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Why can't I raise the volume of music infinitely?

In other words when I open a music in a sound editor (eg Audacity) I'm presented with a waveform. Then I can raise the volume up to a point where the wave turns into a full block. Why can't the ...
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Sharing audio interface (external sound card) with two computers on network

I have Audioengine A5+ speakers connected to the main output of a USB audio interface, which is in turn connected to a Windows computer on the LAN. Could I share this USB audio interface with another ...
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Filter Audio Output from Audio Input

First time asking a question on SE; Google and old SE questions have always gotten me by before. :) I think this is the right place to ask. Background: I'm working with linux (ultimately an RPi, ...
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How to record Sounds from Trains without being spotted?

there i am recording for like 2 years my train rides. Sometimes people look at me weird because i record audio/Video. Are there any tricks how not to be spotted?
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Show the differences between two similar audio files using graphical method

I have two audio files in wav format, one of them has some noise because I have modified some bits inside the file. I can just play those files using audio player and other people could hear the ...
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Building an AES50 stage snake

Recently I had the opportunity to see how AES50 works in action with the Behringer X32 and two S16 digital snakes connected together with a Cat6 cable. I did a ton of research on AES50 and wasn't able ...
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Mid-range Frequency Mixing

I use FL for scoring and hip hop music production. `My question is, Are there DEFINITIVE numerical frequencies within the 700-4000hz range that ought be raised or diminished to get a sound that ...
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Sending multiple audio signals out of one computer

I'm looking to send multiple (5-7) audio signals out of my computer to separate speakers. Is there an interface that will allow me to play different audio on different speakers? Each audio signal is ...
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should I ground the mixer?

I have a mackie mix8 mixer, which comes with a cheap power supply that generates a loud hum (at least I think so -- I don't have a different power supply at the moment to verify) I noticed that if I ...
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Does the RODE Lav mic need a pre-amp?

I am looking for an inexpensive solution for youtube commentary videos. I came down to the RODE Lavalier, and the RODE SmartLAV+. I don't have an iPhone, so I discovered that you can use any ...
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Split PC audio between 6 Bluetooth headphones?

I'm looking to play a video presentation on a PC, and I'm trying to figure out a way to stream that presentation's audio across 6 Bluetooth headphones. Each headphone would have a USB dongle. Is ...
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How can i route my signal in my computer?

Is there any way to route my DAW's signal to skype ? Or skype to daw ?
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400 Watt or 700 Watt Speacker is best choice for special room?

I‌ want to buy a 12-inch dB‌ series Opera 512 DX Speaker that be a 400 watt speaker or Opera 712 DX that be a 700 watt speaker for a room with 90 Square Meter Area and has a height of 3 Meter. The ...
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Recording quality has significant noise

I have a Foucsrite scarlet solo and a bheringer C-1 microphone. I'm recording with a Acer laptop (which has a i5 cpu) which should be more than capable to power this setup. The problem is the quality ...
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How we hear sound computer vs human experiment -amplitude and volume-Interesting

Suppose everything I will say from now on: We open song-A from youtube(1 computer) in 5 tabs(5 same songs started same time) with same volume.By intrigue and test it will act like same song only ...
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Microphone and Technique Suggestions for Recording Audiences?

I want to record an audience (people sounds), in rooms about 50 to 100 people. My main mic (Speaker) has 1.m distance from the audience mic, and I want to install the audience mic in 1.5m Height. I ...
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USB recording and RCA Stereo recording, which of them is better?

I worked with Smart Volume Management (SVM or normalizing sound) that be a capability of Creative Sound Card for Live Music Recording (we have one mixer and two mics on two separate line we get the ...
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Connecting Instruments to an Audio Interface

My plan is as follows: I have a Yamaha CP300 stage piano, a Yamaha silent violin and a microphone. I want to be able to record the original sounds from the instruments with e.g. Garageband. Im using a ...
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What is “Pilot mode” in wireless systems?

I've Sennheiser wireless microphone, that has option Pilot mode and "Squelch". I have read here : About Squelch: An FM receiver generates a high level of broadband noise when it's not receiving a ...
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Why would different releases of the same song sometimes be out-of-sync?

You can have a song that was released on an artist album, and the same song released as a single (I'm talking about CDs in this example). These different versions of the same song can differ in ...
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Shure mic input misunderstanding

So I bought this dynamic shure microphone : https://www.amazon.fr/gp/product/B00FXO5CEW/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 I've tried using it on a karaoke app (Smule) on my mobile phone....
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Looking for Sound/Voice advice for an Audio Clip I'm editing in Pro Tools!

Im new to audio production and I am creating a cartoon for youtube. I was wondering if anyone could listen to this audio clip and tell me why it doesnt sound very good. Then let me know what I can ...
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Confusing choice of audio-production PC

EBay Image-line The sites above give the tips on how to decide on audio-production PC. But they accent different things - the first one says CPU is not that important, while another places it on ...
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How can I align multiple audio files with overlapping using python?

I need to align multiple audio files with different overlapping regions. Is there a python/command line library that does so?
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Why am I getting weird buzzing that makes no sense?

I'm running a mic into a small mixing board, and then taking the signal from the headphone jack on the board and running it into a laptop. Well, specifically, the mic port on the docking bay of the ...
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What audio formats and codecs are used for YouTube videos?

I'm looking for an official YouTube page that lists all of the audio formats and codecs used for YouTube videos. I can only find information posted by unofficial sources without citing their source ...
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Does converting mp3 to wav make sense with regard to timing accuracy?

Think about a program where it is mission critical to sync audio playback with text being displayed on the screen. And timing of this sync must be perfect. Currently, I am having all sorts of trouble ...
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Windows Media Player 12 idiosyncratic (?) ripping/encoding behavior, mp3s [closed]

Hopefully I'm in the right section, please ignore/delete if not! I've noticed that it sometimes, for some albums, or even songs, WMP 12 doesn't even remotely offer the predicted 20.5kHz cutoff ...
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How to deal with clipping in important data

I am working on a research project and I was required to record a few seconds audio from a few volunteers in a studio. When I checked the recordings I realized the audio was clipped in important ...
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Faulty TRS jack question

I purchased a new JBL Nano Patch+ volume control which sits between my computer audio output and a set of Yamaha HS7 monitors. The jack in the left audio output needs to sit slightly recessed out the ...
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is it possible to isolate the organ sound in this mp3 file

I am a senior lady with some computer skills. However, I am new to audio. My husband of 58 years just passed away and I am going through my computer & realizing that I must pass on to my 4 ...
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How to batch demux sound from videos to mp3 or aac

I have more then 1000 videos that i want to use for radio over Shoutcast. Recommend a software to batch demux audio from video files to mp3 or aac. Video are original formats for TV broadcasting so ...
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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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