User:Spiralofhope/1-Minute Test redux

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Microphone Setup

  • Turn off computer
  • Plug in microphone
  • Turn on computer
  • Take your hand and spread the fingers apart. Pointing your thumb at your mouth, your smallest (pinky) finger should be touching or very near the mic. However you set your microphone, a consistent placement and distance is important.

Audacity Settings

  • Edit > Preferences <Control-P>
  • Devices > Channels: 1 (Mono)
  • Quality > Default Sample Format: 16 bit

Speaking Script

5 seconds of sil

Audacity Save

Audacity Export

  • File > Export
  • Bottom-right, choose MP3 Files
    • The default options are correct: Constant, 128 kbps, Joint stereo

TODO: Filename