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Audio Dongle to Transmit Audio to Android device as Headset (HSP / HFP) [closed]

I am looking for some pointers on how to do the following: I would like to transmit the Audio from my Mac (OSX) to an Android Device via the Hands-Free Profile. Basically I want to connect the Android ...
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Do USB audio adapters supply bias voltage for lavalier condenser mics, and is TRS better than TRRS?

I give a lot of live (but recorded) seminars over zoom and need high voice quality. At home I use a Rode NT5 plugged into a focusrite 2i2 in a room with some sound treatment, and am pleased with the ...
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Can hifiberry be used as an usb sound card?

I am curious if a hifiberry (rasbery pi) can be used used as an USB sound card. For example the Schiit modi 3 dac can be used as such but it is was not clear to be if hifiberry can be used as such, ...
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How to get rid of a hiss in my Behringer Q802USB?

I recently purchased a Behringer Xenyx Q802USB, which I intend to use for inputing three Rode Wireless Go mics into my computer. I am using these adapters to use the "line in" inputs. But ...
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Korg General USB-Midi driver for Ubuntu Linux?

Does anyone have or knows where can I find the Korg General USB-Midi driver for Linux? In Korg's US web site (https://www.korg.com/us/support/download/product/1/285/) I found only the driver for ...
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Smartphone USB to Jack then Jack to Line-in Windows 10

I test sound output from smartphone to record them through line-in on my computer. I have two different scenarios: the phone has jack output: I have a jack male cable to connect the phone to my ...
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How to connect the 6.3mm headphone to USB? [closed]

I bought a headphone and a 6.3mm-to-3.5mm adapter, but my notebook computer is Zenbook 14 which has no 3.5mm jack. Can I just connect the headphone to the 3.5mm adapter and then to the USB adapter? If ...
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Help! Fuzz/static noise every 20-30seconds when using USB connection on guitar amp

I need help trying to stop an annoying fuzz/static noise I get every 20-30 seconds when playing my amp via USB through my macbook. My setup: Macbook Pro Fender Mustang LT25 Guitar Amp (plugged in via ...
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Using external microphone with Microsoft Surface

I have a colleague who needs to run a zoom call presentation of a singing group. I am proposing to connect an external microphone to the Microsoft Surface he will running the zoom call on. I can ...
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Is my USB Audio Interface limited to recording at only ±0.5 db?

I have a M-Track 2x2 C-Series USB audio interface, made by M-Audio, to let me convert an XLR signal into USB-C for recording on my computer. However, it seems to clip the audio easily and doesn't seem ...
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What is happening in my audio interface?

Following this question, I acquired a second hand Behringer U-Phoria UMC404HD audio interface. I'm suprised to find out that it seems to totally distort, or apply filter to my audio input. To better ...
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Does the device I'm looking for exist?

I'm looking for a simple USB interface that would provide multiple 3.5mm jack audio inputs to my computer. I've been searching on the web but all I can find is too complicated, with professional ...
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7.1 Sound Card not taking Mic Input [duplicate]

I've BM-800 Microphone, it's working perfectly fine when using my internal/integrated sound card but the internal card has some hissing sounds, I'm trying to use an external sound card but it isn't ...
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White noise through mic even when muted

I am trying to record audio but even when the mic is muted the recording picks up white noise. It's not the mic because I've tried it with my headset mic and the same issue occurs. Not software either ...
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Can one side of a mixer’s stereo out be used to send signal to usb interface?

I’ve been looking for a usb mixer to handle three mics, a line from an emulated amp output, an instrument level signal that could be processed by Logic presets, an analog synth, and an analog drum ...
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Yamaha TF5 USB Output to ProPresenter

How do I bring in Yamaha TF5 USB channel output (33&34) to ProPresenter (only 16 channels)? For now, I am having to use FocusRite and it is causing ProPresenter to have a memory leak (crashes ...
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Windows software to split a soundcard with multichannel output into multiple "stereo" outputs?

