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Re: Reccomendations for Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

Brian Olesen
 

Hi,
Yes they work fine with an iPhone.
5 hours then they need to be put back into the case for recharging.
I'm not sure, but I think it's 13 hours in all.
And this new generation even can be charged wirelessly.

Brian

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Hi Brian!

Thanks for your thoughts.

About the Samsung earbuds: How do they charge and what is their battery life?

Also, would they work well with an iPhone?

I see they have an ambient mode, which sounds potentially useful. Any thoughts on using this mode as a blind person and how it affects perception of the environment, e.g. directionality of hearing?

All best,
Laurent

On 3 Sep 2019, at 17:52, Brian Olesen <brian@...> wrote:

Hey Laurent,
Well I probably would recommend you to get the quite new Airpods if
latency is a big issue.
If sound is more important I'd either go with some Bose Soundsports
free or the Samsung EarBuds.
I really love these. The Samsungs are small. They sound really good,
and they has a sweet metal carieing case.
The price is right too for the good quality.

Brian
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Emne: [all-audio] Reccomendations for Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds



Sent from my iPhoneHi all!

My trusty wired apple earpods have finally given up the ghost and I'm
now quite keen to enter the world of nifty little wireless earbuds
with their conpenient charging cases! However, I'm loathed to throw
money at Apple if similar or better functionality could be obtained
elsewhere at a lower price! So, have any of you had any good, or bad,
experiences with wireless bluetooth earbuds from other manufacturers?

I intend using these primarily for audiobooks and a bit of music on my
commute, so my priorities for function are:
Low latency for effective use with Voiceover or Talkback Reasonable
battery life, and prefferably a charging case Audio quality need not
be suberb, as long as it doesn't sound like something talking out of a
toilet bowl the way my new knock-off earpods are sounding right now!
:)

I know for example, that Anker make the Liberty range of wireless earbuds.
Has anybody checked them out?

Looking forward to hearing from you!

All best,
Laurent





Re: Reccomendations for Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

Laurent Cadet de Fontenay
 

Hi Brian!

Thanks for your thoughts.

About the Samsung earbuds: How do they charge and what is their battery life?

Also, would they work well with an iPhone?

I see they have an ambient mode, which sounds potentially useful. Any thoughts on using this mode as a blind person and how it affects perception of the environment, e.g. directionality of hearing?

All best,
Laurent

On 3 Sep 2019, at 17:52, Brian Olesen <brian@...> wrote:

Hey Laurent,
Well I probably would recommend you to get the quite new Airpods if latency
is a big issue.
If sound is more important I'd either go with some Bose Soundsports free or
the Samsung EarBuds.
I really love these. The Samsungs are small. They sound really good, and
they has a sweet metal carieing case.
The price is right too for the good quality.

Brian
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Emne: [all-audio] Reccomendations for Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds



Sent from my iPhoneHi all!

My trusty wired apple earpods have finally given up the ghost and I'm now
quite keen to enter the world of nifty little wireless earbuds with their
conpenient charging cases! However, I'm loathed to throw money at Apple if
similar or better functionality could be obtained elsewhere at a lower
price! So, have any of you had any good, or bad, experiences with wireless
bluetooth earbuds from other manufacturers?

I intend using these primarily for audiobooks and a bit of music on my
commute, so my priorities for function are:
Low latency for effective use with Voiceover or Talkback Reasonable battery
life, and prefferably a charging case Audio quality need not be suberb, as
long as it doesn't sound like something talking out of a toilet bowl the way
my new knock-off earpods are sounding right now! :)

I know for example, that Anker make the Liberty range of wireless earbuds.
Has anybody checked them out?

Looking forward to hearing from you!

All best,
Laurent





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Re: digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

Aidan
 

Well, I did consider the lsp4 but it seems like it sound almost like
the dm models, and not as pro as the 14 and others, so I guess zoom is
the way to go. By the way if anyone have more h1n tips I would
appreciate.
If you want a more accessible way to record h6 sound, the u44 does a
great job. It have the same preamps as the h6, and is compatible with
the capsuls of the h6, so you can snap them on the side of the u44,
and ajust input volume, and output volume of the interface and connect
a line in recorder to it, and you can power the u44 with 2 dubble A
batteries, and take it outside and record. Only thing that on
batteries fantum power don't seem to work, not sure if that is normal,
but that is where the capsuls just will shine.

On 9/3/19, Dane Trethowan <grtdane@...> wrote:
One of the most interesting things I've ever done with the LS-100 was to set
it up as a sound device for my Mac, no reason why it won't work on Windows.
That's a nice and easy way to add some flexibility to your recording system
on your computer if you're looking for some stand-out microphones - built-in
as part of the recorder or your choice of external microphones -, XLR inputs
of course, line-in etc.


-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Hamit Campos
Sent: Tuesday, 3 September 2019 9:48 AM
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] digital audio recorders: looking for a specific
type

Yeah after his traffic file that's exactly what Neal did. Breathe into that
side and yeah you hear wind like if it were going into omni mics. I almost
got a P4 for the FLAC recording and playback. But I wanted XLRs and phantum.
lol But how doews it do with holding your place. If I have a beef with the
14 it's with the MP3 playback. That it rewinds and fast forwards too far and
that if you shut it down it won't hold your place.
I know it's not a player like the DMs were especially those that had the
podcast folder. Maybe I should see about a DM 520 or 620. For MP3s. My Mile
Stone 311 died.

On 9/2/2019 7:41 PM, Dane Trethowan wrote:
The problems with wind and the Olympus LS-100 are incredibly bad, you just
have to breathe on the machine to hear the noise.
My favourite Olympous recorder by far is the LS-P4, at last Olympus have
something which perfectly fits into the recorder range and does everything
well except for playing back audio through the internal speabut as people
know I've never judged recorders by their dreadful internal speakers
anyway.
Its possible in my view that we won't see another Olympus recorder with
XLR inputs and Olympus will just cater for the market it knows, the voice
recorder and camera market.


