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Re: Audacity Recordings are Done at High Speed

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:14 pm

What do the following commands give you?
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pacmd list-sinks | grep "sample"

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pacmd list-sources | grep "sample"
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Re: Audacity Recordings are Done at High Speed

Permanent link to this post Posted by djrlosthisname » Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:08 pm

The responses are below:

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pacmd list-sinks | grep "sample"


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sample spec: s16le 2ch 44100Hz
sample spec: s16le 2ch 44100Hz


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pacmd list-sources | grep "sample"


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sample spec: s16le 2ch 44100Hz
sample spec: s16le 2ch 44100Hz
sample spec: s16le 2ch 44100Hz
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Re: Audacity Recordings are Done at High Speed

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:28 pm

That all looks fine.
I'm trying to find something that doesn't ;)

Could you post a short sample to illustrate the problem in WAV format. Just a few seconds is sufficient. (see here for how to post an audio sample https://forum.audacityteam.org/viewtopi ... 49&t=72887)

Also, from Audacity "Help menu > Audio Device Info". Save that and attach it to your reply.
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Re: Audacity Recordings are Done at High Speed

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:31 pm

What's the goal? What are you doing that resulted in the error? Reading for an AudioBook? Podcast?

What did you plug into the audio ports? In detail. Model numbers.

I'm with Steve. Post an audio sample.

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Re: Audacity Recordings are Done at High Speed

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:36 am

Did you offend your computer in some way? Forget its birthday?

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Re: Audacity Recordings are Done at High Speed

Permanent link to this post Posted by djrlosthisname » Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:18 am

Steve, the audio is attached (it's me counting to 10) and the audio device info is enclosed below. Hope this helps.

-Doug

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==============================
Default recording device number: 19
Default playback device number: 19
==============================
Device ID: 0
Device name: HDA Intel PCH: ALC1220 Analog (hw:0,0)
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 2
Playback channels: 6
Low Recording Latency: 0.005805
Low Playback Latency: 0.005805
High Recording Latency: 0.034830
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    192000
==============================
Device ID: 1
Device name: HDA Intel PCH: ALC1220 Digital (hw:0,1)
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 2
Low Recording Latency: -1.000000
Low Playback Latency: 0.005805
High Recording Latency: -1.000000
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    32000
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    192000
==============================
Device ID: 2
Device name: HDA Intel PCH: ALC1220 Alt Analog (hw:0,2)
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 2
Playback channels: 0
Low Recording Latency: 0.005805
Low Playback Latency: -1.000000
High Recording Latency: 0.034830
High Playback Latency: -1.000000
Supported Rates:
==============================
Device ID: 3
Device name: HDA NVidia: HDMI 0 (hw:1,3)
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 8
Low Recording Latency: -1.000000
Low Playback Latency: 0.005805
High Recording Latency: -1.000000
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    32000
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    176400
    192000
==============================
Device ID: 4
Device name: HDA NVidia: HDMI 1 (hw:1,7)
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 2
Low Recording Latency: -1.000000
Low Playback Latency: 0.005805
High Recording Latency: -1.000000
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    32000
    44100
    48000
==============================
Device ID: 5
Device name: HDA NVidia: HDMI 2 (hw:1,8)
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 8
Low Recording Latency: -1.000000
Low Playback Latency: 0.005805
High Recording Latency: -1.000000
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    32000
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    176400
    192000
==============================
Device ID: 6
Device name: HDA NVidia: HDMI 3 (hw:1,9)
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 8
Low Recording Latency: -1.000000
Low Playback Latency: 0.005805
High Recording Latency: -1.000000
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    32000
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    176400
    192000
==============================
Device ID: 7
Device name: sysdefault
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 128
Playback channels: 128
Low Recording Latency: 0.021333
Low Playback Latency: 0.021333
High Recording Latency: 0.021333
High Playback Latency: 0.021333
Supported Rates:
    8000
    9600
    11025
    16000
    22050
    32000
    44100
    48000
    88200
    176400
    352800
==============================
Device ID: 8
Device name: front
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 6
Low Recording Latency: -1.000000
Low Playback Latency: 0.005805
High Recording Latency: -1.000000
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    192000
==============================
Device ID: 9
Device name: surround21
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 128
Low Recording Latency: -1.000000
Low Playback Latency: 0.005805
High Recording Latency: -1.000000
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    192000
==============================
Device ID: 10
Device name: surround40
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 6
Low Recording Latency: -1.000000
Low Playback Latency: 0.005805
High Recording Latency: -1.000000
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    192000
==============================
Device ID: 11
Device name: surround41
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 128
Low Recording Latency: -1.000000
Low Playback Latency: 0.005805
High Recording Latency: -1.000000
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    192000
==============================
Device ID: 12
Device name: surround50
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 128
Low Recording Latency: -1.000000
Low Playback Latency: 0.005805
High Recording Latency: -1.000000
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    192000
==============================
Device ID: 13
Device name: surround51
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 6
Low Recording Latency: -1.000000
Low Playback Latency: 0.005805
High Recording Latency: -1.000000
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    192000
==============================
Device ID: 14
Device name: surround71
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 6
Low Recording Latency: -1.000000
Low Playback Latency: 0.005805
High Recording Latency: -1.000000
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    192000
==============================
Device ID: 15
Device name: iec958
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 2
Low Recording Latency: -1.000000
Low Playback Latency: 0.005805
High Recording Latency: -1.000000
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    32000
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    192000
==============================
Device ID: 16
Device name: spdif
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 2
Low Recording Latency: -1.000000
Low Playback Latency: 0.005805
High Recording Latency: -1.000000
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    32000
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    192000
==============================
Device ID: 17
Device name: pulse
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 32
Playback channels: 32
Low Recording Latency: 0.008707
Low Playback Latency: 0.008707
High Recording Latency: 0.034830
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    8000
    9600
    11025
    12000
    15000
    16000
    22050
    24000
    32000
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    176400
    192000
==============================
Device ID: 18
Device name: dmix
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 0
Playback channels: 2
Low Recording Latency: -1.000000
Low Playback Latency: 0.021333
High Recording Latency: -1.000000
High Playback Latency: 0.021333
Supported Rates:
    48000
==============================
Device ID: 19
Device name: default
Host name: ALSA
Recording channels: 32
Playback channels: 32
Low Recording Latency: 0.008707
Low Playback Latency: 0.008707
High Recording Latency: 0.034830
High Playback Latency: 0.034830
Supported Rates:
    8000
    9600
    11025
    12000
    15000
    16000
    22050
    24000
    32000
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    176400
    192000
==============================
Selected recording device: 19 - default
Selected playback device: 19 - default
Supported Rates:
    8000
    9600
    11025
    12000
    15000
    16000
    22050
    24000
    32000
    44100
    48000
    88200
    96000
    176400
    192000
==============================
Available mixers:
==============================
Available recording sources:
0 - Front Mic:0
1 - Rear Mic:0
2 - Line:0
3 - Front Mic:1
4 - Rear Mic:1
5 - Line:1
==============================
Available playback volumes:
0 - Master:0
1 - Headphone:0
2 - PCM:0
3 - Front:0
4 - Front Mic:0
5 - Front Mic Boost:0
6 - Surround:0
7 - Center:0
8 - LFE:0
9 - Line:0
10 - Line Boost:0
11 - Rear Mic:0
12 - Rear Mic Boost:0
==============================
Recording volume is native
Playback volume is native
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Re: Audacity Recordings are Done at High Speed

