Community Digest

Top new questions this week:

XLR-1/4'' vs XLR-XLR cable

I recently bought a Shure SV100 dynamic microphone that came with an XLR-1/4'' cable, which I'm plugging into a Focusrite Scarlett Solo 2nd gen. interface. This interface has two input jacks: a line/...

microphone cable xlr  
asked by Fernando Martin 3 votes
answered by Tetsujin 2 votes

Hear what I'm saying to Zoom h4n pro

I'm very new to sound recording. I wanted to make videos with good sound quality, then I bought Zoom H4n Pro to use it as an audio interface. I use Mac; I connect H4n to the Mac via USB. I could set ...

mac zoom-h4n quicktime  
asked by SoftTimur 2 votes
answered by ghellquist 1 vote

Besides pitch, how else to make adult voice sound like a child's?

I'm using a Reaper VST plugin for this in an attempt to modify an adult voice to sound like a child's. Besides pitch, what else can I modify? Changing pitch just makes you sound like a chipmunk.

asked by acidgate 1 vote
answered by HARQUR 0 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Silence a small section of just one channel in a stereo recording (Audacity)

I need to erase (silence) about 2 seconds of just one channel of a 2-channel stereo recording. I can use Audacity (or Ardour). I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.

editing audacity  
asked by MountainX 16 votes
answered by Jim Mack 13 votes

USB input high-pitched whine

I've yet to find a definitive answer to this, but Google shows hundreds of people asking questions. I have an M-Audio M-Track, a $100 USB-based audio interface. Across all 3 computers I have tried ...

noise usb high-frequency  
asked by std''OrgnlDave 10 votes
answered by AJ Henderson 6 votes

Final MIX - Movie Mastering Levels

Hello All! I understand that workflow in sound designing a movie usually ends up in 3 tracks; Dialogue, Sound Effects, and Music. I've been asked to level out a feature length movie which doesn't ...

movies mastering sound-design film mixing  
asked by Kevin DeKimpe 1 vote
answered by Stavrosound 3 votes

What do the acronyms DX, FX, MX stand for?

I've been using the abbreviations for quite some time now but I don't know why they are called DX, FX, and MX. (Well, FX I can understand.) For me, it's practical because it shortens the track name ...

post-production organization fx  
asked by mikko 5 votes

Convert mono output to stereo?

I plan on buying the Behringer MICROMIX MX 400 line mixer because it's really cheap and I don't need more than 4 input channels. The only problem is that it has a mono output. I tried searching for ...

stereo mixer mono converter  
asked by Gamidron 2 votes

Is it bad to plug in a mic when phantom power is on?

Should I switch off phantom power before plugging in my mics that require phantom? I hear a click when I don't switch the machine/phantom power off. I tend to do it, but if I don't need to that would ...

gear microphone maintenance  
asked by Andrew Spitz 5 votes

How to clean a digitally-distorted recording?

We all know what happens when the recording level goes too high during Analog to Digital conversion: harsh non-musical sound covering everything else (ok, on occasion it might be sort of musical, but ...

digital conversion distortion cleaning tools  
asked by Wonkabuland 3 votes
answered by ianjpalmer 5 votes

Can you answer this question?

My Windows 10 PC isn't picking up any sound coming from my BM-800 Mic wired through my pre-amplifier

I bought a BM-800 Condenser Microphone The Mic has a 3.5mm jack so I'm using an adaptor (3.5mm female to 6.5mm male) I have it hooked up into the Mono 6.6mm jack of a Joseph MIX-278 Phono/Mic Pre-...

microphone preamp  
asked by Roux Studio 1 vote
You're receiving this message because you subscribed to the Sound Design community digest.
Unsubscribe from this community digest       Edit email settings       Leave feedback       Privacy
Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow, 110 William Street, 28th floor, New York, NY 10038