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Hiss or hum noise from Active Speaker System

everyone,I've an Sony SRS-D8 Active Speaker System one and half year old. It produces an constant hum or hiss whatever it is called as whenever it is turned on & whether it is connected to Dell ...
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Vertical panorama in mix?

When I'm listening to tracks on my studio monitors I feel like the low-bass frequencies sounds are located in the bottom and the higher sound's frequency the higher position it has in the mix. Just ...
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Sound Frequency and Healing

I was wondering if anyone new about the phenomenon of frequency and brain healing. I got a call from someone who is doing an art installation and wants to use the frequency or frequencies which could ...
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Is there something wrong with my ears? (perception of frequency and their dynamics)

When using EQ, I have more difficulty hearing what's being suppressed compared to what's being boosted. For example if I put white noise on a channel and sweep the parametric EQ up and down the ...
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Measuring low (~18 dB SPL) sound levels with a relatively cheap microphone

I have been tasked with designing a sound level meter (I am an electrical engineer) that can measure accurate sound levels down to ~18 dB SPL. However, part of the task is that my microphone should ...
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What is the effect of increasing frequency on the sound wave?

If I keep the amplitude constant and up the frequency of the sound wave, what effect does just the frequency have on the quality of the sound with regard to human hearing? Does the sound become ...
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Is there any way to convert sound to electricity? [closed]

I want to generate electricty from sound but i don't know how to detect the sound
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Which functional specifications are most important in an audio interface? [duplicate]

I want to buy an external sound card, and I have two choices (because others are crazy expensive here) Line6 POD Studio GX M-Audio M-Track I want to be able to connect my guitar and midi keyboard, ...
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Semantics of “sound” in “sound design/editing”

What does "sound" really refer to in "sound design" or "sound editing"? Options: -Singular count noun, a single sound (could be said about 'sound design') -Abstract or mass noun, "continuous" sound (...
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Boardroom Conference VOIP Solution with multiple headsets

This question may not be relevant, however since the forum is Beta, I will try anyway. Most small to medium companies use Skype, Gotomeeting, Link, Google talk, etc... to communicate remotely. Our ...
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Can one own a sound

Color pretty much is to a painting what sounds are to a song. Since you can't own a color with copyrights, can you own a sound with copyrights ? If you can't this would be an easy answer to my bit ...
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Is it legal to use a soundfont

I'm making video game music and found out I can import the soundfont of a game that was made in the 90's and use some of the exact same instrument they made for the game. Is it legal to use these ...
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Good piano patch for Nord Modular?

Do you know a good piano patch for the Nord Modular? Not grand piano, but for dance song. A piano sound I like is the piano from the song Someday by Ce Ce Rogers for a reference.
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How to choose a used Roland TR808?

I've been scanning the net for a used TR808 and 2 cheap Icould find are from ebay in the UK and also one from leboncoin in France. I live in Stockholm Sweden and there is no used TR808 for sale in ...
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What are good TR909 and TB303 default settings for electronica music?

I enjoy house, techno, trance, disco, IDM, ambient, progressive and electronica sounds as french house, progressive house, acid house, warp records, guidance records, dragonfly records, bedrock ...
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Cubase is blocking audio for other audio application

If I run cubase, I can't run spotify or any other sound program at the same time. does this have to do with my soundcard and is my soundcard substandard for this? If I exit cubase then I can use ...
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Why don't my VST instruments have sound in cubase?

My VST instruments lost their sound in cubase. I connected two MIDi interfaces that control the Roland TR909 and the Cyclone 303 bass, they work via MIDI but a) My MIDI keyboard makes no sound and b) ...
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What's the exact curve for natural audio fading?

I'm making a DJ type program (it's geared more towards theatre productions) where I need to fade sound. I know that when you fade, doing a direct linear line doesn't sound natural and that a bit of a ...
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How to make iron man Sounds? :)

i need to record all the sounds of iron man 3 trailer, its homework,, i just need some ideas of how to record the sounds or design them :D. Here is the video: i ...
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Manipulating voices to masculine or feminine

Suppose I have a voice of a man and want to manipulate the sound to be woman like, I see that there are many factors involved. As simply changing the pitch will make it sound weird. What are all the ...
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Formula for the sound pressure of a pure tone

What is the formula for the sound pressure of a pure tone of 500Hz, ex-pressed as a function of time?
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How to fix an amplitude cutoff?

