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How to create a faded, echo sound effect?

I am currently working on editing a short film for a friend, and would like to replicate an effect that is used somewhat commonly. I am looking for an effect that is somewhat echoed and faded, to make ...
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Why does Zoom H4N insist that the card is full?

I put a freshly formatted (on a PC, FAT32) 16GB SD card into the Zoom H4N, and after recording 3 GB in 5 files, it insists that the card is full. Simultaneously it shows a large time (hours) ...
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Why aren't all-pass filters used for rinnging out mics?

The common thing to do when ringing out microphones is to use a paramertic-eq with a narrow q and notch out the first few problematic frequency's. There are also some feedback-killer products that ...
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Ableton Live External MIDI Sync and Audio Samples

I've created a MIDI channel to use the external instrument plugin, which triggers a synth plugged into the same hardware mixer as Live (ie., audio from the synth does NOT route back into LIVE). I ...
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Foucsrite Scarlett 2i2 and Windows 7

About a year ago I purchased the Focusrite Scarlett Studio which includes the 2i2 preamplifier. I love the headphones, quite like the condenser microphone, but have not been able to get a sufficient ...
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17 views

Stereo vs surround amplifiers [on hold]

I'm getting a new sound system: record player (Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC), preamp, amp and 2 speakers (Pioneer SP-FS52-LR). I'm still unsure about what amp to get. The budget is roughly $250. I want to ...
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Basic all digital mixing and audio interface home recording solution

Im a non pro electric and accoustic guitarist. I play together with my son on drums and my daughter on digital piano. Ive had some past digital recording experience going back 10ish years but havent ...
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None of my recent synths (2000 onwards) have MIDI Thru. Why?

My older synths (JX-8P, Juno 106, and DX7) all had MIDI in, out, and thru. But my Nord stage and Little Phatty only have In and Out. Was this an intentional design change in the industry? Did ...
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Could wind damage electret condensor mics?

I was going through the manual of my D100 and noticed a sort of warning to avoid strong wind and water. Water is obvious i think but strong wind? How strong wind do you guys think it could handle? Im ...
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How can I automatically turn off track monitoring during playback?

In Cubase 7.5 (Artist), I often have a few inserts on my channels while recording, e.g. a reverb for a singer, or a compressor on an acoustic guitar. But when I track short passages that I want to ...
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Is “level” control amplifying or attenuating?

On the Zoom H4N, the “level” control goes from 0 to 100 (or is it 1 to 100?). What does it do actually? Specifically, is it controlling the degree of amplification of the incoming signal, or ...
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Line Level vs Mic Level?

The EXT MIC input on the Zoom H4N is specified as: mini stereo phone jack Input impedance = 2 kΩ Input level =  −7 dBm _ −47 dBm (0 dBm = 0.755 Vrms) so that's 0.346 Vrms --> equals −7.23 dBu to ...
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Is there any difference over using an optical jack over RCA in a 2.1 set? [on hold]

I've got a 2.1 sound equipment, with two 'tower' speakers, containing each 2 loudspeakers and one bass speaker, and a primary bass speaker, apart. I want to connect my Macbook to this installation ...
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38 views

Beginner Recorder with onboard mics for on location/foley recording

I'm looking for a portable recorder to record (high quality) audio on location to use in parallel with video. I've been looking at some RODE microphones, and at the ZOOM h4n (which currently seems ...
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What connector buffet should I have in my kit?

I have a Zoom H4N, which I use to supplement my video recording of a live performance. I'd like to be totally prepared when I find the guy running the sound, so when asking for feed I can plug in no ...
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Advice On Selling Sound Libraries

A Youtuber (He has a lot of subscribers) contacted me the other day if I was interested to make some sound packs to put on his website and I would get about 80% of the profit. Do you think it’s a ...
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24 bit vs 16 bit for midi samples

I haven't been able to find much of a satisfactory answer anywhere regarding the great debate between 24 bit and 16 bit sound recordings. It seems to be that most people say recording in 24 bits is ...
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How can I salvage a live recording taken with an intermittent microphone?

