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by sirsquid
Sun May 05, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Computer Related Hardware
Topic: Trying to get microphone audio levels right
Replies: 9
Views: 610

Re: Trying to get microphone audio levels right

I picked up the FetHead preamp and holy cow does that thing work, but now my U-22 isn't good enough to deal with it and the volume with Gain and Output both on zero is a quite loud.

The fun continues :P
by sirsquid
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Computer Related Hardware
Topic: Trying to get microphone audio levels right
Replies: 9
Views: 610

Re: Trying to get microphone audio levels right

Were did you connect your microphone with the zoom? LINE IN jack or the XLR? And remind that your microphone impedance is 600 ohms. That is pretty high. Not all interfaces or connectors on them can handle that. Perhaps you need a pre-amp. Shure sm57/58 for instance are 150 ohm. Connected by XLR. We...
by sirsquid
Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Computer Related Hardware
Topic: Trying to get microphone audio levels right
Replies: 9
Views: 610

Re: Trying to get microphone audio levels right

Thanks all, seems the Zoom U-22 just doesn't have enough gain for this microphone, managed to test it with the Alesis MultiMix 4 and it was able to go quite a bit louder :)
by sirsquid
Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Computer Related Hardware
Topic: Trying to get microphone audio levels right
Replies: 9
Views: 610

Trying to get microphone audio levels right

Hi all, new here. I've started doing a podcast recently, I doubt anyone will know who I am (I will be surprised if someone figures it out :P). All done on Linux of course, Ubuntu. I'm using the Zoom U-22 with the MXL BCD-1 Dynamic Microphone and they're both quite nice and plug and play. The issue I...