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Bzzzz noise on guitar pickup when I plug my computer to external battery power source

I have Jackery battery (220V, 500W) and I want to record my guitar with pickup (Dean Markley Pro Mag Plus Acoustic Guitar Single Coil Pickup) on my Focusrite Scarlett 18i20. When I turn on electricity ...
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Balanced cable for gaming( stereo and microphone) [closed]

I need help. I don't have so much money, so i need to cry once or i will do it by a month. I want a balanced True stereo(left and right, in independent line) and a microphone. How has to be the Y ...
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Dolby Atmos 9.1 / 11.1 [closed]

Where can I get / donwload movies with Dolby Atmos with more than 7 channels (9.1 / 11.1) I bought severals DVDs, and they only come with 5.1 or 7.1 channels, I couldn't find DVD with more channels. ...
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How to do this radio-ish, deep, but clear vocal effects

These kind of vocal effect have always peeked my interest. Where the vocals sound dreamy and it sounded like it's a bit radio-ish, but it's not muffled up (just like when you're adding a Telephone eq ...
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Russound amplified for 12 channel single input Bluetooth? [closed]

I moved into a new house that has in-ceiling speakers throughout, and there's a stack of russound equipment in the basement for powering and controlling them. The previous owners noted that the "...
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Expected behavior of two dissimilar dynamic mics connected to one input with a "Y" cable

I understand that it is not uncommon to use a "Y" cable to plug two similar dynamic mics into a single input in certain situations (e.g. individually miked rack toms). What happens if two ...
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Cleaning bad recording due to broken audio mixer input

Yesterday I recorded an event with a ZOOM recording device. There were 3 inputs. Two handheld microphones. One headset microphone. All of these were connected to speaker and when listened through ...
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Soundminer plus V5 "some files weren't found on disk"

Has anyone had this problem with soundminer? I can't export files from a certain drive because it gives me this error. I can however reveal the selected file and it points exactly where it is on the ...
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REAPER: Switching between ASIO and WASAPI devices

Sometimes I record and monitor music with an ASIO device like Focusrite or Behringer XR18 and sometimes it's just me and my laptop and I want to work using the sound card at hand, in this case Realtek ...
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Recovering music from Generalmusic WX 2 song files

I don't know whether this is the right place to ask, but I'll give it a shot: I used to own a Generalmusic WX 2 keyboard (built in the 1990s, I guess) with built-in sequencer on which I created some ...
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Working Around or Resolving Recurring Distortions From Microphone/ADC

I've got a microphone being piped through a USB ADC and there's a recurrent loud distortion which occurs exactly every 15 seconds -- sounding a bit like a clip or click. I have confirmed that it is ...
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Connect main mixer to individual in ear monitor mixer

I play drums and sing in a band. We use a digital mixer, the Behringer X Air XR18 as our main stage mixer. I also use a wired in-ear monitor system, with my own mixer, a small Behringer Xenyx 802. Our ...
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I can't remove the background choir [duplicate]

I can't remove the background choir from my audio track. I have tried various methods using Audacity and Spleeter, but the choir remains too prominent. Here is the link to the audio file: [https://...
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I need help troubleshooting buzzing noise in microphone

Recently, I purchased a cheap lavalier microphone, the Boya BY-M1, and noticed that the recordings have a constant electric buzzing noise, similar to the sound produced by a Tesla coil. This issue ...
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How loud should I design my music? Not for personal opinion, but for other people listening in

If I am designing a music track for other people to listen in on, how loud (in decibels) should, say, a forte be? A person shouldn't have to turn their volume up to 100 to hear it. On the other hand, ...
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LSP plugins with Audacity on Linux?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS (to be reinstalled) and I am trying to use LSP plugins. more precisely - the Phase Detector plugin, with Audacity or Ardour. Alternatively, a simple phase meter app ...
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Analysis of mono vs stereo parts within an mp3

Is there a way I could check if an mp3 file of people talking, with some noise, was recorded fully as stereo, or maybe there were parts recorded as mono? In Audacity I could see content in both the ...
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A record label released a 45 RPM in 1966 that is troublesome (saturared, at least). What faults can have been done during recording session?