At a recent performance, one of the vocal microphones was connected poorly and the sound recorded (example) contains some noise. As far as I can tell it's basically a lot of clicks as the connection ...
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105 views

Son wants to major in Sound Design

My son is interested in sound design. Most schools offer music degrees for active musicians who want to learn recording, or a film degree with a few classes in sound. Emerson offers film with an audio ...
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How does Soundcloud or Pocket Casts serve their audio so fast on the web? [on hold]

uWe have a site that serves audio in 2 ways: Users upload direct to our site Users use a link from YouTube or Soundcloud Our developer said that currently a recording/podcast doesn't start loading ...
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Making R2D2 sounds with Korg iMS20 or Korg DS10

I'm going to be playing a Star Wars RPG and was hoping to have a little audio prop for added effect. I have an iPad and old Nintendo DSi with some Korg apps and Kaos Pads would do the trick, but my ...
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38 views

best settings to record indoor interview using Zoom H5 recorder and 2 external mics

I will be recording a number of interviews in office settings using a Schoeps CMC641 and a suitable lav mic. These will be connected to a Zoom H5 recorder. Question: how should I configure the ...
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Is album ReplayGain on two separate tracks equal to track ReplayGain on the same two tracks concatenated?

I'm new to the RMS normalization process and ReplayGain, and I'm trying out an interesting programing project involving calculating ReplayGain info for media files at various grouping levels. In my ...
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1answer
40 views

Kontakt player not available as a Pro Tools 11 plugin [closed]

I have just installed the komplete elements program onto my mac, and for some reason the Kontakt player is not available as an instrument plugin in pro tools. I am running Pro Tools 11 on Mac OS X ...
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39 views

Feedback loop frequency

Is their an average frequency range of a feedback loop. One created by a speaker and a mic to be slightly more specific.
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39 views

Izotope RX and Pro Tools : Audio Device Error

When I try to use standalone Izotope Rx with Pro Tools 10 with "connect" i get this error message: "The selected audio device cannot be opened. Please make sure it's not in use by another ...
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how to use 2 shotgun mics for videocam with external mic input

I need to record an interview (2 persons) but can't use lavaliers. What about using 2 shotgun mics (e.g. Rode Videomic pro) on tripods, wired to the external mic input of a Sony Handicam (CX580). ...
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26 views

Anybody know software to record one side of a SIP telephone conversation? [closed]

Using a SIP softphone with plugin, or sip voip hardphone, I'd like to record only my side of the conversation. Does anyone know open source or even paid software to do exactly this?
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midi problems audio/midi interface

I just purchased the Presonis 22vsl audio/midi interface, with studio one artist. I have a KORG MS 2000 , and a Roland MC-505 Groovebox. I tried several midi configs. Trying to play the Ms2000 as ...
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Building a modern radio studio

Hope this isn't a question that's been asked a thousand times before! I've been press-ganged into building a new 'portable' studio for a non-profit community radio station. Unfortunately I've never ...
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81 views

How to physically feel audio

Greets I have several frequencies between the range of 1-800hz I would like to find a hand applicator (transducer) where I can play the music and the person would put the hand applicator ...
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Convert wav with multiple data chunk to single data chunk

I need to convert a wav file with multiple "data" chunks to a wav file with a single data chunk which includes all others. I will do this operation for thousands of files, there's a tool to do this?
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Editing field recordings

I am new to field recording and do need to catch up on the basics to not re-invent the wheel. What i do is, i go out and record up to 1-3 min atmospheres with my Sony D100 in 48 kHz 24 bit to later ...
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55 views

Light up Cicigarette/Cigar sfx

How do I make the match/lighter to cigarette sound where the flame and cigarette meet and the cigarette 'catches fire'.
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Low electronic noise in my audio

