Zoom H5 DIY

Zoom H5 – Going deeper…

In my previous post about the Zoom H5, I had to stick with original Zoom vidéos since I could not find really nice tips & tricks. Anyway, I've found some very interesting stuff about the Zoom H5.. It goes from the teardown to the painting of the unit along must have accessories and much more! … Continue reading Zoom H5 – Going deeper…

Zoom H1

Zoom H1 Update + tips & tricks

Yesterday, I wanted to update the firmware of my Zoom H1 to version 2.1 and I must say the processus was easy and quick! I downloaded the zip file from Zoom website, uncompressed it into a folder and copied the ".bin" file to the Zoom H1 microSDHC. https://youtu.be/CHW_jwFKtr0 This 2.1 update allows me to use … Continue reading Zoom H1 Update + tips & tricks

Zoom H1

Electromagnetic sounds

Past week, I had some free time and a wonderful sun so I took my Zoom H1 for a walk and recorded some strange sounds through the streets. Here are a few examples of what I could find: https://soundcloud.com/9633sounddesign/electromagnetic-recording-street-electricity https://soundcloud.com/9633sounddesign/electromagnetic-recording-street-electricity-2 https://soundcloud.com/9633sounddesign/electromagnetic-recording-photovoltaic-panels https://soundcloud.com/9633sounddesign/electromagnetic-recording-street-electricity-3 https://soundcloud.com/9633sounddesign/electromagnetic-recording-street-electricity-4 https://soundcloud.com/9633sounddesign/electromagnetic-recording-park 9633 Sound Design can create the audio for your next project, … Continue reading Electromagnetic sounds

Microcassette

Noisy Voice (Microcassette)

This is typically the kind of audio I'm enjoying to find when going through microcassettes from unknown origins! This dutch noisy female voice is representing so well the quality level of microcassette players/recorders. In this particular case, low level definitely! But so interesting as material for further sound design! https://soundcloud.com/9633sounddesign/microcassette-noisy-voice 9633 Sound Design can create … Continue reading Noisy Voice (Microcassette)

SuperEar SE 5000

SuperEar SE5000

Personal sound amplifier by Sonic Technology Products Inc. SuperEar SE 5000 An unusual tool I've found this week at a second hand shop. There is a mini-jack output to connect a headphone or earphones or... A mini-jack cable that goes straight into the ZOOM H5 🙂 It has a sound of it's own, the microphone … Continue reading SuperEar SE5000

iPhone Handset

The Phone!

First real review on the blog and it's about a funny tool! Nothing high-end or high quality audio related but a piece of gear I randomly found and got for a very low price. Basically, it's a phone handset that was supposed to be connected to older iPhone models, those still equipped with a mini-jack … Continue reading The Phone!

iPhone 7

Ringtones

We all love our smartphones! Maybe because it's a professional tool that helps keeping track of contacts, business or activities... Maybe for some others it's a source of entertainment and fun... Anyway, these little computers are daily with us everywhere we go and whatever we're doing! Whatever the brand and model of your choice, your … Continue reading Ringtones

Clippy XLR EM172, Matched Stereo Pair

Clippy XLR EM172 Matched Stereo Pair

For Sound Design and recording needs, I bought a matched stereo pair of Clippy EM172 microphones (FC062). Clippy XLR EM172, Matched Stereo Pair I tested them quickly and "Oh my god"!!! I never owned such a precise microphone, it's amazing to hear the resulting recording full of sounds my ears can't even notice if I'm … Continue reading Clippy XLR EM172 Matched Stereo Pair

VHS Tape

VHS Tape

Past year, when I was studying Sound Design at Technocité (Mons-BE), I had a discussion with my professor about obsoletes medias and we both agreed that nothing was truly obsolete as soon as we could find a way to use them with creativity. On weekends, I had long walks with my dog and one day, … Continue reading VHS Tape

Grundig TK 220 Deluxe

Audio Archiving

Many formats are today considered "obsolete" and it's not an easy task to find the right player and/or recorder to archive older audio recordings. 9633 Sound Design believes in every kind of medias/supports and keep an arsenal of old school/vintage gear used especially for digital archiving. Here is an example of an analog tape recording … Continue reading Audio Archiving