I am listening to Ka'orm Tmey (ក្អមថ្មី) from Ros Sereysothea & Va Sovy, a 45 RPM record of 1966 or 1967 according to its record number 45.66064. The song is nice, but the recording is: saturated ...
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How to use ffmpeg to detect clipping

What is the right way to use ffmpeg to print samples that are clipping? Is there something better than this? -af aeval='if(gte(abs(val(ch)),0.9999),print(n))' which prints the sample number whenever ...
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Improving intelligibility of 4-bit speech with ffmpeg

I have mono 4-bit narrowband PCM audio representing speech. It was apparently created by naively truncating 8-bit PCM without dither (although the source was already noisy). There is a lot of ...
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Battery for Sony C-74 mic

This lovely historical hypercardioid mic uses Eveready 117 standard (says manual) or H-7D E-177 TR-177 or equivalent (says mic body). The only "replacement" battery is _Exell S177_¹, but ...
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Audio outputs low w/ introduced high pitched whining [closed]

I'm not much of an audio guy, nor do I know really any of the proper terms, so apologies if something doesn't make an sense. I've had this computer set-up for a really long time. Around a year ago I ...
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How does someone flying with windsuit sound like if he talks to the camera?

How does someone flying with windsuit sound like if he talks to the camera? Appreciate your help guys. Main track dry? Secondary track with reverb shifted? Mids only?
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How to edit bar 5 to 8 on an 8-bar clip on Roland MC-101?

The Roland MC-101 has LED indicators for the first 4 bars to select which bar to edit, but a clip can be up to eight bars in length. How do I edit bars 5 to 8?
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I am trying to recreate this synthpunk sound

I am interested in how i could recreate the synth sound from this track. I am trying it through oxid(arp omni emulator) since it kinda reminds me of joy division, but so far even though i got close i ...
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My impulse reponse cancels out a sound

I am mixing a song and there is a double tracked guitar recording. When I load up an impulse response on both of them, one seems to cancel out and goes completely silent while the other is track is ...
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Only loud static and robotic noises when recording with NT-USB Rode Mini Microphone

So frustrated with my brand new NT-USB Rode mini mic. I can record a perfect voiceover and then suddenly the next one will just be loud static or an unrecognizable robot static sound. If I unplug the ...
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Aggressive low-pass filter in FFmpeg

I want FFmpeg to aggressively low-pass at 3 kHz. I want it to have a steep roll-off like the asupercut filter has, but that filter's lower limit is 20 kHz. I am currently using lowpass=f=3000 but its ...
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Open sounding chorus on tight synth

I want to emulate the gliding synth that you here in Dune Part 2 clip linked here when the Harkonnens levitate. It sounds like a really filtered out saw wave with some chorus, but I'm not sure what ...
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Multitrack recording solution

I'm helping out a friend with recording his gig, it's a rather small venue, amplified. There are two PA speakers with a sub. The club's mixer is Xenyx 802, not good, but it will do it, because there ...
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Do I need to turn off the main power switch on a digital board when plugged into a Furman power sequencer

I have used power sequencers for years and recently someone told me I still need to turn off the main power switch on the board even though it has powered off with the sequencer. The sequencer is a ...
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Is mixing the irreversible addition of track signals

I am an electrical engineering by training, but I will need to get up-to-speed on basic mixing of noise tracks to create background noise that will hopefully mask out distracting noises from ...
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Why can't one phase cancel the drums on a vinyl rip?

I heard: [12:19] it's a shame it's from the 90s because that means it will be a vinyl rip and unfortunately that means we can't do clever tricks like phase cancel the drums so we can hear the synth ...
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Preamp self noise as it relates to an increase in gain

Taking the following basic audio signal chain... singer -> microphone -> audio interface preamp I understand that if a vocalist sings very softly into the microphone, the desired signal would be ...
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How to use a MIDI pedal to transpose a software instrument in Logic Pro X while playing live?

