Questions tagged [audio-recording]

Audio recording is the process of creating a sound wave representation in an electronic medium. Use for questions directly related to the audio recording process.

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Connecting Behringer mixer to laptop

I have a Behringer DJX700, and I want to send the master signal to my laptop. Do I need a sound card for that? Cant I connect it to the microphone input of the laptop using an RCA-to-minijack cable?
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Mackie pro recording and only showing audio from one input

So I have a Mackie ProFX16v3 and when I try to record from that into my computer via USB only the first input on the board actually sends to my PC. I tried moving that cable to other channels and ...
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Audio splitter with no backfeed

I have just tried to take an audio source and split it into a recording device and a headset. But the headset is acting as a microphone and feeding unwanted signals into the recording device. Is there ...
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Problems in GoProHERO6 Audio RAW

GoPro Hero6 creates a separate .wav file along with the .mp4 video. But my .wav-s are all too silent I can barely hear them. As the excerpt from HERO6 manual shows, I followed the Protune instructions ...
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How to Record Snowmobile Audio (Equipment and Methods)

The company that I work for wants me to be able to record as close to true to life audio of our snowmobiles as we can for as low budget that I can manage (low budget meaning under $200 for the audio ...
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Why does the deconvolved response and impulse response in soundcheck have units of Pa/s?

I recently tried to figure out the time selective response algorithm of soundcheck. I found: It uses a logarithmic sweep sine as a stimulus, x(t) for example, with unit of Volt. The excitation ...
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Repair audio file without header

We recorded the audio of a rather long meeting of a couple of hours on a phone. Someone forgot to turn off sound recording at the end of the meeting, and the phone must have turned off due to low ...
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Record the sound of a pipe organ in the church

I am wondering what would be the right set up to record the sound of a pipe organ in a cathedral/church. If this is the church: + | ---------------...
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How to split multiple audio inputs?

I want to split multiple sound inputs (electric guitars) into separate sound devices in Windows. I.e. guitar1 => audio_device1, guitar2 => audio_device2 and so on. To be able to control each ...
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How do I make a recording of a group of people playing a tabletop rpg?

I'm in front of small challenge. I'll be recording group of 6 people playing tabletop RPG. They'll be all sitting at one table but game master (person who narrates thru game) will be hidden behind his ...
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Possible ground loop when recording audio via phantom power into laptop through old audio interface

I recently attempted to start recording with my old audio interface (Audio Kontrol 1) in my new laptop (Windows 10), and got a horrible high-pitched metallic noise (specifically 3 distinct peaks ...
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How is the recorded sound of a galloping horse so much different from a trot or a canter?

I recently started getting interested in equestrianism after going on my first-ever horse-drawn carriage ride for the winter holiday season. In that ride, the horse was doing a characteristic trot and ...
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Midas MR 18 OSX 16 track 24bit 44.1khz 4-second-long random dropout issue

Weird issue recording 16 tracks at 24bit/44.1kHz on a Midas MR 18 connected to Ableton Live on OSX via USB. Within a period of about 4 seconds, there were handful of missing parts on each track ...
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Connecting keyboard, soundmodule, and a PC

How do I connect a keyboard, sound module, and pc so that a song played on the keyboard can be played back afterward, but the sounds heard both during the recording and the playback is that of the ...
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Which is better: to get sound from the amplifier with a microphone or to use the REC OUT jack (if it is installed on the amplifier)?

My amp has a REC OUT connector for 1/4 jack. I need to output the sound from the amplifier to the mixer. What is better in my case - use a microphone for this or connect using REC OUT? What are the ...
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Record two-way audio from phone with laptop

I'm trying to connect a phone to a laptop and record two-way the audio. For now I'm using Windows with my own software, and using VB-CABLE Virtual Audio Device to forward some audio channels. With my ...
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Recording from XR18 to Tascam-DR40

I have a live performance that I'd like to record from the house Behringer XR18 mixer to a Tascam DR40. What's the best way to do this? What exact cable and output source to the Tascam should I use? ...
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Minimizing interface noise floor

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 ...
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Elimination of hiss over entire recorded track

I am new to recording, I've started trying to record some of my guitar/vocals. I recently brought a mic but my budget was limited, so it was only around 40£. Whenever I record with it there is a ...
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Is there an easy way to mix headphones and mic into one output for recording purposes?

I’d like to have a portable setup that I can use to record conference calls for work, in particular I want to cover the cases where I want or need to use headphones. I often use more than one kind of ...
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How to launch clips from instrument in Ableton Live to USB audio interface for recording

I am trying to record for YouTube and a podcast with a dynamic mic plugged into a 2-channel Presonus USB audio interface. I would also like to launch audio clips from a Monome grid 64-key controller ...
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Vocal recording sounds like two voices. Can it be removed?

A vocal recording I made for a gaming let's play somehow sounds like 2 voices are going at the same time. It sounds robotic and extremely annoying, and I don't know how it happened, since my ...
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Cubase LE - why don't VST instruments "stick" when recording?

When inserting VST instruments (Halion, MT Power Drums, etc), I can hear them just fine in my monitors and all looks well. But when I record they leave only empty waveforms, and when I stop recording, ...
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Electrical hum?

The Issue Getting a hum in audio recording (ACX) When I move the mic around in the room it gets stronger or weaker in certain areas (where I know a power cable runs to a plug or through the wall) I ...
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Audio Files of Interviews with Overlapping Questions/Responses

I do transcription for several customers. In the last few months one company has been submitting audio files that have a glitch in which the interview starts out normally and then as it progresses ...
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Strange POP and loss of audio during Logic playback...?

