[AG-TECH] Echo canceller

Deb Agarwal DAAgarwal at lbl.gov
Fri Jul 18 10:25:08 CDT 2003

In our small room situation we use the AP400 as a cheaper solution
rather than degrade down to headsets.  It has worked well for our
small room and allows us to also bridge in the phone and do all
the other things you really want to be able to do in the AG.


Stuart Levy wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 11:52:29PM +0100, Osland, CD (Chris)  wrote:
>   (in reply to Richard Naylor,  <richard.naylor at citylink.co.nz>)
>>Do all you can to get the money for the Gentner.  The AP 800
>>cost us about 1.5 times the cost of a single projector, so I
>>guess the XAP 800 would be about 2 times.
>>Well worth it.
>>Realise that to a first approximation if you have poor echo
>>cancellation - e.g. on a whole room basis, not mic by mic,
>>the only people who will not be inconvenienced are yourselves -
>>everyone else in every meeting you're in will bear the grief!
> I'm curious -- wouldn't it be practical, for a small site
> that couldn't afford a Gentner, just to do away with ambient
> microphones and equip all meeting participants with 
> low-gain headset mikes?  It'd be a little clunky, but
> probably not too uncomfortable if the participants
> didn't move around too much, so their wires wouldn't
> get tangled.
>     Stuart Levy

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