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Vocal recording - Output level is too low even though the preamp show it's clipped
I'm using behringer B-1 mic and a Roland UA101 interface, trying to record vocals. I'm using the 1st preamp input (with phantom enabled) and although the input is clipped, it's still really really ...
Does the Signal/Noise ratio keeps constant as you rise the gain?
I have written about this question in my blog. I appreciate your opinions. http://javierzumer.com/en/test-niveles-de-ganancia/
How to connect Sound Devices MM1 Mic Pre with Zoom H4n
Hello Audio Pros, I have a Zoom H4n & a NTG2 & the levels are low - i have previously asked for help regarding this & someone suggested to go with Dan McComb way with the SD mix pre. I ...
Beginner question on how to connect a microphone to my TV's external speakers
I have a new set of karaoke microphones that I need to connect to my speakers. I have heard that I would either need a pre-amp or a mixer to connect the microphone to my speakers. I'm not quite sure ...
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 ...
h4n+sd preamp or just r44?
hello all, ok the thing is, i already have h4n..the quality is emmm...kinda ok for beginning, now i'm thinking about upgrade and as far as i know, the audio will be cleaner with h4n with sd, but the ...
How to connect unbalanced output to balanced input?
I would like to connected my bass guitar, which has an unbalanced tele output, to a preamp/mixer with balanced XLR inputs. Currently, I simply have an unbalanced cable with a tele male connector on ...
ART Tube MP doesn't register any input.
I have a NADY SP-4C mic plugged into an ART Tube MP Studio preamp which, in turn, is plugged into my laptop's mic/line-in. All connected via 1/4" (laptop is 1/4" to 1/8", of course). The Tube MP does ...
I am purchasing an active mackie speaker - do I need a preamp?
I am purchasing either an Active Mackie srm 350 or srm 450. I understand that these include an amplifier (as they are active speakers) as part of the design. As a simple example, if I wanted to ...
How do I match a microphone to a preamp
How can I tell if a microphone with work with a given preamp? Some preamps don't have the power for dynamic or ribbon mics. How can I tell if a certain mic is extra needy in the gain department? ...
How do I fix USB Mic Static through a preamp?
I am trying to setup a semi-pro recording area for creating a podcast and I am quite new to audio recording. I have a KAM C3 (Bottom one on the site) Mic going into an ART Tube MP - Project Series ...
zoom h4+rode ntg-2(other external mic, too) = extremely low volume
greetings, I like field recording both in city and nature environment and have a question: I've been using Zoom h4 with its internal mics and really like it. I tried three different types of ...
How to judge preamp and A/D quality on a USB audio interface?
I'm looking for an audio interface for casual recording. There are things it's easy to tell from specs -- number of channels, connectors, phantom power, etc. -- but I don't know any way to tell if an ...
Distortion on Digi PRE
One of the inputs on my Digidesign PRE preamp recently started producing a distorted sound with a lot of static. Are there some basic things I can do or check for to fix it before I send it in to get ...