will go a long, long way toward
making a usable recording. The cover will help with those popped 'p's.
On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 5:11 PM, Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>wrote:
> Is not your own voice or that of one of your colleagues good enough?
> The best studio now available for the amateur is an automobile with the
> windows closed. If you must run to AC for sanity in your geographical
> area, borrow some huge and quiet car that is far more expensive than any
> TW could afford. (*)
> Practise enunciating clearly beforehand, know what you are going to say,
> do several "takes", and keep your microphone close to but not in front
> of your mouth. Too close and you'll pop your pees and hiss your esses.
> Listen to your result, and have someone else listen. Do it over until it
> is right.
> (*) Old Rolls Royce advertisement: "At 60 MPH all you can hear is the
> [ticking of the] clock." So at a RR board meeting, the chairman says,
> "Gentlemen, we must do something about that confounded clock!"
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