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Can you help identify this sound effect?

Can any of you help me identify this sound effect? https://instaud.io/1GDq You help is strongly appreciated. Cheers!
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Mic recording an annoying 2KHz noise I cannot figure out from where!

I live in europe, so my AC is 220V x 50 Hz. I am using the following rig to record sound: Studio Projects B1, the old model, cardioid microphone. M-Audio Firewire Solo to convert from analogue to ...
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Interference in new audio setup - how do I get rid of it? Possible ground loop?

I just bought M-Audio BX5 monitors and connected them to my Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium sound card with a stereo TRS to an unbalanced TRS (mono) in each speaker. The sound is fine, but ...
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Phantom Power cause noise [duplicate]

so i have this weird problem, i just bought cheapo generic BM-800 microphone i plug it directly to my PC, while i generate some noise, but overall its ok, as to be expected then i try to boost the ...
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How to record a low frequency pulsating sound? [duplicate]

We hear/feel a pulsating sound/vibration in our house and in our car (when the car is parked at the house. The sound cannot be heard outside. It continues even after the circuit breakers are turned ...
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very noisy neighbor and need to record her rantings

I have a very noisy neighbor and need to record her rantings - what microphone would be good for this? Thank you!
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How to add Decibels?

I have just started studying Audio Engineering and I have come across a section where I need to add decibel levels together. I am aware that adding two decibel levels together will always give you ...
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Help with amplifying voice on a call recording

I recorded a market research interview using ACR recorder on my andriod. I can hardly hear the person on other side when I play the recording. Tried amplifying through Audacity, using compressor ...
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White noise on audio setup for two computers

I'm having trouble with a streaming setup, consisting of two computers. To listen to both the audio from the Streaming PC, and the Gaming PC; the Streaming PC has been plugged in to a Sound Blaster ...
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Extract lecturer voice and ignore background

I know questions similar to mine have already been posted and answered, but I didn't find one that answers my specific question. I have an audio file where I have a teacher (let's call him Fred) who ...
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Identify source of “clicking” in track

I have this issue with recording my audio podcasts where i randomly start getting this "clicking" (im not sure clicking is the best way to describe it). It will randomly start after about 10-20 mins ...
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Can I damage condenser mic with Phantom Power connected using unbalanced cable?

I have Chord CM05 condenser microphone. For the first trials I bought cheap Phantom Power Supply, like this one: Unfortunately the XLR cable I used was unbalanced one (with pins 1&3 ...
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The higher the gain the more white noise

I use the samson c01 condensor mic with the scarlet solo 2nd gen interface, I use logic pro x to record on. I record vocals in the closet with blankets and everything surrounding so there is no ...
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Mute noise during export audio mixdown

While I export audio in cubase I get a "noise" which seems to be because it is saving the file, is it possible to mute that? I get the noise both when saving uncompressed and compressed audio. The ...
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How can I make a voice in the background come to the foreground and remove foreground noise?

I have a lecture that was recorded poorly and from the back of the room, so picks up everyones movements close to it, but the lecturer you can hardly hear. Is there a way I can bring the lecturers ...
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What is the best way to reduce background noise on a video recorded with a camcorder (background chatter)?

My colleague and I attended a conference and made a number of interviews in a crowded hall full of people. We are completely new to video recording: it was just Panasonic HC-V777 camcorder (~300$) ...
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Why am I hearing weird static nosie on my speakers

Our Church uses Yamaha CM 12V speakers for monitor, powered by QSC GX5 amps. Every 3 to 5 minutes once we hear a weird buzzing static noise from the speakers. The noise will be loud, and will last ...
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Trying to create a DAB radio garbled audio effect

(Previously posted in Amateur Radio: https://ham.stackexchange.com/questions/7335/how-does-dab-radio-garbled-noise-come-about ) I've been fascinated by my digital/DAB radio lately, whose placement in ...
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live background noise suppression with noise source

I have a set of microphones connected to a computer using windows 10, is it possible to remove background noise from the stream of a microphone using the sample of the other microphone ? I need to ...
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How to get rid of sharp ticks/clicks when amplifying sound

I am amplifying an audio file frame-by-frame via the following algorithm: Find maximum value among all the samples in a frame Find the amplification factor to make the maximum value equal to 0 dB ...
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Can anyone identify the source of these recording artifacts?

I have a setup with a pair of high-frequency (200k) ultrasonic microphones which I am trying to run from a Raspberry Pi Zero. The microphones are attached to a USB hub, and both the hub and the Pi ...
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Is a dynamic mic better than a condenser mic in terms of outside noise?

I have a Rode NT1 condenser mic. I am more than satisfied with the audio quality I get, when I record podcasts and screencasts. I have one problem though. My apartment is located near a semi-busy ...
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Noise in usb audio interface?

I recently got an Acer Aspire desktop, and am having issues using it with my M-Audio M-Tack usb interface. I hear a constant high-pitched background noise in my Behringer monitors, as well as cpu[?] ...
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Recording audio from PC sound card

I am trying to use the sound card in PC 1 as a synthesizer from PC 2, which sends MIDI commands to PC 1 through Ethernet, which is not a problem. The problem appears when I connect line out to the ...
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Free software to remove “sound pattern” from recording?

I am trying to remove undesirable sounds from a recording: I have a video conference recording that includes sounds such as "Has joined the conference" and "has left the conference" that I am trying ...
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Mitigating Noise From Clothes When Making In-Ear Binaural Recordings Whilst Walking

I appreciate that I'm probably asking the impossible, but I'm looking for ways to prevent in-ear binaural mics from picking up noises coming from my clothes. I've managed to eliminate breathing by ...
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How to keep audio-fequency noise from my refrigerator out of my audio gear?

