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Difference between car audio system and portable speaker

I designed a circuit which would turn on LEDs with intensity of the music (music reactive LEDs). I tested this using a portable Chinese speaker and it worked amazing. This makes me think that the ...
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Car & Two Wheeler Simulator Sound

We are a small startup based out of India and are looking at making an ultra low cost but realistic Two wheeler and Car Simulator for Indian villages. In our attempt, we are looking at providing ...
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Wiring 2x subwoofers down to 1 or 0.5 ohm on a 2 ohm verified amplifier? [closed]

This is strictly a hypothetical question. I have a 2600W peak monoblock amplifier for my car, which is rated at 1000W at 2 ohm. I am currently wiring my subwoofers to the amplifier like this: What ...
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Designing a sub-woofer enclosure - suitable for an amateur?

This may not exactly be the correct place to get this answered, but i'd rather try and get info from professional audio engineers than from random petrol-heads - please tell me if i am off-topic. I ...
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Should i buy amplifiers? [closed]

i'm gonna buy some speakers to my car. I got a regular radio. My doubt is: do i need to buy amplifier? Or just the speakers would be enough and right?
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Accurately recording both voice and engine sound

I have just bought a ZOOM H5 in an effort to make my videos a bit less amateur. I have a project in mind which requires me to be talking in a (loud convertable sports) car whilst driving. SO There ...
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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 ...
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Looking for sound effects of old vintage cars, circa 1950's to 1960's

I am part of a post crew doing the sound for a feature documentary, set between the 1950's and the 1960's. Throughout the movie there is a wide variety of period cars ranging from army jeeps, to ford ...
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Anyone know similar software like audiomotors?

Anyone know similar software like "audiogaming audiomotors" ? This stuff very good but too expensive for me. Thanks the answers.
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Looking fo a Hummer H2 SFX Pack

So I am looking for a SFX pack/library specifically of a Hummer H2. If I could get access to the actual car (especially the one from the film but it was shot international) I would record it myself. ...
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Freefield/Anechoic Car Recordings

Does anyone know of any freely available or available to purchase "anechoic/freefield" recordings of a car engine and/or rolling tyre noise at a known speed. Not fully anechoic of course, there can be ...
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Car Chase with old car

Hello everyone, I'm actually working on an animated movie, and there is a car chase with old cars. What types of vehicles can I choose to have a sound which sounds like an old car, and that is at ...
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New Electric Cars and Sounds.

I forgot where I came across a video about the new electric Audi cars and the sounds. Now I do think the sounds they make for the vehicles are really cool and interesting. But why the constant push ...
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Sound editing - car misfueled, what sort of sound?

Hello! My first post here, but Ive been a long-time background user. I have a scene in a film I'm working on, and a car is mis-fueled (petrol put into a diesel car) I dont drive (yet) and I havn't ...
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Racing games: HOW?

Hello dear sound friends, I'm currently working on the sound of a IPhone game that has both Bike and Car races. It's a very simple game and my structure here wouldn't allow a recording session as ...
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What is your favorite car sound?

I have been navigating the archives of SSD and noticed that a lot of people have posted queries about their favorite sounds from films. I am always fascinated with how we make these sounds and what ...
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Creating a car engine sound

I need to create a somewhat cartoony sound of a small vehicle (truck) engine idling, speeding up, and coming to an abrupt stop. Short of recording a vehicle, is there any way I can synthesize a basic ...
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Release mechanism for car drop session

Hello, we are doing a car drop session and everything else has been already planned apart from one last thing. I haven´t been able to find any reasonable system for the release mechanism that connects ...
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Car Chase SFX Library Recommendation

I am cutting a Car Chase scene for a student, spec commercial. All of the libraries I look at only have SFX for doors and car drive bys, etc. There wasn't a budget for on set recording/ or wild ...
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Getting hit by a car

I'm currently the sound designer of a short movie which has a scene where a girl gets hit by a car while the car is doing donuts around her. Meaning that the car goes fairy slow. Any ideas on how I ...
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Car tyre & surface recording without engine sound.

Car tyre & surfaces recording without engine sound. I want to record different surfaces in average speed (Gravel, tarmac, mud, water, sand, etc...). Any ideas ?
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Can you recommend suction-cup microphone holder ?

Can you recommend suction-cup microphone holder ? Recording cars etc...
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Lavalier microphones for various uses

Hello, I'm looking for a lavalier microphone which can make recordings of rifle, car and other vehicles... I know the DPA 4060 but I found on the Internet countryman C3, Rode lavalier, AKG, Audio-...
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Smashing a car windshield

Tomorrow I'll be micing the interior of this beat-up car where the windshield is going to be smashed in with a golf club by the main character. I was thinking about micing the interior with an sm57 ...
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Big Love Series Finale - Barb's New Car Scene - How'd they get such clean dialogue?

So, I was watching the series finale to Big Love last night and the three sister wives were riding down the highway in, I think, a Mini Cooper with the top dropped down. The dialogue was absolutely ...
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Car Sounds Creation

Hey, I have a question about how to make nice, thick, tough car sounds. I have some good recordings of car sounds and was wondering if there are any good techniques to beef them up and make them ...