eLearning: Two Awesome Microphones

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In this article, I cover two of my favorite microphones for voiceover recording: the Heil PR-40 and the Shure MV51. Each of these microphones delivers high quality sound for eLearning and podcasting applications.

Adobe Captivate: Microphone Calibration

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby  Before recording voiceover narration directly in Captivate, you'll want to calibrate the microphone you intend to use from inside Captivate.   In the Slide Audio dialog box, click the blue text link for your microphone

Best Microphones for Recording Video

Visual Lounge

Choosing the best microphone for recording video is crucial. Having the right microphone for recording video is good place to start. But how do you know which microphone is going to serve your needs best with so many options to choose from? Microphones using an ?

Choose the Best Microphone

ATD Learning Technologies

You just need a microphone, something to record on, something to listen back to it with, and a space to do the recording. Microphones. Choosing a microphone can be quite daunting when you see all the options. Not all microphones are alike. USB Microphones.

What Microphone Is Best for Recording Video?

Visual Lounge

A good place to start is choosing the right microphone for video. How do you know which microphone is going to serve your needs best? There are hundreds of different microphones to choose from and multiple microphone types. Don’t want to buy any of these microphones?

My Favorite Microphones for Recording Audio Narration

Rapid eLearning

While I’ve covered audio recording tips and tricks in the past, one of the most frequent questions I’m still asked is about microphones. Microphone Recommendations. There are a lot of good microphones out there and they’re not that expensive.

What is the Best Microphone?

Visual Lounge

So, I thought I’d round up a bunch of different microphones at work and compare them for you. Matt Pierce, the Training Manager, and I headed to our soundbooth and tested 6 different microphones. We tried to have as much consistency as possible, but we had to adjust the audio levels on each microphone. Also, I made the links a hotspot in the video, so you can click them if you’d like more info about the microphone. The post What is the Best Microphone?

Choose the Best Microphone

ATD Learning Technologies

You just need a microphone, something to record on, something to listen back to it with, and a space to do the recording. Microphones. Choosing a microphone can be quite daunting when you see all the options. But the microphone is the heart of audio recording, so you need to make a good decision. Not all microphones are alike. If you buy a microphone in a shop, rather than from an online retailer, take some time to try out different models.

eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I received an email asking the following: What specific advice can you give about the kind of microphone to purchase for making good quality audio narrations to accompany my Captivate training sessions, minimizing echo and other audio problems? I would prefer the versatility of a standalone microphone on a stand that could sit on my desk rather than a microphone built into a headset. I've had wonderful luck using the microphone built into my MacBook Pro.

TechSmith Tips – Microphones, Recording Audio & How to Sync Audio with Video

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I am Mike, a video producer for TechSmith and in this episode I am going to give some advice on types of microphones, audio recorders and methods to easily sync your audio with video. The first thing you’re going to want to do is select the right microphone.

Microphone Questions Answered Here

The eLearning Coach

Post from: The eLearning Coach Microphone Questions Answered Here. Tags: AUDIO audio for elearning audio recordings microphones mics Thinking of doing some in-house or on-site audio recording? Then take some lessons from this pro.

Neumann BCM 705 microphone for your e-learning

Adobe Captivate

Check out the Neumann BCM 705 Dynamic Microphone for your E-Learning Projects. The post Neumann BCM 705 microphone for your e-learning appeared first on eLearning. Hi guys. Very easy to work with, especially with Adobe Captivate and Adobe Audition. It is every penny worth it.

Microphone Round-up!

Visual Lounge

So, I thought I'd round up a bunch of different microphones at work and compare them for you. Matt Pierce, the Training Manager, and I headed to our soundbooth and tested 6 different microphones. We tried to have as much consistency as possible, but we had to adjust the audio levels on each microphone. Also, I made the links a hotspot in the video, so you can click them if you'd like more info about the microphone. What microphones have you tried that you like?

Guide to Selecting the Best Voice Over Microphone

iSpring Solutions

Recording a voiceover is a field of knowledge that includes many disciplines from learning how to speak into a microphone to selecting the right software for recording your audio narrations by reading a script. Shared.

Audio Best Practices

Visual Lounge

The first thing you’re going to want to do is select the right microphone. So you picked out your microphone and now you need a recorder to capture the audio. Tips & How To's Audio best camera lav microphone practices recording Screencast tips

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Microlearning Video on the Go – Tip 2

Tom Spiglanin

One tip, shown here, is to use an external microphone, which makes sound recording more consistent, regardless which direction you’re pointing the camera.

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How to Improve Audio Quality with Audacity

LearnUpon

Here are some tips that will help: Use a good quality microphone. In LearnUpon, we use blue yeti microphones. And if you’re recording in a noisy environment use dynamic microphones. here’s usually a dial on the microphone itself.

How to Record Voice Overs for eLearning (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

Background noise and humming can cause voice overs to sound like they were recorded with a laptop microphone or worse. The highest quality microphone still won’t sound good if you’ve got a ton of background noise. Choosing a Microphone.

