If you’re an existing podcaster or planning to start, a great article for getting started or improving your content is “How to Start a Podcast” by Buzzsprout, a popular podcast hosting and distribution service. Buzzsprout has also produced the following excellent 8-part video series on podcasting. PART 1 – How to Start a Podcast Learn… Continue reading Podcasting: Everything you need to know to start and grow a successful show.
This page describes the equipment and process required to make a high quality audio or video recording with two people in different locations. In summary, both participants will want to have a phone to communicate and a good quality recording device. Then, the two high quality recordings will be merged to make a single recording.… Continue reading How to make a high quality audio or video recording with two people in different locations.
The Voice Memo program on iPhone and iPad lets you make high quality audio recordings. By default, they are saved to iCloud across your devices, and will even show up on an Apple computer automatically if you are logged into iCloud. However, Sharing these recordings can be a bit tricky. The file size can be… Continue reading How to Share an iPad Voice Memo Audio Recording and Save on Google Drive
RFL > Audio Services The charts below help determine what levels of noise exposure are safe – how much noise for how long. Note: Unless otherwise indicated, sources for these charts are unknown. If you are the creator / owner of the above content, contact us to be credited, or you may request that we… Continue reading Noise Level and dB Exposure Charts: How loud is too loud?
Below is a PDF version of the user guide and owners manual for the Denon 625R and 425R receiver, also available on Scribd.
This is a ‘re-boxing’ (rather than unboxing) review of the Onkyo TX-RZ620 home theater receiver as compared to the Onkyo TX-NR777.
ResourcesForLife.com/audio Below are some multi-band graphic equalizers that can be used for optimizing room audio and making adjustments to audio systems so they will be fine tuned for your specific unique hearing and preferences. These equalizers are suggested, but not necessarily recommended, since they’ve not been fully tested by us. They all seem to have… Continue reading Multi-Band Graphic Equalizers for Optimizing and Tuning Room Audio
ResourcesForLife.com/audio Below are some YouTube videos offering test tones at various frequencies including sweeping tones, white noise, pink noise, and brown noises. White noise provides frequencies evenly spread across the entire spectrum from 20 to 20,000 Hz. Pink noise is weighted with more sound at lower frequencies. Brown noise is like pink noise with even… Continue reading Audio Test Tones – Frequencies, White Noise, Pink Noise
ResourcesForLife.com/audio An article posted 26 Feb 2018 by AVS Forum “THX Spatial Audio Platform Debuts at MWC 2018” offers the latest news about the THX standard. Some general background about the standard is found here on this page. According to the THX website, “THX Select2 and Ultra2 Certified Receivers deliver the exact volume level used… Continue reading THX Audio and Video Certification Standard and Implementation
Home theater systems combine traditional home stereo components (receiver and speakers) with AV system components (video switching, dolby surround speaker, etc.). For people who enjoy listening to music and watching video, you can build one system to do both very well. Most movies have a dolby surround audio soundtrack. To hear all the audio properly,… Continue reading AV Home Theater Sound System and Television Recommendation
As part of a larger project, we’re compiling examples of bi-partisan collaboration. The following is the audio of a discussion with Iowa legislators Jim Ross Lightfoot and Dave Nagle discussing how past cooperation among legislators and civility helped bring progress. This is audio from the Iowa Public Radio show “River to River” with Ben Kieffer and Emily… Continue reading POLITICS – Transcending the Party Divide
CONTENT and TOPICS Here are the topics covered in the most recent Connect Iowa City podcast recorded on 14 December 2016 at 11:00 AM. The audio player is below. CITY COMPREHENSIVE MASTER PLAN Time (mm:ss): 01:29 – 15:59 Tax implications of Linn Street development decision. Iowa Workforce Credit Match. Preserving historic integrity. New development height… Continue reading Iowa City Master Plan, Parking Requirements, TIF Policy, Municipal Marijuana Law