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Ground loop producing random booms in sub

I have sonos in two adjoining rooms. One is the living room and has a soundbar and the sonos sub sitting next to it. All working fine. Then I have an old Sonos amp running to two Polks in the wall in ...
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What is the name of the audio equipment Charlie Puth has on under the Meinl shakers?

second 15 in video under the Meinl shakers? second 1:12 in video right above the Universal Audio 1176LN
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Need in-ear (not true) wireless earphones under £100

I was using RHA MA650 wireless for past 2 years and they were flawless but unfortunately one of the earpiece connection is broken. So want to buy a new wireless earphones having decent battery life (...
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Mackie pro recording and only showing audio from one input

So I have a mackie profx16v3 and when I try to record from that into my computer via usb only the first input on the board actually sends to my pc, I tried moving that cable to other channels and ...
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Is it possible to manipulate a character voice back to the original recording?

I have to create 3 original character voices, for my animation. Question: If I just record my casual voice, and manipulate it in three different ways with Audacity, would it be possible for someone ...
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Best budget amplifier for HD660s

I just got myself a brand new set of the Sennheiser HD660s (400 euros) I was a bit disappointed with the sound quality I had the ATH-M20X (70euros) it wasn't that big of a difference when it comes to ...
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How to reduce loudness from -7 Lufs to -14 lufs

How I can reduce a track Loudness from -7.5 Lufs to -14 Lufs to match youtube sound normalisation Now I can reduce the output level to match -14 Lufs but I don't know if the method loses sound ...
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How do you get more power out of the amp than is it actually consuming?

How can AMP with 150W input get to 600w max output as is listed in the specification. Also will this 150w/600w 8 Ohm 2-channel amp be enough for 2 600W 8 Ohm speakers?
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How do I compress 32-bit float PCM a perfectly lossless way?

I've got some 32-bit float WAV files which contain music and some valuable inaudible signal (different in each of the 2 channels) mixed into it which is important to preserve. The nature of the signal ...
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Normalize audio above a sound level in audacity

I'm trying to figure out a way to manage background noise in audio without having to resort to noise reduction. I'm using audacity to post-process spoken audio. The levels are pretty low, with peaks ...
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What is the difference between changing mp3 file extension to .wav and using a converter instead?

What is the difference between changing mp3 file extension to .wav and using a converter instead. I am speaking in terms of end result. I thought mp3 and wav were actual different formats, but an ...
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How to connect a mono microphone to a stereo input (mini jack) without losing a channel?

I record live music with a small "pocket" video camera (Kodak "Playtouch" Zi10). The internal condenser mic is pretty lame. I tried one of the "SONY" (a knock-off, I'm sure) ECM-DS70P T-shaped plug-...
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Where to find a cable that splits stereo into left and right sound?

I want to set up 2 Bluetooth speakers to create stereo sound via an audio cable that can separate audio (left and right) into each speaker. I am having a hard time finding one that isn't intended ...
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Multiple computers - mixing the outputs

I have this list of gear that I am trying to get playing nice together: Windows computer Macbook pro 18i20 Presonus 2i2 Currently I am mixing the audio outputs by having my Windows pc connected to ...
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Moving To London for Audio Post?

I've been involved in Audio Post in Sydney, Australia since 2013. I have worked on entertainment, factual and drama projects on a freelance basis in post houses, mainly as a tracklayer and SFX editor. ...
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What's a direct successor to Sennheiser HD 419

Sennheiser HD 419 were my favorite headphones ever. Absolutely everything about them - except for the thin and prone to damage cable - was perfect. They're light, stylish, very comfy, with good enough ...
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How to use a jack route as a single audio-filter with ffmpeg

I have configured Ardour and there, An audio track takes input from a Jack-Sink device Applies some effects by using some Aux-Send Outputs the final audio to Master which is a Jack-Client Now, I ...
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Ableton's Analog Voices

I have a question regarding the voices in Analog. So when you turn on unisono and choose 2 voices, does that mean my original voice plus 2? Or 2 altogether? When I use both oscillators then that ...
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Is it possible for Matlab to read and decode an mp3 file?

I have run the following Matlab code and I got a signal as shown in the Figure below. [y, fs] = audioread(mp3file); y1 = y(:,1); y2 = y(:,2); dt = 1/fs; t1 = 0:dt:(length(y1)*dt)-dt; t2 = 0:dt:(...
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ART Opto8 Multi-Channel in sequence Hiss [closed]

My ART Opto 8, which I use as an extra 8pre to ADAT into a MOTU 828x (all software and firmware up-to-date) has started doing the weirdest channel hiss. Each of the 8 channels hiss, one at a time, ...
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Fifine k058 makes background humming noise [closed]

I just set up this microphone but it makes a humming noise, here is a sound sample. It's a USB Fifine k058 (condenser), and it doesnt need power supply. Im using it for the laptop with a usb sound ...
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Had it with Ableton Live [closed]

I've been using ABleton for years, but I'm really hitting a wall the last two years, as Superior Drummer 3 has come on the scene and I'm doing heavy duty midi editing for drum reconstruction on old ...
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recommendation for headset with unidirectional mic [closed]

I've spent a few hours browsing amazon for a specific type of headset. Here are my requirements: wireless microphone should be in front (i think it's called unidirectional) i'd be using these both on ...
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Make voice sound smoother

I need to create a narration audio, my voice doesn't sound good and I want to make it sound smoother. For example the Yes Theory youtube channel when they do a type vlog video their voice sound normal ...
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Anyway to track out two different voices within 1 audio file?