-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Hamit
Campos
Sent: Tuesday, 3 September 2019 9:19 AM
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] digital audio recorders: looking for a
specific type

Oh yeah the wind into the buttons thing. I've never felt up an LS-100 but
that sounds like there are openings someware whre the wind is going into.
I remember Neal mentioning and demoing this. I didn't worry about it as
much as had I got 1 like I do with my H6 I'd mostly use my AT-8022. Sure I
did consider the issue because for run and gunn quick out doors stuff it
would be a problem. As is the over censitivity of the XY H6 to wind. Dude
those guys can't take wind at all. Shocked me it did that the LS-14 mics
can handle more wind.

On 9/2/2019 6:38 PM, Dane Trethowan wrote:
Unfortunately - as good as the LS-100 is - the recorder has its share of
problems.
Rule number one with the LS-100 recorder seems to be, "Don't do any
outdoor field recording".
Wind gets into this recorder even if the recorder is dressed in a
windscreen, that shouldn't happen with a recorder supposedly as good as
the LS-100 is.


-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Aidan
Sent: Tuesday, 3 September 2019 7:23 AM
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] digital audio recorders: looking for a
specific type

But why did olympus stop the ls100, why did they not make a new model
improved? I am worried because they seem to have less models now and the
american site is not up rite now. Hope they won't faid away, but even
though, they stil didn't get to the level zoom did, and its defnitly
wundering why not enough blind people use these? I mean half of them
might not even no what fantum power is.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
Actually as an adendum they being Olympus must've at 1 point because
they did make the DM-4. So maybe they figured it out even if when
the first 3 DS recorders that spoke only did for what ever ease of
use reason they did to start with.

On 9/2/2019 4:40 PM, Hamit Campos via Groups.Io wrote:
Well for general recording it's usable enough. the only real
problems are that 1 no talking so you will need help when menu
diving. Then 2 no beeps music or nothing like the PTRs or Olympus's
so you'll need headphones to know what is armed what's not and how
many tracks are armed. But for grabbing and going meh once you've
gotten the menu diving and track arming out of the way you good. I have
1 and love it.
I got it because it's a 6 channal recorder and it has a brighter
sound than the LS 100. I only meantioned teh 100 because you asked
for a "blind friendly" recorder. Sad ain't it? That there's nothing
that's
PTR2 accessible but with XLRs phantum and that is studio grade.
Could it be that it's supposed that blind people either don't care
for studio gear or don't know enough to do so? Sorry if that
offends anyone but 1 does have to wander why there's no true studio
grade blind friendly gear. Remember friends who knows why the
Olympus DS
50 even spoke in the first place. Did olympus know or care blind
people used them? Who even knows.

On 9/2/2019 3:55 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
How accessible is the h6?

On 9/2/2019 3:50 PM, Aidan wrote:
Yes, just keep in mind that ls100 cannot record from 2 or more
inputs at the same time, only one at a time. Whereas the zoom h6
can, and to turn each input on/off, is very easy.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
There use to be, the Olympus LS-100. So if you can find 1 on
EBay or Amazon go for it.

On 9/2/2019 3:29 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
Hi,

Is there a blind-user-friendly audio recorder that has dual
XLR/1/4″ combo inputs or one XLR input and a 3.5mm input that
goes to a separate channel?

This question was inspired by the following blog post:

https://thepodcastersstudio.com/recording-skype-with-no-mixer-o
r
-
software/

















Re: Reccomendations for Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

Brian Olesen
 

Hey Laurent,
Well I probably would recommend you to get the quite new Airpods if latency
is a big issue.
If sound is more important I'd either go with some Bose Soundsports free or
the Samsung EarBuds.
I really love these. The Samsungs are small. They sound really good, and
they has a sweet metal carieing case.
The price is right too for the good quality.

Brian
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Emne: [all-audio] Reccomendations for Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds



Sent from my iPhoneHi all!

My trusty wired apple earpods have finally given up the ghost and I'm now
quite keen to enter the world of nifty little wireless earbuds with their
conpenient charging cases! However, I'm loathed to throw money at Apple if
similar or better functionality could be obtained elsewhere at a lower
price! So, have any of you had any good, or bad, experiences with wireless
bluetooth earbuds from other manufacturers?

I intend using these primarily for audiobooks and a bit of music on my
commute, so my priorities for function are:
Low latency for effective use with Voiceover or Talkback Reasonable battery
life, and prefferably a charging case Audio quality need not be suberb, as
long as it doesn't sound like something talking out of a toilet bowl the way
my new knock-off earpods are sounding right now! :)

I know for example, that Anker make the Liberty range of wireless earbuds.
Has anybody checked them out?

Looking forward to hearing from you!

All best,
Laurent

Reccomendations for Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

Laurent Cadet de Fontenay
 

Sent from my iPhoneHi all!

My trusty wired apple earpods have finally given up the ghost and I'm now quite keen to enter the world of nifty little wireless earbuds with their conpenient charging cases! However, I'm loathed to throw money at Apple if similar or better functionality could be obtained elsewhere at a lower price! So, have any of you had any good, or bad, experiences with wireless bluetooth earbuds from other manufacturers?

I intend using these primarily for audiobooks and a bit of music on my commute, so my priorities for function are:
Low latency for effective use with Voiceover or Talkback
Reasonable battery life, and prefferably a charging case
Audio quality need not be suberb, as long as it doesn't sound like something talking out of a toilet bowl the way my new knock-off earpods are sounding right now! :)

I know for example, that Anker make the Liberty range of wireless earbuds. Has anybody checked them out?

Looking forward to hearing from you!

All best,
Laurent

Re: A couple of Plantronics headset issues

Hamit Campos
 

Yeah I don't get that either. In the case of the H6 I assume it has something against those powered USB ports. I don't know though some of these things are so picky about what port you hook them into. even my bose companion 5 speakers had a beef with 1 port.

On 9/3/2019 10:15 AM, Yusuf Osman wrote:
I've just tried a different USB port and it works as I would expect.

Sound continues when in the recording tab-sheet and when I select the option to play the feed from the line-in that works as well. I can't understand the difference between this USB and the other one. Both are on the front of the tower.
Yusuf

-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Hamit Campos
Sent: 03 September 2019 13:37
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] A couple of Plantronics headset issues

Have you had this lac of audio problem with cirtain USB ports yet? I ask because especially with laptops and with that 1 USB port that has a charge to it for you to charge stuff my H6 does similar things as your blutooth headphones are doing. I thought it was the H6 being picky. But Hmmmmm who knows now.

