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I use Ableton, and when using a focusrite interface, without having anything connected to it, I can hear noise if I increase the volume. I don´t know exactly what it is, but I would like to reduce it without the neccesity of using any EQ. I dont know if having noise is normal, or if its being caused by my computer componencts, like power source, GPU, motherboard, etc

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    Have you tried searching here? There are various questions on this topic already.
    – Matt
    Aug 12 '20 at 7:31
  • Never tried a focusrite DAC, but judging by the number of complaints about the noise floor, probably never will - sound.stackexchange.com/search?q=focusrite+noise
    – Tetsujin
    Aug 12 '20 at 16:44
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The Focusrite interfaces are really good, and I think it’s actually your speakers’ built-in amps. Ive heard the tweeter amps are usually the culprit, and you need to spent ~$1000 to get really good ones. People recommended Neumann and Genelec but not specifically for the noise floor. I have Yamaha HS7 and they do still have a noise floor, but way better than my old BX8s, and I don’t notice it really

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  • Not really, I made tests with out having any speaker connected, just recording clips and listening later- I bought a new wire for the guitar, in case that was acting as an antenna, but I found out the cable that I had was good enough. Probably I'm asking to much of this interface. Mar 3 at 14:51
  • @SantiagoSteib Ah, I thought you were talking about speaker output, not recording analog input. If I was you, I'd turn the source (guitar or whatever) up as much as possible. Recording analog will always have 'organic white noise' though I don't know how much relative to your actual source. I read online that the inputs are 'mono balanced' so if you have a 'tip ring sleeve' cable with 3 parts (not just tip sleeve) then you might get better noise rejection in the cable
    – neaumusic
    Mar 13 at 20:26

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