This bundle was built with 4 different BMW libraries.
BMW 114i E87 vehicle sound library was recorded with two track Sound Devices 702 recorder. Foley was captured with mono Rode NTG3 microphone. Engine sounds were recorded with two Oktavas MK012 with 10dB pad and carioid capsules, set under the hood in different places to cover the whole engine. Sounds were recorded during regular driving, fast and slow accelerating and decelerating. In this 125 minutes long car sound library you will find 15 engine sound effects recorded onboard and outside, 20 pass by sounds, 12 foley files including opening and closing doors, hood, trunk, windows and handbrake pull/release.
BMW 420D Gran Coupe sound library features 72 files recorded with Zoom F8, Sound Devices 702, two Sennheisers MKH 8040, two DPA 4061 microphones and Rode NTG3. Inside you’ll find engine recorded under the hood, exhaust and inside drivers cabin (all in sync), exterior passes recorded in mono following a car and static stereo ORTF perspective. Pass-by sounds cover different speeds, from 15kmph up to 140, reverse, engine on and off, stopping and driving away. In addition there are few foley recordings, covering opening and closing doors, back or windows, handbrake and seat belts mechanism.
BMW 530D vehicle sound library was recorded with two track Sound Devices 702 recorder on the streets of Poland. Foley was captured with mono Rode NTG3 microphone. The engine sounds were recorded with two DPA 4061 omni microphones set under the hood. Car sound effects were captured during regular driving, accelerating and decelerating. Engine was recorded in two different configurations with one mic in engine compartment and exhaust, and other one with two microphones set under the hood. In addition to designed files, this library features RAW sounds pulled straight out of the recorder. In this 119 minutes long sound library you will find engine recorded onboard and outside, passby sounds, foley and engine recorded inside vehicles cabin.
BMW F12 640D is twin turbo 313HP diesel engine. The recordings covers different driving sound effects like regular driving, accelerations, reverse, engine on/idle/stop. In addition to engine recorded onboard (two microphones under the hood, exhaust and interior in sync) there are exterior passes covering different speeds, from 30 up to 180 kmph, stopping, driving away slowly and fast, reverse. Last but not least there are few foley files as a bonus. Whole library was recorded with Sound Devices 702, Zoom F8, 2x Sennheisers MKH 8040 and 2x DPAs 4061.
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