On 9/3/2019 4:46 AM, Yusuf Osman wrote:
Hi all, Can anyone help with the following. My computer has 1 in-built soundcard and 1 additional soundcard. The former is used for Jaws and Windows sounds, the latter as a device for recording via the line-in. There are occasions when I like to use my wireless Plantronics headphones to listen to my PC. I plug these in via a Bluetooth USB dongle and the sound automatically comes through. However, I am experiencing 2 problems.


1. If I go to the recording tab-sheet of the sounds dialogue Jaws is no longer heard through the headphones. This only happens in that particular tab-sheet.
2. When the headphones are connected I can't get the sound from the line-in to be heard through them. Normally I'd do this via the line-in properties, listen to this device and have it play via the default sound card. I've also tried selecting the Plantronics headphones, but again no sound.
I am using Windows10 and am very new to it as this is a new PC. This used to work with Windows7 and I'm hoping there's a setting somewhere that I can adjust.
Thanks for any help.
Yusuf





Re: A couple of Plantronics headset issues

Yusuf Osman
 

I've just tried a different USB port and it works as I would expect.

Sound continues when in the recording tab-sheet and when I select the option to play the feed from the line-in that works as well. I can't understand the difference between this USB and the other one. Both are on the front of the tower.
Yusuf

-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Hamit Campos
Sent: 03 September 2019 13:37
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] A couple of Plantronics headset issues

Have you had this lac of audio problem with cirtain USB ports yet? I ask because especially with laptops and with that 1 USB port that has a charge to it for you to charge stuff my H6 does similar things as your blutooth headphones are doing. I thought it was the H6 being picky. But Hmmmmm who knows now.

On 9/3/2019 4:46 AM, Yusuf Osman wrote:
Hi all, Can anyone help with the following. My computer has 1 in-built soundcard and 1 additional soundcard. The former is used for Jaws and Windows sounds, the latter as a device for recording via the line-in. There are occasions when I like to use my wireless Plantronics headphones to listen to my PC. I plug these in via a Bluetooth USB dongle and the sound automatically comes through. However, I am experiencing 2 problems.


1. If I go to the recording tab-sheet of the sounds dialogue Jaws is no longer heard through the headphones. This only happens in that particular tab-sheet.
2. When the headphones are connected I can't get the sound from the line-in to be heard through them. Normally I'd do this via the line-in properties, listen to this device and have it play via the default sound card. I've also tried selecting the Plantronics headphones, but again no sound.
I am using Windows10 and am very new to it as this is a new PC. This used to work with Windows7 and I'm hoping there's a setting somewhere that I can adjust.
Thanks for any help.
Yusuf


Re: A couple of Plantronics headset issues

Yusuf Osman
 

I tend to plug the Dongle in to the same USB port, but I'll try a different one to see if it makes a difference.
Yusuf

-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Hamit Campos
Sent: 03 September 2019 13:37
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] A couple of Plantronics headset issues

Have you had this lac of audio problem with cirtain USB ports yet? I ask because especially with laptops and with that 1 USB port that has a charge to it for you to charge stuff my H6 does similar things as your blutooth headphones are doing. I thought it was the H6 being picky. But Hmmmmm who knows now.

On 9/3/2019 4:46 AM, Yusuf Osman wrote:
Hi all, Can anyone help with the following. My computer has 1 in-built soundcard and 1 additional soundcard. The former is used for Jaws and Windows sounds, the latter as a device for recording via the line-in. There are occasions when I like to use my wireless Plantronics headphones to listen to my PC. I plug these in via a Bluetooth USB dongle and the sound automatically comes through. However, I am experiencing 2 problems.


1. If I go to the recording tab-sheet of the sounds dialogue Jaws is no longer heard through the headphones. This only happens in that particular tab-sheet.
2. When the headphones are connected I can't get the sound from the line-in to be heard through them. Normally I'd do this via the line-in properties, listen to this device and have it play via the default sound card. I've also tried selecting the Plantronics headphones, but again no sound.
I am using Windows10 and am very new to it as this is a new PC. This used to work with Windows7 and I'm hoping there's a setting somewhere that I can adjust.
Thanks for any help.
Yusuf


Re: A couple of Plantronics headset issues

Hamit Campos
 

Have you had this lac of audio problem with cirtain USB ports yet? I ask because especially with laptops and with that 1 USB port that has a charge to it for you to charge stuff my H6 does similar things as your blutooth headphones are doing. I thought it was the H6 being picky. But Hmmmmm who knows now.

On 9/3/2019 4:46 AM, Yusuf Osman wrote:
Hi all, Can anyone help with the following. My computer has 1 in-built soundcard and 1 additional soundcard. The former is used for Jaws and Windows sounds, the latter as a device for recording via the line-in. There are occasions when I like to use my wireless Plantronics headphones to listen to my PC. I plug these in via a Bluetooth USB dongle and the sound automatically comes through. However, I am experiencing 2 problems.


1. If I go to the recording tab-sheet of the sounds dialogue Jaws is no longer heard through the headphones. This only happens in that particular tab-sheet.
2. When the headphones are connected I can't get the sound from the line-in to be heard through them. Normally I'd do this via the line-in properties, listen to this device and have it play via the default sound card. I've also tried selecting the Plantronics headphones, but again no sound.
I am using Windows10 and am very new to it as this is a new PC. This used to work with Windows7 and I'm hoping there's a setting somewhere that I can adjust.
Thanks for any help.
Yusuf

Re: digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

Dane Trethowan <grtdane@...>
 

One of the most interesting things I've ever done with the LS-100 was to set it up as a sound device for my Mac, no reason why it won't work on Windows.
That's a nice and easy way to add some flexibility to your recording system on your computer if you're looking for some stand-out microphones - built-in as part of the recorder or your choice of external microphones -, XLR inputs of course, line-in etc.

