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Is a “spatial shepard tone” possible?

So, I assume everyone here probably is aware of the "shepard tone" audio illusion, which creates the impression of an ever-decreasing or ever-increasing pitch. What I wonder is, if you had a series of ...
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Why would the BBC have a requirement for recording dual mono?

I'm working my way through the BBC Technical Delivery Standards, and I came across this specification: If mono originated sound is used, it must be recorded as dual mono, so that it may be handled ...
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Is it okay to increase the gain of the master stereo output if enough headroom is available?

Will I suffer any quality loss if in my sequencer (Cubase 10) I turn up the master stereo out volume to reach a certain minimum volume, if this works out without clipping (enough headroom present on ...
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I need some help understanding balanced/unbalanced and mono/stereo cables

I have a Q802 USB mixer from Behringer, I’ll outline its use briefly and they get into my question. I want to input a mic into the XLR, and the headphone jack from an iPad and the headphone jack from ...
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What joint stereo bitrate is equivalent to 64k mono?

I record a podcast, which has so far consisted of four people around a single microphone. After editing, I export at 64kbps mono. This week we're planning to record with two microphones on the table ...
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How to split stereo to left/right mono for dual stereo speakers

I am looking for a specific adapter that splits a 3.5mm stereo mini-jack into left/right mono WITH 2 RING CONNECTORS. I have two separate speakers (JBL Charge 3) and want to use one as left an the ...
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One of my speakers won’t play high frequencies until volume is raised very high

My hifi has two speakers The left speaker, when I start to play something (after having had the unit switched off for a while) will reproduce low and mid frequencies fine. It will not reproduce high ...
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What's the easiest way to utilize the stereo tracks on my Zoom L-12 as microphone inputs?

I have a Zoom Livetrack L-12, and I'd like to to use the two stereo channels as individual microphone channels. Obviously, I will need a microphone preamp for each of these channels in order to do so. ...
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Loud hiss coming from speakers when on line input

as the title says I have this problem: a loud high-pitched hiss (some 4Khz I believe) coming from speakers when a line input is selected. I have searched for similar problems but all I found seems ...
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Is there a way to split audio?

I have two separate mono speakers. Is there a way to split the output from my computer into two 3.5mm jacks, one being the left channel and the other being the right? Also, I have a SoundBlasterX AE5, ...
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How to achieve stereo width on choruses?

There’s a certain stereo width effect usually put on vocals. It’s usually used on Choruses, I’ve noticed. The effect is a signal that sounds like its coming out of the left and right speakers ...
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How do I 'widen' my PC's stereo?

I only have very low end computer speakers. They only let me to adjust the volume and that's it. Right now I have turned the speakers slightly away from me, and I feel that it Did lessened the issue ...
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Why does ffmpeg's conversion from mono to stereo lower the volume?

We start with this mono file: test.wav In audacity it looks like this: Then we convert it to stereo with this command: ffmpeg -i test.wav -ac 2 out.wav Now it looks like this: Notice that the ...
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Questions regarding mono / stereo during mixdown

I've been making a lot of super layered sounds recently, being quite militant about the m/s separation for certain layers, (sub and lower mids in mono, upper mids and tops in stereo). I generally ...
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Mixing board output to single Bose L1 compact

How do I connect from a Yamaha MG10xu to a single Bose L1 compact using a TRS cable? Asked another way, do I have to buy another Bose L1 compact to play music? My problem is I can only seem to get ...
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Convert speaker stereo mix to headphone

I like listening to jazz music using headphones. Most studio recordings feature panning, e.g. piano is mixed centered, bass only on left speaker, drums only on right speaker and so on. While this is ...
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Can I connect a bass guitar directly to my mixer?

Is it possible to play a bass guitar through one of the stereo channels (L/mono) for example, on Behringer ZENYX 1823 sound mixer?
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Research question 6.5mm jacks connecting to macbook pro headphones

I have a problem with my hardware for an experiment I am preparing to run. I have bought a pair of research grade etymotic earphones for circa £500. They end up in two 6.5mm jacks. I need to plug them ...
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Are actors' voices in the 2.0 sound positioned in correspondence with where we can see them in the video?

Should actors' voices typically "follow" the actors if they're moving across the screen or if they're simply positioned off-center, when playing the 2.0 or 2.1 version of the movie sound? Or is the 2....
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Separate speakers from stereo microphones

I have two audio tracks of dialogue: First, the speech of the client, second, the speech of the manager. The recording was done with two microphones. Unfortunately, each track contains the little ...
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Garageband Static When Switching from Stereo to Mono

When pulling a stereo-track mp3 into Garageband with only one channel, before this latest update to 10.2.0, if I changed the input source from stereo to mono, there was no issue. However, after this ...
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How can I convert a mono file to stereo (same audio on both channels)?

I used Audacity to create mono "audiobook" files (such as can be heard here), and want to create an audio CD from them for submission to CreateSpace. They, though, require that the files be in .AIFF ...
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M/S-stereo signal to mono (for monitoring)

I'm recording in M/S-stereo for radio documentaries and would like to monitor only the M-signal (where the talking usually takes place) in my headphones. Therefore I wonder if I can use a plug like ...
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Convert Mono to Stereo before or after editing?

Source file: WAV44/24bit/Mono If I wanted to do a basic cleanup/sweeten in Audition of this mono voice recording, would I perform the edits BEFORE converting to stereo or AFTER? Thanks in advance.
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Can I plug a balanced stereo quarter inch jack into an unbalanced mono input?