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Affordable Audio Equipment For A High Quality Recording

DigitalChalk eLearning

Don’t worry – there are affordable microphones out there that can give you a high quality recording that won’t leave a massive dent in your wallet. One important thing to be aware of when searching for a microphone is to see if it is an omnidirectional or unidirectional microphone.

Accessories for Recording Audio Narration

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, we explored some inexpensive microphones for recording audio narration. However, sometimes having a microphone is not enough. Use a Microphone Stand when Recording Audio Narration. It’s a good idea to invest in a microphone stand.

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4 Priorities For Your Voice Over Recording

eLearning Brothers

Whenever the camera is on our actress, we used a boom microphone to record her voice. My reasoning behind this is that I am going to be getting an immensely more clear sound in a booth with a table microphone than in a wide open break room on a boom microphone.

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How to Record High Quality Audio for E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

Choose a high-quality microphone. Microphones are like cars. The same is true for microphones. A cheap microphone will record audio just like an expensive one, but the quality won’t be the same. I use this as my everyday audio recording microphone, and it serves me well.

6 Quick Voice-Over Tips

eLearning Brothers

Before you grab a microphone, it’s important to know the proper techniques to use, and the rookie mistakes to avoid. #1. My favorite thing to do is crack a few jokes with a coworker before I start at the microphone. #2.

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Tips on Using Videos in Your Online Courses

LearnDash

A good microphone can be the difference between a professional presentation and an amateur one. Don’t worry though, you can get a decent microphone for under $100 on Amazon. Whatever you do just don’t use the microphone on your computer. If you have an online course then there is a strong probability that you are using videos as part of the content. In some cases people use videos exclusively throughout their online courses.

eLearning Pet Peeves

Association eLearning

It can be impossible to understand or annoying sounding if there were problems with the microphone. Then see to it that it’s recorded with a good standalone microphone, not the microphone that’s built into a laptop.

How to Shoot High-Quality Videos With a SmartPhone

ATD Learning Technologies

Use an External Microphone. Phone microphones have improved in quality but an external microphone will still make your video sound more professional. For learning professionals, filming poor-quality shots is one of the biggest wastes of time.

How to Sync Audio and Video Sources

Visual Lounge

Choose the right microphone. The first thing you’re going to want to do is select the best microphone. Lavalier microphone. Shotgun microphone. Cardioid microphone. So you picked out your microphone and now you need a recorder to capture the audio.

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13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

Visual Lounge

If you need professional sounding narration, you’ll want to get an external microphone that plugs into your device. To get better sound right from your phone, I’d suggest using earbuds with a built-in microphone or purchasing a lapel microphone.

Audio for eLearning: What's that Popping Sound?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The air causes the microphone to create the "popping" sound, which can be distracting to learners. Fortunately, preventing plosives is fairly easy and can be accomplished in one of two ways: You can learn good microphone and breathing techniques. (I'll It's a nylon-like mesh device that is placed inches away from your microphone. by Rick Zanotti Have you ever listened to an eLearning lesson and heard annoying popping sounds as the narrator spoke?

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6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course

TalentLMS

Let’s move on to microphones. Nasality can’t be easily fixed, but feedback, background noise, and fuzziness when recording your voice can be reduced with decent microphones. Desktop microphones are those, believe or not, that sit on your desktop.

Podcasting Equipment Setup and Software I use on the 10-Minute Teacher

TalentLMS

The microphone setup will hook to most computers. Microphone. My microphone setup as the host. I use the ATR2100- USB Microphone. NEEWER Adjustable Microphone Suspension Boom – I attach this to the bookcase beside my desk.

Using A Webcam

Visual Lounge

Use an external microphone for the clearest audio. Then, test your external microphone before you start recording. Most external webcams have a microphone built-in; however, it would probably be safest to check the quality of the microphone. This post is part of a series.

4 Important Keys to Video Pre-Production Planning

eLearning Brothers

I guess if you’re doing a screencast with your computer and your microphone, you don’t need to schedule those, unless it’s a shared microphone and computer. There are a lot of meetings to have when building a corporate video.

How To Make A DIY Recording Studio

Visual Lounge

Microphones. Audio is critical to your video, therefore it’s important to choose a microphone that’s going to deliver the best quality for you. However, taking the time to find the right microphone will go a long way in helping you create better videos.

Two Ways to Edit Your Background Audio that You Didn’t Know About

eLearning Brothers

But when you listen to someone talk into a microphone for a long period of time, especially one that is being limited digitally, the frequencies of their voice can begin to cause ear fatigue. Tutorial makers have a fear of background music. I know, that’s a big claim. But think about it.

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Voice Over Tips for eLearning – During Recording (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

This vital step will allow you to adjust the input level of your microphone to avoid clipping. It is a good idea to test out the microphone input by saying some words with “plosives” and speak as loud as you think you will get when reading the script.

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