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Cable vs wireless connection from amplifier to speaker

I would like to understand the implications of wired versus wireless sound signal transmission. Say, the signal originates from a source and arrives to an amplifier via cable. Is there a difference if ...
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Removing vocals using multiple versions of the same song

I have 4 tracks that are exactly the same, except that each one has vocals in a different language. I know how to remove center-panned vocals, but is there any way to remove them that takes advantage ...
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How to make a Wet/Dry or A/B mix control using Logic X (10.2.2) bus and mixer?

Here's what I have going in lieu of a wet/dry mix knob. I'm using the pre-fader send and a submix bus to mix my clean and effected (outboard) signal. I'd rather assign a single knob to handle each ...
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Can't remove vocal from a specific song

I tried a lot of way to remove the vocal from this song with audacity, but without any good results... I'm very new to this and perhaps not doing it right, but I think it may be the case of the song ...
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Yamaha 02R V1 console [closed]

I have a Yamaha 02R V1 mixer I'm trying to connect it to the speakers I have here at home they are connected to a receiver how can I get sound from the mixer to the receiver to use the system I ...
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Website for audio equipment specifications?

I'm looking for a website where I can compare audio equipment just by specification listings. A lot of times, I notice that several specifications are either incomplete or meaningless (looking at you, ...
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Listen to guitar using audio interface

I plug my Alesis Core 1 via usb into my PC. It appears as a recording device, if I right click on that and go into advanced and then click "Listen to this device", although I can hear my guitar there ...
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Where can I find an Audio project file from feature film as an example?

I'm an independent filmmaker, and I'm trying to improve my sound design skills for my next project. Have any of you come across a post or a website where a sound designer has uploaded an audio project ...
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Notification sound that sounds decent over a low quality connection?

I'm a programmer without any real audio engineering experience playing around with procedural audio generation. I need to create a notification sound that sounds decent/not-horrible over a potentially ...
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difference between playback volume and track volume?

http://www.mediamonkey.com/sw/webhelp/frame/index.html?volumeleveling.htm What's the difference between the two?
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How to remove hiss from mp4 video?

So I'm working on a project and apparently I'm deaf because I've spent hours editing video and listening to myself talk. The problem I'm having is that there's a hiss in words like 'class' and every ...
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Right channel minus left channel?

I have music with voice on left channel and just music on right (WAV 16 bit). I want to distinguish ONLY VOICE from file. I think it's some like left channel - right channel = voice, but i don't know ...
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Tool/Software to Bookmark Positions in Audio

I'm listening to many different, and quite lengthy, audios (lectures spanning 4-5 hours) and am not able to finish them in a single sitting. So I'm looking for a tool that lets me bookmark positions ...
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How to split audio in dry and wet audio files if I have the dry version

Say I have the same vocal on 2 tracks one dry and one harmonized with Zplane veilklang 2 CM (the edition of Computer Music). I want to procces the main vocal differently from the harmonized copies of ...
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Grand Audio Engineering/Mixing and Mastering Course? [duplicate]

Does anyone know courses or playlist(s) that shows how to get into the world of mixing, mastering and recording in a progressive manner? I'm a complete newbie and would like to learn but I don't know ...
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Transitioning from post into game audio

I'm a sound designer currently working in audio post and I'm interested in getting into working more in non-linear projects. I've worked on a game and a couple of apps but just on the sound fx and not ...
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“Compress” an AIFF file?

I'm wondering how I can compress several AIFF files to reduce their size at this point I don't care about sound quality, I just need to reduce the file size the problem is that AIFF is an ...
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Will these microphone background nosie solutions work?

I recently discovered that any microphone I plug in generates the same background noise. Some helpful users on Superuser pointed me towards buying a USB soundcard/Preamp to elminate this, and I've ...
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Sending PC audio through mixer sounds messed up

I have been using/playing around with the Behringer Xenyx 802 mixer for patching my PC audio, PS4 audio, and XLR microphone to various places. Mainly into the PC to stream to Twitch, and from the PC ...
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Can one speaker be used as equivalent of two speakers?

I have a two channel audio output device for PC. For some reason one of them is broken down. So, I have logically an one channel audio output device. Can I still use it to hear sound outputs belonged ...
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Connecting electric guitar to XLR

Is it possible and safe to connect my electric guitar to XLR input in my Focusrite - Scarlett Solo? If so, will I be getting worse signal from XLR than instrument input ?
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AAC m4a file corrupted while recording. Can anyone help me recover it? [duplicate]

Recorded an important voice memo on iPhone application. After the recording was stopped, the phone's battery died and AAC file was corrupted. It is 8mb and should play for roughly 45 minutes but the ...
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Need help finding a audio amp

first of all I'm a newbie to the whole audio thing. For the longest time I have been using a pair of speakers with a self build amp (not build by me, but a friend) and I'm using it solely in ...
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Utilizing PCI-E USB extension card for Less latency on Lynx Aurora for Windows

I'm facing a situation, where I have a high end Lynx Aurora 8 A/D and D/A converter, and I was initially running windows 10. I experienced high CPU spikes and problems with audio, but absolutely no ...
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Which spectrogram shows higher quality of the song?

