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Offline JorgeAmely

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Rotary phone ringer recording for a cell phone
« on: December 20, 2009, 12:29:35 AM »
I was working on an AE80 phone this afternoon and decided to create a ring tone of the 20 Hz straight line ringer this phone is equipped with. With the housing off, the microphone was about three inches away, and two inches high from the ringer.

The recording was done with Audacity and later converted to an MP3 file, which can be stored in some directory in your cell phone for later use. In some phones, you may associate the ring tone with specific callers.


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Offline HobieSport

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Re: Rotary phone ringer recording for a cell phone
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2009, 12:43:21 AM »
I don't use ring tones (never touch the stuff) but it could be fun to set each of one's most common callers to different classic telephone rings:

"Ah, that's the 302. It's must be my mother in law. She's sweet, but she has no volume control."
« Last Edit: December 20, 2009, 12:45:07 AM by HobieSport »
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Offline Dennis Markham

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Re: Rotary phone ringer recording for a cell phone
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2009, 12:26:58 PM »
Sounds great Jorge!

Offline JorgeAmely

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Re: Rotary phone ringer recording for a cell phone
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2009, 12:27:51 PM »
Very nice collection of sounds.

Those could still be turned into ring tones with the free Audacity program.

Thanks for the link.
Jorge

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Re: Rotary phone ringer recording for a cell phone
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2009, 12:51:48 PM »
"Ah, that's the 302. It's must be my mother in law. She's sweet, but she has no volume control."
Funniest post of the week, right there. :)

Somewhere around here there's a nice thread with lots of ringer recordings.  I think Brinybay kicked it off and Dennis added several.
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Offline gpo706

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Re: Rotary phone ringer recording for a cell phone
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2009, 02:59:51 PM »
Very nice collection of sounds.

Those could still be turned into ring tones with the free Audacity program.

Thanks for the link.

Well thank you for the link to the programme!

Just need to upgrade my old Nokia now, (jeez even my mobile is ancient)
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Offline gpo706

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Re: Rotary phone ringer recording for a cell phone
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2009, 03:06:06 PM »
I found this buried in my links page:

http://www.payphone-directory.org/sounds.html

It's all US stuff for you folks.
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Offline Tonyrotary

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Re: Rotary phone ringer recording for a cell phone
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2009, 05:45:06 PM »
Jorge, I use that Audacity program all the time for readjusting the volume on my mp3's so they have roughly the same volume. Now you just showed me another use!