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Earphones: Can we use earphones and some other devices for professional sound editing?

If you're 'just' editing, at a push you can use pretty much anything. If you're mixing, or any situation where you need to be aware of true EQ, levels or placement within a stereo field, then ...
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Why we require high voltage swing at the output of line drivers?

Headroom, mainly. Your peak voltage is 1.736 volt only when you have a sine wave signal of exactly +4 dBu (0VU on professional equipment). That never happens in the real world.. 0 on the meters is ...
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Sony PCM-M10: safety track?

I don't know that equipment, so this is not really an answer but... even though hitting the limiter would not allow it to go over-meter, it's not going to sound nice. You'll hear it suddenly flat-...
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Fletcher-Munson curves: Applied uses and lessons learned?

Fletcher-Munson curves, or more generally equal-loudness contours, are mainly used when measuring sound pressure levels and noise. The definition of such curves roughly goes like this: An equal-...
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Good tips/courses for using Adobe Audition to mix audio story in a 'film' style

Firstly, there is no set formula for this. You have to... a) train your ears b) use your ears. The only standard I would adhere to is to pick a loudness level and make sure your final mix conforms ...
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How do video editors do audio downmix?

Simply multiply each sample with a factor and then sum it to get the output sample. In the example, if you want to create a new mono signal out: out(t) = f1 x mono(t) + f2 x left(t) + f3 x right(t) ...
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Earphones: Can we use earphones and some other devices for professional sound editing?

First, you do whatever you want. If it works for you, it works for you. If you want other people to like listening to your music you do however need to work with tools that helps you making it sound ...
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Recording sound on an iPhone

Source a USB based microphone for the iphone. There are many available. What is the difference between a computer and a smartphone? Size and usability. Other than that, they are one and the same.
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VST plugins for creating surrounding environments effects on voice overs

What you are looking for is a product called "Speakerphone" from "Audioease". This has some basic room reverbs and also device impulses. Additional - more expensive - options are "Altiverb" and "...
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How can I send an audio re-recordered by whatsapp without distortion

What you want is to create an audio file that, when played through a speaker that distorts, somehow compensates for that distortion. That's generally impossible, because the distortion is an ...
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Random clicks sounds when I record screencast

What you're hearing could be the result of a sampling-rate conversion issues, although I can't be sure without having heard an example recording. You're using an external audio-interface, which has ...
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How can I correct loud audio with noisy high peaks?

Izotope RX Advanced De-Clipper is really your only chance at saving this.
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How do I generate a 0 dBFS sine-wave in SoX? (output clipped warning)

Check out the hexdump of the file you created. When you do, you will realise that there are 7FFF values in the file that correspond to your sample peaks. But, I'm going to say that you also have ...
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Isolation of different human voices from audio

Marcus Weaver-Hightower, PhD states in this video that "there's no magic transcriber out there" to remove human effort from the transcription process. That being said, his suggestion of using voice ...
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Fletcher-Munson curves: Applied uses and lessons learned?

My thoughts are that they might be used as a tool to help, for lack of a better word "hack" your way to a better mix, as that's ultimately the end goal. To clarify some things : There's no hack ...
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Izotope RX3 Workflow to improve audio quality

I don't know if you necessarily need RX - sounds like EQ is going to be a more effective tool. RX is used to remove noise and fix specific issues: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=...
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Izotope RX3 Workflow to improve audio quality

Every audio file is different so what works on 1 might not work on the other. What about it reminds you of a telephone? frequency spectrum, EQ, distortion? Depending on the issue you might need RX ...
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