Quality Standards, Audio Standard And Choosing A MicrophoneAugust 24, 2023 2023-09-06 9:49
Quality Standards, Audio Standard And Choosing A Microphone
Standards to be followed for Building Content
The content creation for students is required to be done following some set standards to ensure good quality and effectiveness of the content. The instructor should keep in mind some guidelines before creating audio or videos for the platform.
Better sound quality and video quality ensure enhanced concentration of the students towards the lecture being delivered. The below-mentioned directions should be followed for audio and video creation–
STANDARDS FOR AUDIO CREATION AND SELECTION OF A MICROPHONE
Q1. What should be the standard for audio creation?
The created audio for submission must have a 2-channel output i.e. it must be able to be heard from either the earphones or both speakers at the receiver end. The noise cancellation from the background must be present to avoid any disturbances from the speaker end.
There should be no echoing of voice while deliverance as well as no change in frequency henceforth.
The created audio should be in synchronization with the respective content to avoid lag problems at the student end. The creator needs to have a good microphone for clarity in the recorded content.
The latest market trends suggest that using MPEG 3 is a good option for the creation of high-quality audio and sets a good standard for use in digital media.
Q2. What is MPEG 3?
MPEG 3 is a standard for the creation of audio through digital MP3 players. These formats can be easily compressed and zipped into a file. It is denoted by a .MP3 file extension. It is a versatile choice as every standard media player will support this format. It is suggested to create the audio files in this format for higher compatibility with a larger number of devices available.
Q3. How do we select a good-quality microphone for content creation?
In general, every microphone of a reputable brand is of good quality, but some factors to be kept in mind before the selection are
It should have noise cancellation
It should come with a mic
It should be compatible with your device
It should have no disturbance while recording
There is no general brand that is necessary to be used for creation, the below listed are some good quality earphones,
Samson Go Mic
Sony ECM CS3
Any other brand can also be used as long as it satisfies the above-mentioned criteria.
Q4. What is a recommended file format for audio files?
The audio is best supported and compatible in MP3 format. It is a universally accepted format in almost all digital devices. It is recommended to save the file in MP3 or AAC format. The process of uploading and delivery is majorly easier with these two file formats.