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How to get rid of persistent mic buzz?

I have a Shure SM57 running into a behringer UMC202HD Audio Interface. It records all sound fine but when i try to record my acoustic guitar, there is a persistant buzz at a G2 in all the track and it ...
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iMac noise through mixer [duplicate]

I have an iMac with a Numark interface for audio and MIDI connected with USB. I have the audio out from the computer connected through a patch bay into a Yamaha mixer and speaker system. My problem ...
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Best way to set up my DIY studio/recording/interfaces?

I have a mixer that someone gave me, which has a built in USB interface, which introduces a horrible hiss into my computer when recording. I purchased a Focusrite 6i6 interface, which provides ...
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Audio interface question - number of inputs needed?

I m new to sound recording and I want to be able to record the following: a digital piano (2 line outs) condenser microphone I m looking into the Safire 2i2 Are there enough inputs on this thing? ...
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Instrument to sound card and output to guitar amplifier

I want to know your opinion on if it's possible/feasible to input an instrument (guitar, bass...) to a sound card and then output the signal to an actual amplifier (guitar, bass...). Let's suppose the ...
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PS4 and Gran Turismo Sport menu sound effects

I try to figure out how to do some ambient interface sound effects like in the ps4 menu and in gran turismo. I like especially the 3 sounds after second 14 of this ...
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How to quickly find a pattern's effects in FL Studio

When I want to change the sound of a certain pattern, I first locate the pattern on the playlist. I then check in the channel rack, which is the playing channel in this pattern, I then locate the ...
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Will the Rode NT1-A work well with the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2?

I have a YouTube cover channel and I'm just starting but the sound is not great right now because of my mic. I have decided to buy a new one and I like the NT1-A but I realize that I need an interface ...
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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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Connecting Instruments to an Audio Interface

My plan is as follows: I have a Yamaha CP300 stage piano, a Yamaha silent violin and a microphone. I want to be able to record the original sounds from the instruments with e.g. Garageband. Im using a ...
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XLR AT2020 Problem

My Audio Technica AT2020 is plugged into a interface called the Scarlett solo. For some odd reason I will be recording when randomly I will look at the audio bar and is not going up and down it's ...
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How many MIDI in/out daisy-chaining I can use?

Currently I have the MIDI sport 2x2 (2 MIDI in, 2 MIDI out) device, but I want to replace it with a Audio/MIDI interface with only 1 MIDI in and out connector. However, I have 4 keyboards (one sound-...
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Fixing recording issues with Scarlett 2i2 / Procaster

New to audio recording, and just put together my new setup: Rode Procaster mic Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB interface Windows 10 I tried a few testing voice recordings on Audacity and Audition, and ...
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Headphones don't work in cubase 8

I use Steinberg - UR22 as interface. My headphones are plugged into the front. I have no speakers connected to ur22 The headphones work when I listen to youtube, through the interface, but not with ...
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Recording guitar and vocals (condenser mic) simultaneously

I'd like to ask if running a condenser mic on an interface with 48v phantom power enabled (such as the focusrite pro14) at the same time with a guitar in the other input, causes any issues. There is ...
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What interface should I choose to extend Yamaha LS9-32 outputs?

I need more outputs on Yamaha LS9-32 so I am looking for an interface to extend outputs via ADAT output. I have MY16-AT card in it.
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Presonus Firepod sync problem with Mac Yosemite+

I've got a macbook air that I bought a couple years ago and was very happy with how I could connect my firepod to garage band with no hassle and no configuration. I bought a brand new macbook pro ...
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Resources on UX/UI and Product Sound Design

Where can I find resources focused on the theory behind user interface and user experience sound design, especially for physical products such as phones, cars etc? There are a few questions here on ...
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Violin/Piano Recording Equipment

I've recently started writing classical-style piano and violin duets, and I've decided to start recording my work. As a newbie to the world of the home-recording-studio, I'm a bit overwhelmed by the ...
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Monitors and Audio Interface

I'm getting 2 KRK monitors and I know that the quality of the sound it's a lot better if you are using a audio interface, but my question is, would matter the computer that I have? I mean, would my ...
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Where would midi cables connect FROM 2 synth wk stations into an interface

I'm using my Korg Extreme (midi from the OUT) going to midi IN on a Presonus 44VSL interface. This alows me to record using everything about the Korg as it is, or, also as a controller for everything ...
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Audio interface or Mixer with built-in audio interface?

Currently I have no equipment, but i plan on building up a very basic home studio and home DJing setup. The first thing i want to buy is a set of self powered studio monitors (KRK Rokit RP5's). I was ...
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Getting back into composing. What should I look for in an audio interface to connect my monitors to my PC/ laptop?

I need to buy an audio interface to connect my Alesis MI Active MK2 to my pc which currently has an m-audio soundcard with phone inputs on it / or another one that has a standard jack input. The ...
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How to record an 'even' bass

I'm currently recording music using a focusrite 18i8 on logic pro x. I have Pro Tools 11, but have not yet learned how to use it. I am pretty unhappy with the results of my bass guitar recordings. ...
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Audio interface monitoring with 3.5mm cable and computer speakers

so I'm a recording newb looking for some advice. I have an M-Audio Fast Track Pro that I'm using for guitar recording, and I'm not sure how I should be hooking it up to speakers or monitors for ...
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Interface/preamp/mic upgrade options

I'm a composer that is looking into recording sound effects and foley in my studio. Right now I've got the Alesis IO2 Express, and the Rode NT1-A as a mic. I would like to record quiet sounds with it,...
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Windows 8 tablet 'MIDI' Controller app? Home made Max/MSP control interface?

Hi guys. Ok, so there are quite a few apps out there of the iPad and Android tablets that allow you to use them as a control interface for DAWs, plugins, etc. Has anyone found any good apps that are ...
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ADAT to USB interface

Is there such a thing as a bridge between ADAT and USB? It seems simple enough, and seems like it should be a very cheap device - just do some translation from the ADAT digital stream into USB. ...
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Getting back into Pro Tools, Advice?

I'm a musician/engineer and have not used pro tools in ten years, I'm now researching cheap ways to get up and running at home, and need advice on MP9 vs. Pro Tools SE, and how to get bang for my buck ...
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Using synthesis to create musical HUD / UI / interface sounds

I've read a few questions about creating HUD / UI / interface sounds and a lot of them discuss using snippets of audio as a starting point. That makes sense from the standpoint of button presses, ...
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Examples of recent web sites/IOS stuff with great or innovative user interface sound design/sonification ?

Hi mates, I am looking for web sites with successful sound design (no matter the technology behind). I don't mean background music but interactive sounds only. Thanks ! Xavier
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Sound Devices MixPre-D vs USBPre-2

Although my question is similar to another about an interface for Pro Tools/Preamp for field recording with a portable recorder (H4n aswell). I'm not as experienced as others on this site so I was ...
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Electronic Sounds, interface bips

I've just watch Ghost In The Shell and a question poped in my head. How do sound designers usually create electronic sounds from scratch. I mean the classic sounds we can hear in movies associated ...
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Best 192k interface

What interface is everyone using for editing 192k audio files? I am using an mBox Pro at home but am limited to 96k, but want to start taking full advantage of the beauty if 192k recordings when I use ...