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Difference between gain and normalization whole track in Audacity

In Audacity there is a gain slider on left side of a track. To increase volume i can use either gain or Normalize the whole track to a certain level. Is there any technical difference in terms of ...
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How do I make a recording of a group of people playing a tabletop rpg?

I'm in front of small challenge. I'll be recording group of 6 people playing tabletop RPG. They'll be all sitting at one table but game master (person who narrates thru game) will be hidden behind his ...
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Why does exporting a file in adobe audition reduce the desired length?

I am trying to reduce an audio noise in adobe audition. I do the noise reduction but when i export the file, the audio length is about 5 seconds shorter. And i cannot sync it with my video anymore. I ...
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How do I detect the sound files used in an audio file?

There is an audio file with a soundtrack, SFXs, and voice-overs. I have all of these included elements separately as original audio files. I need to detect which file is used in what point (...
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Iphone listen through headphones while recording through its microphone?

Can’t find a simple solution to this. I have prepared a clicktrack for the singers in my chorus. For a singer who only has an iphone, is it possible to listen through headphones, and simultaneously ...
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Why won't my microphone record my voice?

The following: I've got a laptop (Dell Inspiron 15 7577; operating system: Windows 10 Education 1909) which until recently had a fully functional audio interface: headset into the input, you heard ...
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What input signal do I reference my Head-Related Frequency Responses to in order to get a Head Related Transfer Function?

I am making a simple HRTF recording using microphones in the ear of a real person for a college project. I have already made recordings by moving a speaker in a circle around the person. I made ...
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Blend Modes for Sound

With image data, there are blend modes. I was wondering if there is something similar for audio? That is, if I have a high sound and a low sound, roughly speaking, could I: lighten (return the high ...
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How do you create Single Sideband Modulation (SSB)?

We've heard this sound before (think Star Wars), and I've never tried to create it but have wondered about how it is done. Then I heard it again today here and stumbled upon one person's explanation: ...
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Merge two audio inputs [closed]

Ok, it might be confusing, but I'll try to do my best explaining it. So, my problem is that I have a Steelseries headset with two audio outputs, one mono, and one stereo. I use one for chat (Discord, ...
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What is the easiest way to split a voice recording into phrases?

I am doing the Japanese Language proficiency test and it has a listening component. Some listening exercises are long ones and when practicing I don't understand the parts when needed. I'd like to ...
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Looking for voice recording setup w/ lavalier to laptop or phone

I'm looking for some technical advice for a correct voice-recording setup using a pro-level lavalier mic for speaking (no video)—like a RØDE Lavalier, for instance—with input into either a laptop with ...
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Rode SmartLav+ does not work with Scarlett 2i2

I try to use my Rode SmartLav+ with Scarlett 2i2 USB pre-amp. I already bought Rode SC3 adaptor and small jack to big jack adaptor. I try to use any of the line/instrument inputs on my pre-amp, but it ...
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Setting up Touch OSC to control XY pads in Logic Pro

I have been tinkering around with Touch OSC and I'm finding it really useful in Logic. However, one thing I can't for the life of me work out is how to get it to control an XY pad in Alchemy (or any ...
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How can I get the audio from a movie playing on a computer to multiple headphones? [closed]

I would like to show an outdoor movie for a group of 10 people in my apartment's courtyard using my computer (ubuntu os) connected via hdmi to my projector, but I can't allow open-air sound in my ...
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How can I send internal FX to monitors on a Behringer mixer?

How can I use built-in effects processor that goes to main to send to monitors?
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Normalization - peak amplitude level vs actual loudness level

I'm producing an animation and I came to a frustrating dilemma with the sound normalization. The recommended normalization for dialogue, on YouTube, is apparently between -6 db and -15 db. Due to many ...
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Unknown polar pattern on bought MXL 990 mic

I just got MXL 990 Heritage Edition, for recording guitar and vocals. However, when opening the box I saw the polar pattern on the box. It's something like this. It doesn't fully resemble a cardioid ...
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Whats the difference between high pass filter and cutting in EQ (filter curve) in Audacity?

For example i want to set a High pass filer with 100Hz with roll off by 6db. If in my Filter curve i start to roll off by 6db from 100Hz to below. Is there any technical difference between these two ...
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from Flac to wav

i have some flac files, some are from the same song but have a different size, usually the larger size corresponds to a lower compression, to determine which is the best file I then go to see 2 other ...
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Wall E Special Features - What is that pen pad controller Ben Burtt Uses?

Hello again everyone. So, I was recently re viewing Ben Burtt's Sound Design Special Features on the Wall E DVD and noticed he used a digital pen pad to manipulate some digital audio. I am highly ...
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what's the difference between microphone gain and microphone “level” and “boost” in Windows?

I have an USB microphone that has a gain control knob. As I understand, the gain here means the voltage amplifier gain inside the microphone. USB microphone will have an maximum output voltage of 5V, ...
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Can you tell which percussion instrument this is?

(I didn't find the song on youtube neither on soundcloud so spotify it is.) I just want to know which percurssive element is this, so i can find a sample of it or a library. The sound plays at 0:30 (...
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How do I avoid destructive interference when mixing chorus with dry signal?