-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Hamit Campos
Sent: Tuesday, 3 September 2019 9:48 AM
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

Yeah after his traffic file that's exactly what Neal did. Breathe into that side and yeah you hear wind like if it were going into omni mics. I almost got a P4 for the FLAC recording and playback. But I wanted XLRs and phantum. lol But how doews it do with holding your place. If I have a beef with the 14 it's with the MP3 playback. That it rewinds and fast forwards too far and that if you shut it down it won't hold your place.
I know it's not a player like the DMs were especially those that had the podcast folder. Maybe I should see about a DM 520 or 620. For MP3s. My Mile Stone 311 died.

On 9/2/2019 7:41 PM, Dane Trethowan wrote:
The problems with wind and the Olympus LS-100 are incredibly bad, you just have to breathe on the machine to hear the noise.
My favourite Olympous recorder by far is the LS-P4, at last Olympus have something which perfectly fits into the recorder range and does everything well except for playing back audio through the internal speabut as people know I've never judged recorders by their dreadful internal speakers anyway.
Its possible in my view that we won't see another Olympus recorder with XLR inputs and Olympus will just cater for the market it knows, the voice recorder and camera market.


-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Hamit
Campos
Sent: Tuesday, 3 September 2019 9:19 AM
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] digital audio recorders: looking for a
specific type

Oh yeah the wind into the buttons thing. I've never felt up an LS-100 but that sounds like there are openings someware whre the wind is going into. I remember Neal mentioning and demoing this. I didn't worry about it as much as had I got 1 like I do with my H6 I'd mostly use my AT-8022. Sure I did consider the issue because for run and gunn quick out doors stuff it would be a problem. As is the over censitivity of the XY H6 to wind. Dude those guys can't take wind at all. Shocked me it did that the LS-14 mics can handle more wind.

On 9/2/2019 6:38 PM, Dane Trethowan wrote:
Unfortunately - as good as the LS-100 is - the recorder has its share of problems.
Rule number one with the LS-100 recorder seems to be, "Don't do any outdoor field recording".
Wind gets into this recorder even if the recorder is dressed in a windscreen, that shouldn't happen with a recorder supposedly as good as the LS-100 is.


-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Aidan
Sent: Tuesday, 3 September 2019 7:23 AM
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] digital audio recorders: looking for a
specific type

But why did olympus stop the ls100, why did they not make a new model improved? I am worried because they seem to have less models now and the american site is not up rite now. Hope they won't faid away, but even though, they stil didn't get to the level zoom did, and its defnitly wundering why not enough blind people use these? I mean half of them might not even no what fantum power is.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
Actually as an adendum they being Olympus must've at 1 point because
they did make the DM-4. So maybe they figured it out even if when
the first 3 DS recorders that spoke only did for what ever ease of
use reason they did to start with.

On 9/2/2019 4:40 PM, Hamit Campos via Groups.Io wrote:
Well for general recording it's usable enough. the only real
problems are that 1 no talking so you will need help when menu
diving. Then 2 no beeps music or nothing like the PTRs or Olympus's
so you'll need headphones to know what is armed what's not and how
many tracks are armed. But for grabbing and going meh once you've
gotten the menu diving and track arming out of the way you good. I have 1 and love it.
I got it because it's a 6 channal recorder and it has a brighter
sound than the LS 100. I only meantioned teh 100 because you asked
for a "blind friendly" recorder. Sad ain't it? That there's nothing
that's
PTR2 accessible but with XLRs phantum and that is studio grade.
Could it be that it's supposed that blind people either don't care
for studio gear or don't know enough to do so? Sorry if that
offends anyone but 1 does have to wander why there's no true studio
grade blind friendly gear. Remember friends who knows why the
Olympus DS
50 even spoke in the first place. Did olympus know or care blind
people used them? Who even knows.

On 9/2/2019 3:55 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
How accessible is the h6?

On 9/2/2019 3:50 PM, Aidan wrote:
Yes, just keep in mind that ls100 cannot record from 2 or more
inputs at the same time, only one at a time. Whereas the zoom h6
can, and to turn each input on/off, is very easy.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
There use to be, the Olympus LS-100. So if you can find 1 on
EBay or Amazon go for it.

On 9/2/2019 3:29 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
Hi,

Is there a blind-user-friendly audio recorder that has dual
XLR/1/4″ combo inputs or one XLR input and a 3.5mm input that
goes to a separate channel?

This question was inspired by the following blog post:

https://thepodcastersstudio.com/recording-skype-with-no-mixer-o
r
-
software/











A couple of Plantronics headset issues

Yusuf Osman
 

Hi all, Can anyone help with the following. My computer has 1 in-built soundcard and 1 additional soundcard. The former is used for Jaws and Windows sounds, the latter as a device for recording via the line-in. There are occasions when I like to use my wireless Plantronics headphones to listen to my PC. I plug these in via a Bluetooth USB dongle and the sound automatically comes through. However, I am experiencing 2 problems.


1. If I go to the recording tab-sheet of the sounds dialogue Jaws is no longer heard through the headphones. This only happens in that particular tab-sheet.
2. When the headphones are connected I can't get the sound from the line-in to be heard through them. Normally I'd do this via the line-in properties, listen to this device and have it play via the default sound card. I've also tried selecting the Plantronics headphones, but again no sound.
I am using Windows10 and am very new to it as this is a new PC. This used to work with Windows7 and I'm hoping there's a setting somewhere that I can adjust.
Thanks for any help.
Yusuf

Re: digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

Hamit Campos
 

Oh by the way almost forgot. you said duel XLR. So the H6 may be too much and too big. The H4N Pro is your little friend. Again though not accessable if accessable or blind friendly means PTR2. or Olympus with the feiew that did talk. Also as this has 2 modes if you don't need multi files just keep it in stereo mode and like an Olympus it'll just record into the folders and that's it. The H5 which is a bit bigger and the mics snap off like on the H6 also could work too. The thing with the H6 is that think of it as an H4N Pro or H5 for ever in multi track mode. Thus not only does it record in folders 1 threw 10 but since you are expected to do multi track or really multi file recordings each time you record it creates a new folder with that recording in it. I find this mad annoying and waistfull for stereo but tought myself to exept it for the time being untill I get multible mics. Again surround sound is the name of my game with my H6. So it's just as well it does what it does. Just kinda extranious with what me just using an AT-8022.

