[LAU] Ambisonics microphone for Linux

Peter P. peterparker at fastmail.com
Tue Jul 21 11:31:50 CEST 2020

* Michael Jarosch <riotsound at riotmusic.de> [2020-07-21 10:14]:
> Am 25.06.20 um 15:02 schrieb Moshe Werner:
> > regarding quality of Zoom products, I can say that I used their lower
> > end series products (h4 & h5) for field recording, they are not great.
> > Lots of self noise...
> I bought the Zoom H3-VR, made some atmosphere recordings and got a 40dB
> signal to noise ratio. Today, I'm going to send it back to the dealer.
> Indeed, that package was just too good to be true.
> Well, don't know… I should try to get some used devices on
> ebay-kleinanzeigen.de. There are several "mixpre 6" selling for around
> 700€. The ambisonics plugin for that device costs another 50€. But I
> guess that's the price for getting a noiseless experience…
> Still, there is a microphone to buy…
> Coresound "Tetramic" seems not to be available in germany. As well as
> the Soundfield "SPS-200".
> Sennheiser "Ambeo" is a bit too pricey.
> Røde NT-SF1 costs 2/3 of the Sennheiser, but still: a lot of money for me.
> No used mics at all.

Check out https://www.zylia.co/zylia-zm-1-microphone.html and ask at the
sursound mailing list if you need more in-depth info.

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