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Poor quality while using PC Output Playback as Microphone for Android Phone

I plugged a mic/headphone Y spliter on my smartphone. My PC sends sound output to my Android phone (Huawei) from a 3.5mm jack plugged to the mic connector of the spliter mentioned above, which ...
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Is it possible to record the audio output of a pc directly on a usb device?

Lets say we have a wav file - 96000 hz sample rate. And lets say we play this file. Is it possible to find something like an external soundcard/ specialized usb dongle that could automatically record ...
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How to determine cause of white noise with new microphone/preamp?

I've been meaning to start making videos of covers of songs with vocals and acoustic guitar, so i purchased a Shure M58 microphone with a blue icicle XLR-USB. My Laptop is a macbookpro with touchbar ...
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SFZ+MIDI to audio via command line

I am an algorithmic composer with a library of over one hundred .SFZ files. I have been generating a bunch of single-track MIDI files using midiutil in python, and then manually opening up Sforzando ...
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Can I recover an incomplete .wav file?

I've got a Behringer X32 mixer. I'm using it's built-in recording capability to write a .wav file to an USB drive. Today, I got an incomplete recording: the file on the USB drive shows up as 0 kb size....
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Logically ANDing two tracks together

I have two audio tracks, X and Y, which are similar, but both have things added to them. I want to take X and Y, and produce a new track Z with only the lower value of every frequency of each track ...
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Best choice for bandpass frequency

I am taking sound samples (simple tones) and playing them back on a Gameboy. This hardware has 32 4-bit samples played back in loop at a frequency chosen by the programmer. Consequences to this is ...
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Getting consistent metadata onto a CD

I burned a CD in Windows Media Player. The tracks have artist and song title on them on my computer, but once they’re on the CD, that metadata shows up when the CD is viewed with Windows Media Player (...
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70v speakers w/ 8 ohm setting on home audio system? [on hold]

I recently ordered a pair of OSD Audio AP650 speakers, but Amazon mistakenly sent the 70v AP650T model. The speakers do have an 8 ohm setting, would that bypass the transformer and allow them to ...
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What are the pros/cons of hiring backup vocalists as opposed to just having the lead singer record their own?

It seems rare to have the lead singer record/overdub their own backup vocals in professional settings, but does the quality actually suffer, and does anyone know of any side-by-side comparison?
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Audio mixer (VDSM01) to plug tv and computer on a single speaker

I have a set of speakers which are plugged through jack 3.5 to my TV. When I want to use the speakers on my computer I have to unplug the cable from TV and plug it on computer and vice versa. I would ...
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How to save audio from 2 XLR mics as 2 separate audio files

Beginner here, so I’m sorry if this is a stupid question. Trying to make a binaural asmr video. I record with 2 xlr mics, and a zoom h4n. When saving audio, it saves as one audio file, so I am unable ...
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How to reduce bass on one side? [on hold]

I have one full range speaker/sub, and one mid range speaker. I bought an amp to power the two, but it only has an output for l/r sound, no output for bass/vocals. The mid range speaker doesn't handle ...
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Combining speaker drivers due to damaged component

I would appreciate some loudspeaker expertise. Knocked over a speaker, magnet broke off of the tweeter. Now I'm stuck in a DIY situation with the following components: One set of 2-system custom ...
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Windows tool to extract the tonal centre of an audio track

Essentially I want to accurately measure the key that a piece of a cappella music is performed in, to analyze the portions of the piece that are responsible for the tonal centre dropping. The ideal ...
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How to record music with “fingers on a table” style?

I am looking for a pad, MIDI controller, or some device, that I could use to recognize single fingers, so I would be able to play the snare with little finger, toms with middle fingers, bass drum with ...
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How to Procedurally Change Selection in Audacity Chain (Macro) | Normalize Long Track in Chunks

Is there a way to procedurally change the audio selection within an Audacity Chain? Background: I work on the raw footage for very long GDC-style talks, where my primary goal is just to increase the ...
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Best way to sync stage lighting with live music performance

I am looking into the best way to sync my stage lighting at a venue with a live musical performance. I thought of two different methods to do this, but I'm curious what professionals such as you all ...
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Notes not played by Kontakt virtual instrument

I have a midi clip with 1/16 notes. Certain virtual instruments do not have problems playing it, however Kontakt basses do not play these notes. I added longer notes and they are played. Is there a ...
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Adobe Audition / Audacity: If I sum all the bins of a FFT (rectangular window), do I always get RMS Amplitude?

First I use Audacity to perform an FFT of an audio clip with a rectangular window. Then I sum all the FFT bin values. Since the FFT bins are expressed in dB, I perform the "decibel sum" like this: ...
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How do I isolate and amplify faint dialogue on an audio track?

I have a video that shouldn't have any sound in it and I can faintly hear someone talking. My question is how do I isolate and amplify these sounds to hear them without straining and reducing other ...
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3.5mm Audio Splitter - Diminished Quality?

I have an audio splitter plugged into the headphone jack on my desktop computer. It splits a single output to 2 different sets of headphones. 1 set is simple in-ear buds and the other is a studio ...
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Need Advice for my next pair of earbuds, which will be better? [closed]

So my last pair of earbuds (Bragi, the only brand I've ever really used) finally broke on me, and I'm looking to step it up a bit in terms of quality because I realized I could probably do better, so ...
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Condenser Microphone Without Phantom Power - Constant Noise

Condenser Microphone > XLR Cable > USB Soundcard > Computer I haven't connected a phantom power, it records well but there is a constant noise/static in the background. Please help, how do I get ...
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How do speakers work?

