November 17th, 2017

Raw audio of a metal, candle damper being struck with a metal mallet. Recorded simultaneously with a Zoom H1 and Zoom H4n Pro in order to compare the quality. The recorder was about 50cm away from the bell.

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The sound was recorded using a "H4n Pro Zoom recorder" on 6th November 2017.

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    shennguyen 4 months, 2 weeks ago


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    hornandhoofrecords 1 year, 2 months ago

    Thank you!

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    martysparty 1 year, 7 months ago

    You are a legend, thank you for spending your time doing this it has helped me in so many ways - all of your sounds have!

    keep being awesome


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    bdleggett 1 year, 8 months ago

    Great stuff, I'm planning to use this in a horror game called Beneath the Branches.

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