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Vocal recording difficulties with certain frequencies

I've been trying to record some vocals for a song on my laptop. It's the first time I've ever recorded vocals with my own laptop, and I've run into some problems. I used two different mics to test my ...
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At which sound frequency does Youtube decide to compress?

Are the YouTube's 40 kHz videos real? Does YouTube allow such high frequency sound videos without compressing them? Specifically this video. Thank you.
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Using Phenyx Pro IEM system 500 MHz in Italy [closed]

I want to use my Phenyx Pro IEM PTM-10 system for my band when we play at a wedding in Italy 2024. The frequency range is 555-575 MHz. Would anyone be able to tell me if I can use this without a ...
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Need help with separating piano track by note/frequency

Preface First off, I am an absolute beginner when it comes to audio software and processing in general, so apologies in advance for any misused or incorrect terminology. Intro I would like to take a ...
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How to consistently increase or decrease the volume of a chosen harmonic frequency

For the following instrument, I need to change the volume of one harmonic, where its frequency is not static. Please see the image for example. If I wanted to give Number 3 a +6dB boost, I could not ...
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Split audio by frequency

I would like recode wav files from stereo to 4 channels - front channels with low frequencies and back channels with high frequencies only; to store wav files on DLNA server and play on receiver in bi-...
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Vocal Microphone: How critical is published frequency range?

I'm looking to acquire a vocal microphone for a bass singer who can hit a reliable F1 (about 44 Hz). Points where the singer reaches down to this F1 would be some of the highlights of a performance. ...
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What amplitude ratio to achieve "sound pressure level" ratio?

I would like to create a sound with three sine waves. The first sine wave is the fundamental frequency (f0), the second wave is a harmonic (f2), the third is also a harmonic (f4) of the base frequency....
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What's the point of drivers that can produce frequencies that humans can't hear? [duplicate]

Why companies advertise drivers with frequencies that most humans can't hear? I saw some headphones that says they can produce 10Hz-25kHz. I even saw one that can go up to 40kHz. Music formats also ...
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Change audio's frequency, but still sound similar

I have some WAV format audio files with a frequency of 48Khz and I want to load them into the program I'm making. The program however only accepts up to 44.1Khz (CD music quality) due to hardware ...
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44100 Hz encoded in 24bit vs 16bit

I'm learning the basics of audio recording and mastering and I was thinking to some of my purchased audio collection. I have some assumptions that I feel may be incorrect or incomplete and would like ...
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Microphone with wider frequency range or higher sensitivity for better qualtiy?

For instance I've put my eye on two mics (cardioid condenser ones). One has -90dB sensitivity and frequency range of 20 - 20 000 Hz. The other on has -46dB sensitivity and frequency of 50 - 15 000 Hz....
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Subliminal messages in MP3

I have purchased a set of MP3 files (with classical and binaural music) that claims to have embedded in them messages at a frequency that people cannot hear -- i.e., subliminal messages (these are for ...
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Why can I hear this beep at 6 kHz and others cannot?

During a studio recording, I heard a beep and paused the recording. I played it back and neither the actress, sound technician, or assistant director could hear it. I imagined that it could be the ...
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Recording sound and getting the frequency of any given point

Not entirely sure if this question goes on this site, but I think it covers this one more than the others. I need to record some audio of human speech and find the frequency of the audio at least 100 ...
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What's the lowest analog audio sound that a CD/44.1kHz audio system can make?

CDs, and other 44.1kHz sampling audio systems, can produce a maximum sound frequency of 20khz in the analog audio range (I'm not sure how the maths goes, but that's apparently true). My question is, ...
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VCV Rack - what is the maximum frequency deviation for FM?

On VCO-1, the amount of FM can be controlled by the "FM CV" knob, which ranges from 0%-100%. I'd like to know the frequency deviation that VCV uses at 100% modulation. I did a few tests to try to ...
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Does the .wav file created from a .mp3 file have better quality than the .mp3 file itself?

A .wav file created from a .mp3 file has the same frequency domain plot as the mp3 file itself. However, the .wav file created from .mp3 file has larger file size. According the post https://...
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Can steady-state noise contain a fundamental frequency?

I am doing speech-in-noise testing. We use the so-called matrix test. The Flemish/Dutch version of this test features a female speaker. I ran some sentences through 'Praat' and it provided me with a ...
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How do you change the equalisation of an individual song/audio?

I've been looking for weeks, and I have nowhere else to turn to. I really thought this would be very simple to find, but I'm looking for any type of software that has a 5 band equaliser, that allows ...
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Is it possible to seperate an audio file into each frequency of it automatically?

So lets say I have an audio file, "hello.mp3". I want to split this file into all of its frequencies, so if the audio file contains 12hz, 412hz and 200hz, I get files containing those frequencies.
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What is the true definition for the length of a pulse (impulse-type sounds)?

What defines the length of a pulse (impulse-type sounds)? i.e. snaps, pops, crackles, bangs, bumps, and rattles. The following 4 pulses are all white noise sustained for 37 ms, but each pulse has a ...
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What would cause a recording to have a completely symmetric frequency plot?

I'm developing software that receives PCM audio data and converts it to a WAVE file. The audio stream has the following characteristics: 16 bit signed integers 6000 frames sent every 1/8th seconds, ...
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How do I shift the frequency of a track by x Hz?

