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What could be wrong to my h4n zoom recorder

Every time I switch on my h4N, it takes quite a long time to load. After I finish recording and press the stop button, it also takes a very long time to complete. When the screen finally appears in ...
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Connect various outputs: 1/4 / XLR / RCA from various sources to 3.5mm jack into Cellphone

I am not an audio engineer, but rather for my company we are in a situation where we need the following customer variables met: Multiple customer locations have variations of mixing decks and ...
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What to consider when selecting RCA-to-3.5 mm cable for recordings

I've got a Pioneer DJM800 (see rear connections) mixer at home, and would like to record some mixtapes to my stationary computer that's 10 meters away. I'm considering getting a 10 metre RCA-to-3.5 mm ...
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Why is there a 19.9 kHz tone in mobile digital recordings?

I have made a recording inside a quite office (office noise) with the Zoom H6 mobile recorder and XY microphones and got the following spectrum from the signal: There is a peak at about 19.8 kHz. ...
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Audio compression and/or EQ for general podcast recording software

I’m building general podcast recording software for users who are generally unfamiliar with audio. What is the best default configuration that I can provide for a dynamics compressor, filters, and/or ...
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How to make a voice over sound like a football commentator

I have to record a voice over and make them sound like a football commentator... Can anyone recommend any tips & tricks to emulate the lip mics they use? It's short notice so we'll be recording ...
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How to record voice and guitar with Zoom H6

I have a Zoom H6 that I use mainly for voice recording purposes. Now I want to make a video for a friend who is singer. Will be voice + guitar. I'm wondering how should I setup the H6 with one of ...
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How can I hook two headsets with mics up to the same PC/laptop, allowing them to freely talk to each other?

I am involved in broadcasting for a school and want the two broadcasters to be able to communicate with each other through the headsets. We had this setup functioning properly on a laptop using a ...
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Can I record sounds of every program running separately, Windows 10

Is there a way I can record every source of sound separately in Windows 10? For example, I want 1 track to be Google Chrome, 1 track to be a video game, Skype as another track, etc... without them ...
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How to sound like Yoda

I'm not too sure if this is the proper category of this site to ask this question but... There's a chance I may make a Star Wars fan film at some point in the future. If I want to use the script I'm ...
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Combining two clicky copies of the same record into one good recording

I have two copies of a Belgian 45 RPM single that are both rather clicky even after being washed. The pops occur throughout, stochastically, but occupy a small fraction of the overall time, such that ...
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Recording our dreams: Ideas for speeding up post-analysis?

My girlfriend talks in her sleep in a language neither of us have heard before. It's a rare occurrence: Since we started recording our dreams in early December, we've caught just a handful of words. ...
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Can I record 2 Audio-Technica ATR3350 lav mics split into a zoom recorder on different tracks?

Podcast setup: Zoom H4N PRO 2 Audio-Technica ATR3350 Lav Mics 3.5 mm Stereo Jack Splitter I wish to be able to record each mic separately, in case I need to edit out a cough or unwanted noise from ...
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Ardour: Setting recording levels

I'm brand new to Ardour, and not terribly experienced with Linux audio. My first question about Ardour is probably a very, very, stupid one: why is it that the audiogram of the recording in the track ...
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Simplest way to record a scratch or guide track for a band

We want to record some songs in a studio. But before that we want to have a scratch/guide tracks available for the recording. We have been rehearsing using click tracks and now we are ready to record. ...
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best way to record phone calls and play pre recorded clips whilst recording podcast?

I'm helping out a friend record his podcast and would like some advice on the best way to feed the host and co-host pre recorded audio clips and also patch in phone calls. My initial idea was to ...
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Recording Batch Audio for Holiday Greetings

What is the best way to go about recording custom greetings? *This may sound sad, but I am trying to wish as many of my friends a happy new year, but do not want to spend all the time in the world ...
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USB sound card not detecting Shure mic

I'm still not sure whether this is the right forum to ask this question. However, I must ask this somewhere. I recently bought a cheap USB sound card [1], which seems to be using the chip CM108. It ...
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Microphones for live Interview in cheaper

We are doing some question/answers in live with public,so we need suggestion which microphone will be good for us, We found one on ebay.in on following link: http://www.ebay.in/itm/14-37-Pro-Video-...
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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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get rid of annoying default piano roll sound in FL studio

I connected my roland gaia and am now using it as a midi controller. I also want to record the actual sounds from it. I got this to work except for the fact that FL studio's default piano roll sound ...
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Zoom H1 or Tascam DR-05 for violin recordings [closed]

I've been recording my violin practice sessions with my smartphone for quite a while now. I'm not really satisfied with the recording quality so I've started looking for a portable recorder for ~100€. ...
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How to record Sounds from Trains without being spotted?

there i am recording for like 2 years my train rides. Sometimes people look at me weird because i record audio/Video. Are there any tricks how not to be spotted?
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How to record sounds with an XLR cable

I'm looking into buying my first microphone, and I've (basically) decided on a used SM57. It comes with a standard cable (I'm guessing XLR to XLR), however, I'm wondering how to record various sound ...
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How to connect a yamaha pss 570 to audio interface

I need help connecting a yamaha pss 570 to a audio interface can't seem to work it out as it dosent have any xlr ports on it ? Any help on this would be appreciated just want to record the internal ...
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High recording volume and quiet voice or the other way round?

