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Old January 21st, 2010, 09:10 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Brian Barkley View Post
Dave, I'm never persnickative about my audio levels and I always get great sound. I'm currently producing a documentary where I've interviewes almost 80 people . . and ALL of the audio is crystal clear . . of course my Schoep's CS4 mic has been a huge part of my sharp audio. Proper audio levels are fine, but they do not necessarily assure good audio.
You've mentioned that Schoeps CS4 mic before but I have still not been able to find it in any of the catalogs. What exactly is it? I'd love to have a mic that I never have to worry about setting proper levels. ;-)

Some of the worse audio you will hear is on the cable channels ... CNBC, CNN, FOX, etc. because they use limiters, automatic leve controls, and EQ . . and they end up with this monotone sound with no life in the voices whatsoever. My audio is 100 times better than these huge networks with their millions.

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