I have been meditating using binaural beats for some time. I was wondering if the effects could be achieved by using an audio track instead of a static noise. My idea was to take a song, convert it ...
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What frequency / quality for voice clips?

I am looking at making some voice clips for teaching languages. I am using Audacity, but am not sure what settings to use. Many people recommend 44,100Hz for regular music recordings. Is this also the ...
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How do I fix the frequency of my audio?

I am editing some audio files of an existing game. The current frequency rate Im using is 6500hz and the music sounds pretty bad. P. D If I use 44100hz there will be a lot of noise. I am using ...
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Audio spectrum analysis: PC Software vs Hardware Spectrum Analyzer

I need to do some audio spectrum analysis (basically, listening to a machine and tell if it is properly calibrated). I will record the sound it makes with a microphone (it sounds differently if it is ...
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Conditional math (intersection) to join two audio tracks

I do not want the difference. I want the intersection of frequencies. The problem: I have two audio files. One of the files (A) contains the vocals and drums. The other file (B) contains the vocals ...
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What does 100Hz 12dB per octave mean?

I have been trying to understand what 100Hz 12dB per octave means in a low pass filter. What does it really mean in full details? Any material can be of help.
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7 band EQ frequencies for full-track playback?

I used to have a Mackie analog mixer, but I've switched over to using a midi controller (Launch Control XL), and I'm not limited by the 5 bands that existed on the Mackie (low cut, 80, 250, 800, 2500, ...
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Extract wavelengths or frequencies out of a recorded sound

I have recorded 1 minute of almost silent in woods. there is mostly wind and grass moving sounds. Is there any way to extract wavelength ranges out of it? I only need to know the numbers. I don't want ...
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Intensity, amplitude, frequency, and perceived loudness

If we were to measure loudness solely as a property of amplitude, then high frequency sounds, which contain high energy, would have the same value as low frequency sounds, which contain low energy. On ...
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How much sound quality will I lose using a headphone which works only with frequencies above 80Hz? [closed]

I don't mean like... voice messages, but, music! Specially blues, metal and rock which tend to have lower pitch tones.
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Purely Mechanical Acoustic Frequency Converter

I'm an electrical guy, so I know how to make a frequency converter electrically. Or by using software through resampling, etc. My mechanical understanding of the world is much more lacking. What I'm ...
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Frequency modulation with sound instead of radio waves

I would like to be able to hear a simulation of what the actual radio waves sound like, should I be able to hear them directly. I understand the math of frequency modulation, and am willing to make ...
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What's the name for the type of x-axis scale used in frequency graphs?

I'm talking about the way the spacing between frequencies typically shrinks as the x-axis increases on frequency graphs. For example, in the graph below, the leftmost (labelled) x-axis interval ...
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Why can I hear 120 BPM, but not 2 Hz?

What is the difference between BPM (Beats Per Minute, like what a DJ counts to mix) and Hz (Hertz, like what tuning forks are measured in), other than a factor of 60? Why can I hear a 60 BPM bass ...
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What property of sound disturbs us?

I am not sure if here is the right place to ask my question. But I will ask. I want to build some kind of sound detector circuit to prevent sleeping baby from disturbances. But, it should detect ...
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How can I avoid the pop at the end of a file containing a pure frequency?

For a personal project, I need to generate a track that contains a single, pure frequency. My method for this involves generating a single tone using Audacity, and exporting the file. The wave ...
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Automatic EQ creation to get similar frequence response from two sources?

Is there some kind of plugin / tool (preferably ladspa, lv2 or at least open source) to compare two recordings of an identical source, done with two different mics & recorders and create an ...
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Frequency distribution graphs in music

I'm quite a newb when it comes to anything audio-related but am playing with programming a spectrum-visualiser. I chunked the signal into 50 bars, each representing another frequency-band. One thing ...
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Need help recording ultrasonic frequencies with microphone

I am working on a project; detecting the sounds made by pests in stored grain while eating. I know that the ultrasonic disturbances occur when the pests tear the materials during feeding. I need a ...
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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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Bubbly/Wet Sounds with FM synthesis

Here's an example: (wet/bubbly sounds all throughout, particularly in first 10 seconds) I'm wondering if anybody knows any tricks on producing these kinds of sounds, ...
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What frequencies does the master volume increase?

If standard eq knobs on a stereo boost or cut the amplitude of specific frequencies does the volume knob adjust the amplitude of all possible frequencies? Is there a range of frequencies different ...
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How to calculate our hearing frequency

If we have an object which produces sound with approx. 120 kHz (i.e. bat). And let's say that we record this sound with sample rate of 44,1 kHz (assuming that we do not know about Nyquist theorem). ...
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From simple to advanced mix techniques

In a few words, I know how to mix a fairly simple track (drums, bass, guitar, vocals...). This means that I know how to blend things together because each "instrument" is quite easy to isolate in ...
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Scales vs. Harmonic Notes

If an ambient sound is to be generated with specific frequencies, would it, in general, sound better if those frequencies are notes selected from a specific scale, or frequencies that are all harmonic ...
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How to shift frequency of whole audio file?

How can I shift the frequency of a whole audio file. So as if there was a sound at 500 Hz and I wanted to shift the audio by 50 Hz, that sound would then be at 550 Hz, and a sound at 1000 Hz would be ...
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Feedback loop frequency

Is their an average frequency range of a feedback loop. One created by a speaker and a mic to be slightly more specific.
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