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  • Doug Carpenter
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    Oh good!

    Thanks for the update peanut.

    Doug

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  • Peanut
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    Just a quick update: the affordable Sennheisers were sold out everywhere when I was looking in April - I guess everybody was setting up their home office at the time. So in the end I got a pair of Sony noise cancelling headphones with built-in microphone for £50, and they worked fine. Recording in Acapela was pretty straightforward as well.

    Peanut

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  • Peanut
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    Hi David,

    thanks for the suggestion! My voice is still ok, so I've not been in touch with any speech therapists yet. I decided to buy a microphone rather than borrow as I'm doing a lot of online teaching/meetings at the moment, so thought the investment would be worth it.

    All the best,
    Peanut

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  • David R
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    Hi Peanut,
    Sorry about your the diagnosis. Regarding voice banking I was referred to our local speech therapist who pointed in the right direction and lent me a microphone. Have you not been referred to your local speech therapist? I did the voice bank on line with “Modeltalker” an American based company. It’s definitely worth doing it asap if you still have a good voice. Mine was a little bit too late and isn’t very good unfortunately. It was hard work repeating 1600 phrases which takes many hours, when I say hard work I mean for me particularly as I had to really work hard repeating them as my voice had already deteriorated a bit.
    Regards
    David

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  • Peanut
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    Thanks Barry and Doug, I'll look into those options!
    Cheerio,
    Peanut

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  • Doug Carpenter
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    Hi Peanut

    I bought a Sennheiser PC36 call control headset for about £50 for the same purpose. Very good headphone sound and microphone. It's been very useful since.

    Doug

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  • Barry52
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    Hi Peanut,

    I used a Senheiser headset microphone when I recorded my voice. You can get them from amazon for around £35.

    Best wishes,
    Barry

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  • Peanut
    started a topic Microphone recommendations for voice banking

    Microphone recommendations for voice banking

    Dear all,

    I've signed up to Acapela to get voice banking started, but the built-in microphone of my old laptop is terrible. Can anyone recommend a suitable external microphone?

    All the best,
    Peanut
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