I have a Logic Pro X session with some tracks that have software instruments that play when I play a physical MIDI instrument. The problem is this instrument has a quite limited note range and I need ...
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Is the amplification of a resonant filter's self oscillation increased by the gain applied with the filter?

Is the amplification of a resonant filter's self oscillation increased by the gain applied with the filter? The question may not make sense, insofar as I guess that filters are subtractive, so in what ...
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Combine many tracks into stereo

I bought a background noise track from noises.online some years ago. My MP3 player malfunctions whenever I play it. I think it's because I combined many noises into a single WAV file. According to ...
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How can I tell from Spectrograph how song is tuned in Hz?

Part A and Part B is the same song but tuned differently. For exampled tuned to 440 Hz. How can I mathematically take the sound (or image) to know what frequency it was tuned to? If can't quantify ...
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Reducing bit depth below 8 bits with ffmpeg

I want to limit the bit depth of PCM audio using ffmepg, but I want to limit it to a non-standard size (specifically to 4 bits). Of course it still has to fit pcm_u8 and that's fine. I tried this ...
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Recovering a damaged WAV file

I hope that some one can save my life here!!! I have a corrupted/damaged wav file, and can't repair it. Here is things I have already tried: Using VLC Convert/Save facility, no success Tried to ...
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Bastion OST: Processing to achieve drum sound?

I'm very new to audio production. I love the drum sounds in the songs from the Bastion video game sound track. E.g. https://spotify.link/RZhjOTSpUIb (but the whole album is kind of characterised by ...
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Slight buzzing / hissing on a Zhiting TPA3116 Amplifier Board

I'm using a TPA3116 Amplifier Board, but getting some hissing / buzzing noise from it. In the AUX IN Jack F, I'm plugging an MP3 Player. In the Left Channel Out (L+ and L-) I've connected a cut Jack ...
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Individual headphone mixes from a mixer with only XLR outputs

I have inherited the responsibility for a small music studio at the school I work at. It is currently in complete disuse and I'm hoping to make a few purchases to get it into a working state. Many ...
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How to use digital mics such as Neumann KM 184 D to avoid going through an A to D converter and input directly to the daw

I want to use several digital mics (such as Neumann KM 184 D) directly into the DAW. The problem is that I have not found a unit allowing me to connect the mics and then inputting all these mics into ...
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Vocal recording difficulties with certain frequencies

I've been trying to record some vocals for a song on my laptop. It's the first time I've ever recorded vocals with my own laptop, and I've run into some problems. I used two different mics to test my ...
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Achieving 20dB reduction with sound absorbers. Sanity check

I have a machine with a loud fan, its specified and measured as 73dB of noise 1m away from the machine. I have been asked to reduce it bellow 55dB. There is a cover that can be lowered that covers the ...
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3.5mm Dynamic Microphone Output into Mixer/Interface

I am hoping for a recommendation on the most simple product that can work as both a mixer (4 channels would be sufficient) and a mic preamp/converter for some variety of old/quirky microphones that ...
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Augmenting the Amplitude of an Audio File to Make it Louder

I've tried some experimentation with Adobe Premiere Pro and Audacity to make a file appear louder when played on a speaker. My source is an MP3 file of 320 kbps. However, I can only "gain" ...
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Can spectrograms tell us why one song is "more dynamic" than the other?

I have two songs shown here in a Spectrogram. The first one is significantly more dynamic than the second one. The song feels like it has more dynamic range, more mixture of different sounds/...
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Is there any tool to find out if a wave file is a interpolation of other?

I have two versions of a sample, one is 44.1 kHz and the other 96 kHz. Is there any tool to find out if the 96 version is a interpolation of the first? or how can I know it?
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