recording crackle with Scarlett 2i4

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recording crackle with Scarlett 2i4

Permanent link to this post Posted by stratboy » Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:03 pm

Hi, I'm having troubles with my new audio interface. I currently use a focusrite scarlett 2i4 and trying to record my guitar from a shure sm57. I can record, but recordings are full of 'ticks' like a realy noisy vinil, or the like. I'm controlling and keeping the gain low, but still have this problem. I've tried with different setups, amps, guitars, the problem persists.

I have no problems at all if I record into Logic or Garage band, but currently I have to use Audacity for a specific project.

How to eliminate my issue?

I'm on latest audacity on osx 10.11.6.

Thank you, regards
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Re: Registering with focusrite scarlett 2i4

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:25 am

See if there's anything here.

viewtopic.php?p=322355#p322355

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Re: crackling when recording voice

Permanent link to this post Posted by stratboy » Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:17 am

I've got similar problems recording with a scarlett focusrite 2i4, from a shure sm57 in front of my guitar amps. I'll investigate and let you know.
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Re: recording crackle with Scarlett 2i4

Permanent link to this post Posted by Gale Andrews » Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:30 pm

stratboy wrote:I've got similar problems recording with a scarlett focusrite 2i4, from a shure sm57 in front of my guitar amps. I'll investigate and let you know.

If you have similar problems it will be best to try similar solutions.


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Re: recording crackle with Scarlett 2i4

Permanent link to this post Posted by Gale Andrews » Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:00 pm

@stratboy, we now have this topic just for you. To avoid confusion, just reply here if you need more help.


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Re: recording crackle with Scarlett 2i4

Permanent link to this post Posted by Ed_Focusrite » Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:18 pm

Hi Stratboy,

If you are still experiencing these issues it would be worth running through trashing your audio preferences as these can occasionally become corrupted, details on how to do this can be found here:

https://support.focusrite.com/hc/en-gb/ ... -Mac-OS-X-

Let us know how this goes.
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