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Bzzzz noise on guitar pickup when I plug my computer to external battery power source

I have Jackery battery (220V, 500W) and I want to record my guitar with pickup (Dean Markley Pro Mag Plus Acoustic Guitar Single Coil Pickup) on my Focusrite Scarlett 18i20. When I turn on electricity ...
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Behringer UMC202HD white noise

I just got a Behringer UMC202HD. Thing is there is white noise which is audible when I am plugging my guitar and having high gain on. I am wondering if that's normal for every interface, or should I ...
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Which is better: to get sound from the amplifier with a microphone or to use the REC OUT jack (if it is installed on the amplifier)?

My amp has a REC OUT connector for 1/4 jack. I need to output the sound from the amplifier to the mixer. What is better in my case - use a microphone for this or connect using REC OUT? What are the ...
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Do I need an EQ pedal if I have an audio interface for bass?

I have an audio interface for my bass but I was wondering if I need an EQ pedal even though I have audio and interface.
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Guitar pedal randomly changes tone to a fuzzy sound - how to fix it?

I have a guitar multi-effects pedal (a Boss ME-70). Sometimes I have a tone dialed in, and then it randomly changes sound to a very fuzzy / fat tone. When it does so, a number (usually around 90ish) ...
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Is it possible to create an IR (Impulse Response) file for use as a Low Pass Filter?

Is it possible to create an IR Impulse Response WAV file (FIR speaker cabinet frequency response profile) to simply remove top end from the frequency response of a guitar amp modeller? It requires a '...
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Connecing a stereo reverb pedal into two separate amplifier fx loops

I am using a dual chain Acus acoustic guitar preamplifier equipped with 2 separate FX loops for each channel. https://www.acus-sound.it/en/preamplification/16-stagepre2-di.html I would like to connect ...
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How to connect Focusrite scarlett 2i2 3rd gen to Behringer MS40 Studio monitors? [closed]

Given below are images of the available hardware in my desk setup. PREVIOUS SETUP : Guitar plugged into focusrite through 9mm jack. 2 9mm wire connected between Focusrite and JBL's ( TRS Balanced ) ...
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How do I get rid of hum in mixing desk when guitar plugged in?

I have an rcf f6x mixing desk, whenever I plug in an acoustic guitar I get a weird hum through the speakers, it seems to dissapear when I kill the bass on the guitar eq and the mixer but obviously ...
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Fiber optic guitar, what is it and what are its advantages?

I'm not sure I can ask this kind of question here, but if someone understands the context I would be interested to know if they know more about it. In a fiber optic guitar, the musical notes and ...
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Multitrack recording on mackie pro fx 12v

I'm trying to figure out whether this mixer model suits my needs. I have an electronic drum kit, and an electric guitar which I want to record. The drums need left and right input. The guitar needs a ...
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Recording live guitars and vocals

I am going to record a live show (two acoustic guitars and a voice, small appartment, little to no spectators) and was wondering if my setup for recording this would be good for this. I have a zoom H5,...
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Can a circuit designed for mono jacks work with stereo jacks?

I have some schematics for electric guitar pedals that are designed for a mono jack input and output, but I only have stereo jacks, and I want the pedals to work with stereo signals. Can the same ...
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Synthesizer models for (rapidly) re-excited strings like guitar?

In piano a sting is typically dampened (safe for pedal use) from one note to another that sound banks with a large number of individual recordings are used in commercial quality piano synths. I do ...
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Can I use a ESI MAYA44 eX to record an electric guitar?

I'm trying to record an electric guitar and apply effects (amp sim, etc.) through my DAW, then play back the result through headphones with minimal delay. So far, I have been using the Scarlett Solo ...
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Reproducing downsampling effect on guitar tone

I've noticed if I downsample my classical guitar recordings from 44100Hz to 8000Hz, the result is a bassy vintage electric guitar sound, which I really like in some songs of mine. I know because of ...
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Acoustic guitar with 2 pickups, but no internal mixer: what to do to make it mono?

