Tag Archive: audio

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Noise Reduction and Restoration for Oral History

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Case Study: Noise Reduction and Restoration for Oral History–The Stars of Ballymenone by Doug Boyd I am going to talk about a powerful example of using noise reduction tools for oral history, merging technology and tradition. First, some background.  Ballymenone is a district located in the north of Ireland in County Fermanagh. In 1972 it …

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Microphone Strategies for Recording Video

Microphone Strategies for Recording Video for Oral History Interviews by Doug Boyd Professional video recording technologies are becoming increasingly accessible and affordable. However, nothing will degrade the effect of professional looking video more than a video with bad sound. One of the keys to creating “professional” quality video is to also record professional quality audio. …

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Digital Audio Recording: The Basics

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Digital Audio Recording: The Basics by Doug Boyd In the context of audio, “analog” refers to the method of representing a sound wave with voltage fluctuations that are analogous to the pressure fluctuations of the sound wave. Analog fluctuations are infinitely varying rather than the discrete changes at sample time associated with digital recording. Simply …

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Audio or Video for Recording Oral History

Audio or Video for Recording Oral History: Questions, Decisions By Doug Boyd I am clearly preaching to the choir when I say to oral historians that audio interviewing creates an evocative and effective documentary record. I am an enormous promoter of professionally-recorded audio interviews. You can record professional sounding recordings using a $300 digital audio …

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Ask Doug: Choosing a Digital Audio Recorder

Finding the right equipment for a project can be one of the most difficult steps. Our digital expert, Doug Boyd, makes it easy by providing you with Ask Doug,  a set of questions that takes you through a series of decisions to some of the best possible choices for your particular needs. At this point, we …

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