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Help understanding sound wave interference from two sources as a function of distance and frequency

I am trying to optimize the acoustics of a room in my house for music listening. I use a computer that runs a free app called, REW (room Equalization Wizard) . This app can play a test noise through ...
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Would it reduce the wire noise if I use DI rather than connecting a guitar directly to interface?

I´m pretty new to this, I´m using a foucsrite interface, and I´m wondering if it is worth it to make or buy a direct box for having a balanced signal in order to reduce noise. I don´t need a long ...
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How to destroy my headphones for warranty? [closed]

I'm a student who loves my headphones and wants to keep them forever. I have a pair of sennheiser HD 4.40 BT, which I have been using for a year and a half now. I still have about 6 months of warranty ...
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Minimizing interface noise floor

I use Ableton, and when using a focusrite interface, without having anything connected to it, I can hear noise if I increase the volume. I don´t know exactly what it is, but I would like to reduce it ...
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Is it possible to tell by listening, whether the sound from a VCR is mono because of a mono source or mono conversion by the VCR? [closed]

I've a collection of VHS cassettes, recordings of a radio show from many years ago. They were recorded with a reasonably high end consumer Mitsubishi VCR (exact model unknown; some 25 yeas have passed ...
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Why my amp make noises on max volume? [migrated]

recently I bought a orange crush micro terror and I notice a dirty noise when I play my guitar on max volume, it’s impossible to play clean riffs, obviously the gain is low as possible. This not ...
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How to Reduce Latency with ASIO driver?

Thanks for reading. Last year, got an electric drum set. However, I had no idea what I was doing, was faced with a problem, and eventually gave up and went back to my acoustic kit. My problem last ...
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Creating notification sounds in GarageBand

I'm trying to use GarageBand to create some short notification sounds to use in software I'm writing. Unfortunately my musical skills are non existent and I'm struggling to create anything that sounds ...
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What's the best way to make my practice room sound better?

I have a practice space in my garage (20' x 20'). It has a Cement floor that I have covered with a few area rugs. I have a drum set, bass, guitar, pa... Initially the drums sounded awful. Lots of ...
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Headphones keep on disconnecting

I have a wireless Panasonic RP-HF400B headphones. It gets disconnected if no media is played for close to 4-5 minutes. Any suggestions on how to change this or this is inbuilt?
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Why can I hear this beep at 6 kHz and others cannot?

During a studio recording, I heard a beep and paused the recording. I played it back and neither the actress, sound technician, or assistant director could hear it. I imagined that it could be the ...
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What sound is best for measuring which frequencies a wall is reflecting?

I am recording in a very large room and getting sound reflections off the walls. So I was going to buy acoustic foam for the walls. Before I buy the foam, I wanted to measure the frequency response of ...
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How to improve the audio quality in my YouTube videos?

So, I'm a beginner in creating YouTube videos. So far, I've posted 9 videos on my YouTube channel. The videos consists of poems and comedy vines (in Hindi). I'm getting good response from the viewers ...
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Isolate hoots seen in spectrogram

I have an audio file of an owl hooting. The hoots are barely audible. If I look at the spectrogram in Audacity I can see them. They are the blips at 0.5k How can I isolate these? Edit: High pass 400, ...
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Does anyone know where this sound effect is from?

I'm trying to find the sound effect from this Chinese cartoon from the 2000s. It sounds generic, but also unique.https://youtu.be/7rjLKEL9WXA?t=566
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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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Is it lossless to cut WAV files into segments and join them again?

I asked about a Non-Linear Editor for sound that works from plain-text files. As it does not seem to exist, I programmed one with FFMPEG. The text input is: ## take_1.wav -ss 3.32179 -to 7.57171 any ...
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Low sound how can i prove this is happening [duplicate]

I suspect my neighbor is running low sound ,I know when I first moved in this was not happening, I don't want to sound weird but he started parking his car on a weird angle that can engulf my whole ...
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how to list bit depth and bit rate of all. files in a set of nested folders?

I have a large collection of music and would like to know the bit rate and bit depth of the individual files. What is the simplest/easiest way to achieve this? EDIT FOR ADDED DETAILS: I am using ...
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What is this empty space in this spectrogram? I have this is some lossless high kHz files

I have this with some albums. Is this something to worry about or is this normal? Or am I missing out on something?
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Decompressing a track during mastering?

I was watching the video for Skrillex's Mumbai Power where he famously shows Izotope's Insight reading -3.7 LUFS for a short portion of the track before the second drop: ...
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Software or automated way to detect & count the number of times a a Vocal Chanting loop is there in an audio file?

Software or automated way to detect & count the number of times a a Vocal Chanting loop is there in an audio file? I have some chanting audio and we need to have a count on the number of times a ...
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Importing plugins in Nuendo and Cubase

I am having trouble with importing VST plugins to Nuendo 4 and Cubase 5. I copied the .dll file, pasted it in the Steinberg plugins folder that came with the installation of the software, tried adding ...
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Any ideas on copying this voice effect?

Trying to copy the effects from this video: mainly the ones at: 0:30 - 0:40 2:12 - 2:42 5:31 - 5:47 I'm only really able to use Audacity and Adobe Audition so ...
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Setup to sync 4 low-end Bluetooth speakers [closed]

My neighbors are setting up outdoor movies with a few groups of people sitting 6-10 feet apart. The setup is a a smart projector and multiple Bluetooth speakers - one at each group, and the group ...
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Glamdring sound effect

I would like to know if you have any tips to recreate the sound when Gandalf takes Glamdring (the sword at 2:17)? Or if you have a similar resource to share? Thank you. Regards, Samih.
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Why does the piano sound of my keyboard sound so “odd” through my audio interface?

I use a Yamaha psr-s670 and a focusrite 2i2 interface for production. When I choose a sound like Strings or Sax, the audio sounds clean and rich in the DAW, but when it comes to the Grand Piano it ...
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Contact Microphone Noise Isolation

I have a piezo contact microphone which I am using to detect running water in a pipe. I intend to use this signal to determine the time at which water turns on or off in the pipe. However, there is ...
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Recording sound and getting the frequency of any given point

Not entirely sure if this question goes on this site, but I think it covers this one more than the others. I need to record some audio of human speech and find the frequency of the audio at least 100 ...
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Microphone recording problems where vowels are buzzing at a high pitch

Can someone help me with this... I have a rode NT usb mic. It's a nice mic, but it squeaks a high pitch only on vowels. It's really frustrating because I cant EQ all it out without making the vocal ...
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Connecting DJ Board to Powered Speakers (XLR vs TRS/TS vs RCA)

I'm attempting to connect a DJ board to 2 JBL Professional EON612 speakers and a powered Subwoofer with RCA input. The speakers have both an XLR and 1/4" input (Not sure if 1/4" is TRS or TS ...
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Why does my BA speaker truncate the negative part of the waveform? [migrated]

I'm developing a custom earphone and I'm having some issues with producing a clean sound from my balanced armature (BA) driver (Sonion 31D005/8). I've come up with a pretty standard circuit (see below)...
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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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