Re: selecting a microphone

Subject: Re: selecting a microphone
From: CL T <straylightsghost -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 09:47:27 -0700

While this is an NPR Site dedicated to Podcasting, it's quite relevant to
the field of Screencasting. Microphones and Recorders are probably the one
tool you shouldn't skimp on if at all possible. While not the best tool out
there, I use a Zoom H2 for almost everything. I also have a few high-end
mics and a pair of AKG K-250's (Headphones).
http://transom.org/?category_name=tools

I actually just did a presentation for the Intermountain STC Chapter about
Screencasting. You can find the audio and links to the slides, etc. at Tom
Jonson's Site (It cover's some of this information).

http://www.idratherbewriting.com/2009/01/17/screencasting-collin-turner-intermountain-stc-presentation/

Or at mine:

http://www.collinturner.com/2009/01/16/the-stc-screencasting-presentation/

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 9:10 AM, Suzanne Chiles <suzchiles -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> I've had excellent results with the Samson C01U usb microphone and an open
> source program called Audacity. I got mine as a podcasting kit from Amazon,
> complete with a heavy duty desktop stand.
>
> http://www.amazon.com/Samson-C01U-Recording-Podcasting-Pak/dp/B000H4MZU2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1232986166&sr=1-1
>
> Suzanne
>
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 8:05 AM, Ava Cassidy <ava -dot- m -dot- cassidy -at- gmail -dot- com
> >wrote:
>
> > Hi there,
> >
> > Of those of you who use Captivate or Camtasia, what type of microphone do
> > you use to record the audio for your movies? I'm just getting started
> with
> > this and am not sure what sort of equipment I should be looking for.
> >
> > thanks,
> > Ava
>
>
> Suzanne Chiles
> suzchiles -at- gmail -dot- com
> I tweet as Homescribe on Twitter
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selecting a microphone: From: Ava Cassidy
Re: selecting a microphone: From: Suzanne Chiles

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