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Yea, there’s definitely a lot of good advice in this thread. Like film814 said, don’t count of being able to fix anything in post. Not only is that attitude annoying to the editor, but some audio problems can’t be fixed…period. For example, echos can’t be fixed, neither can clipping.
Also, no one mentioned this yet, but I’ve been taught to record digital audio between -12dB and -8dB. Don’t mistake it for analogue which is recorded at 0dB and doesn’t peak above +3dB.