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Condensor mic stops buzzing completely after I touch the grill. Why?

I've been trying to diagnose why my condenser mic keeps buzzing for ages. I'm running it through an audio interface, but it still had a noisey 'buzz' that sounds like a very common electric hum (near ...
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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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Microphone hum when plugged into interface

I have 2 brand new Lewitt 550 LCT microphones plugged into the RME Fireface UC audio interface using XLR cables. The interface is plugged into a MacBook via USB cable. There is a constant humming ...
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Difference between audio quality

I have two speech audios. One of them is very sharp and crisp audio . While the other has some humming with the speech. I am not talking about the static humm. The speech itself has a humming effect. ...
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Can not remove hiss/hum

Okay for quite some time now I have had a problem with hiss, or hum or whatever you want to call it. My father used to record the family in our home studio. Because of this he has many microphones ...
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Sinusoidal hum using Focusrite 2i2, Rode Procaster, Mogami gold 6' cable

When using Audacity and a PC laptop (Win 8.1), without speaking into the microphone, when the gain of the 2i2 is turned up at 2 o'clock to, 3'oclock, and then 4'oclock positions, there is a sinusoidal ...
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Recording a headphone output using USB sound card microphone input

So the setup that I have is that I have a device that traditionally outputs sound from a speaker but also includes a single headphone output via 1/4" jack that, when plugged in, turns off the speaker. ...
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Noise / Ground Loop problem with Devine BM 400 Microphone

I recently purchased a Devine BM 400 Condenser Mic, but when plugging it in (XLR -> Audio Interface -> USB) I get a hum at around 50Hz, and some more peaks at 155, 2670, 365, and so on, with smaller ...
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Power Conditioner: Is it worth investing a little more?

Since my studio gear has gotten some additions (new synth etc.) I'm running into power issues. First of all I get a hint of 6,5kHz (+harmonics) on the instrument input of my RME Fireface UC. Second I'...
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Blue Yeti Humming sound [duplicate]

Ok here's the issue So I plugged my new Blue Yeti into my bro's computer and it had absolutely no background noise at all and it sounded absolutely amazing! (he has a 800 watt power supply) and when I ...
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96 KHz EQ Plugin

I'm mastering some 96KHz material that has a nasty hum running around 32KHz, which mostly I can only hear when playing back at half speed or scrubbing. As a last step of the mastering process, I'm ...
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Using hum to find edit points - will it work with high quality recordings?

Interesting article on using 'hum' to find edit points in audio recordings. Not sure if this is useful evidence in all contexts but a great way to see how sound has an 'subliminal' presence and effect ...
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Can I use the RCA cable to ground the turntable to the amplifier?

I have a Technics SL-3310 turntable which I connect to the phono input of my amplifier. The turntable has a short RCA cable coming out of it. The turntable and amplifier are far apart from each other,...
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Source of ground looping? Different ground for USB and laptop's line out?

I have a Behringer UCA202 (no-external power) USB Interface (DAC): Bus 006 Device 003: ID 08bb:2902 Texas Instruments Japan PCM2902 Audio Codec and an Intel audio controller which is built into ...
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USB Isolators to eliminate ground loop?

I believe I have an issue with a ground loop. I'm looking at some USB Isolators. I found this, Solarbotics model for $48 Would this eliminate ground loop? I have both my both two outputs going to my ...
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Hum/noise near electrical devices on the set

I soon have a filmproject and a have a problem with the equipment i have rented. Now, when i'm to close to electrical devices like a laptop, tv or even the ceiling lights, i get an electrical hum. I ...
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Noise Removal, Self noise Hum

Hey, does anybody have any suggestions for removing the low level hum of a microphone? It's noticeable enough to be heard across cuts. I've tried removing it with Izotope but I'm not confident that ...