I have a mixer with a USB interface. The mixer has two channel strips that can receive audio from the USB audio channels and inject it into the channel strips, thus allowing you to independently fade, ...
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USB output (X32) doesn't match what is heard

Interesting problem ... on a Behringer X32 I have routed the Main LR to the USB card and it sends great signal to the live stream rig. However, two of the mic's that you can hear live in the venue DO ...
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High pitched noise in my condenser mic [closed]

I am having a high pitched voice in my microphone wherever I speak and am quite troubled by it. I read some similar questions to this problem but still haven't find a solution for it. When I plugged ...
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Behringer X32 - USB input to "Main Mix"

I'm using an x32 rack unit in my home studio as a usb audio interface. In my DAW I see all 32 inputs and outputs. When I create a track and set it to one of the digital inputs I get levels. However, ...
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Could a 3.5mm to usb adapter stand as a subtitute for external power for a condenser mic?

My dad purchased a lavalier microphone (one with a 3.5 mm connector) for business meetings and was unaware that it needed a power supply. Could a simple 3.5 mm to usb converter power it via USB? If ...
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USB noise from my Audio interface

I have a new Mackie Onyx 2x2 running into a Win 10 pro Intel i5-2500K CPU @3.30 Ghz w 8 gig ram, running Cubase 10 elements. I have terrible noise via the usb connection to my PC. I have tried various ...
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Do USB Audio Interface XLR Inputs show up as separate devices on Windows over the USB connection?

Devices I'm looking at specifically are these 3. I also want to clarify that I mean does it show up as 4 different devices in Windows sound settings? I don't plan on using these devices with a DAW. ...
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Røde NT-USB produces static noise depending on the USB cable [closed]

I am not sure if this is the right place to ask my question, so please remind me if this is the case. The problem I just discovered that my USB microphone produces static noise (not sure if this is ...
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Streaming an instrument with a 6.35mm AUX stereo output

I have a beautiful AvantGrand N2, Yahama's digital piano with acoustic action. I would like to use it to livestream a performance in a few weeks, seeing as I can't invite anyone over for a concert ...
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MIDI USB adapter to work with Linux?

My son has a keyboard, a Casio LK-110 that was a secondhand gift, which he's learning to play music on. He's interested in recording musical tracks onto the computer. The family laptop (the one he ...
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3.5mm buds - USB sound card has worse quality, than notebook sound. How so?

I purchased Steinberg UR22 mkII for recording purposes. While it has a 6.3mm port (for headphones, not the "Line1/2"), I bought an adapter to 3.5mm, since I don't have any 6.3 headphones yet. I was ...
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External Synths over USB on MacOS: Notes not playing & hanging notes

For some months I've had problems with USB MIDI with the Babyface Pro and two of my DSI/Sequential synths: OB-6 Module and Prophet-6 Module. I primarily use MacOS with Ableton Live, but I experience ...
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Tascam 4x4 usb interface only playing from 2 mics with 4 mics plugged in [closed]

I plugged this tascam usb interface us 4x4 into my windows 10 machine and only the first 2 channels are playing audio. I have tried on a Windows and Mac machine and the same thing happens. What's ...
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Computer does not register MIDI signal C4 and D4, all the other keys are working fine, could the problem be the cable or the keyboard

Today for the first time I tried to connect my keyboard (Hohner PSK50) to the computer. I made the connection by using this cable. (A simple MIDI to USB). Drivers were recognized and when I tried to ...
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Is there any difference between S/PDIF vs USB in terms of audio quality? If yes, then why?

Why are there discussions on the internet S/PDIF vs USB regarding sound quality if both transmit digital signal? Wouldn't be there literally no difference? Let's take this example: https://www.reddit....
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Why does MIDI over USB appear to often have issues with latency consistency when peripherals such as mouse and keyboard deal with this effortlessly?

I had a digital piano for a while, and recently tried using it to record music via USB in Renoise. Input lag was inconsistent. A quick Google search reveals that the issue is widespread, regardless of ...
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Do USB Mixers and USB Audio Interfaces Provide New "Outputs" in Windows?

