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How to balance channel volume in Adobe Audition?

There are several ways to do this. Simple answer: You can edit each channel separately. When the wave-form is selected, you can hit the up arrow key or down arrow key to change the selection to left ...
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H4N as USB mic makes voice high pitched

I had this exact issue for ages on MacOS, audio was high-pitched & had intermittent silence. The fix was to make sure that the Audio Rate setting on the H4N was set the same as the driver's ...
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Why do some XLR connectors take batteries?

Yes, microphones like the AT899 give you the option of using internal battery power OR phantom power (from the XLR). Yes, microphones like the Rode Lav require phantom power without the option. ...
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Can I independently modify volume levels for 4 different microphones with ZOOM H4n?

No. The 1/8" jack has a single gain adjustment. No left and right adjustment.
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Is "level" control amplifying or attenuating?

There usually is a "native" setting called Unity. At that position, the signal is neither attenuated nor amplified artificially. Basically you need to see what is the Unity for your particular device,...
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Does zoom record multiple tracks seperately as different files?

The recorder supports 3 different recording modes: Stereo: either the build-in mics OR external inputs) 4CH: a stereo file for the build in mics AND another stereo file for the external inputs) MTR: ...
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Pop filter vs Foam windscreen – is either better? [Zoom H4n]

The pop shield (the circle one) is for regular speech recordings. It blocks out the 'P' and 'B' sounds that could possibly create a 'pop' in the recording and make it sound low quality. The ...
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Can Zoom H4n record on the onboard mics and line inputs at the same time?

Yes, the H4n has the option for 4 channel recording, which uses both external inputs and the onboard mics. This will generate two separate .wav files, one for external and one for onboard, although in ...
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Hear what I'm saying to Zoom h4n pro

I believe it is on page 71 of the manual: Input / monitor / On. No extra equipment needed. ( Disclaimer: I have not used the H4n ). https://www.zoom.co.jp/sites/default/files/products/downloads/pdfs/...
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PC speaker 3.5 mm stereo jack to XLR on Zoom H4n Pro

Sorry, but this is wired about as wrong as it's possible to do:\ You're running stereo into balanced line, then splitting the balanced line & hoping to get stereo back. That is not going to happen....
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Noise when I don't speak

It sounds like what you need is a noise gate. There are several (even free) VST's out there that could achieve the result you are looking for. You could either record your audio into any DAW running ...
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How to check if an audio file is mono mixed?

If I understand you correctly, what you really want to know is just if your stereo file has the exact same signal on the left and the right channel. If that it what you want to know you can phase ...
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Recording instruments on Zoom H6

The reason for the distortion is the high output level from your digital piano - you need to turn it down so it is as loud as possible without distorting, so it doesn't overload your input stage on ...
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Can I Record 4ch in a zoom H4n with my setup?

The main issue with this is going to be the gain setting for the external mic. The H4N is expecting stereo input, but you are using dual mono with two different mics which are likely to have different ...
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Rechargeable 2 tracks audio recorder

There are two main issues to consider when dealing with your project : recording duration power supply Let's say you want to record continuous 24 hours audio on two tracks and that every 24 hours ...
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What is the requirement for a XLR mic that works with H4N Zoom?

The H4N supplies phantom power, so that means you can use basically any microphone you want. According to the specifications you can have 48 or 24 volt, or have phantom power OFF. Because "lapel" ...
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Recording from Sound Board to Zoom Handy Recorder H4n

It looks like you have a number of options on the back of the Alto that you can use: http://www.altoproaudio.com/images/products/Live802_Rear_weblg.jpg '2track in/out' is usually intended for this ...
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Pop filter vs Foam windscreen – is either better? [Zoom H4n]

The pop filter should, by design, offer you some protection from plosives. Since the mic is on a tripod you do not need to worry so much about protecting the mic with the foam windshield, unless there ...
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Reasonable results for ambient village street music sounds from my Zoom H4N?

I think you can get a good recording with the zoom, although a lot will depend on circumstances that you won't be able to control like noise, traffic, etc. Try to figure out how long a recording you ...
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H4n recorder volume problem

You need something to separate the send audio (you) from the received audio (the person being interviewed). This is done with a "hybrid" adapter. For example a device like the JK Audio Autohybrid. It ...
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Dialogue Record with Zoom H4N and 2 Shotgun

Yes you should always use the boom as well as a lav, as the lav mic could sound crappy and if that's all you have then you're screwed. It could fall off, scratch against clothes, get wind noise, lots ...
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Dialogue Record with Zoom H4N and 2 Shotgun

The h4n has two inputs, so recording these separately should be simple, which I very much recommend doing.
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How do I connect Zoom recorder to Yamaha mixer?

Leave the Zoom's input gain adjust at default (100, if it's the same as my old H2) -- the H2's numeric adjustment just scaled the already-digitised signal, which was no good and resulted in a loss of ...
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Am I missing something about how to turn on my new (used) H4n?

Pull and HOLD the on switch down for a couple seconds. A momentary flick won't do it. If that doesn't work, your unit is defective. Also note that you don't want to slide it up. Sliding up will ...
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Input Distortion on Zoom H4N

XLR inputs are mic inputs on the H4n, not line. Put a 40db pad or so on the line and it will probably work ok, though you may still have some quality loss from impedance differences depending on the ...
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