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When and why to create custom oscillators?

I am wondering about why you would ever need custom oscillators beyond the sine wave. Why do you need them? Can you do without them and create every realistic sound (like with Digital Waveguides) with ...
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How to relate audio PCM data to a dB SPL value?

I've got a set with MEMS microphones that measure audio signals at ultrasonic frequencies. The MEMS microphones have a PDM output which is then converted into PCM (this is necessary to allow for a ...
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Earphones: Can we use earphones and some other devices for professional sound editing?

I am here to ask some technical questions about differences between some audio devices and about them point by point. I am a beginner or nerd in audio devices and sound editing. Why professionals do ...
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Site Survey- How tdo I prioritize what is significant for the listener-PODCAST

We are creating a dramtaic podcast via remote recordings due to Covid 19. I have a street scene that I will survey and record. As I speculate on what is needed to convey an image to the listener, i ...
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FLAC compression options unclear: --exhaustive-model-search, --qlp-coeff-precision-search

I have bought some music online, delivered in WAV format, presumably highest quality, supposing there was no transcoding happening, but anyway, straight to my question: My intention is to get at least ...
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Headphones: Can you use bass boosted headphones as professional sound editing headphones after making some changes in software or hardware changes?

I am here to ask some technical questions about differences between some audio devices and about them point by point. I am a beginner or nerd in audio devices and sound editing. Can you produce flat ...
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Headphones: How are different types of headphones are made or designed?

I am here to ask some technical questions about differences between some audio devices and about them point by point. I am a beginner or nerd in audio devices and sound editing. How a bass boosted or ...
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Pro Tools First and Video Camera for Recording

I am trying to record vocals via Pro Tools First but also video my singing at the same time. is this possible? if yes, how? I have tried using Cyberlink youcam 5 which is on the laptop, unfortunately ...
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Mapping from Sound Pressure To Frequency Domain

I have a gem infrasound recorder which samples a pressure transducer. The raw data I get back is the sound pressure. I admittedly don't know what that means, but I do know I need to find out how to ...
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How to acheive 3d sound effect with limited processing power?

I am working on a project where I need to use a geomagnetic sensor data to drive a prerecorded sound such that the sound effect creates an auditory illusion that the source of the sound is always ...
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USB noise from my Audio interface

I have a new Mackie Onyx 2x2 running into a Win 10 pro Intel i5-2500K CPU @3.30 Ghz w 8 gig ram, running Cubase 10 elements. I have terrible noise via the usb connection to my PC. I have tried various ...
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Behringer x32 Out 1-16 levels

I'm using a Behringer x32, and I have OUT 1 and OUT 2 assigned to MAIN R. The sound and levels coming out of my main speakers are great, but I have OUT 1 run into my Cannon Video Camera and the audio ...
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Adobe Audition: How to turn point-in-time modifications of effects rack off?

I am new to AA and I have problems with effect settings: whenever I apply settings they only get applied point-in-time, not globally like in Ableton Live. Examples: (1) I modify settings of a VST ...
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FL Studio Export Problem

When I export any project outside Fl (in WAV, OGG, FLAC, MP3 format), the exported song crackles badly. The bass is all distorted and the high end is really sharp. However, the project runs fine in FL,...
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How can I reduce hi-fi amplifier latency?

I've currently got a semi-home-studio cobbled together using bits and pieces that I had lying around. I've noticed that when I play my instrument through speakers, there's noticeable latency, about ...
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3.5mm Audio Jack - No Black Insulating Ring [closed]

The 3.5 mm audio jack on my headphones (Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 32 Ohms) got bent but I straightened it and it was working. The problem is that now I have to turn the jack around in the 3.5mm plug to ...
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Exploring specific frequency distributions?

