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Strange audio signal from unknown source

today I stumbled upon one folder in my backups I totally forgot about. It contains an audio file, a spectrogram and some observation. In mid 2017 (starting from june) my speakers began to (seemingly ...
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Do some dedicated sound cards have a “stronger” line-out signal than on-board chips?

I am currently using a Realtek ALC887 on-board sound chip connected through line-out to a set of recently acquired Raumfeld Stereo M speakers. Either the audio signal of my on-board chip is rather ...
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What is a “hot” output?

What do "hotter output" and "headroom" (with regards to signal) mean in the following excerpt from an M-Audio Troubleshooting page? Along those same lines, the M-Track 2X2 and 2X2M were designed ...
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Weird problem with mic signal bleeding into speakers

So this is a very strange problem. Sometimes, pretty rarely whenever I am actively using my mic I can hear myself in the speakers repeat what I've said a couple of seconds ago. I've been trying for a ...
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How do I keep my guitar signal from clipping in logic pro x with UA Apollo Twin?

Using a UA Apollo Twin with Logic Pro X, I cannot record guitar without it clipping. I've tried messing with input levels within Logic and UA Console, but then the signal is weak and quiet compared ...
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Cable vs wireless connection from amplifier to speaker

I would like to understand the implications of wired versus wireless sound signal transmission. Say, the signal originates from a source and arrives to an amplifier via cable. Is there a difference if ...
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Low Passed Sound Quality, Connecting Pro Soundcard to Consumer Hifi Amp. Level matching?

I've noticed that I'm losing a lot of high end detail when I plug my soundcard into my hifi amplifier. I use this setup to record and mix music. The soundcard is an 828mk2. Hifi amp is audiolab 8000a....
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Weird noise from amplifier

I hope this is the right place to ask and you guys can help me. I obtain a strange noise, most likely originating from my amplifier. I tried to record it with my phone, so the quality is not really ...
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Why is Compression and Expansion of Signal to Noise Ratio used in Wireless System signal transmission?

"The 90 dB SNR is squeezed to 50 dB or less by a audio compressor circuit before frequency modulating the RF signal for the Antenna. On the receiver side, once the RF switch has the strongest signal ...
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Generate signal with sinusoidal change of frequency

What is the mathematical formula to generate a sine which changes period sinusoidally? Eg. a sinusoidal signal with sinusoidal change of frequency.
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Mixers conducting stereo signal from TRS to line out R/L - are there some? Where to find?

I'm completely green in those topics. However, there raised a need, or maybe for now an interest of mixer and what I request you is simple and accurate answer. I want to, inter alia, link 3 devices: ...
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How to wire a mono signal to a stereo jack so both channels are the same

Can I just divide the wiring and send the same signal parallely to left and right channel? I have a feeling there's more to it than just that.
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Can I use an AKG WMS40 wireless system to transmit a signal coming from a headphone jack?

I have an AKG WMS40 wireless emitter/receiver combo which I use with a condenser mic that needs phantom power and gets it from the emitter bodypack. If I use a minijack to mini-XLR adapter cable, can ...
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Is there a gadget that would convert the stereo speaker output into Bluetooth?

I have an old car stereo radio but the car only has a mono speaker. I do not want to do any metal cutting to install new stereo speakers. Thus, is it possible to use the output signal (low impedance) ...
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What's the point of putting electronics inside a guitar instead of just outputting the raw pickup signal?

I'm new to electric guitars, but I understand that all the different models out there have various signal-modifying electronics shoved somewhere inside the body that modify the pickups' signal before ...
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How do I stop using my 002R with PT10?

I'm running 10 on a mac quadcore spdif in/out and going into a UA 2192 ad/da. I rarely/never record more than 2 tracks at a time and figured getting rid of the 002R is just one less outdated component....
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What in-line pad? Zoom and mixer questions

The Zoom H4n line input is -10dbV and the Sound Devices MixPre output is a pro +4dbU. The signal from these two directly, overloads the recorder. I'm trying to figure out what kind of pads I can get ...
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Amp Syncing Problem

What would cause an amp to all of a sudden start sending a signal at a higher pitch and a faster speed? The System: Base System Dell PC w/ SFX 5.60 build 24 -> echo gina 24/96 -> a&h ...
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Best way to record a phone?

Okay so I have a couple reasons why I need to record a phone: 1) To get an authentic phone futz signal for a film where some dialogue needs to sound like it's on the phone. 2) A radio show I record ...