On 9/2/2019 3:33 PM, Hamit Campos wrote:
There use to be, the Olympus LS-100. So if you can find 1 on EBay or Amazon go for it.

On 9/2/2019 3:29 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
Hi,

Is there a blind-user-friendly audio recorder that has dual XLR/1/4″ combo inputs or one XLR input and a 3.5mm input that goes to a separate channel?

This question was inspired by the following blog post:

https://thepodcastersstudio.com/recording-skype-with-no-mixer-or-software/

Re: digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

Hamit Campos
 

Yeah after his traffic file that's exactly what Neal did. Breathe into that side and yeah you hear wind like if it were going into omni mics. I almost got a P4 for the FLAC recording and playback. But I wanted XLRs and phantum. lol But how doews it do with holding your place. If I have a beef with the 14 it's with the MP3 playback. That it rewinds and fast forwards too far and that if you shut it down it won't hold your place. I know it's not a player like the DMs were especially those that had the podcast folder. Maybe I should see about a DM 520 or 620. For MP3s. My Mile Stone 311 died.

On 9/2/2019 7:41 PM, Dane Trethowan wrote:
The problems with wind and the Olympus LS-100 are incredibly bad, you just have to breathe on the machine to hear the noise.
My favourite Olympous recorder by far is the LS-P4, at last Olympus have something which perfectly fits into the recorder range and does everything well except for playing back audio through the internal speabut as people know I've never judged recorders by their dreadful internal speakers anyway.
Its possible in my view that we won't see another Olympus recorder with XLR inputs and Olympus will just cater for the market it knows, the voice recorder and camera market.


-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Hamit Campos
Sent: Tuesday, 3 September 2019 9:19 AM
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

Oh yeah the wind into the buttons thing. I've never felt up an LS-100 but that sounds like there are openings someware whre the wind is going into. I remember Neal mentioning and demoing this. I didn't worry about it as much as had I got 1 like I do with my H6 I'd mostly use my AT-8022. Sure I did consider the issue because for run and gunn quick out doors stuff it would be a problem. As is the over censitivity of the XY H6 to wind. Dude those guys can't take wind at all. Shocked me it did that the LS-14 mics can handle more wind.

On 9/2/2019 6:38 PM, Dane Trethowan wrote:
Unfortunately - as good as the LS-100 is - the recorder has its share of problems.
Rule number one with the LS-100 recorder seems to be, "Don't do any outdoor field recording".
Wind gets into this recorder even if the recorder is dressed in a windscreen, that shouldn't happen with a recorder supposedly as good as the LS-100 is.


-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Aidan
Sent: Tuesday, 3 September 2019 7:23 AM
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] digital audio recorders: looking for a
specific type

But why did olympus stop the ls100, why did they not make a new model improved? I am worried because they seem to have less models now and the american site is not up rite now. Hope they won't faid away, but even though, they stil didn't get to the level zoom did, and its defnitly wundering why not enough blind people use these? I mean half of them might not even no what fantum power is.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
Actually as an adendum they being Olympus must've at 1 point because
they did make the DM-4. So maybe they figured it out even if when the
first 3 DS recorders that spoke only did for what ever ease of use
reason they did to start with.

On 9/2/2019 4:40 PM, Hamit Campos via Groups.Io wrote:
Well for general recording it's usable enough. the only real
problems are that 1 no talking so you will need help when menu
diving. Then 2 no beeps music or nothing like the PTRs or Olympus's
so you'll need headphones to know what is armed what's not and how
many tracks are armed. But for grabbing and going meh once you've
gotten the menu diving and track arming out of the way you good. I have 1 and love it.
I got it because it's a 6 channal recorder and it has a brighter
sound than the LS 100. I only meantioned teh 100 because you asked
for a "blind friendly" recorder. Sad ain't it? That there's nothing
that's
PTR2 accessible but with XLRs phantum and that is studio grade.
Could it be that it's supposed that blind people either don't care
for studio gear or don't know enough to do so? Sorry if that offends
anyone but 1 does have to wander why there's no true studio grade
blind friendly gear. Remember friends who knows why the Olympus DS
50 even spoke in the first place. Did olympus know or care blind
people used them? Who even knows.

On 9/2/2019 3:55 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
How accessible is the h6?

On 9/2/2019 3:50 PM, Aidan wrote:
Yes, just keep in mind that ls100 cannot record from 2 or more
inputs at the same time, only one at a time. Whereas the zoom h6
can, and to turn each input on/off, is very easy.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
There use to be, the Olympus LS-100. So if you can find 1 on EBay
or Amazon go for it.

On 9/2/2019 3:29 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
Hi,

Is there a blind-user-friendly audio recorder that has dual
XLR/1/4″ combo inputs or one XLR input and a 3.5mm input that
goes to a separate channel?

This question was inspired by the following blog post:

https://thepodcastersstudio.com/recording-skype-with-no-mixer-or
-
software/










Re: digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

Dane Trethowan <grtdane@...>
 

The problems with wind and the Olympus LS-100 are incredibly bad, you just have to breathe on the machine to hear the noise.
My favourite Olympous recorder by far is the LS-P4, at last Olympus have something which perfectly fits into the recorder range and does everything well except for playing back audio through the internal speabut as people know I've never judged recorders by their dreadful internal speakers anyway.
Its possible in my view that we won't see another Olympus recorder with XLR inputs and Olympus will just cater for the market it knows, the voice recorder and camera market.

-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Hamit Campos
Sent: Tuesday, 3 September 2019 9:19 AM
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

Oh yeah the wind into the buttons thing. I've never felt up an LS-100 but that sounds like there are openings someware whre the wind is going into. I remember Neal mentioning and demoing this. I didn't worry about it as much as had I got 1 like I do with my H6 I'd mostly use my AT-8022. Sure I did consider the issue because for run and gunn quick out doors stuff it would be a problem. As is the over censitivity of the XY H6 to wind. Dude those guys can't take wind at all. Shocked me it did that the LS-14 mics can handle more wind.

