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Isolate a subwoofer from the floor below

How much money have you got to spend & would you consider replacing the floor entirely with a new one made of solid concrete, not connected to the current walls or floor? That is not as frivolous ...
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Is there any way to subtract or cancel background music picked up from a microphone, if I have the isolated background music?

i know this is an ancient thread, but it still shows up in search results! Pretty silly for the top reply to be "nope sorry can't be done". Depending on where the speaker's microphone was, ...
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Combining two clicky copies of the same record into one good recording

Honestly, I think you'd have a much simpler task if you tried some de-clicker software on the best of the pair than attempt to keep two independently-recorded analogue tracks in prefect phase-sync for ...
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Recording our dreams: Ideas for speeding up post-analysis?

Many handheld recorders have a feature that automatically starts a recording when a certain dB threshold is reached. That might save some time and file space. You'll have individual files of hopefully ...
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Recording our dreams: Ideas for speeding up post-analysis?

Use a gate! The following process will let you isolate what you need. First of all find the frequency of the voice, i suspect for a female voice an area between 250-800 should capture the main body ...
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Software for vocal removal?

Evan if there is, it would be most likely based on stereo cancellation and eq-ing so it might be a better idea do them the proper way instead of relying on software
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How to isolate certain voices in video?

There is no way to do what you want. Human voice, no matter what voice timbre people have, is pretty much in the same frequency range. That said, you can at least filter out some of background noise ...
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Remove background sound from sing along recording

Short answer: no. You layered your voice on top of an existing vocal, and they occupy the same frequency range, pan (left-right) location, etc. No filtering, phase flipping or incantations I'm aware ...
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Isolating the sound of a hornet or synthesizing it

I did not find a perfect solution, but here is what I did for partial success (mainly for those dealing with a similar problem): Looping a fragment As suggested by @Blindman67 I tried to loop a mostly ...
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Extracting Dialogue From a Scene

Audacity has a plugin to remove or isolate voice - Vocal Reduction and Isolation which I haven't tested. Izotope RX's Music Rebalance does a fair job of it, but that's expensive. My guess is that ...
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"Super W" neoprene pads for electronic drum decoupling platform?

I would approach this from the perspective of having a rigid coupling between the seat, the drummer and the entire kit. Consequently, I think you would need a "floating" floor setup that can be ...
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What devices do acoustical consultants use to measure sound?

Well I'm not a consultant but what you are probably looking for is a dB meter and I would guess there's not really any reason to measure frequencies other than curiosity. If you are considering ...
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Is there any way to subtract or cancel background music picked up from a microphone, if I have the isolated background music?

This is a classic application of adaptive echo cancellation (speaker phones need it to remove the speaker output from the microphone input which would otherwise appear as an echo at the remote speaker'...
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Is there any way to subtract or cancel background music picked up from a microphone, if I have the isolated background music?

Adobe Audition has a built in Noise Reduction effect that works really well. Effects>Noise Reduction/Restoration. You can use this to capture the noise profile of the background music or other sounds ...
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Speech separation of individuals from a phone recording

Five years later and there are a number of cloud services that offer to solve this challenge. Services https://otter.ai/ and https://cloud.google.com/speech-to-text offer some alternatives for the ...
Tom Anderson's user avatar
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Sound proof a room, car noise

What microphone and what working distance are you using? The ultimate goal is maximizing the "Signal to Noise Ratio" (SNR) There are TWO ways of doing that, and typicaly you can use a combination of ...
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Creating a Floating Sound-Proof (Sound-Isolation) Room

i don't think you are in a bad situation at all. first of all a very usefull forum by mr John Sayers. http://johnlsayers.com/phpBB2/index.php <- read a lot here! Blocking the sound needs mass as ...
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Creating a Floating Sound-Proof (Sound-Isolation) Room

Sound is blocked only by mass. Either solid mass, or air mass (over a distance). Of the two alternatives you have shown, certainly you have more chance of success with the solid option vs the hollow ...
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can I use Hearing protectors with my earbud headphones for a better listening experience?

Many professional sound recording crew on big-budget productions use their earbuds with hearing-protectors over the top for critical monitoring in high noise situations. The COMFORT factor will be ...
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can I use Hearing protectors with my earbud headphones for a better listening experience?

While having tried those stuff only once - I'm not sure they are really that comfortable. An usual place one might find them is on construction sites where drilling is required or on a shooting range ...
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