Pls direct me to a good quality mixed media mixer ...

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  1. michael.e

    michael.e Supporting Member

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    I am tired of the crappy sound quality of my camera mic. I am totally clueless about mixed media mixers and such. I want to post better quality clips from a good mic. I want to be able to turn my amps up loud and better capture the tone and response without all the clipping.
    What do you folks use? I want to keep the price in the reasonable range, but very decent quality.
    Thanks,
    Emee
     
  2. Unburst

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    Do you have a soundcard with a mic preamp?

    If so a $100-200 mic will fit the bill.
     
  3. michael.e

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    The only way of recording to my "puper" is via the mic input and Audacity.

    I was thinking of something along the lines of a mixing board [external hardware] that I could just plug to my computer via firewire.

    This is for creating videos with better sound quality.
     
  4. loudboy

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    Not sure what you're trying to do here...

    Are you recording directly to your computer?

    Or are you transferring vid to the computer for editing/processin/uploading?

    Either way, you need to have a "line in" on your camera, and you need two other things, a mic and a preamp for that mic.

    You can spend anywhere's from $50 to $1000+ on either of those.

    I'd start with an SM57 and get a GT Brick or something like that and see where it goes. If you need more, get out your credit card. <g>

    Loudboy
     
  5. Unburst

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    Plenty of cheap Firewire audio interfaces around.

    You can pick up a used MOTU 828 mkI for $300 or so.
     

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