I have looked at several options for synthesizer software, and everything I have been able to find myself has an inconvenient amount of abstraction for what I want. I think I can manage with CSound, ...
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Driving two Active Monitors Off One Subwoofer Output

My question is basically whether it is okay to connect two active monitors to the same output channel on a subwoofer, including cases where only one may be on at a time? There's no weird drive issues ...
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Dimensionality reduction for visualization purposes - “Sound map”

I'd like to know how recordings of many various sounds can be analyzed to allow for visualizations in two dimensions. My idea would be to find two data features (e.g. using principal component ...
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Recording audio through 3.5mm jack on a Mac [closed]

I connect my gaming headset to a little mixamp. The mixamp has a raw audio 3.5 mm output jack. I want to use a 3.5mm male to male aux chord to record the audio output from the mixamp on my Mac (my ...
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What Are the Usual Software used for 3d Sound Editing

How Do Big Movie Industries and Game Studios Make that Amazing 3D Sound? I would really Like to Know How they Do it... I searched online on "3D Sound Editor" But came up with Nothing but ...
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How to use midi output from PA system amplifier for web conferencing

I'm a novice looking for help. I want to use midi output from a PA system amplifier as audio input to PC for use in Webex video conferencing. I bought a usb midi interface (Roland UM-ONE) but can't ...
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Do professionals calibrate the monitoring environment to personal hearing capabilities?

You can read a lot about calibrating the monitoring setup to sound as "neutral" as possible. This includes physical room optimization and equalization, buying expensive speakers or ...
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Any recommendations for replacing a 20-year-old Korg digital audio workstation?

I bought a Korg D1200 20 years ago for recording 4-part acapella vocals. While it has done me well, it is always a bit of a chore getting used to the quirky UI after a spell away from it, and getting ...
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set up Audio-Technica AT-LP140XP [closed]

I want to buy an "Audio-Technica AT-LP140XP". I saw that this turntable did not have a "preamp" so I imagine that you have to buy one too. I have only theoretical knowledge in this ...
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A “newspaper in the photo” but for audio? Audible timestamp hash/signature/password/watermark? What (live?) audio channel works as an audio timestamp?

What best practices to prove as evidence that that sound was at that timestamp? Evidentiarily best/wisest is a live stream to timestamp audio? What live audio stream (and is radio/tv news, what about ...
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Stereo input to mono connector

If I have this mixer and I connect a stereo input by using a mini-jack to 2 TRS connectors to 2 different mono line channels and keeping the pan to 12 o'clock, is it good for both left and right ...
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Which USB Audio Interface or USB Mixer represents each port or stereo pair as its own device in Windows Sound settings?

I want to make clear that I do not plan to use a DAW, if such a device exist This questions spawns from another post I made where I learned that these devices are dependent on how the drivers are made....
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Recording instruments on Zoom H6

I just bought a new Zoom H6 with a purpose of recording digital Piano and maybe record my voice with online teaching. However, regarding the Piano recording, I tried first plugging a single TRS cable ...
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What dB level corosponds to the lower 8 bits of a 24 bit pcm/wav file?

I'm wondering, what is the maximum peak amplitude, in decibels, that will register in the first 8 bits of a 24 bit wav and leave the upper 16 as 0's? Would something like -99.85dB be low enough or ...
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How to bind midi input to a track in Logic Pro

I connected my Yamaha e-piano to my Mac and can jam to any software instrument in Logic Pro. The piano always sends MIDI input to the currently selected track, which is convenient somehow. But as soon ...
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looking for a 24bit audio file only recorded in the lower 8 bits, or the ability to make such a file for testing

As the title suggests, I'm looking to either download, or create, a 24 bit audio file, that only has data in the lower 8 bits. The point of this would be to determine, definitively, if a piece of ...
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Do USB Audio Interface XLR Inputs show up as separate devices on Windows over the USB connection?

