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why the deconvolved response and impulse response in soundcheck has unit of Pa/s?

I am recently try to figure out the time selective response algorithm of soundcheck. I found: It uses a logarithmic sweep sine as a stimulus, x(t) for example, with unit of Volt. The excitation ...
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Cancel the audio in one file from another

I made a two-sided recording of an interview conducted via VOIP (one recording of my input and one of the interviewee's input). The interviewee wasn't wearing a headset, so my audio comes through on ...
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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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Acquisition setup recommendation: insect monitoring

I'm building an audio-based insect / pollinator monitoring device for crowdsourced biodiversity assessment. I want to record sounds of bees, bumblebees and other pollinators arriving, departing and ...
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How to choose headphones for best noise-cancelling?

I'm almost completely ignorant on the matter. I have used since 2016 the Plantronics BackBeat PRO and I found the noise cancelling very good but it does not remove the noise of the train brakes when ...
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Audacity: Show track names in compact view

My Problem I am using audacity to merge multiple short audio files to a log one, with some overlaps. The tracks disaply their waveform, which is not important to me, but without their name (that ...
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How do I isolate parts of a song according to pan position?

Suppose I have an mp3 of a song. That is, I have a final mixdown; I don't have access to the constituent tracks. Now, suppose I want to isolate parts of this song according to pan position. For ...
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Recording ultrasonic frequencies

I'm looking into putting together a rig that can really capture ultrasonic frequencies for the purposes of varispeeding down during sound design, and I'd like a little input from those of you who have ...
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Undesired chorus effect - layered same pitch piano sound

When I mix two piano sound sources (external module and VST) through audio interface, I get undesired chorus effect I cannot get rid off. I want to get something from both piano sounds while playing ...
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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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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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Voice recording marking software

I have a corpus of recorded interviews and would like know what Windows 7 software (preferably commercial because it will be bought by administration of my institution, which is a bit reluctant to ...
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Why does the Marantz PMD661MKIII appear to limit amplitude?

I have a Sennheiser K6/ME66 microphone attached with an XLR cable to a Marantz PMD661 MKIII recorder. I set my presets to: 16-bit/44.1khz sampling rate. Low cut off/high cut off/mic attenuation to ...
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What kind of sound frequency which can be audible in speaker but cant be recorded & playback

What kind of sound frequency which can be audible in speaker but cant be recorded & playback. I want to send a sound file which can be listen by receiver but cant be recorded for future playback ...
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Recreating the musical note of an instrument [closed]

I am new to sound production, and am trying to figure out how to recreate the musical notes of a specific instrument in Audacity, specifically the double bass. What is the best method to do this?
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No sound on certain mp4 videos in Windows 10 that also only have sound with earphones on my Android phone, not on the phone speakers [closed]

I have certain mp4 videos where I can only get sound when I plug my earphones into my phone (Samsung Galaxy S7 with Android 8) and no sound plays on the speakers when the earphones are out, even if I ...
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Comparing audio playback on popular audio softwares [closed]

So i have some .flac files that i want to play i have a decent quality headphones and i will be playing the music from my laptop i want to compare the popular music players I started with VLC player ...
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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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Need a vintage voice recording for a murder mystery game I'm making [closed]

I'm a scout leader in Sweden and I'm preparing a murder mystery for my scouts. We prepare simulated tasks for them so that they gain more intel so that they can solve the mystery of the death of Dag ...
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How would I route iPhone vocals into my DAW?

I have an iPhone 6s Plus with a cool vocal effect app. I also have a "Blue" condenser microphone, a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 audio interface, and I'm using Ableton as my DAW. What adapters and/or ...
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Why is learning how to use DAWs appear more difficult than Video editing programs?

Between some friends and me, we are finding it evidently more difficult to learn how to use DAWs than to use video editing programs like Sony Vegas and Premier. We are trying Roland CakeWalk Sonar 8, ...
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How to reroute the audio interface output back into input?

I have a Behringer UMC404HD Audio interface. It has 4 inputs and 4 outputs. Through the inputs, I have mic, guitar, and keys. In order to put all of these through my loop pedal and effect pedal I have ...
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DVDs with Original Theatrical Mix for Reference?

First time poster here: I've just begun to learn post-production sound, and I'm at the mixing stage for a short film that is going to be sent out to some festivals. I'm mixing in stereo at a decent ...
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Trying to reproduce a constant frequency

I work on an engine which when the throttle is not active seems to have like a constant frequency, I have some examples to analyze. But with the natural inertia at low velocity it's hard to have a ...
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Chord arpeggiator plugin

I'm looking for a arpeggio/stepsequencer plugin which repeats all played notes in an interval simultaniously. This way I can draw chords in my midi sequencer and determine the rythm with this plugin. ...
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“Stoker” - sound design moves background to foreground

I've just come back from seeing Stoker - what a great film. Very strong, and potent storytelling. One of the features was a forensic-style magnification of detail, and lots of space and time for ...
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Is it possible to connect an Alesis DM6 to Reason and track drums?

I'm brand new to audio production as of this week and I could do with a hand! I know that the basic answer is 'yes' but I want to know how specifically I can make the connection, the only connection I ...
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What is 0 dB in digital audio?