I have a custom Taylor Dan Crary guitar which has two pickups installed. One goes to the left, one to the right stereo channel. One pickup is for the strings, the other for the body sounds (ie. ...
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Line out of guitar amp when connected to soundcraft notepad 8FX does not give sound to the mixer. Is the Line out busted?

My guitar line out refuses to produce sound through the mixer. I am beginner guitar player and for my first gig I went to the church to play for a communion, I was carrying my guitar (Juarez), a ...
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What kind of output does an active acoustic guitar pickup provide?

My kid has a Cort AD880 acoustic guitar with a built-in CE304T active ceramic pickup (amplifier and EQ). I failed to find any documentation about this piece of electronics, but connecting it to my ...
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Setting up a Scarlett 3 with an AT2020 microphone output for online calls

I'd like to start guitar lessons online. Here is my current setup: I have a 6 string guitar (obviously), ad Little Dot Mk II headphone amplifier (which either has a monitor function I use to drive my ...
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Properly connecting a guitar to audio interface with a pedal

I want to preface this that I'm a total noob and though some answers are similar to my question here, I wasn't sure I understood them. I've purchased Focusrite Scarlett Solo (3rd Gen) USB Audio ...
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Guitar rig settings to get a deathcore sound on guitar

I am trying to make a deathcore sound on guitar rig software for guitar but cannot find something decent. I tried downloading some presets but either they weren't good enough or they were not ...
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Guitar with a Synth sound and chunky palm muting

I love the sound of the guitar in this video: (starts at 21 seconds) I've tried a number of things to recreate it, but I'm no expert sound designer so how you suggest ...
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Is it safe to play/drive a speaker(60w, 8ohm) with a connection from 3.5mm jack

Here are the details. My guitar amplifier is a combo amp which means it has a built in speaker. The speaker is 12 inches and is rated at max power of 60w and has impedance of 8ohms. The amp also ...
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How do you get a muted guitar sound in FL Studio?

Can the palm-muted effect be added on a guitar loop that I previously made in FL Studio through a plugin? For instance, is there a way to tweak the velocity of notes to create a muted guitar sound? ...
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Would a "opto-isolator" help in reducing EMI/RFI from recording guitar?

I am using Reaper with the guitar plugged directly into my interface (Scarlet 2-i2), and I get a decent sound with the TSE 808 -> TSE x50 -> Poulin LeCab -> ReEq. However, I have a high noise threhold ...
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How to make realistic instrument sounds digitally from scratch?

I am looking at basic JavaScript Web Audio API examples, such as building simple synthesizers and such, hoping to find something where they create the sound of a drum or the sound of the human voice ...
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Surprising issues with a Shadow 4020 preamp

I have a Faith guitar which came with a Shadow 4020 preamp fitted. The preamp worked beautifully for a few years, but at some point over the last year (I think!) it started to misbehave. Specifically, ...
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Guitar playing through PC interface and usb headphones. HELP

So for months I've taken a few hours out of my time to set up my audio interface (scarlett 2i2) and try to learn how to use a DAW (FL studio 11). I am trying to stream myself playing and need to have ...
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Reaper + Bias FX 2 + ASIO4ALL: Reaper shows "Not Connected" when setting up "Device"

Here is what I want to do: Record what I play on my Guitar which is set up with my computer (Bias FX 2 Amp) Here is what I have: Windows 10, Bias FX 2 Amp, Reaper 5.34 Here is what I have done so ...
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How to emulate this lead guitar tone

I'm looking to reproduce a tone that I heard in a video clip. Things like the eq settings for the amp and any other tips would help Start at 9:23
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Merging two jack audio sources from guitars and BT from PC into one source

I am wondering how to solve this problem: My flatmate plays bass guitar and I play electric guitar, we live in a block of flats so we have to use headphones. We would like to play together, ideally ...
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What is the effect used here that resembles a distorted guitar?

