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problem with external mics on h4n

I have an H4n and set up for the first time yesterday with two external mics - worked fine. Today i updated software and not sure if the problem is related, but when i choose '1 and 2' input buttons ...
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What do I need to mix four microphones to PC, monitor all mics and PC output

Ok, so we do recordings of games all at one computer (four of us). We have 4 lav mics that have TRRS 3.5mm jacks (so we can use them on our smartphones for other things). We have 4 pairs of earbuds ...
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How to record classical piano with one microphone?

I have a Blue brand microphone I've borrowed from a friend, which I'm almost positive is a Bluebird. I have access to a concert grand piano and want to do some recording. The room I'll be using is a ...
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1answer
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middle east percussive sounds

I would like to resynthesize some middle east percussive sounds.I know that this is too general but I am looking for info about the physics behind these instruments and I can’t find anything. So any ...
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What mic should I use to record an interview at a loud conference on an iPhone?

I need to keep my setup simple so I could walk around and enjoy the conference without lugging around a ton of equipment. I plan to use just an iPhone. It's video is solid, but it's pretty bad at ...
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Optimal Headphone Amps volume settings?

I use a headphone amps with my Mac Book Air, there are two volume controls in this setup: one is the Mac Book Air, and the other one is the amp. What should be the optimal settings for both volumes? ...
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1answer
25 views

Delayed Snare sound

Hey guys Im trying to get this sort of delayed snare sound, I think it may be my sample that IM using but kinda wanted to see how this is made. It seems like a snare drum that is delayed at very ...
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27 views

Creating this Pitch bend noise

Hey guys Im trying to create this pitch bending synth sort of noise that I hear alot. I got pretty close to emulating this sound. You can here it in the following track at 2:51. It sounds like a ...
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Simulating effect of various metal speaker grills

I'm looking to create software which will simulate the overall effect of different styles, sizes and openness of speaker grills on the audio received by the listener. So far I have the following ...
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1answer
12 views

Can I use the stereo channel on my mixer for my over head mics?

I have a Phonic Powerpod 820 mixer that has 4 mono channels and 2 stereo channels. Can I route both of my overhead mics through one of the stereo channels? The stereo channels only have 2 1/4" inputs, ...
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H4n recorder volume problem

I have a H4n recorder connected to my land-line phone in order to conduct overseas interviews. I have the volume set on 'Rec level Auto' the problem is my voice volume is fine but the person on the ...
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3answers
64 views

Why do mp3 files have a time delay when compared to wav files?

At first I thought this was a tempo issue when exporting my stems from fl studio to cubase. But when I zoomed in close enough and lined up the tracks they were perfect (ie. no stretching). The mp3 ...
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0answers
11 views

USB microphone introduces buzzing after a few minutes of listening

Preamble I recently bought a new AT2020 USB condenser microphone. Tossed up going with the XLR and getting a dedicated interface, but I'm not a sound engineer - I'm a computer programmer - and this ...
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49 views

Name This Sound Effect Style?

So the 'go to' effects for dream sequences etc are impacts, hits, stings, stingers, koto drums, drones etc. But on a TV Programme I saw this kind of - mechanical whoosh which slows down. Does anyone ...
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3answers
21 views

Fostex FR2 doesn't record loud enough? Help

I'm a newbie at sound recording (and I really suck at physics, so still can't get my head around the technical part of sound) Anyway I own a Zoom H4n and Røde NTG2 and I found tge recordings extremely ...
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14 views

Sound engineeeing [duplicate]

I am an engineering student pursuing computer science and engineering. I am interested in the technical aspects of music like music production, editing. etc., I got suggestions to pursue sound ...
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1answer
20 views

Hotplugged condenser mic into scarlett 2i2, no more input?

I was testing out some mics and I left the phantom power on and unplugged a condenser mic. I plugged in another mic and scarlett 2i2 isn't receiving anymore input (the indicators don't light up when ...
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1answer
40 views

Visual Cues in a wave file

Is there a way to put visual cues in a wave/audio file? I'm trying to essentially find a way to 'draw' on an audio file so that it makes it easier to work with in a video game engine for syncing ...
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39 views

Recreating a famous 1980s synthesizser effect

The effect I'm trying to recreate is a "rising" type of effect that is sort of a 1980s cliche, and can be heard on many tracks from the period. For example, it can be heard at approximately 0:58 on ...
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10 views

Multi track recording [closed]

I want to start doing youtube let's plays and podcasts and might do some live streaming. I have been looking for a while for a setup that can do what I want. I want to use an XLR mic for talking, ...
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3answers
63 views

bad audio vs bad video

I have heard it said many times that bad video footage can be ignored better than bad sound can. When watching film I have experienced this to be an accurate statement. Does anyone know of any ...
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1answer
15 views

Duplicating mono signal to headphones

My mixer has two Aux Sends. I want to connect headphones to them, but each will only send a signal to one ear. What I want to do is sort of like this with the significant difference being that I ...
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2answers
24 views

Random Playback of lots of short samples

I have about 400 small clips of audio that I would like to play back in random order. The best way I have to try this so far is in iTunes .. I work in Logic and I wondered if anyone has ideas on a way ...
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1answer
17 views

Mixers conducting stereo signal from TRS to line out R/L - are there some? Where to find?

I'm completely green in those topics. However, there raised a need, or maybe for now an interest of mixer and what I request you is simple and accurate answer. I want to, inter alia, link 3 devices: ...
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1answer
64 views

Can I run a mixer off a battery?

I am in India, and there's no RadioShack equivalent here ... running to the corner store isn't an option to get components. If I need to get components I'll have to order them online. So. My ...
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1answer
6 views

How to move/seek long forward/backward using shortcuts in Audacity?

