rbaldwin122
Feb 16

Video/Audio suggestions for recording playing

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Does anyone have any suggestions for a suitable webcam/setup to record audio and video of playing the piano from above?

I recently tried a Logitech c920 webcam on a windows laptop and while the video quality was good, the sound of my digital piano was muffled and distorted.

There are a lot of suggestions on the web to improve the sound of this webcam, but none have proven to give a decent sound quality.

I am beginning to think that this may not be the right application for this webcam.

Has anyone else been successful in creating a good audio/video stream of their playing?

If so, what equipment have you used to do this successfully.

Any tips are welcome. Thanks

arthurmigliazza
Feb 24

Great question. Can I ask, why does it need to be a webcam? And what program on your computer are you using to record? I have a logitech something or other as well (name is not on the camera) that I use for teaching lessons on Skype. However, my problem was that the mic was too sensitive and everything was coming through too loud and distorted. To fix this I put a piece of scotch tape over the mic holes. Works fine now.

For recording I use a smartphone mounted on a smartphone tripod clip attached to a micstand. (they sell little camcorder mic stand attachments).

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