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Hi-Grade Notino laptop

When I record there is a lot of distortion on the sound, I am using an Electret ECM-1028 imp 600 ohms microphone.

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Re: Hi-Grade Notino laptop

Computer Speaker help The Frequency response is the rate of measurement of the highs and lows of the sounds the speaker and produce. The THD, or Total Harmonic Distortion.

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