I have two spectrograms of different copies of the same song. I just wanted to know how to tell which one has a greater quality than the other. Could someone help me? I think that the first one has ...
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How can I mix two wireless USB headsets in full duplex?

I'm the editor of an ESPN affiliate website covering an NBA team. I'm shooting video and recording audio for on-court interviews during pregame when there is typically a lot of background noise. My ...
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programming for sound design and music

Does someone have any names of softwares/gears related to sound that allow scripting or/and programming. my list for the moment: Software - Language - Purpose: Ableton Live - ClyphX, Max/MSP - Clip ...
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How to Improve 1-Mic 2-People Video Podcast Audio (with Audience)?

Everyone seems to have unique issues, and I was hoping for some advice. I help out on a video podcast/show, with two people at a table, and currently record them with just a Zoom H6 on a stand ...
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Certain tracks have crazy volume on certain speakers? [duplicate]

I'm a new video editor and I was working on this little promo for work and when I listen to the promo with my editing headphones, or the computer speakers, or master control, everything sounds fine. ...
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how to link audio in and out of several computers together for network training

I want to design and build a device which will take the audio output of several computers ,i.e. a mixer, and feed that output back to the audio inputs of all those computers. The result would be an ...
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What factors play into how piercing a percussive sound is?

So I am working on developing a decently unique metronome app. One of my goals is to optimize the sound that the metronome uses as much as humanly possible. A goal would be that the sound be easily ...
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Connecting multiple audio sources to single pair of passive speakers

An organization I work for received an old pair of Bose speakers as a donation. The speakers themselves are passive, so they need an amplifier. Unfortunately, I can't recall the model number of the ...
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What are the latest Innovative Audio Technologies

Just to get up to date, Do you have any links to websites/blogs, magazine or shops (this could be one specific shop's category) dedicated exclusively to innovative audio technologies (hardware, web, ...
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How to standardize two similar microphones?

I am using two similar microphones for my Active Noise Cancellation project. I need to use the microphone input values in LMS Algorithm,I want to standardize the two microphones, so the iterative ...
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Favourite FREE sound design plug-ins?

Thought it'd be good to have a thread discussing everyones favourite free plug-ins that they use for sound design, everyone likes free. A useful resource for everyone! To get the ball rolling for me ...
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Need help setting up 2 Audio Feed inputs with two seperate auto outputs.

I'm using Scanner Cast and was needing help trying to find the best way to have two different scanner audio feeds that can be uploaded to two scanner cast feeds without each hearing the other. Right ...
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Having volume issues when recording a podcast

When I'm recording a podcast with my two other co-hosts, lately the output sound has been fluctuating to loud and then very quiet levels seeminly randomly. We've replaced the mics and cords with no ...
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Play music through multiple speakers

Hi I'm working on a project where I'd like to hook up about 15 small speakers and play music through them. I'm setting up a haunted path for a halloween party (2016) at my house. I have a long ...
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Help me understand Class-D amplifier intrinsic noise

Introduction I've recently entered the prosumer/pro audio market by buying JBL LSR305 studio monitors and noticed that the tweeters produce constant high-pitched noise (most people apparently call it ...
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Using a mixer with a PC and PS4

I have been looking into using an audio mixer for my PS4 streaming. I am probably going to get a decent XLR microphone to use, and use this mixer, but need a little direction. http://www.amazon.com/...
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multiple files as a single track in a CUE sheet?

Skimmed the CUE spec and the documentation/examples on digitalx.org, but didn't see an answer to my specific question. Thanks for any help in advance. I have several files which contain a number of ...
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Making an internal microphone waterproof

I am incredibly new to audio and was wondering if you guys could help me out. I am trying to find a way of keeping an enclosure watertight whilst picking up audio using a digital surface mount ...
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Looking for Sound Design Masters in Europe [duplicate]

I want to do Masters in Sound Design from Europe. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering. Currently I am working as a software developer in a leading company. Can ...
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Mastering for Android

i'm a sound designer and composer for mobile games, especially casual games for android/ios. i still have to learn a lot about mixing and mastering, but when it comes to mastering for an android game, ...
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Programming a Vectorscope

I'm currently attempting to create a vectorscope that analyzes realtime audio in Javascript using the Web Audio API. During every cycle, the API allows access to the current frequency data and time ...
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Monitors and Audio Interface

I'm getting 2 KRK monitors and I know that the quality of the sound it's a lot better if you are using a audio interface, but my question is, would matter the computer that I have? I mean, would my ...
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Is it possible to have an external fader for controlling a soundboard

My buddy and I run audio for my church, and we had a great idea to mess around with. We wanted to hook up an external slide fader to a boat throttle via some pulleys and springs, and control the whole ...
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Locate similar audio files on your system based on spectral content?

I am looking for an OSX editor software that can take an input file and find similar sounding files on my system based on its spectral content. Any suggestions?
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Mixing many audio files fast and easy

I have to mix audio data for a machine learning task. The setting is the following: I have two folders of tracks. One contains background files with background noise, the other contains files with a ...
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Recording field audio of car engine/exhaust/etc

Ok so to jump right into it, a couple of friends and I picked up an 2014 Audi RS7 and plan to make a commercial/teaser-esque video of it. I have three GoPro hero4 black editions so the video portion ...