Hello and thankyou in advance for helping me. I've been having some audio issues for the past few months and I have no idea how to get rid of it. I've tried getting a new mixer and that didn't work. ...
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14 views

Multiple individual audio outputs [closed]

I'm using a pc with a single audio card, and i'm looking for simple hardware solution to output at least 5 different sounds for 5 audio speakers. If the output were the same for all the speakers the ...
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118 views

How important is perspective for FX recording

let's say you have a scene and in the background someone closes a door. To go a bit futher, seconds later you hear a distant door shut down the hallway. Do you always record (or choose from a ...
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Audacity causing unwanted artifacts for high frequency sounds

I tried generating two nearly inaudible tones in Audacity, with frequencies 16 kHz and 18 kHz. (With a sampling rate of 48 kHz, I also tried this at 44.1 kHz) Playing each in isolation results in a ...
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19 views

Hook up home theatre subwoofer to Cubase Elements 7 / Saffire Pro 40 rig?

I'm running a (relatively cheap) pair of M-Audio near-field monitors out of my Focusrite Saffire Pro 40. My DAW is Cubase Elements 7. Recently, I was given a subwoofer from a home theatre setup that ...
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1answer
21 views

What audio usb interface do I need to play guitar pro with guitar rig?

i'd like to play with Guitar Rig sounds while running Guitar Pro to exercise. At the moment i'm using Rocksmith Cable with Asio4All to connect the guitar for Guitar Rig, but Asio4All is exclusive and ...
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Getting arrangable bars out of bad drum timing in pro tools

In front of me are 28 drum parts recorded with no click. At least i know they're 4/4. I want to arrange them into a song, but of course nothing fits,... no click. A lot of youtube videos on fixing ...
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72 views

What type of filter is the “French Low Pass Filter”?

What kind of filter is a French Lowpass Filter? In one example I know of, the Serum soft synth, there is a lowpass filter called the "French LP" under the "Misc" set of filters. I suspect it may ...
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21 views

Jam syncing TC from SD 744T to the Arri Alexa

I may already have the answer to this but I am just making sure. I have watched a few video's that kinda explain how to Jam Sync TC from the Sound Device 744T to the Arri Alexa. If I am right, you ...
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Optimal 5.1 monitoring system for videomaker

i am a videomaker. I am planning to upgrade my studio with a 5.1 monitoring system. Any suggestion on what i should buy? I need a cheap solution to reference the work of my team of sound designers! ...
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The number of bytes Sound::readData gets doesn't match the results Sound::getLength and getFormat get

result = system->createSound("../media/01.mp3", FMOD_ACCURATETIME|FMOD_CREATESTREAM, 0, &sound1); ERRCHECK(result); FMOD_SOUND_TYPE type22; FMOD_SOUND_FORMAT format22; ...
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110 views

Can noise be reduced by 7 decibels with a curtain?

I would like to reduce noise in my room and found a site selling curtains which can reduce noise by 7 decibels. Is this kind of reduction really possible with just a curtain? I wonder if this is ...
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Is behringer c-2 fit in my situation?

I use camera with built-in microphone for live broadcast like this: ...
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2answers
60 views

Wind damaging microphones

I am working on sound redesign for the skydiving scene in Godzilla thus, a lot of wind involved. Will blowing onto the microphone damage it in anyway? Microphones: RODE NTG-3 and NT1-A If so or if ...
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What are the biggest challenges in Acoustic Event Detection?

I wonder what some of the biggest challenges are in Acoustic Event Detection. Obviously, techniques aimed at detecting voices and music are quite successful. But what about other sounds?
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60 views

Wacom Tablet or Lemur (ipad) for sound design

I would like to design some crazy sounds like WALL-E with a tablet.I have a dilemma whether to invest on a wacom tablet or an ipad with lemur app. Which one is the best buy? kindly help...

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