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How can I get my direct input monitoring louder?

I have a Focusrite Saffire 6 USB. It looks like this: If I plug a mic into one of the preamps and set the "gain" knob to where I know it will not clip, and I turn the "monitor" knob all the way to ...
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How to increase the volume of a sound while recording

This question is related to an earlier question I posted on StackOverflow here. Although this question may sound like it's a programming question, but what my intentions are to get the basics of ...
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Is there a way to crossfade multiple clips of one track in one click with Adobe Audition?

I've got a project which has some background music clips which I'd like to crossfade, I usually make it by taking each clip and dragging it into the previous one a little, but I have to be very ...
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What impact does applying gain to a digital audio signal have on playback?

I'd like to know what role digital gain (volume) control has on logical and perceived quality. I do have knowledge about how audio is stored digitally but do not know how volume works beyond the fact ...
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How to find out the exact volume in decibels when playing music on a Mac?

I want to be able to know what volume I'm playing my music in decibels when I'm using my Macbook Air. Is there any plug-ins or methods to show this information?
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Volume loss upon exporting wav from Ableton Live

Upon exporting track to a wav , it creates a very quiet file as opposed to the volume while playing in Ableton Live . I export my master channel of course, which db, frequencies and mastering are ...
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Volume boost from apps like Audacity VS Volume boost “through VLC playback”

I have a few audio files that are being used as a part of my Android application. What I do not understand is, when I apply volume boost to an audio file, say an MP3 file through applications like ...
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What makes a headphone monitoring amplifier so expensive? any tips for alternatives?

I was looking for some simple headphone amplifiers for translation booths, to give the translators the ability to adjust the volume of their headphones. No need for super Hi-Fi quality in a relatively ...
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Region Slide and Volume Automation

I am currently having the same issue as this guy: "How do I get re-gain the ability to see the yellow box around a region when sliding it side to side. This was really helpful when trying to move a ...
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Sound - for the purpose of creating vibrations

What is the best way to distribute noise from more than one source (I'm envisioning a system with many), within a dome, with the ground as its primary target, at optimal frequencies and volumes to ...
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Setting volume level of mix

From what level of decibels should I start to set the volume of tracks in the mix? I've heard that usually it starts at -6dB on a kick and match the rest of track's volume to that kick ... Is it ...
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Volume automation and noise reduction

What is the role of the dialogue editor in volume automation and noise reduction in movie post production? Thanks, Eduardo
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How do I properly set levels for a recording and the environment I'm mixing in?

I am using FL Studio 10 on a Windows 7 PC, I have some speakers I'm using as monitors, but here is my problem. If you count the volume level knobs on the plugins (2 of them), volume level on the ...
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How to fix an amplitude cutoff?

I'm having a problem trying to find out the right terminology for a problem to be able to fix it: I record audio over a radio transceiver from the mic port. However by mistake, I recorded the sound ...
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How to route MIDI CC #7 to instrument instead of track

In Logic Pro 9, by default, the MIDI CC#7 is assigned to the volume of an instrument track. I need to skip this assignment so the MIDI CC#7 goes directly to the virtual instrument. How can this be ...
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Will low output volume affect the quality of the sound?

I recently bought a new pair of headphones and am currently using them on a Windows computer. I have connected the headphones directly to the built-in sound card of the computer and therefore I am ...
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How much does a reliable dB-meter cost?

I'm mixing the sound at our local church. I've always had a good hearing, and now recently I was told to turn up the volume by several people, and so I did. I turned it up to where I thought it was as ...
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protools 10 clip gain line and volume issue

What is the real difference between editing the the clip gain line and the volume line in protools 10
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How do I know what volume to set my podcasts at?

Recently I have been making podcasts which consist largely of two to four people talking. I am a complete newbie to the process, and I know little or nothing about audio production. Volume is ...
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Overall Sound Volume

Hey guys, that's maybe a noob question but: What level of overall output control you're using when your producing? I heard that some people use 100/100 in OS, some say that you should bring that level ...
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Reference Volume for Editing

What is a good volume reference for the foley and FX editors to go by? I want to avoid having to re-adjust volumes of the various layers (DIA, Foley, and SFX) when I put all the tracks together for ...
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Why does higher quality audio have lower volume?

Anecdotally I've noticed that higher quality videos, whether be a 1080p HD video on the TV or a BluRay rip on a computer, the volume seems to be lower than a standard quality video. I've noticed this ...
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The process of editing and mixing

Between these two phases of work, how does your workflow or the "normal" workflow commence? Say you are editing backgrounds…you create backgrounds. As an editor, do you volume graph/automate them to ...
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Fader, mouse or trackball?

When you mix, do you prefer using a tangible fader, mouse or trackball? What is most efficient for you? And do you use the mouse like a fader, riding it up and down, or do you just make breakpoints ...
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How to capture very low volume sounds?

Hi there! A while ago I was surfing some nerdy geeky website and found that a company had designed that mic that could capture really low volume sounds like the sound emitted by the filaments of a ...