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I've toyed around with the demo quite a bit, and it's on my "to purchase" list. There are just a couple of higher priority items ahead of it at the moment. It's an impressive piece of software. Like RX2, I always describe it as a "reduction" tool, not a "removal tool. While it's got a bit of learning curve before you start getting the best results, those ...


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This is a documentary. You can get away with noise in the production audio, and people will accept it. They key point is whether or not the audio is intelligible. Listening to that example you linked to, I would suggest you leave it alone. The noise floor, while present, is not interfering with my ability to pick out the phonemes. Give it some EQ to ...


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FOR NOISE REDUCTION LOOK AT IZOTOPE RX 2 OR WAVEARTS MASTER RESTORATION. PLENTY OF COMPRESSORS AVAILABLE, CAN'T REALLY NAME ONE "GOOD COMPRESSOR" (BUT http://varietyofsound.wordpress.com/ IS NICE, AND THEY'RE AVAILABLE FOR FREE / FOR DONATIONS).


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I've always found a contact cleaner, such as plastic-safe DeoxIT, works wonders for these types of connections. I normally spritz some on the plug itself, then work the plug in and out of the port a few times, spritz again, remove excess, plug in and go.


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+1 for iZotope RX2. I have done a series of videos for them showing in real time how RX2 can fix problems http://www.izotope.com/products/audio/rx/protips.asp Also go to Groove 3 and take a look at my RX2 tutorial series with over 3 hours of video tutorials on how to get the most out of RX2 http://www.groove3.com/str/rx2-explained.html As to a compressor, ...


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I did a test drive with this plugin, and I honestly didn't like it at all. Call me old fashioned, or say that I may enjoy a pleasant bit of organic noisefloor in my dialogue tracks, but I wasn't turned onto this tool. I was turned onto the concept, but in implementation I didn't like it. The interface although cool looking, I didn't find very intuitive. ...


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My advice would be to always import everything into PT, make your choice which 'blend' of mics suit each other over the edits. Then audiosuite/RX anything needed, but keep the original in place, muted, or on an inactive track. My personal experience is to go as easy on the denoiser as possible, and use volume and eq to fix up things. Happy mixing :-) ...


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I'll bring them all in and sync them first, then do a broad chop of all of the unusable stuff. This is so that I can cover those tracks with crossfades, which I can't do in RX. Once I have my basic edits completed I'll do an RX pass, then reimport to protools for mixdowns.


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Do never touch your needle with your finger! Usually there is a small carbon needle brush provided with each new cartridge. I got one with each of my Ortofon cartridges and with the Shure I bought once, so I guess this is standard, though you might get one in commerce if you don't have any. In order to clean your stylus from small fibers, etc. just brush ...


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I don't know if this is approved of, but I have a little brush that I use. It's about 3 inches long with the handle and I can't remember where I got it, but it's not too rough and works perfectly. Needless to say, I use it carefully. I pull the actual needle out(Sure & Stanton cartridges) every few months to get right up inside with the brush. I think I ...


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I bring everything into Pro Tools and clean with RX or EQ/Compression inside of ProTools. It's makes it easier to keep a copy to go back to the original if needed as well as keep everything in sync and process your files more "in the mix" of how your finished tracks will sound.


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This depends on how high the quality of your recordings need to be. If you are looking to create a personal note library, or commentate on Multiplayer Gaming Videos, then I would just look at improving your recording technique. For example, moving the mic away from your mouth and speaking louder. You should be able to avoid plosives (pops) and your voice ...


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It's difficult to know how significant these unwanted sounds are - can you post them so we can hear the track (or at least a section of the track)? You have got to keep your wits about you when editing - I use wavelab and sometimes I put markers around the problem areas so I don't forget which part of the track I'm working on. Also getting a section of ...


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Rx is great but the whole learn/remove paradigm can be time consuming, although gives best results. For quick and dirty stuff i love automating the waves w43. Its cheap and reliable and although only native on new systems I normally run it in my first slot anyway, so its not a problem.


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The demo clips look really impressive, but I'm a bit skeptical as to what it can actually accomplish until I have some hands-on experience with it. But yeah, looks impressive.


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Like shaun said, unveil is quite impressive and specially for its price. When I tested it and were looking for alternatives I found also some Japanese stuff that made use of hardware tools (of course I couldn't test it). From the description looked like almost scifi. But again I couldn't obviously try it, it costed thousands of dollars and I don't remember ...


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I wonder how this compares to SPL's DeVerb tool. I admit I'm lazy and I don't want to test the demo, so maybe someone has used both and can enlighten me.


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Best advice: OBSESS over the signal before recording. Of course, you don't always have time to fine-tune your placement and/or technique, but IT'S WORTH IT. Three minutes worth of adjustments pre-recording (listening to the source from several angles, eliminating any ambient interference that you can control), will save hours of editing and cleanup. For ...


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One of the first things I normally do is removing clicks, tisks and different kinds of glitches, mostly by freehand redraw of the bad waveform, and removing handeling-rumble. Often there are also small distracting sounds that will need to be replaced with clean parts. As with all dialogue editing, when replacing bits and pieces it's EXTREMELY important to ...


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