I've been podcasting with a really simple mixer for some time now. I've recently gotten into streaming and live podcast recording. I've reached the point where I would like to have a lot more control ...
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What is Causing Power Issue with Blue Snowball?

I recently got a Blue Snowball microphone, and it has been working great, though recently it will no longer work in most cases. As indicated by the red light, the microphone does not receive power ...
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Behringer C1-U Microphone Static Noise In Background

So I got my Behringer C1-U Microphone for my birthday on the 19th of November, and the Microphone has been amazing since just recently, all of sudden there has been a super annoying static sound in ...
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Record USB mic and Skype separately

I'd like to record a conversation between myself in a studio, and an interviewee calling in remotely (over Skype, Zoom etc - ideally I'd like it to be agnostic of the video conference software for ...
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How do you correct a very low microphone input volume?

I'm recording Youtube videos and for audio using a Behringer C3 with a Shure X2U adapter for my PC (Dell Inspiron, running Windows 10). I use Camtasia for screen-casting and then editing the videos. ...
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Safe to record a synth with a 1/4" cable instead of MIDI?

I have a synth that has MIDI and 1/4" output jacks. Which should I use for recording? I believe MIDI is the standard, but would there be a noticeable lack of quality if I used a 1/4" Y-cable instead? ...
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Yamaha AG06 USB output is too low on MacBook Pro

For voice recording for webcasts, I am using the following setup: Rode Procaster microphone Yamaha AG06 mixing console The Procaster is connected via XLR (without phantom power) to the mixing ...
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Improve Sound Quality Of USB Microphone

I’m pretty new to recording music, I’m using Ableton Live 10 Intro and an Audio Technica AT2020USB mic. I feel like I’m not really getting the best quality sound out of the mic and based on the ...
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How to apply an Android device as a MIDI controller for LMMS on Ubuntu?

I've just started fiddling around with LMMS on Ubuntu Linux. I don't want to buy hardware yet but would like to play instruments and samples with an external MIDI controller rather than with the Piano ...
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Phantom Power cause noise [duplicate]

so i have this weird problem, i just bought cheapo generic BM-800 microphone i plug it directly to my PC, while i generate some noise, but overall its ok, as to be expected then i try to boost the ...
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Combine 2 USB mono mic audio inputs into L + R of stereo virtual device

I'm running some usability testing sessions where I'm recording a facilitator and a participant while they are testing a mobile app. I'm using screen recording software on a Windows laptop with a USB ...
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How to disable audio fade in for Steinberg UR 22mk2 on Linux?

I've gotten myself a Steinberg UR22mk2 USB audio interface. After plugging it into my Linux system (Kubuntu 17.04 with kernel 4.10.0) it is automatically and correctly detected. The problem I have is:...
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Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 2nd Gen and Sontronics STC-20 low sound on Audacity

I don't understand much of sound material, but i searched a little, talked with a few friends and the store technician and end up buying a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 2nd Gen and Sontronics STC-20 ...
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Using Yamaha YPT-255 Keyboard for Sounddesign

I recently got a Yahamaha YPT-255 Keyboard. Now I would like to connect it to my PC in order to record sounds/songs, as well as load sounds I created back to the keyboard. I noticed that it does not ...
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Noise in usb audio interface?

I recently got an Acer Aspire desktop, and am having issues using it with my M-Audio M-Tack usb interface. I hear a constant high-pitched background noise in my Behringer monitors, as well as cpu[?] ...
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USB Headset simulation

i am trying to validate the audio quality over different USB headsets. As you might know USB headsets have variety of audio aspects like number of channels, sample rates they support, bit depths etc ...
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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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How to connect Behringer mixer to Macbook Pro?

I have this mixer; I'd like to connect a guitar to the mixer and hook up the mixer to my Macbook Pro. I was thinking of connecting the 6.3mm "Main Out" jacks on the mixer to the 3.5mm headphone jack ...