Devices I'm looking at specifically are these 3. I also want to clarify that I mean does it show up as 4 different devices in Windows sound settings? I don't plan on using these devices with a DAW. ...
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Mic closest as human ear (not just few inches away)

I am currently working in a project that require microphone which hear as sensitive as human ear do. I.e barking sound of neighbor's dog, boiling water sound in kitchen, etc Is there any? I am fairly ...
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How is a hiss removed “under the hood”?

What I mean is, not which app/option/button to use to remove a hissing sound, but how does the tool one uses to remove the hiss do that. Does it remove every low-volume noise? Does it break the sound ...
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Why is my microphone peaking at -6 dB?

I have a cheap, simple recording setup: a Behringer UMC204HD DAC interface and a Behringer C-1 microphone connected over XLR. For some reason the input from the microphone peaks (clips) at precisely -...
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Thoughts on mics for recording vocals

I was keen to buy a mic for recordings. I have shortlisted two of them - Shure SM58 AT 2020 I have heard people say that condenser mics are mostly used for vocals. I wanted to buy At 2020, but the ...
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Does it matter if RMS meters hit red?

I just imported a fully mastered Hip-Hop song released in 2003 (Joe Budden - Pump It Up, if that's relevant), and I noticed that the RMS meter lit red (but not the regular dBFS level meter). The mix ...
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How can WAV files cause any clipping red in DAW meters if floating point can represent much higher values than 24 bit?

Let's say we get a wav file in the daw, that is clipping so much, most values are around 65,000 (assume this is the highest in 24 bit depth). In daw however, to reach 0 dbFS, the bit values need to go ...
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Soundbarrier material

I want to construct sound barier that separates two rooms. Barrier will fill gap in the thin doors. I was thinking about sandwitching some material between two transculet plexiglass sheets. I had few ...
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Isolating acoustic events in spectrogram in audacity [duplicate]

What is the best way to isolate individual acoustic events in the spectrogram view of an audio file in audacity? I have some recordings of conversations I need to analyze but the microphone was placed ...
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What are the audio settings that affect distortion on abrupt stop?

I tried to use in my Unity game a sound I found on the internet that I slightly changed through Audacity. But I ran into a problem: when I close my game and the sound abruptly stops, there's a ...
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Multi-channel recording of sounds in a car using multiple microphones

I'm new to the field. I would like to set up a decent quality (at least 16 bit, 22kHz) multi-channel recording experiment using at least 6 microphones with a budget of ~100-300 bucks to record sounds ...
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What are the 2-3 most important parameter that we have to check before buyinh condencer microphone?

What are the 2-3 most important parameters that we have to check before buying a condenser microphone? If we know that the most important things we have to look at computer hardware are: 1) Processor +...
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What type of microphone is best for a medium space room mix?

I'm looking for a way to record a live dance class in a 25' x 20' space. I want the classroom ambience but also want the teacher's voice to be clear. I'll be using a PA system either in the back or ...
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Converting Notes to CC Values in Digital Performer

I am fairly new to Digital Performer and have been given a midi stream and an Audio Unit (AU) instrument. Unfortunately, the midi stream was made when the instrument used notes as control codes to ...
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Create Control Track for BWAV Audio Description

One of the client in UK is asking for BWAV AD file with control Track. How to Create Control Track for BWAV Audio Description and export as .wav file
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Retroactively reduce high input volume [duplicate]

Editing noob here, so this is probably an easy one--someone just sent me a recording of his voice but his input volume may have been set too high. As a result, the recording redlines a lot. Here's ...
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Why does using an extension cable on my headset with a TRRS jack cause the stereo signal to leak into the microphone signal?

I've been trying to get an extension cable for my various wired headsets. These headsets have a standard 3.5mm TRRS jack using the CTIA standard, so the cable carries both a stereo out signal and a ...
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Is there a DAW that can export a short perfect loop to a 8 hours long mp3 for OSX?

Is there a DAW that can export a short perfect loop to a 8 hours long wav or mp3 for OSX? I know Goldwave can do that but I can't find a correspoding app for Osx. The only way I can do that in Pro ...

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