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The Videomaker Guide to Video Production, 5th Edition by Videomaker

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39 10 Common Audio Mistakes

Hal Robertson

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Let’s be honest here. We’ve all botched an audio recording from time to time. It happens. While you can’t be ready for every possible situation, you can avoid some of the more obvious problems. This issue, we’re reviewing the 10 most common audio mistakes and how to fix them before they happen.

Recording with AGC

Automatic Gain Control, or AGC, is the nemesis of every video shooter. AGC is a special circuit that monitors the incoming audio level, decides what is too loud and too soft, and adjusts the recording level accordingly. What’s wrong with that? AGC isn’t very smart and works in real ...

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