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Questions tagged [high-frequency]

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What sounds (not frequency!) can dogs hear?

I know dogs can hear well over 50khz. I've been searching for a while now for actual examples of things they are able to hear but we can't. There's a lot of generated sounds like this but that's not ...
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Sound pressure level meter for ultrasounds

I've been reading some datasheets about sound pressure level meters and most of them seem to measure sound in the frequency range 0-8.5 kHz. Is it just that this is where their greatest sensibility ...
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I can't hear 18k in Audio Technica ATH-M50x headphones. Why?

I've just got ATH-M50x headphones. I've tried them with this 22 kHz >> 8 kHz test (at the top of the page). I can only hear the high frequency clearly after the voiceover says 17kHz. I've tried the ...
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Mic recommendations for high frequency capture that will be slowed

I'm looking to buy a mic for recording various things indoors, then time stretch the recordings to get hopefully weird, strange and wonderful sounds! Could anyone tell me what would their mic ...
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USB input high-pitched whine

I've yet to find a definitive answer to this, but Google shows hundreds of people asking questions. I have an M-Audio M-Track, a $100 USB-based audio interface. Across all 3 computers I have tried ...
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Mix Up or Mix Down?

So normally when working with a mix, I generally (or at least I was taught to) mix with the rhythm section first and work my way up. In recency however, I've been hearing that it's more advantageous ...
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Hearing loss above 11 Khz

Hi to all sound designers, first time I post on Social Sound Design but I've always found all of your comments here extremely valuable and I very much respect your judgment on all things audio. I've ...
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Harmonic Exciters

What is the greatest or latest? Been going through some vintage recordings that lack high frequencies and was looking to excite them, when asking this question popped to my mind. I use software, but ...
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blocking ultrasonic frequencies

Hey All, There's this ultrasonic motion detector in my room that the studio installed. Which is great at turning off my lights if I forget to and also great at ruining any chance of pitching the ...
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Can you help to identify the probable cause of this distortion?

Recently I was recording a PASS device (Personal Alert Safety System) that is used in a firefighters SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus). Using motion it alerts when a firefighter may be in ...