I have a horrible, absolutely non-radio voice, but for some reason I have to do a series of voice recordings to be used by other people. Of course, even though my voice is horrible, I'd like to make ...
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What are the advantages of a condenser mic for recording vocals?

Or it's better to buy a dynamic microphone? I heard that condenser mics is too sensitive and there will be a lot of noises on the record. Is that statement true?
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Do you have any suggestions on recording vocals/guitar using 2 mics?

i write simple songs with just an acoustic guitar and me singing. I have this cheap large-diaphragm microphone and i am ready to buy this mid-range small diaphragm microphone to record the guitar. ...
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Upgrading existing audio hardware

I have an existing home setup and I'm beginning to reach the limit of my hardware. I have a powerful Windows 10 laptop (i7 processor) which I use to run my DAW. I use Sonar X2 from Cakewalk. I have a ...
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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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Microphone and Technique Suggestions for Recording Audiences?

I want to record an audience (people sounds), in rooms about 50 to 100 people. My main mic (Speaker) has 1.m distance from the audience mic, and I want to install the audience mic in 1.5m Height. I ...
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USB recording and RCA Stereo recording, which of them is better?

I worked with Smart Volume Management (SVM or normalizing sound) that be a capability of Creative Sound Card for Live Music Recording (we have one mixer and two mics on two separate line we get the ...
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Which inexpensive device can record 8 channels (tracks) simultaneously?

I'm looking for portable recording device that can record 4 pairs of left\right channels, total 8. I found one that suits me, Zoom F8, but it is very expensive and almost not portable.
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USB Input for 24 bit Recording, Is it possible?

I buy a Dynacord PowerMate 1000-3 Power Mixer devices, Here. I think the output USB of this device send 24-bit audio for record. I need a device that get this USB output as input and record with 24-...
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Gear for stylized cinematic sound design project

I'm due to start work on a project next month which I'll be editing and sound designing. It's a 5 minute short film/commercial which requires a lot of heavily stylized sound design elements. There ...
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Can not record 2-channel in Audacity from DJM mixer

Does anyone know a solution to this? Record setting in Audacity is stereo but because the input into the audio interface is only mono, the recording only turns out mono. This is how everything is ...
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Choosing a studio mic for accordion

Ehh, so hard to find professional feedback on studio recording of accordion. It's still pretty exclusive and rare (there is even no tag for it here!), especially the most high end accordions, which i ...
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What software do you use to catalogue your recordings and sound fx?

I use Logic Pro X at the moment for basic sound design stuff. I'm trying to find some software which I can use (like several of the online download sfx libraries where you can type keywords to locate ...
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How can I remove mouse and key clicks from live audio? [duplicate]

I need to stream live audio from my desk while being able to use my computer at the same time. I have tried following the tips from How do I remove mouse click noise and How to Reduce Keyboard and ...
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What type of speakers and speaker cable should I use to connect to my Behringer U-Phoria UMC202HD audio interface outputs?

I've just started out with setting up recording equipment, so I'm a newbie with this type of configuration. Thanks!
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What is this microphone connector?

It's from a 70's Italian mic (UMC 7103), a unidirectional condenser microphone. I need to substitute the original jack cable, with a XLR, but i don't know what is this connector (it screws on the mic)
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Phantom power through a Line input

I'm looking to buy an audio interface for recording guitar. I'm planning on splitting my signal chain into 2, with 1 channel going direct into the interface using the line input, and the other going ...
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Building a flexible, multi-channel setup with direct monitoring on a low budget

I currently have a very simple setup for recording vocals on top of pre recorded backing tracks using the Blue Yeti USB Microphone. The mic provides a headphone jack which lets me play the backing ...
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Is it possible to use a M/S microphone as a mono mic?

Is it a normal mono sound you get if you use a M/S stereo mic by only plugging in the left or center? Does it sound like a normal mono shotgun mic?
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High quality instrumental backing tracks for vocal demo recording

I'm looking to branch out into recording professional vocal demos for singers. I'm going to need to access a catalogue of professional commercial backing tracks (that the singer can choose from). Sam ...
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ESI Juli@ - 2 channels in control panel, but Audacity recording only 1

So I am trying to capture audio from my Marantz PM5004, everything is plugged in just fine and ESI Juli@ is detecting the audio playing from both L and R channels, but when I try to record it using ...
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Connecting keyboard to a audio interface

I have a Nord electro 5 keyboard and I am wanting to record using that (not as a midi). I am just wondering what kind of audio interface to use? I also want to be able to connect guitar and vocal ...
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Recording Tap Dance

What mic would you use to record tap dance (specific which lavalier, what position)- I was thinking dpa 4061 at the heel, but maybe 4062x would be more suitable? or would you rather use foley instead?...
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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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Mixer-audio card-notebook recording problem

Xonar U7 works perfect at home, where I use my desktop headphone as a source of sound and set it at line-in. I use a recently purchased Lenovo notebook with Intel i5 to record a powerpoint ...