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white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:58 am

lately I've been having this problem , I'm hearing white noise I've tried to reduce the I\o buffer size but still the same problem , I'm hearing white noise even when I'm not monitoring by pressing the ( I ) Icon so I'm so confused this problem happened to me yesterday and I'm so annoyed
 
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Re: white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:59 am

youngboodz wrote:
lately I've been having this problem , I'm hearing white noise I've tried to reduce the I\o buffer size but still the same problem , I'm hearing white noise even when I'm not monitoring by pressing the ( I ) Icon so I'm so confused this problem happened to me yesterday and I'm so annoyed

Create a new empty project with 1 software instrument track, no instrument plug-in, no plug-ins whatsoever in the entire Mixer. Do you hear white noise?
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Re: white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:05 am

yes same problem , the noise I'm hearing is like there is an air conditioner in my room all though my room is totally isolated by foam panels
 
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Re: white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:08 am

If you close the Logic project, do you still hear the noise?
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Re: white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:09 am

no only when I'm in logic , I just tried to do it again by opening a new project the noise is gone but it comes when I press the monitoring button
 
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Re: white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:14 am

What monitoring button?
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Re: white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:16 am

the ( I ) button the one you press so you can hear yourself during recording
 
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Re: white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:18 am

Ok but in your original post you said you're hearing the noise even when that button is not on?
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Re: white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:21 am

yeah but after you said open a new project this problem is solved but when I'm recording I'm still hearing this problem
 
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Re: white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:23 am

Do you see activity on the meters of the track that is producing the noise? What audio interface are you using and what is connected to that input?
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Re: white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:27 am

yeah I see some noise coming in , I'm using focus right scarlet 8i6 and only the mic is connected to it , the mic is akg p220
 
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Re: white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:29 am

Ok so if you turn the gain all the way down on the mic preamp does the noise go down and eventually disappear?
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Re: white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:30 am

yes
 
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Re: white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:33 am

Ok so it sounds like you're just hearing the noise floor produced by your analog chain (mic, cable, preamp). Is that noise really unreasonable? Some amount of noise is normal but obviously it should be much lower than the actual signal you're picking up with the mic.

Also do a test with the mic unplugged from the preamp?

Make sure any settings are correct, like inst/line switch on the preamp, 48V phantom power if needed, pad or filter switches on the mic itself etc.
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Re: white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 2:58 am

Yeah i did everything and still some white noises
 
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Re: white noise

Wed Mar 03, 2021 4:28 am

If you have too much noise even without a mic connected, then it's an issue with the audio interface. Contact the manufacturer and ask them for help.
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