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Left Brained or Right Brained?

We work in an environment that requires both creativity and organisation. Many of us come from creative backgrounds and many from more technical or scientific backgrounds. So who out there is left ...
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Microphone Evaluation Sessions

I'm preparing for a mic shootout at a local store as I consider which one to buy. Besides bringing one reference mic of my own and my own recorder, I'm also planning on preparing a few spoken phrases ...
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Microphone test drive

I have been looking at expanding my mic collection and I am thinking about buying a Sanken CSS-5. I will be renting one for a few days soon to test it out. Does anyone have any go to things they ...
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How do I properly test an analogue desk?

We have a 24 channel analogue desk, and I want to ensure that all the sends and inputs work consistently and soak for a long time. I also have a few other boxes that I need to test, as we have an ...
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Can you tell what's going on in this clip? Is it obvious?

I was given an assignment by a prospective employer to test my sound design skills. They gave me a short, 2-paragraph description of a scene and then gave me three days to create the scene with sound. ...
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What dB level corosponds to the lower 8 bits of a 24 bit pcm/wav file?

I'm wondering, what is the maximum peak amplitude, in decibels, that will register in the first 8 bits of a 24 bit wav and leave the upper 16 as 0's? Would something like -99.85dB be low enough or ...
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Portable anechoic test chamber microphone suggestions

For my senior design project, we're creating an acoustical test chamber that will measure the frequency and the sound pressure of the electrical device that is put in the chamber. The chamber won't be ...
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Test tone in the final film soundtrack file

HI everyone! Im confused, is it a proper practice to insert a test tone like pink noise -18db before the soundtrack when delivering final sound design wav to the director? Also couldnt find the ...
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Protools 101 avid assessment

Hi guys thank you for the answer @TheFaderJockey (cool name!). I have the 101 assessment coming up and I wanted to know if it is possible to practice on a my protools 9 (at home), I'd obviously need ...
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looking for a 24bit audio file only recorded in the lower 8 bits, or the ability to make such a file for testing

As the title suggests, I'm looking to either download, or create, a 24 bit audio file, that only has data in the lower 8 bits. The point of this would be to determine, definitively, if a piece of ...