My brain just can't comprehend how all the sounds and frequencies at one single point in a song (drums, vocals, guitar, etc) can be created by one single vibration of a membrane. All at once!? I ...
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Is there an easy way to mix headphones and mic into one output for recording purposes?

I’d like to have a portable setup that I can use to record conference calls for work, in particular I want to cover the cases where I want or need to use headphones. I often use more than one kind of ...
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Does sound lose quality if sped up and then slowed down back to normal speed?

I am trying to research and find whether audio quality degrades if sped up and then slowed back down to it's normal speed, on the one hand its shortening the track so there is bound to be a loss of ...
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How do I load a Omnisphere sound into Fl Studio?

I can load Ominsphere on my Windows 10 computer just fine and hear notes via my Midi, but I would like to use the sounds in a piano roll in Fl Studio which is my DAW of choice. I'm hearing that I have ...
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What VST works well with Pro Tools?

I'm trying to get a DAW VST combo where I can make music with midi that may use instruments like a rock orchestra I guess. I tried using Magix Music Maker but the quality of the instruments is not ...
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Wireless Lapels / Group Conversation - Best settings to avoid Spill [duplicate]

Setting: 3 people, smallish room (no acoustic panels), screen recording a webinar, wireless lapel mics (Sennheiser ew100 g3) What are recommended settings are for both TX and RX when lapel recording ...
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Wireless in-ear monitors for multiple dancers

I'm seeking a sound solution for my upcoming dance performance where 6 dancers sync their movement through in-ear monitors, while the audience experience the performance silently. Any good, low-cost ...
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Remove internet radio from mic input

I am trying (on a linux system) to remove a known source (internet radio) from the input from a microphone to then record for sphinx voice recognition software. I have been searching all over the ...
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How does sound pressure gets transformed into audio data when recorded on PC?

Based on some reading, here's my understanding of how sound recording works: Microphone outputs a voltage based on sound pressure. The microphone voltage is amplified and the amplified voltage goes ...
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In a audio stream of signed data, what difference is there between a positive and a negative sample?

Say I have 16 bit signed data in my audio file. What is the difference between a sample set to +1,000 and a sample set to -1,000? Since silence is still at 0, I'm not too sure how to interpret these ...
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I tried to match the sound of this song but it sounds very different, what am I missing?

I originally asked this question in the Music stackexchange, but they suggested I ask it here, so here it goes. I'm an amateur music producer, I have little experience. I tried to create a cover of "...
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Can a pc output sound that can be received by a phones microphone input?

I'm trying to connect my phone to my pc so that I can input and output sound to it. I have a 3.5mm jack splitter with headphone and mic connections. Then I have the headphone port connected to the mic ...
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Which type of microphone is good at picking up ambient noise?

I like to record in room but want to keep ambient background noise. For example if the room is near highway, or there is wind, or some motorcycle drive by etc, I don't want the mic to suppress those ...
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Creating different yet genuine human-sounding voices in Audacity. Is it Possible?

I would like to create a few voice characters for an animation in Audacity, editing recordings of my own voice, however the final voices should sound completely different than my voice, and yet like ...
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Extract similarities between 2 audio files

I want to extract the similarities between 2 audio files. Here's an example so that you guys can get a better idea of what I mean: I have 2 files, one where someone says "Duck goose" alongside some ...
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What is a waveform a graph of?

What is a waveform, like the ones on SoundCloud a graph of? What labels would you put on the axes? For example, this is a waveform of Morse code. I can tell that the X-axis is time, but what is the Y-...
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How to fix the buzzing noise from external speakers [closed]

I have been experiencing this issue since ever but never knew how to fix it. When my TV is connected to external speakers, there is a slight buzzing noise from the speakers. It increases when the ...
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Mechanism to always have a specified decibel level output

I'm a novice in this and planning to build a small inexpensive audio interface for myself. It will have: 1. One AUX input, that can be connected with a 3.5 mm jack. 2. One output, that can be ...
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Best type of microphone for ambiance taken from the top of a vehicle

I take 360 videos from the top of my car while exploring forested areas. I'm looking for a good external microphone I can mount on the roof that will hopefully capture nature sounds. I always record ...
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Will four identical speakers wired in series and parallel behave identical to one speaker (but able to handle more power)?

Suppose I have four identical speakers, say 8 ohms each. There are two ways I can combine them: Two in series would be 16 ohms, and running them in parallel with another identically connected pair ...
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Batch amplify and trim (possibly with Audacity)

I have a couple hundred small voice clips used for teaching correct pronunciation of words. Some of the recordings are quieter than others and most have some silence (not true silence) at the ...
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Where should a headset microphone be positioned for best audio quality?

I have a typical headset microphone without any kind of windscreen. Where in relation to facial features should this be positioned? The goal is to give reasonable audio quality for live calls. I ...
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Adobe Audition - auto adjust amplitude

I have many audio files, that need to adjust amplitude. Please see before image. I need to decrease some parts are over than -6 db to -6 db. But some parts aren't over -6 db, don't need to change. Is ...
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Acid Pro 9 changed things: How to insert entire clip without dragging?

I recently upgraded my DAW from Acid Pro 8 to 9. I use it for mixing a podcast. Before the upgrade I was able to drag a long audio clip (like 30 minutes and longer) onto a track and have the entire ...
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Using a midi drum kit to trigger .wav sounds

I've got a midi drum kit (Alesis Nitro), and the sounds on it are less than satisfactory. So I've looked into using something like EZ Drummer, or Superior drummer, but since I'm pretty new to all this,...
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Connecting normal audio speakers to IP (Ethernet) network

I'm trying to use an existing wired LAN in my office to create a DIY PA system. I have existing audio speakers that take typical RCA, 3.5mm or XLR inputs and want to attach them to the network to play ...

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