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Re: Recording Noise in Adjacent Rooms.

One thing you could try is getting an SPL meter, like Bob said, and record a video showing how high the meter goes when your neighbor gets loud. Make sure to use C weighting if you do it. Thanks for the helpful suggestion. Why use C weighted instead of A weighted? A-weighted meters do not reflect t...
by TigerhawkFri Aug 06, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: Recording: Gear & Techniques Topic: Recording Noise in Adjacent Rooms. Replies: 10 Views: 503

Re: Recording Noise in Adjacent Rooms.

Goldsmith Audio wrote: Wed Aug 04, 2021 6:10 pm One thing you could try is getting an SPL meter, like Bob said, and record a video showing how high the meter goes when your neighbor gets loud. Make sure to use C weighting if you do it.

Thanks for the helpful suggestion. Why use C weighted instead of A weighted?
by TigerhawkFri Aug 06, 2021 6:40 am
Forum: Recording: Gear & Techniques Topic: Recording Noise in Adjacent Rooms. Replies: 10 Views: 503

Re: Recording Noise in Adjacent Rooms.

Hello, You recommend the M50 Earthworks microphone. It is quite expensive. Would the cheaper M30 do? It has a frequency response of 3HZ to 30 kHz, while the M50's frequency response is 3Hz to 50 kHz. Would the higher frequency response in kHz of the M50 not matter because the stomping sounds are in ...
by TigerhawkMon Aug 02, 2021 6:35 am
Forum: Recording: Gear & Techniques Topic: Recording Noise in Adjacent Rooms. Replies: 10 Views: 503

Re: Equipment for recording neighbour noise

Irrespective of the microphone, your laptop speakers won't reveal the low frequency noise because they're simply not designed to do so; they will 'roll-off' around 100Hz (or possibly higher). You'll need to listen through headphones to hear the low frequency content. I am not sure if the government...
by TigerhawkFri Jul 23, 2021 5:04 am
Forum: Recording: Gear & Techniques Topic: Equipment for recording neighbour noise Replies: 67 Views: 9688

Re: Equipment for recording neighbour noise

Hello, I am also trying to record low frequency noise of my neighbors and make it audible on regular computer speakers. They are constantly stomping and setting off alarms. I have tried a boundary microphone called the MXL AC-44 USB Condenser Microphone. It did not work. I also tried the Audio Techn...
by TigerhawkThu Jul 22, 2021 6:59 am
Forum: Recording: Gear & Techniques Topic: Equipment for recording neighbour noise Replies: 67 Views: 9688