I recently replaced my refrigerator with a brand new LG model LTCS20220W. The fridge is silent, but when it is running, my guitar amplifier is picking up a 4,500Hz signal which is driving me crazy. I ...
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should I ground the mixer?

I have a mackie mix8 mixer, which comes with a cheap power supply that generates a loud hum (at least I think so -- I don't have a different power supply at the moment to verify) I noticed that if I ...
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Equalizer: what dose each sound bar numbered 60, 230, 910, 3.6k, and 14k. And how do I set to get rid of all background sounds [closed]

How do I work thos equalizer with sound bars labeled 60, 230, 910, 3.6k, and 14k and wat dose each one of these bars and numbers mean
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Faking depth and stereo separation?

I recently ripped a live performance of a song which I really liked. I was converting the ripped song to an appropriate format, intending to title it and plaster a alternate cover art on it when I ...
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Recording quality has significant noise

I have a Foucsrite scarlet solo and a bheringer C-1 microphone. I'm recording with a Acer laptop (which has a i5 cpu) which should be more than capable to power this setup. The problem is the quality ...
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Recording: Sporadic ground noise with DI acoustic guitar

Getting loud sporadic buzz/hum/noise when recording my Ovation Celebrity acoustic guitar. Using Logic Pro 9, running direct from the guitar's 1/4" output into a PreSonus Tube Pre-amp --> Focusrite ...
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Crackling in headphones

From time to time, I hear almost inaudible, but irritating crackling, whining, buzzing in my left headphone I am listening through my M-audio M-track II audio interface. This problem persists on low ...
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New Behringer C-2 microphone malfunctioning

So, I recently bought this stereo pair, small diaphragm condensers. One of them works fine Another doesn't work and generates lots of noise while it is set to unchanged sound picking mode (those ...
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How to cancel out siren noise as much as possible?

I have a great sensitivity to noise and use earplugs etc for sleep and have fans going, but unfortunately due to various limitations including finances, I need to stay where I am at present, which is ...
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Blue Yeti normal background noise

I've had a blue Yeti microphone for a couple years now and I've pretty much never managed to use it for any real project because I'm unable to do anything about the background noise which is just too ...
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Why does my subwoofer makes popping noise after (only after) playing for 10 to 20 minutes? [closed]

I have a 5.1 audio system set up. Recently I notice the subwoofer will make popping noise after playing for 10 to 20 minutes. It can be solved by turning off the the subwoofer, unplug the audio cable. ...
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How can I fix robotic distortion from an audio track?

First of all I apologize if the title doesn't make any sense. I lack the vocabulary to describe the issue that I have with an audio track I'm trying to fix or at least make a little better. This is ...
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Idle noise on audio-interface when listening trough headphones

When I'm listening trough my native PC audio card (3.5 mm jack), the max volume is much higher and I don't hear any noise. My recently bought audio-interface M-Track II is worse at this when ...
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My mic has low gain

I have an Avid Mbox 3 soundcard. It has a preamp built in, but it does not do the job for me when it comes to getting a respectable gain. the mic I'm using is a rhode NT-1A, pretty decent condenser ...
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Mixing by aux out to aux in

Say, I have a laptop, a desktop, and a headset. Instead of investing $40 on a dedicated mixer, I was thinking of buying a 3.5mm male-male aux cable and pass through a slave(desktop audio out) to the ...
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Why is there noise in my spectrum analyser despite having no external devices plugged in?

I'm using a spectrum analyser to see the harmonics of various instruments so as to recreate their tone (or approach it) with additive synthesis. I've found that it detects some noise at around -100 dB,...
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Remove hiss from audio

I have a stereo track that was recorded in a dslr camera using a lavalier mic. The right channel has all the voice information (along with a lot of noise) and the left channel has only noise. I tried ...
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Electric noise when using a Condenser Mic in home studio

I am setting up a condenser mic for my ProTools 8 system on the Digi 03 interface. I have a Neuman TML 103 mic running through a 25 FT Planet Waves XLR cable. When I turn on Phantom power and put the ...
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Buzzing noise with Condenser Microphone + Phantom advice

I'm using the Floureon® Condenser Microphone 3.5mm BM-800 Studio Recording Mic with the InnoGear® 48V Phantom Power Supply but I'm getting a buzzing noise in the background when I use the phantom ...
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Subtle high-pitched tone from Samson C02

I'm wanting to use a Samson C02 going into a Zoom R24 to dabble a bit in recording music, gameplay commentary, and other miscellaneous things. However, whenever I use the mic, there's a rather quiet ...
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Why is my Rode NT1 Mic making noise

I have a Rode - NT1 Mic. I bought it several months ago and I haven't used it that much. I put it in the box along with moisture absorbent. Now I took it out and realized that it is making some kind ...
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Identifying non-human voice noise in EQ

Are there bands in EQ that can be safely quashed that are outside of human voice. Thinking that if noise is not human noise it must be room/background noise.
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Making noises you get from playing guitar

When someone plays the guitar, his fingers go over the snares creating the guitar sound we all love. But it also creates noises (try sliding your hand over the snares in the direction that they go). ...
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How can I get the best sound quality from my Zoom H1?

I just bought a Zoom H1 to do things like walking interviews, conversations and sound effects from streets. Having tested it out so far, and from what I've read, there is quite a lot of noise that ...