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. Let's start with the  Heil PR-40 , a dynamic microphone (meaning that it doesn't need power from a battery, USB connection, or mixer (sometimes referred to as "phantom" power).

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.        On my computer, the Built-in Input is always listed here, even if I have another microphone connected to my computer.  Ensure that your microphone is on, and not muted.

Best Microphones for Recording Video

TechSmith Camtasia

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? With this in mind, we wanted to know how different microphones stack up against each other. We wanted to test our microphones is a fair and consistent way. XLR microphones were plugged directly in a Zoom H4N digital recorder.

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.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

a microphone, which is built into most. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? saturated market, we’ve designed.

What Microphone Is Best for Recording Video?

TechSmith Camtasia

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. While we couldn’t test every microphone, we brought together 18 different microphones from brands like Blue , Rode , Shure , Sennheiser , and Audio Technica to see what microphone is best for recording video.

What is the Best Microphone?

TechSmith Camtasia

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?

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. I’d plan on spending from $100-$200 on a microphone. Here are some of the microphones I use. Click here to view the microphone demo. Desktop Microphones. Headset Microphones.

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.

Microphones and Audio Information

Tony Karrer

The keywords on the left are highly related to audio as well, so I'll drill down to pages on Audio Voiceover or Audio Microphone. On the Audio Microphone page I scroll down to the Best of Posts and see a bunch of great posts: Microphone Round-up!

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.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

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. So you picked out your microphone and now you need a recorder to capture the audio. The post TechSmith Tips – Microphones, Recording Audio & How to Sync Audio with Video appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Microphone Round-up!

TechSmith Camtasia

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?

Here’s a Simple Fix When the Microphone Audio is Too Low

Rapid eLearning

If you find that you’re microphone audio levels are too low, here are some tips that may help. On it I have a Blue Yeti microphone. I also like that the microphone has its own gain controls which resolves the issue I have below. Where’s the Microphone Boost? It’s an open source project on Source Forge that includes a pre-amp which will boost your incoming microphone signal.

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.

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. In this article, you will learn how to select the right microphone that will help you record great audio narrations. Shared.

The Top 9 Screen Recording Tips That Will Make You a Better Creator (With Video)

TechSmith Camtasia

Don’t use the microphone built into your computer. Use an external microphone to increase the quality of your audio dramatically. Your microphone can pick up any noise around you, including relatively quiet ones such as fluorescent lighting and HVAC units, as well as louder ones like your neighbor’s barking dog down the street. Strategically place your microphone.

Audio Best Practices

TechSmith Camtasia

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. In the following video Nate Gray, a member of our Tech Support team, covers basic screencast audio tips including microphone selection and using the noise reduction process in Camtasia for Mac. Tips & How To's Audio best camera lav microphone practices recording Screencast tips

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How to Get the Perfect Audio Recording for Captioning

3Play Media

With the following tips, you’ll be able to choose the perfect microphone, create the perfect recording space, and capture the perfect audio. Let’s start with the microphone. Depending on what you are recording, you may require a different type of microphone for different situations. For example, if you are recording a podcast, webinar, or lecture, you’ll want a high-quality microphone that is either a headset microphone or a mounted directional microphone.

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Learnlets » Principled Innovation?

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ID and eLearning Links 8/25/20

Experiencing eLearning

This also has an audio mixer so you can adjust the volume between a shared video and your own microphone (or other inputs). As I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful. I share these links periodically here on my blog.

How to Record Great Audio In Any Environment

TechSmith Camtasia

The sound that you make will actually bounce off those surfaces and go into your microphone. Choose the right microphone. The truth is that the quality of your audio files is greatly determined by the type of microphone you use. One of the best tips for recording high-quality audio is to choose the proper microphone. Most people can make the mistake of simply relying on the built-in microphone on their computer.

The 5 Essential Tools to Record your Learning Assets

Superb Learning

Microphone Another element you’ll need when recording video is a microphone. Lapel microphones are a great way to ensure that you get clear, crisp sound throughout your videos, so you shouldn’t rely on the built-in microphones on your camera because the quality will not be as good. Lapel microphones can be very effective if you invest in a good quality one, but you should use a desktop or boom microphone for improved sound quality and clarity.

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. Other possible solutions to help with noise cancellation are portable microphone isolation shields or booths. Choosing a Microphone. There are countless options when it comes to choosing a microphone and even more opinions on the matter.

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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. There are good external microphones available for smartphones, such as the Rode SmartLav+, but this video shows what can be done using the mic connected to the ear buds that came witih your phone.

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. Omnidirectional microphones pick up sounds from all directions, which cause the recording to have a lot of background noise. Want to record quality audio without breaking the bank?

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. There are other accessories that help put the microphone in the correct position and offer other assistance for recording the best quality audio. Use a Microphone Stand when Recording Audio Narration. It’s a good idea to invest in a microphone stand. There are a few inexpensive options for microphone stands.

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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.

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. To prevent these, install a low-cost microphone pop filter (they’re usually $5-10 at places like a Amazon) or a sponge ball style wind screen. #5. You want your eLearning audio to go smoothly, especially voice-overs.

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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. I chose not to record all of the voice over sections in the same room and with the same microphone as the rest of the video, but rather to record in a booth with a much nicer microphone and a more controlled environment. Click here to view the previous blog in the series ( Slate, microphone, and lights ).

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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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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. There are good external microphones available for smartphones, such as the Rode SmartLav+, but this video shows what can be done using the mic connected to the ear buds that came witih your phone.

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. Depending on your selected lecture format, you’ll need either a desktop microphone, a lavalier (or “lav”) microphone, or both. Desktop microphones are those, believe or not, that sit on your desktop. My desktop microphone of choice is this Audio-Technica 2020 USB Microphone.

How to be prepared for online teaching and how to overcome potential difficulties

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

Some of the most common technical difficulties that a teacher may encounter in synchronous learning are the following: Before the lesson: Microphone failure. Ask students during the initial lesson to connect earlier than the scheduled class time and check the ability to transmit audio from the microphone of their device. For this purpose, students' microphones can be left open for a predetermined time.

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 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. If you are unable to access an external microphone, physically move your device closer to the person so she is nearer the microphone. Without an external microphone, you should really only have close-ups when people are speaking; any further away and the quality will degrade dramatically.

How to Use Video to Enhance Your Online Course

LearnDash

Get a microphone. Not only is the microphone on your camera or computer pretty low quality, it also picks up more background noise than a dedicated audio source. While you can certainly achieve a lot more with professional help, even working independently you can create polished videos by investing in some decent lighting and a lapel microphone. Prove the value of your course to learners by including video content.

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