Hello everyone, and thank you in advance for addressing this question. I’m not really sure whether it is an Audacity question or a hardware question, but I figured I’d poll the group. I am recording a public domain audio book with version 2.3.3 (Windows 10), using a Blue Snowball mic. During playback on my PC speaker, I am getting a weird spike/buzz in the speaker, as if the whole speaker were vibrating for an instant. However, when I listen to the same clip through (normal) headphones, it doesn’t appear. Attached is an exported sample (listen for the end of the word “York”). I have zoomed the timeline to the greatest extent possible, and there is neither a visible spike on the timeline nor is the gain anywhere close to peaking. I am not an audio specialist by any stretch, but it happens numerous times during the recording and has never occurred on other books I have recorded or other audio I have played on the same speaker. I have also tried every possible tool/filter to reduce or remove it without any effect (no pun intended). Any help you could provide would be greatly appreciated!
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