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by kozikowski
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:53 am
Forum: macOS
Topic: Total Neophyte Needs Help Getting Started Recording my Tracks for an Audiobook
Replies: 30
Views: 381

Re: Total Neophyte Needs Help Getting Started Recording my Tracks for an Audiobook

she's sending to her engineers to assess in terms of levels and the rest So it's not a go yet. you skepticism about interfacing with Zoom wasn't warranted. Let me read this back to you. We proved you need the services of the reputable audiobook production company, https://proaudiovoices.com/about-u...
by kozikowski
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:38 am
Forum: macOS
Topic: Rode Procaster dynamic mic loud hiss
Replies: 17
Views: 361

Re: Rode Procaster dynamic mic loud hiss

If you have the time. This is a posting where I wrote about many common comments, suggestions, and tricks. You can ignore his specific problems, but between them I posted formal explanations of stuff we write to everybody time after time. https://forum.audacityteam.org/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=116947 Fo...
by kozikowski
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:15 am
Forum: macOS
Topic: Rode Procaster dynamic mic loud hiss
Replies: 17
Views: 361

Re: Rode Procaster dynamic mic loud hiss

I'll click to the voice first and make sure it's nice and loud
Make sure it's the volume you'd use for the performance. ACX's goal is someone telling you a fascinating story over cups of tea. Not yelling at you.

Koz
by kozikowski
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:01 am
Forum: macOS
Topic: Rode Procaster dynamic mic loud hiss
Replies: 17
Views: 361

Re: Rode Procaster dynamic mic loud hiss

I'm attaching a raw clip and a mastered clip. So the two clips are where....? dynamic mics have a much louder hiss to them? They're lower volume for the same voice, so the natural noise of the preamp or interface (all electronics make some noise) appears that much louder. No matter what you do, you...
by kozikowski
Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:47 am
Forum: macOS
Topic: Rode Procaster dynamic mic loud hiss
Replies: 17
Views: 361

Re: Rode Procaster dynamic mic loud hiss

I did turn up the gain until the light started flashing green as I spoke, so that's the setting I recorded on just now. And that's just at the quiet end of normal recording volume. The lights are there to get you quickly into the ballpark. Once you record well, the other tools and corrections shoul...
by kozikowski
Sun Apr 18, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: macOS
Topic: Zoom H2N-noise when recording direct to Audacity thru USB audio interface
Replies: 35
Views: 663

Re: Zoom H2N-noise when recording direct to Audacity thru USB audio interface

I find they don’t accept what I’ve done. Being loud enough, quiet enough, etc is only the hardware test. Like do you know how to "microphone." That gets you in the front door. You still have to read in an entertaining manner and not have voice distortions or mouth noises. ACX hates "distractions," ...
by kozikowski
Sun Apr 18, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: macOS
Topic: Zoom H2N-noise when recording direct to Audacity thru USB audio interface
Replies: 35
Views: 663

Re: Zoom H2N-noise when recording direct to Audacity thru USB audio interface

recording to stereo before realizing I should’ve done it in mono If you're recording from an H2n I don't think you have any choice. It's a stereo microphone and if you force it to mono during the recording, you may get loudness and clipping damage. There is another way to "convert" from stereo to m...
by kozikowski
Sun Apr 18, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: macOS
Topic: Zoom H2N-noise when recording direct to Audacity thru USB audio interface
Replies: 35
Views: 663

Re: Zoom H2N-noise when recording direct to Audacity thru USB audio interface

To cover this. Record the best way that works for you. Apply the Audiobook Mastering Suite either from here... https://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Audiobook_Mastering Or the short form here. https://www.kozco.com/tech/audacity/pix/AudiobookMasteringSuite.jpg You will find that the settings stick and ...
by kozikowski
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: macOS
Topic: Zoom H2N-noise when recording direct to Audacity thru USB audio interface
Replies: 35
Views: 663

Re: Zoom H2N-noise when recording direct to Audacity thru USB audio interface

And the DropBox submission passes.

This file wouldn't fit on the forum because you didn't stop at ten seconds. It's over 16 seconds long.

Koz
by kozikowski
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: macOS
Topic: Zoom H2N-noise when recording direct to Audacity thru USB audio interface
Replies: 35
Views: 663

Re: Zoom H2N-noise when recording direct to Audacity thru USB audio interface

Aaaaaaand Voice Sample-USB Direct to Audacity.wav failed.

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I just know we're going to have a really good laugh about this when you figure out what's going on.

Koz