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How to shift selection in Audacity

When you've selected a slice of track in Audacity, how do you shift the selection window without shifting the content? I'm trying to preview the playback of specific slices of audio in exact lengths, ...
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Behringer X 32 versus Midas M 32

What is the difference between the Behringer M 32 and the Midas R 32 consoles?
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Amplifier to PC connection

I have a guitar amplifier and I am wondering if I could connect any of its outputs to a PC microphone input on the motherboard through a 6.3 mm. to 3.5 mm. adapter. Or it will not work and ...
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Tascam DR-40 line vs. mic level

I’ve searched and there are already similiar questions here on line vs. mic-level, but I’m unfortunately not able to deduce from the answers to my particular situation. I want to record from my ...
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Setting on Zoom H5

When I go to the settings (input output) to reduce the input signal level (in 1/2 PAD), when I try to enter this setting the zoom switches off. The same happens with the matrix option and ms raw ...
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Is MP3 good for cats?

As you know, MP3 format is built using some hacks based on things that our ear can't hear. For example human hearing aid can not hear for a milliseconds after short and loud sound. Mp3 compressing ...
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PA: how do I amplify a cello?

I'm going to do PA for a band that consists of piano, guitar, flute, cello and vocals. I don't have much experience amplifying a cello. The cellist brings along her own microphone (don't know what ...
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Installation of OS/DAW on slower hard drive doesn't affect its processing speed?

I am going to build a new PC from scratch and saw on some Youtube tutorials, that people are installing their OS (operating system) and DAW (digital audio workstation) on slower hard drives. They do ...
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Denoising studio induced noise and noise due to poor recording

Background Cassette tapes of speeches have been made in 2000 in locations which are not studio like environs for recording (i.e. contain various sources of noise such as fans, folks moving about, ...
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What software is best at ripping multi-CD audiobooks?

I want to take a 6 CD audiobook and rip it into MP3s that I can listen to on my phone. Maybe this works ok if the audiobook has already been entered into some CDDB. But my CDs aren't recognized. ...
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How to separate Phones and Main outputs

I have a XENYX Q802USB (https://www.amazon.com/Behringer-Q802USB-Premium-8-Input-Interface/dp/B008O517IC/ref=sr_1_1?crid=10RQLOK9VIBPJ&keywords=xenyx+802usb&qid=1570741963&s=musical-...
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What's the difference between additive and subtractive synthesis?

It seems that most hardware synths use subtractive synthesis techniques, while in the digital realm it's common to see synths that work with different degrees of additive synthesis. What's the ...
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Is it possible to record higher frequencies using multiple microphones sampling in lockstep?

I have only a basic understanding of audio, so this may be somewhat naive, but is it theoretically possible to record frequencies above what microphone allows by using multiple devices sampling in ...
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Why do some audio amps use AC while others use DC

In particular I am looking at the JDS Labs Atom and the iFI iCan SE. The iCan outputs a tremendous amount of power, 4 times that of the Atom, enough to drive speakers; But does so less cleanly, at-...
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VST Plugins to filter mic input for Skype or Google Hangouts

I'm a user of Reaper and OBS, but nevertheless it seems I cannot find a good solution for my problem: We have a conference room with 3 microphones that go into an AKG mixer & audio interface. In ...
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Why not use more than 48kHz with HeSuVi

So I recently installed the HeSuVi app in preparation for the t50rp Mk3 headphones I've ordered (hoping that they'll sound good enough running directly from my Creative AE-5 sound-card and that I won'...
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Maximum sound pressure

Can someone explain this please? The dynamic range that can be represented by a 32-bit (floating point) file is 1528 dB. Since the greatest difference in sound pressure on Earth can be about 210 dB, ...
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Di-Box, Audio interface or Both for live performances in theatres?

I'm a juggler, selling a circus-musical to theatres in Europe and I have been gradually buying all the equipment that I need to perform with, without borrowing it from each theatre I go to. One issue ...
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Sennheiser passive omnidirectional antennas

We have one EM-XSW 2 and one EM-XSW rack-mounted wireless receivers which are experiencing dropouts in a large cafeteria because they need to be located in a closet in a older building with stone, ...
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Reaktor - How to use variables and Interpolation

I am making a Reaktor macro. Inside the macro I would like to set a variable panelset. I would like to use that variable in OSC mappings like so OSC Receive Primary Block Properties > Connect > OSC ...
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Corrupted / duplicated audio from a Tascam DR-60DMKII

I have a really strange problem with an audio recording from my Tascam DR-60DMKII linear PCM audio recorder. I recorded about 40 minutes of audio using DUAL ST mode, where two audio streams are ...
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Numark Party Mix not recognised on my Mac. How to fix?

I've tried everything I can find on the internet. So hoping someone has other ideas. I have a Numark Party Mix and cant get it to connect to my Mac. Its not showing in Midi Studio in the ...
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Some wav's sound too fast and/or distorted some sound good…?

Not sure if this is the right place to ask... I am building a sound project on an ESP 32 via I2S using an example from: https://github.com/nhatuan84/esp32-i2s-sdcard-wav-player [/edit:]I use the ...
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JBL Everest Elite 100 earbuds won't stop lowering their own volume

I'm new here, so I'm not sure if this is where to go for this, but I've been trying to get help with these damn things for around two years now. I got these earbuds as a gift from my stepdad a long ...
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Surprising issues with a Shadow 4020 preamp

I have a Faith guitar which came with a Shadow 4020 preamp fitted. The preamp worked beautifully for a few years, but at some point over the last year (I think!) it started to misbehave. Specifically, ...
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Sony MDR1a headphones - what replacement cable?

