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How do I comply with the CALM act in the US with loudness levels?

I'm a bit new to this, and I started working at a small TV station recently. I've read a little bit but I'm still confused. Does the CALM act passed in 2010 apply to commercials I make? How do I ...
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How to adjust playback volume of Cubase on Windows

On my machine, Cubase always plays back at full volume. I.e., the Windows volume setting is ignored - unless it is completely shut off. That means I have to use Cubase's master volume fader to adjust ...
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Yamaha System 60 Acoustic preamp failure - Help!

I own a Yamaha LLX36C which contains a System 60 mixer/preamp. After 5 years of flawless performance is suddenly started making a loud growling noise with no string sound mixed in. I removed the unit ...
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HOW FFT DENOISE SIGNAL?

From beginning to end of signal clean from noise.how fft works?to filter noise from signal.and what kind operation its?
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Can anyone help identify this sound?

Also, the given clues are - CUSTOM, SHIRT, AND SPACE NEEDLE. YOUR HELP IS VERY MUCH APPRECIATED AND IT WILL BE. (P.s it is not sandpaper or a marker being used on cardboard) https://instaud.io/...
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How do I read this frequency response chart?

I'm looking for a directional (off-axis rejection) microphone with flat frequency response. The Shure SM81 is the only such mic that I've been able to find online, however its frequency response chart ...
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Recreating bone-conducted inner voice

When you listen to a recording of your own voice it seems alien to you, because it does not include the sounds that were conducted through your skull to the ear. Is it possible to recreate your "...
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For a budget car audio (chevy spark) would be better a Pioneer TSW311D4 (12 Inch) or a rockville w10k6d4 v2 (10 inch).? (both the same price) [closed]

i have a short budget (70$) and i want to know if would be better the smaller sub with more watts or the bigger sub with less watts. Those two models, the pioneer and the rockville, fit in my budget.
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iPhone to active studio monitoring speakers [closed]

I have 2 m-audio bx5 and would like to use my iPhone to listen music on them sometimes. So I basically have 2 big jack going to 1 small into my iPhone. The sound that comes out my speakers is ...
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How can I make a mechanical cat purr?

I'm trying to make a cat purr noise but I'd like to do it more mechanically than using a sound file. It needs to fit into a box you can hold in your hand. I'm thinking of using a slow motor with a ...
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Can I record audio through headset jack on my netbook?

I have a netbook (Acer Aspire One) with one "combo" jack which can be used only with a headset similar with a headset for a cellphone (has 3 parts, 2 channel R/L audio and 1 channel microphone). I've ...
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How to substract two similar audios, and play the difference(in wav.file or mp3. file)

I have two audios, the original audio A and the new audio B, B is made from A by adding some noise, now, is it possible that I want to extract the noise and play it? By playing it, I need the noise to ...
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Recording incoming audio and mic simultaneously

What I want to achieve is to record incoming audio from skype (or other similar software) and on the same time record the audio from my microphone, preferably in stereo - one channel for incoming ...
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Can someone help me figure out this sound?

It is NOT a horse, donkey, elk, creaky door, yak call, pig, moose, a rubber chicken, antique car horn, coyote, rooster, or a elephant. Please help I have been struggling for a week!
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What is the effect used here that resembles a distorted guitar?

I am building a project for my music technology module in University and would like to know how to imitate this effect. Originally, I thought it was guitar but after having watched a video of the band ...
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MultiChannel Broadcasting System Over Amphi [closed]

I have a restoran that has a lot of rooms and every room has another concept, so I want to broadcast music to each room with different playlist. I have sound card DELTA 1010LT 10 input 10 output, So ...
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How to extract the data coming in sub 20hz Audio analog signal

I need to extract some data which is coming in Sub 20hz Audio Signal. Please advise how can I do this. As I am not Audio expert, so simply pointing for the devices or a readymade solution would help ...
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Creating 4-band multiband compressor effect in Sox

I'm in a situation where I have to convert a multiband compressor VST plugin effect to an open source standalone application. The effect contains (as I understand it) 4 bands. I haven't understood ...
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How to transfer tracks [closed]

I have a su-vx700 technical amp A sl-pg400a CD player And a rs-bx606 tape player Could I (using this equipment) be able to transfer tracks from a tape over to a CD? If you answered thanks
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Setting up an XLR microphone for PS4 and PC (with Astro A40 MixAmp)

I'm currently using an Astro A40 Mixamp's stream port to supply all audio from my PS4 (game, party, mic) to the line-in on my PC. I'm now looking to incorporate an XLR microphone that I can use on ...
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How to extract audio after particular sound?

Let's say I have a few very long audio files (for ex., radio recordings). I need to extract 5 seconds after particular sound (for ex., ad start sound) from each file. Each file may contain 3-5 such ...
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How do I generate a 0 dBFS sine-wave in SoX? (output clipped warning)

I'm trying to generate a 48 kHz, 16-bit 0 dBFS WAV file of a 997 Hz sine wave, where the level is set to the maximum value of 7FFF, but SoX warns me the output was clipped when it finishes. I don't ...
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What do classical radio stations do to their tracks to normalize audio volume?

In contrast to production techniques applied to popular music, most published recordings of classical music can have a very wide dynamic range. This makes then less suited for listening in a car, on ...
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I have an issue with my audio being not as clear as I want it

So I have a home studio set up, got everything i needed, so i can record my own podcast n vocals n everything right? Wrong As the title says my audio has a annoying amount of “white noise” when i ...
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Audio ADC vs uncpecified ADC with similar parameters

What in general, is the difference between a Audio ADC and an ADC, which has a similar sample rate (up to 100khz in my example) and a similar bit depth (12 bit in my example). I would like to use the ...
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Ideas for creating a “Drain / Siphon” magic spell

I'm tasked with creating a magical siphon / draining sound effect, about 20 seconds long. Hoping to get some ideas or guidance from anyone who might have made something similar in the past. Things I'...
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What joint stereo bitrate is equivalent to 64k mono?

