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I have bought an Olympus ME51S microphone for the Go Pro.

I have seen and heard it on line, being used to record great exhaust sounds.

I have tried the same and am a bit disappointed.

I mounted it at the back of the car about 8 inches from one of the exhausts but whilst it has picked up the sound it is quite 'raspy' without the deep bass tone I hear in the cabin.

The pops and bangs sound like little twigs snapping.

Also lots of road noise and other traffic.

As I said, I have seen (heard) this mic used to record great exhaust sounds better than this.

So, does anyone have any tips or is this the best possible?

Here's a sample:

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