I have these headphones... I need to get replacement cable -- can anyone tell me what standard / value the replacement cable must meet , because all replacement cables I bought so far don't provide ...
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Amplifier to power a Project 2 turntable

I have a Project 2 turntable and have just bought some Dali Spektor 2 speakers. I have a 20 year old budget Cambridge Audio Amp and a basic Cambridge preamp bought a couple of years ago. I'd like ...
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My question is about adding vocals to a loop station with only 2 inputs

I'm a performer/entertainer & wish to loop my vocals occasionally but at the same time use my looper to capture my guitar signal & electronic drum tracks separately. My loop pedal only has 2 ...
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band PA: how to get good intelligibility when a singer talks while music is playing?

I'm running the PA system in a church. During worship, the lead singer will sometimes say a few words while the band is already playing a song intro. These words are invariably difficult to understand....
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How to prove the authenticity of a voice recorder file

this is a very important problem. As consultant in a legal proceedings, I have an audio file created by voice recorder of Apple. The duration of this file is only 20 seconds long; there is the ...
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Can someone please tell me the names of these sound effects and where I can find them?

I found some sounds from the TV Show "Deal or No Deal" and I was wondering where I can find the full, clean versions of the sounds. The sound when the contestant accepts the deal: https://send....
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Closed or open-back headphones for live monitoring?

Assuming Ableton is giving me a metronome playing through headphones, and I'm performing a live-looping session live, I need to be able to hear both the metronome as well as the music I'm making. I ...
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Are there any high quality professional 1/4” jack headphones?

Most headphones on the market sport an adapter to convert to 1/4”. I’m looking for headphones that are just 1/4” and don’t need an adapter.
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What is the real time from sample number?

I apologize if this is the incorrect forum for my question, so please point me to the right place if it doesn't belong here. I thought I understood how SMPTE timecode works, but I cannot seem to ...
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Batch Processing Files In RX7 from Reaper

Put simply: I'm looking for a way to select multiple items(audio clips) in Reaper and open them all in Izotope RX's Batch processing window. It is easy enough to open (up to 16) items in the normal ...
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Why does my voice over sound like it's been reduced in quality when I Compress it?

I'm recording audio for a video essay with Audacity and a Blue Yeti microphone. The microphone is held by a stand and it's got a pop filter. I've watched a few YouTube tutorials like this one on ...
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how to use Tascam DP-32SD As a midi controller

I had a Tascam 2488 port a studio that had MIDI capability. I now have a Tascam DP-32SD with no MIDI capability. How do I use my Tascam DP-32SD as a midi controller?
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Is the sound really decreasing according to the inverse square law?

Sound propagates according to the "inverse square law", that is well defined here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inverse-square_law So the intensity equals 1/distance^2 Like the image in the above ...
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Synth-bass sound in “Hero” by Mariah Carey

I really like the sound and liveliness of the bass at some points in the song Hero by Mariah Carey as heard on her Music Box album. Here are the main moments where it happens in the official album ...
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What are the 1 2 3 settings on the back of The Blue Snowball?

The Blue Snowball has settings on the back controlled by a dip switch that says 1 2 3. What do these do? Googling for it I get a bunch of bad results (html numbered lists) and this manual which doesn'...
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Do mobile phones etc. convert stereo music to binaural for earbud listening?

It used to be that everyone listened to music in their homes using hi-fi stereo systems with huge amps and speakers. But today, almost all music is listened to using ear-bud speakers. Stereo sound ...
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Connecting Condenser Mic to an amplifier then to PC? [duplicate]

I have BM800 condenser microphone which produces really low volume because it needs to be connected to a phantom power, I don't have a phantom power but I have an old Pioneer SA-600 amplifier. How do ...
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Can equalizing make voice recordings done during different sessions sound the same in volume?

Voice recording made during different sessions are not the same volume. Is there a way to make the volume more equal or do I just have to start over?
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How do I power a Yamaha EMX5?

I know basically nothing with about audio engineering and need some help. I just recently bought a Yamaha emx5 powered mixer. What is the best way to protect it from a power surge? Do I need a power ...
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What frequency/bit depth were the Beatles recorded at?

I read an article about how magnetic tape in the early 1960's could only record roughly 100kbs. Does this mean the master recordings of the Beatles are relatively low quality compared to the 768kbs (...
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Are there shallow rack cases or bags?

I'm looking for a portable 4RU rack case or bag with less than 8 inches depth. Everything I look at seems to be over a foot deep which makes plugging things in the back a bit of a hassle. Does such ...
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Looking for a small mixer with jacks on the BACK

Most small mixers (Yamaha MG10X, Mackie Mix8) have the connectors on top. I am trying to fit my home studio into a small desk, and it would be nice not to have to leave that much vertical space over ...
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10-15 dB lower input audio level on audio interface than output level on source

I am trying to record audio from a Philips VR 948 S-VHS Videorecorder with my Apogee Duet 2 audio interface. Somehow the input signal is at -10 dB (or about 10-15 dB lower) on the audio interface (...
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Are FLAC audio files automatically decompressed by music players?

Suppose I have a compressed version of a song in .flac format that I want to listen to using a music player. Since flac is a lossless audio format, I know that the original (uncompressed) song can be ...
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Voice recording over different sessions

I'm working on a project which requires of me to do recordings of text, which I read. I do this once a week. My problem is that my recordings are inconsistent and, when I come up with new material, I ...

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