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Soundbarrier material

I want to construct sound barier that separates two rooms. Barrier will fill gap in the thin doors. I was thinking about sandwitching some material between two transculet plexiglass sheets. I had few ...
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Emulating tape distortion of low-level audio signals

I'm working on a tape echo emulation in Reaktor, and I've based the frequency response, tape speed warble, high-amplitude saturation and tape hiss on a paper I found about the Roland Space Echo. ...
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Reduction of Reverberation Time in a home studio from blankets, textile, and foam

I am setting up a home studio in an empty closet with a dynamic or condenser microphone. Recordings have some echo and I would like to reduce reverberation time by about 75% to be barely noticeable. ...
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Is your own voice cancelled during video calling?

I'm currently learning about active noise cancellation for headphones. I was wondering if this technology is also used for video calls. During video calling I can't hear myself (that's good), but why ...
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How make my microphone not pick up the sounds my PC is playing?

I have been messing around in audacity, and I found a rather cool phenomenon which I want to fix. When I set up live playback in audacity, I noticed when that when I turn up my mic sensitivity, a ...
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Blue Snowball Ice usb mic has echo sound

I use the Blue Snowball Ice usb mic. I have put mic around 6 - 12 inches from my mouth. I have used screen cast ometic Normalize and Reduce Noice functionalities of that tool. But I can hear a big ...
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How do I make my voice not echo in audacity?

I record in a room were my voice echos and I need help so my voice does not echo My mic is a blue snowball and my recording software is audacity.
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Is there a software tool or web service to detect problems in speech recordings?

I am looking for a software/library or a web service/API that can detect problems in short samples of recordings of speech. For example echo, clipping, pop, background noise... Do you know of any ...
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Audio input echoing in audacity, but not from the direct line

So it should be clear from the title that I have no idea what I'm doing, but I'll try and explain as best I can. When I listen to the output of my mixer, it sounds perfect, crystal clear. But when I ...
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What's this echo-like effect called and can I achieve it in Audacity?

I recently heard an example of an effect I'd really like to learn how to reproduce. It's like a combination of a fade out and echo/reverb used to link from one bit of audio to another, e.g. in a radio ...
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How do echoes work?

I am not a sound engineer, but this site looks like there may be someone who can answer a question I have today. On a nostalgia site about Freeport, Texas--where I was a child sixty years ago--someone ...
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(How) can I remove this special echo in a specific recording

Is there any possibility to remove the echo in my audio recording (seehear short example on soundcloud)? How? Details The audio recording is from a Skype session. The echo is very bad, but also ...
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Voice sounds uneven after noise removal?

After noise removal my voice sounds uneven if volume is more than 40.There are many ups and downs and also there are echos sort of thingy. https://clyp.it/sh3t0aoz (with noise removal) https://clyp....
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Find the delay between an "almost" echoing signal in a recoding

I use the SoundWire software with an Android phone(audio over network), that's all good but, there is a delay. What I want to know is how much of a delay it is between the audio coming from my ...
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Distorted sound and echo while recording with Audacity and loopback in ubuntu

I want to do a recording of radio news with background music which fades in and fades out while I am reading. I don't have proper device, so I decide to enable loopback mode, so that I can record ...
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Inexpensive, easily-removable ways of reducing echo in a room (see 360° image)

I just moved into this office (see my 360° photo here!) with a wood floor and vaulted ceiling, and I want to record videos in here, but the surfaces are creating too much of an echo. When recording, ...
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Speaker and Mic echo problem

I am new to this community. I don't know if my question is On topic or not. I am dealing with a GSM modem. This is a kind of modem which works exactly like our phone. It is mainly used for call ...
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Add modal resonance to voice over

I am working with actor video where he unfortunately recorded on-screen in a room and off-screen in an almost anechoic space. While I have been able to get rid of a lot of the frequency differences ...
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Home Studio Echo Problem

I've got a room 5x4x2,5 m set up for a Home Studio. Before it was a much larger room that I made smaller by using plasterboard with insulating material. Now in the room I've got some forniture on ...
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"Filling" drum sound

I'm looking for a technical description of how a particular drum sound can be made. Prodigy have it at 15th second in for couple of seconds soloing. I think those are ...
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High-pitch, tinny echo in large room

I live in a one bedroom flat which is split across floors. Upstairs is my bedroom, and downstairs is my kitchen, living room, bathroom and so forth - the downstairs is conjoined into a single room, ...
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Simple space effect in Audacity on Mac OS X

How to create a simple sound effect which makes the sound go from the left ear to the right and so on, in a "perpetual" loop (preferably with Audacity on Mac OS X)?
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How to remove echo-like noise from recording?

I recorded an interview for transcription. For a reason I don't know there is a very annoying effect in the recording which I would like to get rid of: Every 0.5-second segment or so is recorded twice....
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Filter Reverb and Echo at the time of recording in Audacity or any other software

I am recording video lectures. The sound in those lectures must be clear from outside noises and also any echo/reverb. At my home I have only one room where the traffic sound and other sounds (barking ...
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How to improve live sound within poor stage layout?

A local venue has live music for rock bands, but the sound is very muddy and unclear. I think a lot of the sound problems are due to the position of the stage, which is push back into the wall, like ...
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Voice echoing in audacity?

How do I do the following effect. In this video : At 1 minute exactly, there is a voice echo when the kid is being bullied. How did they do those echos. How could ...
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Creating sounds that take place in a wide, rock, canyon? How do I make this sound more authentic?

Just looking for general tips. I'm not asking you to do my job for me.
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Logic Pro - Remove Leftover Echo

How do I cancel the leftover echos after I pause a track? I can mute the track but when I un-mute it's still there.
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Outdoor Reverb/Delay?

I'm doing some sound design for a scene that takes place outside in front of a farmhouse, but all of the sound for it is being recorded indoors. I've got the outdoor ambiance sounds covered just fine, ...
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Reproducing a reverb/echo

This question is pretty specific so i'm not sure if this question will be appreciated or not, apologies if not. Let's start with a little background: I'm trying to record my voice and and using ...
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Acoustic treatment for glass

I have searched for a bit but haven't found much on this but maybe some of you have fixed a similar problem in the past: Can I put something over glass to make it anechoic? It's a long shot, but I ...
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Real-time audio effects in Windows

I am looking for instructions on how to setup a real time reverb or echo effects on a PC. Searching did not yield any obvious winners, so if someone can recommend a setup that is easy and works well (...
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What kind of mic to record prod. sound in an enclosed trailer?

What kind of mic would you use to record production sound in an enclosed trailer? It's a relatively small metal trailer the size of a UHaul. It might be echo'ey so would a shotgun be less effective ...
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After modifying the tempo of a recording I get a echo/ripple -- how do I remove that?

I have recordings of several sentences in foreign language. I want to slow down the speaking to hear it more clearly so I adjusted the tempo. This works but I get a echo/ripple. How can I remove that? ...
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sE Electronics Reflexion to improve field recording

Today, while in the shower, I was thinking about all the things I could record in my own home with my h4n (thanks largely to the inspiration from the Sounds of Star Wars book, which EVERYONE who's ...
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How do I remove echo from an audio recording?

I'm working with the audio file of a drama recorded in a hall where most of the dialog has an echo. Not as bad as a stadium echo, but significant nonetheless. Since it is in the foreign language, I ...
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What to record in a 2-mile tunnel.

I just got back from a trip where there was a 2-mile long railroad tunnel which part of a railroad track that was later made into a mountain-bike trail. Needless to say I brought my recording ...