I have Audacity 2.1 on Osx. I want to move cursor forward/backward for one second with a single shortcut. I found that there is a shortcut named "Long seek right during playback". It's default ...
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0answers
8 views

MKE 600 into the Sony D100?

Could this be a good alternative if I like to start recording sounds for sound design? I already own the D100,now I just need a mono directional mic that can go into it.
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MASSIVE: What exactly does the KeyTrack / Velocity / Attack / TTR buttons do ? And how do they behave in the envelope? [closed]

What exactly does the KeyTrack / Velocity / Attack / TTR buttons do ? And how do they behave in the envelope ?
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34 views

USB Microphone or Software which eliminates background noise

I live in an apartment next to a main road. As a result there are a lot of vehicles passing every minute. This leads to a lot of background noise(not consistent background noise like ambulance siren, ...
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0answers
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MASSIVE: Is there a way to use macro so you can control OSC pitch and Rate of Dimension Expander/Reverb?

Is there a way to use macro so you can control OSC pitch and Rate of Dimension Expander/Reverb with the same macro button ?
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Windshield for PCM D100

I am often experiencing problems with wind noise while recording with my Sony PCM D100. Do you guys know any solution for this problem? Is there any blimp availeble that can hold a D100? Could this ...
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0answers
23 views

Pro Tools 10 Panning issue [duplicate]

I'm running a Mac pro, P10,Saffire pro 56, and Presonus monitor station. My problem is that I can see my audio when it's panned hard left or right on the Master fader in pro -tools, but the sound ...
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2answers
42 views

speech separation of individuals from a phone recording

I have a phone recording of a conversation between 2 folks. I want to generate 2 separate recording each having one's conversation part in it. Is there a tool that can detect the 2 voices separates ...
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0answers
19 views

Panning issues with theSaffire pro 56 and PT 10

I cannot hear the panning in any of my sessions. I am running a Mac Pro, 16 gigs of ram, Saffire Pro 56, and Pt 10. When I test in pro tools, I can see the tracks that i pan hard left and right are ...
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1answer
35 views

editing ms dialogue recordings

i will work on a documentary which was recorded via ms (in combination with lavelier mics). is there anything you guys would recommend when editing ms dialogue tracks in protools? how would you ...
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24 views

Stereo 3.5mm jack to RCA or 6.35mm jack on Yamaha MG24?

I want to connect an iPod / Computer etc with a stereo 3.5mm jack to a Yamaha MG24. The MG24 has a stereo channel with both a pair of RCA inputs and a pair of 6.35mm jacks (see below, illustration ...
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1answer
15 views

Editing volume of a wav file on a Zoom H4n [closed]

is there a way to edit the volume of a wav. file after it has been recorded on a Zoom H4n?
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1answer
49 views

Pro Tools stems export

How can I export clips as files but with all the effects and automation used on them? I can bounce them but there are over 40 channels and wouldn't have time to bounce them all one by one.
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3answers
72 views

Does using a gate(expander) increase the dynamic range of an audio track and does this actually help improve the mix of the track?

I read somewhere that using an expander such as a gate increases the dynamic range of an audio signal. Does increasing the dynamic range of a song actually help the mix of the track at all while ...
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0answers
8 views

In Adobe Audition - can I see post-effect waveforms?

I'm using Audition to edit voices and adding compression, noise filters, etc. The waveforms in the multi-track session don't change when effects are applied - they are as they were imported. I'd ...
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1answer
57 views

Looking for a good contact microphone for sound design

I read a different post about contact mics where people suggested that a good preamp is very important due to the high voltage needs of a contact microphone. So I was thinking of buying the Schertler ...
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1answer
69 views

Skills for mastering old music

There is a new store in town that sells old music (1910s and onward), and while I find it enjoyable, the quality is generally poor. I have long wanted to learn how to work with audio, and this is ...
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votes
1answer
32 views

What is the best software to amplify the sound of spoken voice?

I have a digital voice recorder that has the ability to download the recordings into a computer. I have recorded conversations that I will need to amplify. What is the best software to do that ? It ...
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1answer
28 views

Isolating “common” portion of multiple samples

So basically, what I am attempting to do is design an algorithm that can take some amount of samples (say 10-20) that all have a common sound playing in them, but each with different noise (some with ...
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1answer
62 views

I have no idea how sound design works [closed]

I hope this is the right place to post this. I have no idea how to develop music using software like lmms. I'm a high school graduate going into entertainment industry. I really love music and ...
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1answer
38 views

Routing sounds to and from my computer

I know this might sound very basic to most of you, but I haven't been able to find an answer to this question yet. How can I route my sounds to and from (mainly from) my computer? I recently ...
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1answer
53 views

Recording Doors

What's the best way to record household doors opening and closing? My own recordings are always a bit too transient and thin sounding whereas the ones in my commercial library are chunky, thick and ...
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2answers
27 views

Can Max duplicate multiple generators?

Although I'm a beginner for Cycling '74 Max so I may not understand some of its concepts themselves, can I duplicate lots of generators (e.g. ~cycle) easily? What if I want to run 100 ~cycle which ...
2
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1answer
52 views

how come some mp3's are louder then 0db?

i noted that a lot of times when i run a mastered track through a vst plugin (with the plugin set not to do anything, for example a flat equalizer in ozone), the meter inside the plugin will go above ...
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2answers
38 views

High pitched phase sound

Hey guys Im trying to make this high pitched chord synth sound you here coming in at :45. It simply sounds like an A note, almost like a string. Ive tried using ...

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