On 9/2/2019 6:38 PM, Dane Trethowan wrote:
Unfortunately - as good as the LS-100 is - the recorder has its share of problems.
Rule number one with the LS-100 recorder seems to be, "Don't do any outdoor field recording".
Wind gets into this recorder even if the recorder is dressed in a windscreen, that shouldn't happen with a recorder supposedly as good as the LS-100 is.


-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Aidan
Sent: Tuesday, 3 September 2019 7:23 AM
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] digital audio recorders: looking for a
specific type

But why did olympus stop the ls100, why did they not make a new model improved? I am worried because they seem to have less models now and the american site is not up rite now. Hope they won't faid away, but even though, they stil didn't get to the level zoom did, and its defnitly wundering why not enough blind people use these? I mean half of them might not even no what fantum power is.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
Actually as an adendum they being Olympus must've at 1 point because
they did make the DM-4. So maybe they figured it out even if when the
first 3 DS recorders that spoke only did for what ever ease of use
reason they did to start with.

On 9/2/2019 4:40 PM, Hamit Campos via Groups.Io wrote:
Well for general recording it's usable enough. the only real
problems are that 1 no talking so you will need help when menu
diving. Then 2 no beeps music or nothing like the PTRs or Olympus's
so you'll need headphones to know what is armed what's not and how
many tracks are armed. But for grabbing and going meh once you've
gotten the menu diving and track arming out of the way you good. I have 1 and love it.
I got it because it's a 6 channal recorder and it has a brighter
sound than the LS 100. I only meantioned teh 100 because you asked
for a "blind friendly" recorder. Sad ain't it? That there's nothing
that's
PTR2 accessible but with XLRs phantum and that is studio grade.
Could it be that it's supposed that blind people either don't care
for studio gear or don't know enough to do so? Sorry if that offends
anyone but 1 does have to wander why there's no true studio grade
blind friendly gear. Remember friends who knows why the Olympus DS
50 even spoke in the first place. Did olympus know or care blind
people used them? Who even knows.

On 9/2/2019 3:55 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
How accessible is the h6?

On 9/2/2019 3:50 PM, Aidan wrote:
Yes, just keep in mind that ls100 cannot record from 2 or more
inputs at the same time, only one at a time. Whereas the zoom h6
can, and to turn each input on/off, is very easy.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
There use to be, the Olympus LS-100. So if you can find 1 on EBay
or Amazon go for it.

On 9/2/2019 3:29 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
Hi,

Is there a blind-user-friendly audio recorder that has dual
XLR/1/4″ combo inputs or one XLR input and a 3.5mm input that
goes to a separate channel?

This question was inspired by the following blog post:

https://thepodcastersstudio.com/recording-skype-with-no-mixer-or
-
software/









Re: digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

Hamit Campos
 

Oh yeah the wind into the buttons thing. I've never felt up an LS-100 but that sounds like there are openings someware whre the wind is going into. I remember Neal mentioning and demoing this. I didn't worry about it as much as had I got 1 like I do with my H6 I'd mostly use my AT-8022. Sure I did consider the issue because for run and gunn quick out doors stuff it would be a problem. As is the over censitivity of the XY H6 to wind. Dude those guys can't take wind at all. Shocked me it did that the LS-14 mics can handle more wind.

On 9/2/2019 6:38 PM, Dane Trethowan wrote:
Unfortunately - as good as the LS-100 is - the recorder has its share of problems.
Rule number one with the LS-100 recorder seems to be, "Don't do any outdoor field recording".
Wind gets into this recorder even if the recorder is dressed in a windscreen, that shouldn't happen with a recorder supposedly as good as the LS-100 is.


-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Aidan
Sent: Tuesday, 3 September 2019 7:23 AM
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

But why did olympus stop the ls100, why did they not make a new model improved? I am worried because they seem to have less models now and the american site is not up rite now. Hope they won't faid away, but even though, they stil didn't get to the level zoom did, and its defnitly wundering why not enough blind people use these? I mean half of them might not even no what fantum power is.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
Actually as an adendum they being Olympus must've at 1 point because
they did make the DM-4. So maybe they figured it out even if when the
first 3 DS recorders that spoke only did for what ever ease of use
reason they did to start with.

On 9/2/2019 4:40 PM, Hamit Campos via Groups.Io wrote:
Well for general recording it's usable enough. the only real problems
are that 1 no talking so you will need help when menu diving. Then 2
no beeps music or nothing like the PTRs or Olympus's so you'll need
headphones to know what is armed what's not and how many tracks are
armed. But for grabbing and going meh once you've gotten the menu
diving and track arming out of the way you good. I have 1 and love it.
I got it because it's a 6 channal recorder and it has a brighter
sound than the LS 100. I only meantioned teh 100 because you asked
for a "blind friendly" recorder. Sad ain't it? That there's nothing
that's
PTR2 accessible but with XLRs phantum and that is studio grade. Could
it be that it's supposed that blind people either don't care for
studio gear or don't know enough to do so? Sorry if that offends
anyone but 1 does have to wander why there's no true studio grade
blind friendly gear. Remember friends who knows why the Olympus DS 50
even spoke in the first place. Did olympus know or care blind people
used them? Who even knows.

On 9/2/2019 3:55 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
How accessible is the h6?

On 9/2/2019 3:50 PM, Aidan wrote:
Yes, just keep in mind that ls100 cannot record from 2 or more
inputs at the same time, only one at a time. Whereas the zoom h6
can, and to turn each input on/off, is very easy.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
There use to be, the Olympus LS-100. So if you can find 1 on EBay
or Amazon go for it.

On 9/2/2019 3:29 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
Hi,

Is there a blind-user-friendly audio recorder that has dual
XLR/1/4″ combo inputs or one XLR input and a 3.5mm input that
goes to a separate channel?

This question was inspired by the following blog post:

https://thepodcastersstudio.com/recording-skype-with-no-mixer-or-
software/








Re: digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

Dane Trethowan <grtdane@...>
 

Accessible or not, Olympus has a market and I'm sure they make recorders to fit it.