Permanent link to this post Posted by djrlosthisname » Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:24 am

kozikowski wrote:What's the goal? What are you doing that resulted in the error? Reading for an AudioBook? Podcast?

What did you plug into the audio ports? In detail. Model numbers.

I'm with Steve. Post an audio sample.

Koz


I'm using audacity to record a podcast that I'm recording through a rig that's plugged into the rear line in port. I doubt the external equipment is the issue (remember it works 100% with audacity in Windows). But for completeness I'm using a couple of condenser mics connected thjrough a behringer xenyx x1204 mixer.
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Re: Audacity Recordings are Done at High Speed

Permanent link to this post Posted by djrlosthisname » Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:26 am

kozikowski wrote:Did you offend your computer in some way? Forget its birthday?

Koz


I did forget to call that one time...
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Re: Audacity Recordings are Done at High Speed

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:36 am

I doubt the external equipment is the issue

So do I, but as nobody has been able to turn up the problem so far, we need to look in an expanding ring of possibilities. Beware of microscopic misdirection. Concentrate so hard on the problem you miss other valuable information. AKA the 10,000 foot view.

I followed an internationally respected engineering consultant around once as he was doing a survey. I brought home that he was doing exactly what I'd be doing, except he didn't take shortcuts, make assumptions or leave anything out.

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Re: Audacity Recordings are Done at High Speed

Permanent link to this post Posted by kozikowski » Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:51 am

Effect > Change Speed.

Convert the 0.6 second clip to ten seconds and it appears to be close to the right rhythm and meter (attached).

But there's a lot of other junk in there and there is no convenient sampling rate change that can account for the change.

Wild-eye, blue sky observation: This is what happens when you try to play a sound file in Audacity encoded with an advanced technology (M4A, AAC) and don't install the FFMpeg software that knows what those formats are. Audacity by itself has no idea and plays them as if they were uncompressed, plain sound files. They're not. So a 2:1 compressed sound file plays at double speed.

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