Basically, I'm trying to figure out a way to run my SM57 through my pedals. I ordered a chord online that's female XLR to male 1/4 inch jack, so that I could plug the xlr into the mic and the jack ...
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Losing sound quality from CD (phono) to mixer (jack)

Can anyone help? I am trying to run my CD/DVD player through my 4-way mixer, so have plugged phono leads out from CD, into the jack (via a small-to-large adapter) on the mixer. I lose massive sound ...
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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 stereo audio on an iPhone using an adapter

I'm looking to have a highly portable setup for binaural field recordings, and since I take my phone everywhere, it would be nice to use my iPhone as a recorder. It isn't possible to have stereo mic ...
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How to connect old stereo system to pc?

I want to playback my mp3 files from pc through my old stereo speaker system The problem is, it can play from sources like radio, CD, tape and usb. It also has a jack called 'phone', so it is ...
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MK8+CMC vs CCM8

For now my mic collection is basically limited to a CMIT5, and after I rented a CCM8 to combine an MS with CMIT for a job I fell in love with the sound. So I want to buy one, mostly for booming but ...
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for field recording(nature/wildlife) use Mono or Stereo XRL- NGT2 into Tascam DR-100mkii?

Want to start off on the right foot, i am a beginner when it comes to field recording, more interested in environmental, natural, wildlife sounds as well as construction sites, trains, busy street ...
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How to turn a stereo speaker into mono

I have a JBL ARENA 6ICDT stereo speaker. When I was buying it, I simply assumed it's mono since it is a single speaker, but now I can see the two inputs. Now I need to provide the same signal to both ...
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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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Connecting Instruments to an Audio Interface

My plan is as follows: I have a Yamaha CP300 stage piano, a Yamaha silent violin and a microphone. I want to be able to record the original sounds from the instruments with e.g. Garageband. Im using a ...
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Recording mono compatible audio with Sony PCM-M10 (RE50N/D-B mic)

I am recording with the Sony PCM-M10 using the RE50N/D-B mic with an XLR to 1/8" cable. This creates a stereo file. I've previously tried mixing this down to mono, but the L and R channels seem to ...
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Phones mini-usb to record stereo

I am looking into producing and hosting podcasts with two people. I need a portable recording system with a reasonable price and some quality (not much). Could you use your Android phone to record ...
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Microphone preamplifier for live stereo recording

I'm looking for a simple, compact, high quality but reasonably priced 2-channel microphone preamplifier. I will use the preamp with a stereo microphone with two phono connectors so the inputs need to ...
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Mono and stereo jacks

I want to hook up my computer to an amp, but I only have a mono cord at this point, and that has the 1/4 inch bit. If the 1/8 inch adapter was stereo, would the mono cord end up picking up all those ...
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Is the perceived power of 2x60W the same as 1x120W?

I have a guitar amplifier which is rated at 120w (solid state). It has two outputs (A & B) both of 60W each. If I were to run both of these outputs into a 2x12 cabinet in stereo (output A to ...
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How do I conform stereo offline proxies to original multitrack media?

I am currently working on a 10 minute short film. Here are the facts: Original media is 6K RED footage. Audio synced manually in Resolve 12. No. of audio channels range from 2 to 6. HD proxies ...
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Why is my playback from stereo recording splitted ? Audacity

I'm recording vocals and guitar in a stereo recording and when I playback through the headphones when overdubbing it sounds split. I guess this is how it's supposed to be but I'd almost prefer it be ...
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Boing noise made when powering on Harman Kardon 330B

Just bought a Harman/Kardon 330B receiver. I've noticed that sometimes when I press the power button there is an audible boing noise that seems to be coming from the left side of the unit, that can ...
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From stereo to mono

There is an audio splitter from 1 stereo to 2 mono. The stereo plug is connected to the common audio exit of the pc. If I connect the stereo jack of audio headset with the mono1, why do I listen the ...
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RCA in to a Microphone Input

I am trying to use a TV as an audio source on an amp. The amp only has 2 sets of RCA inputs while the other 3 inputs are mic jacks. The mic hacks have a switch over them that selects between - "line"...
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Is it safe to use headphones with mono jacks into stereo jacks on a modern PC?

If I understand correctly, plugging a mono jack into a stereo socket would short the right channel of the stereo to the ground. Yet most audio amplifiers have a short detection/protection circuit in ...
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setup for having an amp output mono to two speakers

I have two passive bookshelf speakers Micca - MB42X and would like to use a single amp to send the same audio signal to each speaker. I do not want one speaker to receive the left channel and one to ...
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Will stereo compression affect stereo image?

What happens with the stereo image when compressing stereo program material using a linked dual compressor with a combined internal sidechain (a "stereo compressor")? Is the stereo image reduced, ...
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Can I record in stereo using Scarlett 2i2 and Audition?

I have purchased a Scarlett 2i2 Audio Interface and will be purchasing an Audio Technica AT2035. Am I able to record in stereo using the Scarlett 2i2 from my standard output jack on my Mac, or would ...
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How can I select and delete the left track of a stereo recording in Logic Pro X

I have a simple question about the audio editor from Logic Pro X. After recording some ambience of a outdoor scene I've seen that I was recording the scene in stereo. I used only one microphone which ...
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Can you have white noise in stereo?

I want to produce a sound file that is a sample of pure digitally generated white noise. I can make the noise myself. My question is: is there any point in having the sample file in stereo? As ...