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Cubase, midi device and Latency
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Latency is due to the audio driver for the audio card. Cubase uses ASIO-drivers (an invention by Steinberg themselves) which mean they are optimized for the sound card if the manufacturer of the sound ...

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Reducing latency on MIDI-over-USB Keyboard
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I'm afraid you are stuck as the Realtek chipset doesn't have a dedicated ASIO driver. As tomeoftom's mention in his answer, you can use the Asio4All. This will give you the ASIO interface but not ...

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What books and resources can help me better understand my DAW?
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With Josh's comment in mind I try to at least narrow down the answer - Audio bus This is an auxiliary audio channel (or track). Instead of adjusting each individual channel you have (one for each ...

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How should I compare headphones?
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Does more impedance mean less volume ? As to impedance, take a look at Bill Griddle's answer: https://video.stackexchange.com/questions/650/what-is-the-effect-of-impedance-on-headphone-sound-quality ...

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What is the scale type called used on Tonematrix?
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how it generates its sounds This depends on various factors. It can use samples, or a basic synthesizer algorithm, a table etc. Only the authors will know for sure. To me it sounded like low-...

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Combine MIDI files
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You can use a DAW such as Cubase (or any other similar). This has functions to import your MIDI files which allow you to split the embedded tracks (based on channels). You will then get the note data ...

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How do I correctly slow down the track to compensate for wrong sampling rate?
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You simply re-sample them from 48 kHz to 44.1 kHz. I believe in Sound Forge you go to the Process menu and select re-sample. Or you can do it by using one of the many free audio editing software ...

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If I shot a movie in 16:9 format in Ultra HD will the movie theatre play it?
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AS to source material: As of 2009, the most common acquisition medium for digitally projected features is 35 mm film scanned and processed at 2K (2048×1080) or 4K (4096×2160) via digital ...

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How to transfer records from cassettes to the computer?
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An example of a specialized software to record LPs and cassettes LP Ripper (commercial): Optional any software that can record the line input will do, for example: Audacity (free) (see also this ...

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Connecting Turntable to Mic input to bypass preamp?
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Won't work. The output from a turntable is about 47k ohms. You need to get it to about 600 ohms for a standard line. Your mic is about 150 ohms (well, these can vary heavily though). You need a RIAA ...

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"Digitally Remastered" Vinyl albums
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Analogue medium do technically have a higher dynamical range than digital due to the nature of being analogue ("atom"-level wave description, although you have material limitations of the material ...

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Looking for microphones for location identification, decibel level
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If you want to detect from where in a room a sound occur you will need to use a technique called triangulation. This will require optimally three microphones which you record calibrated with the same ...

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Program to generate midi sounds and sequences
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Here is such a synthesizer that allow you to "free hand" draw waves (all synthesizers allow adjusting attack, sustain, decay and so forth so for this purpose you can use about any synthesizer). Throw ...

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Best Noise reduction methods?
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Without knowing what you are recording: If the main problem is rumble sound you could use a high-pass filter - that is if what you are recording isn't using a low frequency range. Try with values ...

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How to make the sound from Will.I.Am - Scream and Shout
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The voice is produced by using reverb-freeze, or reverb on a short vocal extract with full sustain. This is then fed to a channel which is gradually faded in. The filter is first a high-pass filter ...

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Finding high quality samples for music production
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If you want to make modern electronic music you will need something else that the good old TRs ;) You can try a slightly different approach than pure samples if that's an option. As a producer of ...

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Problems with digital recording (is it the computer or the software?)
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This sounds as a deeper-laying problem. The bandwidth needed to record 24-bit at 96 kHz (assuming stereo) would be: 4 bytes per sample x 2 channels x 96,000 = 750 kb per seconds Normally one channel ...

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How do I convert 5.1 footage to stereo in premiere pro cs 5.5?
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Work with submixes A submix is a track that combines audio signals routed to it from specific audio tracks or track sends in the same sequence. A submix is an intermediate step between audio tracks ...

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What video editing software allows for easy alignment of visual transitions with the soundtrack?
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I don't know of any editor that do this natively, but there are plugins such as the RedGiant's Trapcode Sound-Keys (it has a free trial so you can check it out first) which allow you to this is a ...

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Automatic Mix software to replace a DJ
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VirtualDJ also does all this, and comes in a free addition as well. From the website: Designed for home DJs, VirtualDJ Home includes nearly all the features of VirtualDJ Pro, with only a few ...

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Does cpuscaling have any signifcant effect on audio production?
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Scaling the frequency for example down to half means the data rate is halved for the audio. However, audio data has very low bandwidth requirements in modern computers so the real-world effect of this ...

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What are the differences between budget and more expensive hardware compressors?
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The main difference lays in the DAC/ACD chips. The better resolution, dynamic range and precision, or short: quality, they have the more expensive they tend to be. Two 24-bit ADC/DACs do not ...

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What Windows-based DAW can I use for sample arrangement?
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For this specific task I would use something like Geist: http://www.fxpansion.com/index.php?page=120 A drum-machine, slicer and sequencer in-one. It's a stand-alone application as well as a plugin ...

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Isolate Voice and Reduce Ambient Sounds
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You will need a portable sound-booth, a good pop-filter and record very close to the mic. Commerical portable sound-booth: http://www.editorskeys.com/us/portable-vocal-booth-incl-free-mic-stand/ ...

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Is it possible to create a master quality recording of acoustic guitar/vocal with an iPad?
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Will I be able to record master-quality [...] recordings using my iPad? No, mastering is a complete post-process which require know-how (mastering engineering is itself a discipline separate from ...

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How should I do Chromakey -video-editing?
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You won't need the Master Collections. As you say, it comes with a bunch expensive extras. You can go for the Adobe Premier Pro which comes with a basic chroma keyer, and/or After effects which give ...

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Audio normalization tool based on a dynamic calculation of local maximum amplitude
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In the old days a quick and dirty way to get a little more out of audio would use "maximizing" where you found the max top and then scaled all data to the max value within the available bit range (in ...

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choosing a portable sound recorder and microphone
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My personal favorite is the Zoom H4. These are out of production, but if you can get a second hand one go for it. The quality is super IMO and you can record up to 24-bit at 96 kHz. It has a simple ...

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Removal of voice from single track in audacity
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Yeah, high-pass filter will only work on frequencies, not so much volume. Try to run your sample through a noise-gate. Adjust threshold level till the low-volume stop coming through. Then adjust ...

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Mixing and Recording a Telephone Conference Call
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You need something called a telephone hybrid. It's a hardware box you connect the telephone lines through and has the option to "hijack" the line so you can record the audio from the (real) phone. ...

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