I'm having a problem trying to find out the right terminology for a problem to be able to fix it: I record audio over a radio transceiver from the mic port. However by mistake, I recorded the sound ...
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How to extend wave in cooledit so it will be 5 sec long insted of 3

I have a small sound effect that plays for 3 seconds, and I need it to last for 5 seconds (I know this could modify the sound pitch, im ok with that). Is there a way to do this on cooledit? I was ...
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Transmit speaker's voice over bluetooth headset to a camcorder

Do you know about some cheap bluetooth receiver to connect to camcoder's audio input? I want to use bluetooth headset (BackBeat 903+) to transmit speaker's voice to be synchronized with video and ...
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Reverse voice anonomizing algorithMs

In the movie saw, the voice of the recordimg tapes was a process similiar to having 2 identical recorded speach track which ones pitch is changed down some percent and the other tracks pitch is ...
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Best way to record your own voice during a presentation

When I give a talk, I generally record the screen, plus there's a video recording of the room. I want to record the voice too, and annoyingly enough, the tiny little radio microphones that people use ...
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colour to sound

How we can convert colour to sound?can any give brief explain.
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Is there a utility software to set a default sound output level for a number of MP3 tracks?

Some of the tracks in my MP3 collection have low output sound and this requires that I adjust volume level back and forth every time such a track plays and completes. Is there an application that I ...
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tv show sound operations

Does anybody know what is involved from a sound point of view in doing sound operations for a tv talk show for example something like the Graham Norton. I am starting on live and prerecorded tv ...
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Where I find tips for sound in videos?

I use kdenlive/audacity for editing my own videos (mostly mountain bike & family events). While I understand the mechanics of audio/video editing, the sound in my videos is mediocre at best. Here ...
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Convert sound inside a video, from 5.1 to stereo, without image modification?

2 days ago I had troubles with video conversion, today that's audio. Here is the problem, the converter I found (see this question) detects all my sources audio channels as different channels (like if ...
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Overall Sound Volume

Hey guys, that's maybe a noob question but: What level of overall output control you're using when your producing? I heard that some people use 100/100 in OS, some say that you should bring that level ...
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Program to generate midi sounds and sequences

I have a few songs I have written for a band using TuxGuitar, with the classic set of instruments: 2 guitars, 1 bass and drums. I can export this songs to MIDI, but since a while I've been searching ...
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Sound is playing slowly in After Effects RAM Playing

When I play my composition in RAM Playing, the sound of my composition is being slowed down a lot, so it is completely changed, but in my render the sound plays at the correct speed... My After ...
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Conflicts from a sonic perspective

I thought some of you would be interested in this from the BBC,link text its a history of conflicts from more of a sonic perspective. The sounds of conflict are obviously some of the most powerful ...
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Sound Forge Pro: how to save a volume envelope?

I spend an hour creating an envelope volume for an audio file in Sound Forge and I need to apply the same envelope to another file. How to save this envelope and how to then apply it to a different ...
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Adding and synchronising audio file to a movie

Let’s consider the following working scenario: I have some movies with audio in one language, and I have some audio recordings of the same films, but in French. I want to replace the original audio ...
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How do I use Audacity to make two tracks match volume?

I have an Audacity project with two mono audio tracks. The first (on top) has been recorded at a high volume, and the second (on bottom) at a much lower volume. Forgive me if I'm not using the right ...
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Sound insulation

What can you guys suggest for cheap sound insulation? I do a lot of mixing in my room and hope to be recording some spot FX.My room is small and hard walled. All the best Daniel
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Random Sound Thread--Please post a random sound

Please post a random sound, everybody visiting this site. Creepy wooden door creak
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I am looking at doing a run and gun feature doc

Would the h4n be a viable recording device for a run and gun feature doc shot on 5d and 7d cannon, With 416/rycote/boom and radio lav for 2 channels and the stereo mic for room/street atmos track? Or ...

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