-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Hamit Campos
Sent: Tuesday, 3 September 2019 7:55 AM
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

I have no idea either. Why get rid of the most accessable Olympus ever?
That being the DM-4. I don't know. Not only that why not continue all the DM-4 good stuff on the dm 620 and others? I'd really love to ask Olympus. Is the USA site down? Really? Wow! I haven't been up there in a while.

On 9/2/2019 5:23 PM, Aidan wrote:
But why did olympus stop the ls100, why did they not make a new model
improved? I am worried because they seem to have less models now and
the american site is not up rite now. Hope they won't faid away, but
even though, they stil didn't get to the level zoom did, and its
defnitly wundering why not enough blind people use these? I mean half
of them might not even no what fantum power is.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
Actually as an adendum they being Olympus must've at 1 point because
they did make the DM-4. So maybe they figured it out even if when the
first 3 DS recorders that spoke only did for what ever ease of use
reason they did to start with.

On 9/2/2019 4:40 PM, Hamit Campos via Groups.Io wrote:
Well for general recording it's usable enough. the only real
problems are that 1 no talking so you will need help when menu
diving. Then 2 no beeps music or nothing like the PTRs or Olympus's
so you'll need headphones to know what is armed what's not and how
many tracks are armed. But for grabbing and going meh once you've
gotten the menu diving and track arming out of the way you good. I have 1 and love it.
I got it because it's a 6 channal recorder and it has a brighter
sound than the LS 100. I only meantioned teh 100 because you asked
for a "blind friendly" recorder. Sad ain't it? That there's nothing
that's
PTR2 accessible but with XLRs phantum and that is studio grade.
Could it be that it's supposed that blind people either don't care
for studio gear or don't know enough to do so? Sorry if that offends
anyone but 1 does have to wander why there's no true studio grade
blind friendly gear. Remember friends who knows why the Olympus DS
50 even spoke in the first place. Did olympus know or care blind
people used them? Who even knows.

On 9/2/2019 3:55 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
How accessible is the h6?

On 9/2/2019 3:50 PM, Aidan wrote:
Yes, just keep in mind that ls100 cannot record from 2 or more
inputs at the same time, only one at a time. Whereas the zoom h6
can, and to turn each input on/off, is very easy.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
There use to be, the Olympus LS-100. So if you can find 1 on EBay
or Amazon go for it.

On 9/2/2019 3:29 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
Hi,

Is there a blind-user-friendly audio recorder that has dual
XLR/1/4″ combo inputs or one XLR input and a 3.5mm input that
goes to a separate channel?

This question was inspired by the following blog post:

https://thepodcastersstudio.com/recording-skype-with-no-mixer-or
-software/





Re: digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

Dane Trethowan <grtdane@...>
 

Unfortunately - as good as the LS-100 is - the recorder has its share of problems.
Rule number one with the LS-100 recorder seems to be, "Don't do any outdoor field recording".
Wind gets into this recorder even if the recorder is dressed in a windscreen, that shouldn't happen with a recorder supposedly as good as the LS-100 is.

-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Aidan
Sent: Tuesday, 3 September 2019 7:23 AM
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

But why did olympus stop the ls100, why did they not make a new model improved? I am worried because they seem to have less models now and the american site is not up rite now. Hope they won't faid away, but even though, they stil didn't get to the level zoom did, and its defnitly wundering why not enough blind people use these? I mean half of them might not even no what fantum power is.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
Actually as an adendum they being Olympus must've at 1 point because
they did make the DM-4. So maybe they figured it out even if when the
first 3 DS recorders that spoke only did for what ever ease of use
reason they did to start with.

On 9/2/2019 4:40 PM, Hamit Campos via Groups.Io wrote:
Well for general recording it's usable enough. the only real problems
are that 1 no talking so you will need help when menu diving. Then 2
no beeps music or nothing like the PTRs or Olympus's so you'll need
headphones to know what is armed what's not and how many tracks are
armed. But for grabbing and going meh once you've gotten the menu
diving and track arming out of the way you good. I have 1 and love it.
I got it because it's a 6 channal recorder and it has a brighter
sound than the LS 100. I only meantioned teh 100 because you asked
for a "blind friendly" recorder. Sad ain't it? That there's nothing
that's
PTR2 accessible but with XLRs phantum and that is studio grade. Could
it be that it's supposed that blind people either don't care for
studio gear or don't know enough to do so? Sorry if that offends
anyone but 1 does have to wander why there's no true studio grade
blind friendly gear. Remember friends who knows why the Olympus DS 50
even spoke in the first place. Did olympus know or care blind people
used them? Who even knows.

On 9/2/2019 3:55 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
How accessible is the h6?

On 9/2/2019 3:50 PM, Aidan wrote:
Yes, just keep in mind that ls100 cannot record from 2 or more
inputs at the same time, only one at a time. Whereas the zoom h6
can, and to turn each input on/off, is very easy.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
There use to be, the Olympus LS-100. So if you can find 1 on EBay
or Amazon go for it.

On 9/2/2019 3:29 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
Hi,

Is there a blind-user-friendly audio recorder that has dual
XLR/1/4″ combo inputs or one XLR input and a 3.5mm input that
goes to a separate channel?

This question was inspired by the following blog post:

https://thepodcastersstudio.com/recording-skype-with-no-mixer-or-
software/








Re: digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

Hamit Campos
 

I have no idea either. Why get rid of the most accessable Olympus ever? That being the DM-4. I don't know. Not only that why not continue all the DM-4 good stuff on the dm 620 and others? I'd really love to ask Olympus. Is the USA site down? Really? Wow! I haven't been up there in a while.

On 9/2/2019 5:23 PM, Aidan wrote:
But why did olympus stop the ls100, why did they not make a new model
improved? I am worried because they seem to have less models now and
the american site is not up rite now. Hope they won't faid away, but
even though, they stil didn't get to the level zoom did, and its
defnitly wundering why not enough blind people use these? I mean half
of them might not even no what fantum power is.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
Actually as an adendum they being Olympus must've at 1 point because
they did make the DM-4. So maybe they figured it out even if when the
first 3 DS recorders that spoke only did for what ever ease of use
reason they did to start with.

