[AG-TECH] noise reduction

Michael Miller mimiller at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Thu Jun 8 13:24:01 CDT 2006


If you're using an XAP unit you can also use the gate settings to turn 
off the mics when no one is talking.  The XAP will monitor the room and 
only open the gate when someone speaks over the noise.

Take a look here:

Let me know if you have any questions.


Robert Putnam wrote:
> Lisa,
> Although I don't have specific mic recommendations to make, one suggestion
> is to make sure that mics are as close as possible to the users.  That
> might mean mic'ing each person individually rather than trying to use a
> room mic for everyone.
> Robert
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>    Good morning,
>    I am a project lead for an AG node at CSU. The room we are considering 
>    using is quite noisy and we're trying to find the best possible solution 
>    for this issue.
>    Short of re-locating the room (or the two large air-conditioning units) I'm 
>    looking for microphones that might help with noise reduction. Has anyone 
>    else dealt with noise reduction successfully by using a specific brand or 
>    type of microphone? Or used any other tricks of the trade?
>    Thanks in advance for any help!
>    Lisa Metz
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Michael Miller
System Engineer
Video Technology Services
Persistent Infrastructure Directorate
National Center for Supercomputing Applications
University of Illinois - UC

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