Everyone here should know that the reason decibels (dB) are unitless is because it is a ratio: So, I somewhat understand why decibels are "negative" in Audacity an other digital audio workstations. ...
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Converting M4A/AAC Low Profile to any other format always causes clipping… why?

So I'd like to send this file to my voice teacher through WhatsApp with the comfort of a play button... but converting it to any WhatsApp supported format causes the audio to be strongly clipped... ...
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Ableton Live bypasses 3rd party plugins when exporting tracks to audio

I am trying to export groups of tracks (and single tracks) to audio from Ableton Live 10. I noticed that whether I try to export using "Selected tracks only" or by soloing the track and then ...
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Problem with pitch correction in Cubase 5 [closed]

A minimum pitch correction in Cubase 5 is resulting in distortion of voice.Why,and how to get around it?Any help would be appreciated.
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Is there a way in Max For Live to actually write code that manipulates the signal?

I want to write code that gets a signal or audio samples in, manipulates them and they go to the output. I don't want to be messing with all the 'visual programming' fancy crap, unless I am in a hurry....
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How to automatically create one pattern for each imported midi track?

I'm using FL Studio 12. When I import a midi file with multiple tracks, it creates a single pattern (and a separate channel for each midi-track). I can then click on "Split by channel" to split the ...
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Filtering a noise for a sample

I've recorded an engine and I was look for some type of sample: the first (original record) with the engine in rev (throttle active). The second, the engine without adding throttle. Some examples on ...
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Do voice actors record the lines at the same time [closed]

Do voice actors record the lines at the same time such as when two people are saying the same line at the same time do the voice actors say it at the same time or they say it seconds afterwards and in ...
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Record two-way audio from phone with laptop

I'm trying to connect a phone to a laptop and record two-way the audio. For now i'm using Windows with my own software, and using https://www.vb-audio.com/Cable to forward some audio channels. With ...
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Batch conversion from FLAC to Apple Lossless, using ffmpeg terminal command

I started using the answer to this question but the correct answer works only for the current directory and I would like to recurse through a tree. The answers given below the one I mention did not ...
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Recreating Specific Female Vocals

This artist called jacaszek uses some specific delay, EQ, & reverb settings for his female melody lines. At 1:24 the female voice comes in. Can anyone help me ...
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How do I eliminate (or reduce) the dynamic range?

I have these podcasts, which I listen to while going to sleep. Unfortunately the volume sometimes suddenly goes up (e.g. when the guy talking wants to emphasize something). I would like the volume to ...
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Should I switch colleges to get a degree in sound design? [closed]

I'm towards the end of my second year of college at the University of Puget Sound, where I'm currently on the path to becoming a communications major. I'm not really all that into Communications, but ...
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How to mark certain points on the track in Adobe Audition while recording?

What is the best way to mark or highlight certain points or timestamps on the track while recording an audio file in Adobe Audition? This is mainly for relatively long recordings or interviews and ...
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Rename display playback device [closed]

I had to reinstall some drivers and now my HDMI inputs audio is showing up with a 3 prefix. I have looked all over to try to rename this device without the 3 prefix as it once was, to no avail. ...
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How can I get my direct input monitoring louder?

I have a Focusrite Saffire 6 USB. It looks like this: Saffire 6 USB http://futuremusic.com/news/images/focusrite_saffire_6usb.jpg If I plug a mic into one of the preamps and set the "gain" knob to ...
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Decent and affordable setup to record slamming doors, thumping [duplicate]

I would like to record evidence of annoying sounds from downstair apartment (Please no judgment, legal or diplomatic advices). I need a recording setup using AFFORDABLE equipment that will capture ...
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FX REQUEST: Jamaican Walla + Stingers

EXT DAY - Poor Jamaican town. Lonely kid walks down the street and all we see are birds and a few dogs. So we want convey activity in this scene where there really is none. I have added some sounds ...
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Logic Pro X jumps back when starting recording

In Logic, the main track view is suddenly jumping back to the beginning of the track (or clip?) when I hit record, even though record begins from later on project. If I enable the Auto-Follow it then ...
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No VST rendering on Tracktion T7 Waveform 11 free

I'm using LABS VST instrument plugin on a MIDI track in Tracktion T7 Waveform 11 free. I'm working on Windows 10, on a ACER Aspire V Nitro Black Edition Laptop, native soundcard. I can hear the VST ...
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Is it possible to perform noise reduction using multiple recordings?

I have an interview recorded using a Zoom H1n audio recorder and and two DSLR internal mics. Is there a way that I can use all three tracks in some sort of noise reduction process that looks for the ...
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5.1 vs Dolby Atmos on PC > Receiver > TV setup [closed]

My current setup for HTPC is: Intel NUC > Pioneer VSX-S520 > Samsung 7100 Series TV. The receiver is connected to the HDMI CEC port. On the PC, it's impossible to set the sound mode to "5.1" - only "...
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Bit depth calculation doesn't seem to add up

I was looking to verify my understanding of audio file representations, so I decided to take an audio file at random and try to deduce its bit depth. According to MediaInfo, the file in question has a ...

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