The Antwerp Social lab has multiple options for recording audio, such as the ZOOM F1 Field Recorder set, a two-channel audio recorder with a max sample rate of 96 kHz. This recorder works with separate tiny microphones, such as the Sennheiser XSW-D Lavalier Microphone set, and records onto SD card.
How to use the Zoom F1 Field Recorder Set?
Another option is the Zoom F8n multitrack recording and mixing system that allows individual recording, mixing and synching of different audio channels. This system provides 8 discrete inputs, allowing 8 independent sound recordings at the same time. It supports recordings up to 24-bit/192 kHz and its high quality mic preamps with up to 75 dB gain and less than -127 dBu EIN. It records onto SD card.
How can I use the Zoom F8n MultiTrack Field Recorder?
Click here for an online manual.
This omnidirectional clip-on microphone comes with a 2 m (6.6') cable, a wireless transmitter, and receiver. It is primarily used for recording in-depth interviews and focus groups. It can be effectively employed outdoors with mobile systems such as the Zoom F1 Field Recorder Set or Zoom F8n Multitrack Field Recorder. In our lab, it integrates seamlessly with our multimedia recording system, comprising the Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling or Epiphan Pearl 2.
How can I use the Sennheiser XSW-D lavalier microphone set?
A user manual can be found here.
Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 is a microphone array that consists of 28 Sennheiser KE 10-237 microphone capsules. It makes use of dynamic beamforming and voice detection to automatically focus on whoever is speaking in the room. It is installed in the ceiling of the lab and can be used for interviews, focus groups or other research activities in various settings. It can be combined with the Sennheiser Lavelier Microphone, and is connected to our Epiphan Pearl 2 recording system.
How can I use the Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2?
A user manual can be found here. If needed, technical assistance can be given by our Lab Manager.