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Recording multiple microphones tightly synchronised

Virtually all modern audio interfaces for computer use have clock-synchronized sampling across all inputs. This is a prime requirement for most ordinary multi-track recording. It would be difficult ...
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"Merging" multiple audio sources in Windows into single multi-channel virtual source

You can achieve that with this or this I've used both with great success when streaming to twitch and hosting remote lessons to my students
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Cheap hardware to record multi-channel audio on mac

PlayStation Eye is one of the best and cheap recommendations. It is a microphone array with 4 microphones in row with only 35 dollars. Check amazon
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How do 8 tracks get recorded on a compact cassette?

This is a common misconception about tapes and tape recording. Tape is a magnetic medium and it's not divided by anything.It's particles are (at first) scattered and unordered. What dictates the ...
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Make do with safety channel feature

Simply use the non-clipping right channel. It will have sligthly more noise but no clipping compared to the left channel.
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Behringer x32 Out 1-16 levels

I think so, yes. Route both L and R to one matrix bus, and assign that to Out 1. That depends on how you provide a signal to the Out port: Out 1-16 is just the output assignment. You set the volume ...
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Creating single channel sound (left or right) with no audio bleed into the other channel

This is called crosstalk: the signal on the left channel leaks into the right channel. When you have 2 audio circuits (left and right) close together without being shielded, the electromagnetic fields ...
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One channel cutting out when splitting to two devices

Guitar amp input impedance ≅ 1MΩ Headset impedance ≅ 50 - 300Ω Totally mis-matched. However, this doesn't add up to what you're hearing. The amp should be the one suffering lack of signal, though it ...
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How many channels should a Dolby Atmos movie have?

Dolby Atmos adapts to the actual number of speakers available. The sound is not transferred as channels, but as "objects" placed in 3D space. I believe the limit is 128 concurrent "...
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Multi-line output from laptop to several speakers

That is pretty simple. You need an audio interface that has eight separate channels of output. Make sure it is not a 2 or 4 channel interface with multiple outputs for the same 2 or 4 channels (...
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Determine whether Dolby Atmos file is channel-based

For eac3, look for JOC or Joint Object Coding. In Dolby Reference Player, you should see Dolby Atmos: Yes which means this is object-based audio. For AC4, note that all (if not most) of the sources ...
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Audio format that keeps separate tracks

You can export a multi-tracks audacity project as a multichannel wav file. For this, you need to activate the use advanced mixing options in the Import/Export preference pane. You will then be offered ...
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One channel cutting out when splitting to two devices

Welcome to Sound Design. Your bass amp is mono. The 1/4" input jack is mono. When you plug in to the 1/4" jack it shorts out your right channel so you lose the sound in the right channel of ...
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"Merging" multiple audio sources in Windows into single multi-channel virtual source

Noticed this question got 4K views. So thought I'd add what I finally figured out. I'm using a fork of OBS Studio - OBS Studio ME (https://github.com/pkviet/obs-studio/releases) available for Windows ...
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How do I use Adobe Audition for Spatial Audio Mixing?

You will need a set of plugins/tools that allow you to up-mix mono and stereo files to B-Format. This will usually involve orientation of the incoming signal around three planes (pitch, roll, yaw). ...
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Audio-Interface to computer - multiple separate channels

I have various audio interfaces (there are plenty on the market) and all of mine can use upwards of 16 channels individually (or linked as 8 stereo channels if I need) These interfaces take analogue ...
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How to change channels in audio (from BOTH to LEFT) without re-encoding/conversion?

I don't believe this could be done without batch conversion. What you could do is load all the files into a batch converter and have them run through an effect or process that would produce the ...
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Multi-channel audio server over local wifi network?

There is hardware commercially available today that will accept multiple audio inputs and broadcast them over Wi-Fi to smart devices (phones, tablets...) with the use of apps. See Listen Technologies,...
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Multi-channel audio server over local wifi network?

If the audio inputs are correctly configured, you can use the method in this answer (or any answer to that question). The only difference would then be multiple instances of VLC. (Sorry for the ...
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What's the right (low cost) equipment for a two-person in-person interview setup?

One setup that I've found to work pretty well is an all-in-one field recorder, such as a Zoom H6 or a Tascam Digital Portastudio. Such devices can often be found for cheaper than the cost of a full ...
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What's the right (low cost) equipment for a two-person in-person interview setup?

Have you actually TRIED recording with a phone in your conference room? If you identify exactly where is the microphone and hold it around 8 inches from the subject's mouth you may be surprised how ...
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Which inexpensive device can record 8 channels (tracks) simultaneously?

Depending on what features you require and the gear you have, the Zoom R16 might work. 8 inputs with preamps, records to an SD-card, 16-channel playback and runs on batteries if needed. I don't know ...
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Which inexpensive device can record 8 channels (tracks) simultaneously?

I think you're asking too much here. The Zoom F8 is probably one of the cheapest 8 ch. portable solution available. EDIT: Tascam made a "portastudio" too - the Tascam DP24 SD. It has 12 mono tracks ...
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Cheap hardware to record multi-channel audio on mac

Focusrite do a wonderful range of low cost adda and preamp hardwear (scarlet range) that will serve your purposes very well
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What is the solution for a 30 analog outputs sound card?

I recommend paying attention to various MADI solutions. For example, I highly recommend to see the RME's MADI solutions in conjunction with an Ferrofish's A32 AD/DA Converter You can add and add new ...
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