I was playing a fairly clean FM synth tone and mixing a dry signal with a chorus effect signal. The mixed sound was strangely quiet, and I suspect the chorus delay lined up to destructively interfere ...
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Possible ground loop when recording audio via phantom power into laptop through old audio interface

I recently attempted to start recording with my old audio interface (Audio Kontrol 1) in my new laptop (Windows 10), and got a horrible high-pitched metallic noise (specifically 3 distinct peaks ...
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Recording Individual Voices in a relatively small room [closed]

I have a Bible Study with 30 people in a room. I want to capture imput/comments from individual members
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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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Do some dedicated sound cards have a “stronger” line-out signal than on-board chips?

I am currently using a Realtek ALC887 on-board sound chip connected through line-out to a set of recently acquired Raumfeld Stereo M speakers. Either the audio signal of my on-board chip is rather ...
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Line level to mic level on PC - lower output volume | use a direct box | use other options?

In this instance, I would like to hook an output of my audio interface (1/4in output on a focusrite 18i20) to the mic input on my PC (just standard 3.5mm input on the motherboard). I see a bunch of ...
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How do I remove the vocals/bass/drums from a stereo mix?

I have a track I wish to hear without the vocals/bass/drums. How do I do that? This is an attempt to make a new canonical QA based on current technology & ignores 'old-style' manual phase reverse ...
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Public domain children's songs

I am making videos and podcasts for children, want songs in the episodes, and have no budget for a musician or to buy copyrighted music. My preferred alternative is to use melodies from children's ...
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Make quiet quieter and loud louder using vst or equalizer apo

Excuse me for my English and my repeats in advance. So i need to do the exact opposite of what normalizers do. My mic has extreme spatial sensitivity(condenser mic without 48v) and it catches even a ...
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SoundWire server is already running

I use SoundWire software. I want to launch multiple servers at once, so I could stream Audio to multiple channels to multiple users. It is written here http://georgielabs.net/SoundWireHelp.html that'...
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Zoom H5 recorder as audio interface to a PC with a lavaliere

I've tried to use a Zoom H5 recorder as audio interface to a PC with a cheap lavaliere microphone, and failed. The lav was attached to the standard XY microphone block. Audacity mic indicator wasn't ...
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FlexASIO terrible distortion

Asio4All works great on my low-end computer with low-end Realtek integrated audio, but I want to see if I can get FlexASIO working, mainly because it can optionally not take exclusive control of audio ...
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Tiny audio Bluetooth module [closed]

Need a tiny Bluetooth module that acts Android mobile (Music) --> Bluetooth module --> speaker ===> mode1 Android mobile (Integers)--> Bluetooth module--> Bluetooth ...
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Replacement speaker (tweeter) for DAB radio [closed]

I have an old digital radio with a terrible sound. Always wanted to replace the speaker inside and today I took the thing apart and removed the rubbish speaker (type: RLX 8ohms 3W 2.2inches). What I ...
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What is the audio equivalent of a pixel?

What is the equivalent of a pixel in the realm of audio? I know that pixels are the basic components which are used to form a picture so what basic component is used to form a sound?
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Are these frequencies permitted in Colombia?

I am from Norway and going to Colombia to shoot a short documentary. I am a videographer, not an experienced sound person, therefore I need a bit of help. I have some Sennheiser receiver/transmitter ...
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Microphone delay and PC output hiss with new mixer

I just got a new mixer (Depusheng U6) and I'm running on Windows 10 (up to date). Mixer is only being used for podcasting / streaming. I had an Alesis before that started acting up (constant noise in ...
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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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Understanding voltage/current output of Analog to Digital Converter

I am trying to understand the audio signal chain and got a bit stuck on ADCs... I am trying to figure out what the digital representation looks like in terms of voltage/current in the wire after the ...
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How to quickly understand the layout in various digital console

Well i don't know if am asking this question on the right platform but anyways i can't help it so I'll still put it through. With the rapid growth in digital processing from various manufacturers ...
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Designing a home-made shooting room

I am planning to build a "shooting room". I explain myself: I want to reuse a half of an old animal shelter to build a small room (3.5 square meters, 1.7-1.8m height) to store all the ...
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If I update a podcast episode on my server, when does it get updated on Apple Podcasts? [closed]

I have noticed that some podcasts are different depending on the date I download them. For example, some have different advertisings when I download them again. I also noticed that some podcast ...
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Midas MR 18 OSX 16 track 24bit 44.1khz 4-second-long random dropout issue

Weird issue recording 16 tracks at 24bit/44.1kHz on a Midas MR 18 connected to Ableton Live on OSX via USB. Within a period of about 4 seconds, there were handful of missing parts on each track ...
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How to make realistic instrument sounds digitally from scratch?

I am looking at basic JavaScript Web Audio API examples, such as building simple synthesizers and such, hoping to find something where they create the sound of a drum or the sound of the human voice ...
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setting a session for dialogue editing (question about John Purcell book)

I am reading the john purcell book, and finding it very useful, I need to set my session at best way to improve my work, right now I am editing dialogue and will have to mix too a low budget movie, ...
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Application to stream the microphone

I am looking an application for a piano teacher. He has to give piano lessons to one student at a time. Currently he does video lessons using the Zoom application, but the Zoom application transmits ...
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How do audio engineers (physically) treat rooms for studios?

Here's my problem: I live in a small apartment downtown São Paulo - it's noisy as it can be. Loud traffic, people screaming and buses circulating day and night. This was never a problem - I usually ...

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