On 9/2/2019 4:40 PM, Hamit Campos via Groups.Io wrote:
Well for general recording it's usable enough. the only real problems
are that 1 no talking so you will need help when menu diving. Then 2
no beeps music or nothing like the PTRs or Olympus's so you'll need
headphones to know what is armed what's not and how many tracks are
armed. But for grabbing and going meh once you've gotten the menu
diving and track arming out of the way you good. I have 1 and love it.
I got it because it's a 6 channal recorder and it has a brighter sound
than the LS 100. I only meantioned teh 100 because you asked for a
"blind friendly" recorder. Sad ain't it? That there's nothing that's
PTR2 accessible but with XLRs phantum and that is studio grade. Could
it be that it's supposed that blind people either don't care for
studio gear or don't know enough to do so? Sorry if that offends
anyone but 1 does have to wander why there's no true studio grade
blind friendly gear. Remember friends who knows why the Olympus DS 50
even spoke in the first place. Did olympus know or care blind people
used them? Who even knows.

On 9/2/2019 3:55 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
How accessible is the h6?

On 9/2/2019 3:50 PM, Aidan wrote:
Yes, just keep in mind that ls100 cannot record from 2 or more inputs
at the same time, only one at a time. Whereas the zoom h6 can, and to
turn each input on/off, is very easy.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
There use to be, the Olympus LS-100. So if you can find 1 on EBay or
Amazon go for it.

On 9/2/2019 3:29 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
Hi,

Is there a blind-user-friendly audio recorder that has dual XLR/1/4″
combo inputs or one XLR input and a 3.5mm input that goes to a
separate channel?

This question was inspired by the following blog post:

https://thepodcastersstudio.com/recording-skype-with-no-mixer-or-software/





Re: digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

Aidan
 

But why did olympus stop the ls100, why did they not make a new model
improved? I am worried because they seem to have less models now and
the american site is not up rite now. Hope they won't faid away, but
even though, they stil didn't get to the level zoom did, and its
defnitly wundering why not enough blind people use these? I mean half
of them might not even no what fantum power is.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
Actually as an adendum they being Olympus must've at 1 point because
they did make the DM-4. So maybe they figured it out even if when the
first 3 DS recorders that spoke only did for what ever ease of use
reason they did to start with.

On 9/2/2019 4:40 PM, Hamit Campos via Groups.Io wrote:
Well for general recording it's usable enough. the only real problems
are that 1 no talking so you will need help when menu diving. Then 2
no beeps music or nothing like the PTRs or Olympus's so you'll need
headphones to know what is armed what's not and how many tracks are
armed. But for grabbing and going meh once you've gotten the menu
diving and track arming out of the way you good. I have 1 and love it.
I got it because it's a 6 channal recorder and it has a brighter sound
than the LS 100. I only meantioned teh 100 because you asked for a
"blind friendly" recorder. Sad ain't it? That there's nothing that's
PTR2 accessible but with XLRs phantum and that is studio grade. Could
it be that it's supposed that blind people either don't care for
studio gear or don't know enough to do so? Sorry if that offends
anyone but 1 does have to wander why there's no true studio grade
blind friendly gear. Remember friends who knows why the Olympus DS 50
even spoke in the first place. Did olympus know or care blind people
used them? Who even knows.

On 9/2/2019 3:55 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
How accessible is the h6?

On 9/2/2019 3:50 PM, Aidan wrote:
Yes, just keep in mind that ls100 cannot record from 2 or more inputs
at the same time, only one at a time. Whereas the zoom h6 can, and to
turn each input on/off, is very easy.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
There use to be, the Olympus LS-100. So if you can find 1 on EBay or
Amazon go for it.

On 9/2/2019 3:29 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
Hi,

Is there a blind-user-friendly audio recorder that has dual XLR/1/4″
combo inputs or one XLR input and a 3.5mm input that goes to a
separate channel?

This question was inspired by the following blog post:

https://thepodcastersstudio.com/recording-skype-with-no-mixer-or-software/








Re: digital audio recorders: looking for a specific type

Hamit Campos
 

Actually as an adendum they being Olympus must've at 1 point because they did make the DM-4. So maybe they figured it out even if when the first 3 DS recorders that spoke only did for what ever ease of use reason they did to start with.

On 9/2/2019 4:40 PM, Hamit Campos via Groups.Io wrote:
Well for general recording it's usable enough. the only real problems are that 1 no talking so you will need help when menu diving. Then 2 no beeps music or nothing like the PTRs or Olympus's so you'll need headphones to know what is armed what's not and how many tracks are armed. But for grabbing and going meh once you've gotten the menu diving and track arming out of the way you good. I have 1 and love it. I got it because it's a 6 channal recorder and it has a brighter sound than the LS 100. I only meantioned teh 100 because you asked for a "blind friendly" recorder. Sad ain't it? That there's nothing that's PTR2 accessible but with XLRs phantum and that is studio grade. Could it be that it's supposed that blind people either don't care for studio gear or don't know enough to do so? Sorry if that offends anyone but 1 does have to wander why there's no true studio grade blind friendly gear. Remember friends who knows why the Olympus DS 50 even spoke in the first place. Did olympus know or care blind people used them? Who even knows.

On 9/2/2019 3:55 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
How accessible is the h6?

On 9/2/2019 3:50 PM, Aidan wrote:
Yes, just keep in mind that ls100 cannot record from 2 or more inputs
at the same time, only one at a time. Whereas the zoom h6 can, and to
turn each input on/off, is very easy.

On 9/2/19, Hamit Campos <hamitcampos@...> wrote:
There use to be, the Olympus LS-100. So if you can find 1 on EBay or
Amazon go for it.

On 9/2/2019 3:29 PM, Christopher Wright wrote:
Hi,

Is there a blind-user-friendly audio recorder that has dual XLR/1/4″
combo inputs or one XLR input and a 3.5mm input that goes to a
separate channel?

This question was inspired by the following blog post:

https://thepodcastersstudio.com/recording-skype-with-no-mixer-or-software/