I record a podcast, which has so far consisted of four people around a single microphone. After editing, I export at 64kbps mono. This week we're planning to record with two microphones on the table ...
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Best way to control audio in dual (same LAN) locations from one spot.

Currently we have one office that I run music through in this order Pandora-->PC-->amp-->speakers. Pretty simple. However, We've added a separate building 300' away that shares the same LAN. I'm ...
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Should I start mixing my first ever produced track?

I've started learning Ableton Live about a week ago. Now I've created one track, and I actually do like it already as it is, but I see some problems like sound goes too high in few places. As I ...
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16 channel output under linux

I am a linux user and have recently purchased a Behringer XR-18 digital mixer that I want to record and play back on. I am using audacity to record and it works just fine so my Fedora Linux laptop ...
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How to merge ~700 very short, sequentially numbered, audio files into a single track? [duplicate]

I recently received hundreds of audio files from a government agency. They are numbered sequentially in the order they were recorded and each file is anywhere between 1 - 12 seconds in length. I am ...
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Combine PS4 and PC audio to have it play through one headset (through means of a mixer?)

So, first of all, I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask a question like this. If it isn't, my apologies; but I'd still very much appreciate it if someone could point me in the right direction ...
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Listening experience is totally different in audio interface

I've bought Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 recently however, when I plugged my headphone into its headphone jack songs sounded totally different than I was used to listening from aux output of my Mac. Why is ...
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Recorder with a 3.5mm jack without mic [closed]

I want to search for a audio recorder, which has a standard 3.5mm input (I only need that input, but other inputs don't hurt). It shouldn't have a mic built-in (or at least not an expensive one. So it ...
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Looking for a new DAW to learn it and/or improve my current workflow [closed]

So for now my workflow is 1) Writing MIDI in Guitar Pro 5 (using Sound Canvas VA VSTi + Host instead of built-in windows synth) 2) Exporting it to REAPER and adding other VSTi to it, then mixing and ...
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Sending MIDI from Ableton to a rack mount delay through a sound module

Okay, I have a Scarlett 18i8 connected to my MacBook. I also have a piano connected via USB to the MacBook. One of the musicians has a 19" rack mount delay unit with MIDI in/out, traditional 5-pin. ...
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Determining how a sound file was modified

I came across a website where you can record or upload an audio file, and you get an automatically-edited version back, based on which of the several presets you select - an old-timey radio effect, a ...
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Converting -10dbm to dbu?

I know that -10dbm is supposed to be lesser than 4dbu. But somehow, the online converter I used to convert dbm to dbu showed the former to be 40dbu, which I believe cannot be the case. So, here's the ...
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Microphone technology for noisy environment

I am looking for a microphone that would allow me to record my voice in a noisy place where I can't control the environment. Think recording your voice while cycling in a big city as a voice over for ...
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In what order should I change the various volume knobs in my setup to change the volume of what I'm hearing?

So, say I'm recording an electric guitar using some software on my PC. I have the guitar and some headphones plugged into a recording box (specifically, Behringer U-Phoria) and that box plugged into a ...
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Can I use a stereo 1/8“ jack to stereo 1/4” jack but only run mono over it? [duplicate]

The question is in the title but I'll elaborate. If I only need a mono 1/8" jack to 1/4" jack but I happen to have handy a 1/8" stereo to 1/4" stereo cable, will the cable work? Is there any harm ...
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Going from Cell Phone 1/8" stereo jack (in mono mode) to Behringer MPA40BT-PRO

I have a Behringer MPA40BT-PRO portable PA system. I want to play iRealPro on my cell phone and have the output go to the Behringer PA just mentioned. CellPhone => 1/8" ??? Jack ====> 1/4" ...
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Is there a / what is the mathematic explanation of the warm analog sound?

I'm not talking about anything EQ related. Anyone who has played around with high end analog equipment understands that it transforms the sound in ways that aren't possible with simple EQ. I was ...
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How to create beast's roar effect from recorded human voice?

I would like to create the beast roaring effect from a recorded human voice like in this video (1m46s-1m49s). Is it possible to get a similar result generated from human speech? By which effect can I ...
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How to add fills and short sections in FL Studio?

Let me explain. In fl studio in both the piano roll and the playlist view every 16 beats the colours switch between grey and a lighter grey alternatively if you have a 4/4 time signature. With a lot ...
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Who can identify this microphone?

Does anybody know what microphone (brand + model) the singer in this video is using? Thanks.
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How to make a basic thick soft bass

I am experimenting with VSTs lately to try to make some nice bass presets I can use (LMMS doesn't have many). So do you have tips on how to make a nice basic bass? I experimented a lot, I usually took ...
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Convert to AIFC with ima4 compression

A lot of audio programs, such as Audacity, support encoding files as AIFF (Audio Interchange File Format, developed by Apple Inc.). However, I need specifically an AIFF file that has been compressed ...
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How to improve guitar tone for recording?

first post: I've been recording/producing for 4-5 years but I've always struggled to get electric guitars to sound the way I want them and I'm wondering what I can do to improve that. (also done ...
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I have a sound project. For blind children ages 3-10 years to consult

I have a project for blind children 3-10 years old. This project is about listening. Because I have to provide information on various listening environment or other. For example As the blind child is ...

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