Sound Kit Proficiency Test
Please view the following videos and then complete the multiple choice questions below, based on the information provided in the videos.
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How To: Portable Sound Kit
What is the name of the sound recorder in the kit?
It comes with the Zoom H4N digital sound recorder.
It comes with a DAT tape recorder.
It comes with a Super Recorder Mach 1.
What are the two units of the Rode Wireless GO System?
It consists of a Battery and a SD Card.
It consists of a receiver and a microphone/transmitter.
It consists of a boom mic and a mic stand.
Where does the Rode Wireless GO mic system plug into on the digital sound recorder?
It plugs into the headphone jack.
It cannot plug into the recorder.
It plugs into the back with the 3.5mm cable.
How do you turn on the sound recorder?
Slide the power button to the right and hold it to initiate start up.
Attach a mic to the bottom.
Place your finger on the front touch screen.
What cable is used to plug the condenser microphone into the sound recorder?
A 3.5mm cable is used to connect the recorder to the condenser microphone.
An XLR cable is used to connect the recorder to the condenser microphone.
A 1/4" headphone cable is used to connect the recorder to the condenser microphone.
How do you adjust the microphone recording level on the sound recorder?
It cannot be adjusted.
The level is auto adjusted all the time.
Go to the side of the recorder and press + or - on the Rec Level button to adjust as desired.
What is required to record audio from the condenser microphone?
The condenser mic requires Phantom Power from the sound recorder.
The condenser mic requires a AA battery.
The condenser mic requires +12 Volt power from an external battery pack.
How many times do you need to press the Record button on the sound recorder to actually record audio?
It is always recording.
You must press it once for 'Stand By' for a flashing red, and a second time to 'Record Audio' and it becomes a solid red.
You just press it once to make it flash red.
We recommend viewing the following videos to help you prepare for Digital Sound Recording projects using the Sound Recording Kit.
Audio Podcast Production Techniques with the Sound Recording Kit
Portable Music Recording: Intro to Portrable Studio Recording Techniques
How to Install ProTools Sound Software
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