I have a podcast audio file with 2 voices, each speaking 1 at a time, and I need to track these out into two different files. I have logic, and I'm curious if there is any quicker way to separate the ...
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How to check for audio plagiarism?

I have a scenario of a global organization that has workers across the world uploading digital audio content and we need to confirm that their contributions are not reworked from older contributions ...
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How to introduce automatic gain control over two mics using audio interface, DAW and a mixer

I'm having Behringer UMC202HD as an audio interface and Studiomaster DC8.2 as a mixer. I am looking to introduce automixer system using the above-mentioned hardware for the live production in an ...
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How to test the polarity of a speaker driver?

Given a speaker driver with no obvious markings, how should one determine the connection polarity? I'm aware of the method of using a DC voltage to see which way the cone moves, (noise - Does DC ...
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Why does pausing this Youtube video cause a popping sound?

When I do anything to interrupt this video's audio -- play/pause, mute/unmute , etc. -- I hear a popping sound. This doesn't happen with any other video I've seen. Device info: OSX 10.12.6, Chrome 79....
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Buying a 3.5mm TRRS female to TS male adapter

I'm trying to buy an adapter from 3.5mm TRRS female to 3.5mm TS male. I've been searching Google Shopping and Amazon, and not finding anything. Do I not know the right keywords? Can someone help me?...
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Identify music file “remixing” utility

I'm hoping to identify a shareware utility that I first came across several years (maybe 5-10) ago when it was the subject of a package on BBC Radio4's Today programme. Basically, it was capable of ...
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What is the name of the audio equipment Charlie Puth has on this top shelf of his rack? (the one with the orange logo?)

What is the name of the audio equipment Charlie Puth has on this top shelf of his rack? (the one with the orange logo?)
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Is it possible to cut an mp3 file without re-encoding it?

I have some mp3 files that need to be cut in segments (one mp3 file for the start, one separate mp3 file for the middle, and another mp3 file for the end). It can be easily done in any DAW, but DAWs ...
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How to connect a condenser microphone directly to a PC (without a mixer)

I have a condenser microphone Rode NT2 and I connected it to a PC in this way: The Rode NT2 is connected via XLR to a Behringer Phantom power generator. The phantom power generator is connected to a ...
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Reaper 5.23 One Track Controls All others

I have a simple project--4 tracks. The mute button on the first track controls all the other tracks. In other words, if Track 1 is unmuted, I can mute/unmute tracks 2-4. But, if Track 1 is muted--all ...
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What causes voltage potential to alternate in a ground loop?

I know what a ground loop is and what it is defined as and how to avoid them. I am wondering what causes the current between the two ground points to alternate. Is it the ac power to the device or ...
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Does DC translate to sound?

In an analog signal it is alternating currents that mimic the sound wave; so in my mind DC should never produce audio but is that true? In a ground loop the noise is caused by differences in ground ...
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Sound system speakers

I have a Behringer Xenox 502 sound mixer. What speakers will be compatible with this mixer.
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Making a nursery rhyme for kids

not sure if this is the right stack site to ask this. I have a channel for kids in a non English country. We want to make a song ourselves for a video and we need an instrumental to sing the song with....
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How to connect lav mic to an audio interface?

I have this lav mic: Amazon product link: Audio-Technica ATR3350 Omnidirectional Condenser Lavalier Microphone And this audio interface: Amazon product link: BEHRINGER audio interface (UMC22) How ...
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Track/id detection like Shazam (Clip to short)

i found a nice melody on a German documentation. How can i find more information about the melody ? I tried to recognize it with shazam, but the problem is the part is only around 1sec long, on the ...
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Sound noise reduction

I'm currently working on an engine record and I try to remove an "air" sound with Audacity. I've tried high pass filter and then noise reduction, here the original sample and the edited sample. But I ...
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Is it possible to capture “real” slow motion audio?

Whenever a youtuber captures slow motion video, the audio is usually faked using something that sounds like it fits the scene, even if its unrelated. (e.g. crushing tomatoes into a microphone for a ...
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Direct input monitoring through one ear?

Is this considered "normal" for one-channel input? Or something you get used to? Or do people work around it? Background: With zero experience in recording, I'm considering two entry-level audio ...
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Why does increasing the sample rate with SoundForge make the pitch go way up?

I have a problem. I have to increase the sample rate to 44.100. But when I do pitch goes way up and the track plays faster! HELP Using SoundForge
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Would a “opto-isolator” help in reducing EMI/RFI from recording guitar?

I am using Reaper with the guitar plugged directly into my interface (Scarlet 2-i2), and I get a decent sound with the TSE 808 -> TSE x50 -> Poulin LeCab -> ReEq. However, I have a high noise threhold ...
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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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What causes the spike in PCM signal?

I decode an mp3 song using two different methods. The output PCM signals are shown in Figure 1 and Figure 2 respectively. Both the decoded output files have the same file size and audio quality. ...
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Why does this balanced/unbalanced setup work?

I've just learned about balanced and unbalanced audio connections and so I started trying to figure out which pieces of my equipment have what. My Roland U-220 sound module appears to have unbalanced ...
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What is this strangre sound effect?

I need to find out what sound effect is this for a project and I can not identify it at all. Any help is appreciated. Here is the link to the sound: https://www.elephantandme.com/soundeffect.mp3 ...

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