1. Innovatology's Avatar
    Last Saturday, I went to see the legendary post-punk 80's band Echo & The Bunnymen in Paradiso, Amsterdam. I recorded this video of their song Killing Moon with the PlayBook at 720p, handheld. The stage was very dark - as is usual for bands from this era - but the PlayBook coped quite well with the sound.

    I estimate the SPL ranged from about 92db to 100db at 15 meters from the line-arrays. The acoustics of the venue (an old church) aren't that good, and if you listen carefully you can hear the PB's auto-gain compressor working, but it's not bad for a portable device.


    01-23-12 08:52 PM
  2. sushistew's Avatar
    sound is quite good, compared to most concert vids people post, thanks
    01-23-12 09:48 PM
  3. jesus marion joseph's Avatar
    Haven't heard that tune in a long time.
    01-23-12 10:11 PM
  4. playbookster's Avatar
    the microphones on playbook are awesome
    01-23-12 10:13 PM
  5. cbvinh's Avatar
    Wow, the sound is great! I amazed you were able to sneak a Playbook into a concert. I have a hard enough time with just a camera.
    01-23-12 10:42 PM
  6. Megacharge's Avatar
    The dual mics on the Playbook are top notch, no other tablets can record live concert video or any kind of video as good as this.
    01-23-12 11:38 PM
  7. Omahahaha's Avatar
    That is really good considering the PB isn't an audio recording device. I am surprised it wasn't overdriven/distorted.
    01-24-12 03:56 AM
  8. egzbuen's Avatar
    Nice, thanks for sharing.

    More reason to love our PBs
    01-24-12 04:04 AM
  9. rexrim's Avatar
    superb recording..this make me more loves my playbook!
    01-24-12 04:16 AM
  10. MacGadget's Avatar
    Sound is excellent! Good old Playbook comes up trumps again!
    01-24-12 05:42 AM
  11. kbz1960's Avatar
    Cool, thanks for sharing that video. Sounds like it would be a good concert.

    Never heard of them before and the playbook did do a great job!
    01-27-12 03:24 PM
  12. PatrickMJS's Avatar
    For a handheld device, the audio quality was remarkable! Well done!!! What a great way to let everyone know about how good the PlayBook is. Thanks for sharing!!!
    01-27-12 03:35 PM
  13. cntrydncr223's Avatar
    Ditto what everyone else said and thanks so much for sharing!
    01-27-12 05:39 PM
  14. anthogag's Avatar
    Excellent sound quality and the video is good to
    01-27-12 05:59 PM
  15. TheScionicMan's Avatar
    I don't want to step on your thread, but wanted to add another example of how good the PB's recordings sound. I have no idea who this band is but I could watch hippies all day long... Fascinating.

    01-27-12 06:50 PM
  16. Boight's Avatar
    if you listen carefully you can hear the PB's auto-gain compressor working,
    Need to be able to disable that "feature".
    01-28-12 09:29 AM