I tested today again, and what you said is true, and correct.
The recording now is at good high volume.
Probably Yesterday the site wide settings did not get applied properly.
Thanks for all the information and clarification provided, it helps to know that server settings will get applied.
I am always amazed by how you take care to reply to queries, sorry to have bothered you.
Let us hope the flash player security things gets sorted and poodll continues to shine.