I am building a project for my music technology module in University and would like to know how to imitate this effect. Originally, I thought it was guitar but after having watched a video of the band ...
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How to improve guitar tone for recording?

first post: I've been recording/producing for 4-5 years but I've always struggled to get electric guitars to sound the way I want them and I'm wondering what I can do to improve that. (also done ...
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Write notes to piano roll on FL Studio while playing guitar via audio interface

I have guitar connected to computer via Scarlett 2i2 audio interface. I was wondering if is possible to write notes directly to piano roll on FL Studio 12 while playing guitar. I would like to try ...
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Setting up Mics, Mixer, Guitar and Camera

I am not sure if this is right place or not. Me and my wife, we both, are like recording karaokes, and singing live. Until now, we were enjoying with apps in mobile phone. But recently we thought we ...
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Connecting guitar amplifier to mixer via headphones out

I have a Peavey Vypyr Tube 60W guitar amp and Yamaha mg10xu mixer. I'd like to mix my amplifier's sound with some background track (which I'm already sending to the mixer correctly) and send ...
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rhythm guitar sound on 'only tomorrow' (my bloody valentine) (pedals?amps?guitars?mic placement? etc.)

i'm mostly active on stack overflow, but as i like the overall platform/concept so much i figured i'd give this here a try! basically, my question is in the title, and here's a link to the song: ...
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Connecting guitar to mixer and pc

I bought a guitar and an amp, and to connect my guitar to the pc I followed some guides on the internet. Looking for a good setup I got a BEHRINGER Xenyx 302 mixer and a BEHRINGER DI100 DI with the ...
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Should I use pedals for guitar effects while recording?

Is sound quality at all effected by using pedals before the interface, as opposed to recording a clean sound and applying effects in the DAW? I am using a Scarlett 2i4 interface.
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Power supply for guitar effects

I recently bought a few guitar effects, and now i want to get myself a good power supply for all of them. I've read about different parameters and i understand most of them, however what i want to ...
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How to fix low frequency hum in a Yamaha silent guitar powered by adapter?

My Yamaha silent guitar SLG-100 Steel string with undersaddle acoustic guitar pickup has serious hum when a 9V power adapter is used. No noise if using the 9V battery to power the guitar. I play ...
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How to record voice and guitar with Zoom H6

I have a Zoom H6 that I use mainly for voice recording purposes. Now I want to make a video for a friend who is singer. Will be voice + guitar. I'm wondering how should I setup the H6 with one of ...
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Classical guitar to a mic to a guitar processor (or even better guitar amp)?

I would like to use a mic to amplify my classical guitar as I'm told it's the best way to do it without altering the guitar and losing some sound acoustically (with piezo, fishman....). However I also ...
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Electric guitar connected to Mixer doesnt work

Just wondering if someone could tell me why my setup didnt work. I have an electric guitar and was supposed to play as part of a choir at one of the churches. I have never played at the church or ...
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Guitar Chords Sample Library

Can you suggest me a sample library in which I can find every Guitar Chord played on an acoustic guitar? Even the not-so-popular ones like D11 or C#7#9 if it does not exist, how do I create my ...
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How to create a Chord Sample in Logic Pro X

I start by saying that I'm totally new to Logic Pro. I need to sample some guitar chords Just that, without strumming or anything, just play the Chord once. Is there a way I can do it using Logic ...
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Is the perceived power of 2x60W the same as 1x120W?

I have a guitar amplifier which is rated at 120w (solid state). It has two outputs (A & B) both of 60W each. If I were to run both of these outputs into a 2x12 cabinet in stereo (output A to ...
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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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How to make the most of my FX Loop send/return?

I have a Hughes & Kettner Statesman Quad EL84 tube amp, and one of the nice features it has is an FX send and return. From what I understand, this feature allows me to add effects to the end of ...
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