First, I apologize if this is too vague a question for this group -- I'm perplexed and I don't have much data to work with. I think it's probably impossible to solve, given the limited data, but I ...
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Modify voice recording so that the original voice cannot be recovered

I have a voice recording. I want to modify it to have a different voice but to keep the intonational shifts and the pauses between the words. I want to be sure that the original voice cannot be ...
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Why does my NI Komplete Audio 6 have very low input volume? [closed]

I have an Audio Technica AT4040 connected to a recently purchased Komplete Audio 6. I used to use this same microphone with a Digi 003 and Pro Tools and it was always very sensitive... I could hear ...
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Why is the recording level on my DAW different than on my audio interface?

I am new to audio recording. I am trying to record a podcast and I read that the "gain" should be set in such a way that the sound level is around -12 dB. However, when the meter on my audio ...
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Minifuse only taking Mono Input

I have an Arturia MiniFuse 2 and a digital keyboard. I'm trying to record my keyboard into my MiniFuse which is relatively straightforward - quarter inch to quarter inch cable, from the stereo output ...
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Iphone listen through headphones while recording through its microphone?

Can’t find a simple solution to this. I have prepared a clicktrack for the singers in my chorus. For a singer who only has an iphone, is it possible to listen through headphones, and simultaneously ...
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Recording microphone audio only on iPad

Apologies if this has been asked before. I currently use an iPad with iPadOS 16.6 and record audio using the built-in recording software on the iPad. Is there any way to be able to record only ...
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Why am I getting a high pitched whine in my output?

I have the following set up: Roland Fantom 8 -> Mac via USB & Mixer via 1/4 Mono Mac -> Mixer via usb to 2x 1/4 cable When Ableton Live is running, and the Fantom is connected to the mac &...
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What distortions are present in this audio file?

I have the following audio file : https://vocaroo.com/1nF67OiFA9hm I'd like to know what kind of distortions are present so that I can reproduce those on other "clean" speech. Thanks
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Recording student questions in small class 20-30 people

I'm building a classroom that's set up to record in person lectures for online content. I want to capture the presenter and have an option of grabbing the audience if there's a question asked or a ...
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Drums sound great on Mixer but Awful on DAW

First off, my gear: Drum Kit: Odery Fluence (with very old heads) Mics: SM57 (snare), MB/Dk4 Drum Pack Audio Technica (toms), CAD KBM412 (kick drum) Mixer:Behringer Eurorack UB2442FX-PRO Audio ...
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TS vs balanced TRS cable: does it make any difference, with a mono signal?

Is there any difference in using a TS cable or a balanced TRS cable (pictured below) if you're carrying a mono signal (for example, an output from an audio card or an instrument)? My understanding is ...
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Unknown polar pattern on MXL 990 mic

I just got MXL 990 Heritage Edition, for recording guitar and vocals. However, when opening the box I saw the polar pattern on the box. It's something like this. It doesn't fully resemble a cardioid ...
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Cannot get REAPER on Linux to record from PipeWire via EasyEffects

I have a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (version 3, if I recall correctly). I'm running: Pop! OS 22.04 LTS ("Jammy") -- approximately = Ubuntu 22.04 pipewire (-jack, -pulse, -alsa, et al) 0.3.71~...
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Recording - Unwanted Vibration / Rumble

Using a Sennheiser MKH50 (high-pass filter on) to a Millennia HV-35P preamp (gain 85%), I sometimes get unwanted sounds in the form of vibrations / rumbles. Example below in a 4 second clip that has ...
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How to diagnose Clarett 2Pre USB phantom power issues?

I have a Clarett 2Pre USB that I am suspecting may be malfunctioning. My setup: Electric guitar w/ passive pickups -> Radial J48 -> Clarett 2Pre USB input (1 or 2, doesn't matter). 48V button ...
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Can I acousticly shield a mic from one side?

I recently got into ambient recording and bought an inexpensive Zoom H1N. I did some test recordings at max gain to see what it would pick up. I aimed at a small fountain in my garden, from some ...
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How do I shout into my mic without distortion?

I have an Audiotechna AT2020 USB condenser microphone hooked up to my computer. When I'm recording sometimes I may shout or scream and my microphone goes all grainy and distorted. So I'm just ...
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Fix audio sample rate/clocking issue

I tracked a session today (48 kHz) where I ended up switching my sample rate half-way through down to 44.1 kHz (playing something on the internet that was playing back slow). I don't think I changed ...
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Is it possible to perform noise reduction using multiple recordings?

I have an interview recorded using a Zoom H1n audio recorder and and two DSLR internal mics. Is there a way that I can use all three tracks in some sort of noise reduction process that looks for the ...
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Can I retrieve sound from laptop speakers that has been cancelled unintentionally while recording from a microphone?

Is it possible to retrieve any sound from laptop speakers which has been cancelled unintentionally while recording from a microphone in Windows 7? I left the option to remove speakers' "...
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Si Performer Soundcraft 2 Recording Main output L&R

I am doing sound for a musical at our school in exactly 6 days, and we are planning on recording it. But last year when they recorded the annual musical, we used direct output from mixbus 6 and took ...
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Is there a standard input voltage range for digital audio recording hardware?

If I'm recording digital audio on, say, a computer, whether I'm using a built-in line input jack or some fancy audio interface (assume I'm talking about post-gain amplification in the interface if it ...
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Installing Muse Plugins Fx On Audacity [closed]

I want to install the Muse Hub plugin suite specifically for noise filtering and other real time effects, but as a beginner I can't really figure it out and I didn't find any useful tutorials that ...
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The output from my synthesizer is only 32 kHz. Is there any reason to record at a higher fidelity?

I'm doing some recordings off of a vintage Roland SC-55 MIDI synthesizer which is capable of 16-bit @ 32 kHz. Is there any reason to record the audio at 44.1 or 48 kHz in my recording software or to ...

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