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Decreasing levels of other channels when voice channel comes in

"Ducking" is the canonical term for what you want, usually done with a compressor in the main program chain with the sidechain taken from your mic channel. Audition 2018 has a auto ducking feature ...
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Record two audio sources as separate tracks?

You need to map all streams, so ffmpeg -video_size 1920x1080 -framerate 60 -f x11grab -i :0.0 -f pulse -i default -f openal -i "Monitor of Headset H390 Analog Stereo" -map 0 -map 1 -map 2 -c:v ...
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Syncing audio and video from different sources

This is a rather common problem. The issue is NOT sample-rate. And the issue is NOT frame-rate, either. Most modern editing software (or file-manipulation software) is capable of easily resolving ...
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Can i do audio monitoring with wireless headphones with a field recorder?

I see no reason why not. You'd just have to make sure you find a transmitter that's battery powered, and small enough so you can bundle it with the micro-recorder. The question is; is it necessary. ...
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Voice Over Record doesn't record, displays "Finishing" then stops

I think I've figured it out. I've been setting my in point to the start of the clip and my end point to the end of the clip. By moving the start in point after the first bit of footage, it records ...
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Can I split audio before it gets to my sound recorder?

Technically if you want to be sure that you are getting the highest possible audio quality you need a pre-amp that you can use to split the signal. But the effect is going to be very small. When you ...
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What is the maximum length of Portable Recorder to Camera cable that is safe to use?

You may want to consider looking into another alternative as well: double-system sound. The (old school) idea being that since you have a separate recorder, you don't need a connection between the ...
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What is the maximum length of Portable Recorder to Camera cable that is safe to use?

Without more detail this is not directly answerable. The short answer is, the shorter the better, but the long answer depends on many factors. The amount of electromagnetic noise in a room will ...
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Convert .3GP to MP3?

You can use ffmpeg, a free command-line tool. Basic command is ffmpeg -i file.3gp file.mp3
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How is the audio for a TV broadcasted football match recorded?

The primary method of getting that "zoomed in" sound is using parabolic microphones. They are manually operated and usually carried by the operator listening just to the output of that microphone. The ...
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Headphone for recording voice for YouTube

The quality of the headphones will only affect how the audio sounds to you, so you don't necessarily need to spend your money on that to improve the audio for a youtube video. I would suggest ...
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How to set-up mic for voice-over audio and minimize residual mouth noises

There is some good advice here : https://training.npr.org/2017/01/31/the-ear-training-guide-for-audio-producers/#recording How to avoid mouth noise: Changing mic placement can often help, especially ...
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What adapter do I need to merge two microphones as L and R channels?

This is a tricky question, and much depends on the specifics of your camera and the microphones you're using. Without those details, it's impossible to make specific recommendations. In broad strokes, ...
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How do I avoid noise when speaker is further away?

All analogue electronics generates some level of noise, and digital recordings also introduce a small amount of dither noise in order to accurately record signals. When you record sound from a ...
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How to automate sync of 80-120 audio clips recorded at home on mobile phones?

At the start of the accompaniment track, about 15 seconds before the music starts, record a clap, or other loud but brief sound. Have your choir members record this clap sound from the accompaniment ...
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How to mute monitors automatically

You should be able to find monitor muting as a default or configurable setup on most radio consoles. Make sure you looking at sound boards that are specifically marketed as radio consoles. Something ...
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A/V Crash Course for Church

Did you watch the webcam feed? What did / didn't you like about the quality of that? For some applications, webcams do "just work", and that might be good enough. Installing a "professional" setup can ...
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Audio recording: is/how a dedicated device better than laptop?

There's no quality difference to where the recording is stored - if you plug the same mic into different recording devices, it should record the same. Different quality mics (and recording environment)...
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Syncing Audio and Video

I do not fully understand if you intend to transmit live or not. Because you are using OBS which sounds like you want to go live, but at the same time you say you want to use Premiere to edit, which ...
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What is this effect used by a lot of voice actors called?

This is not an effect, it's the way these people talk. Some people have a rather raspy voice, other a smooth one. There is no effect to make your voice more raspy, unfortunately.
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How to create YouTube home guitar demos from parallel taken phone video and professional recorded PC audio?

Bonjour Pickardou! What you want to do is absolutely manageable and done by a lot of people every day. First, let's talk about the "sync"-part. On professional movie-sets, you might have seen the ...
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How to create sound wave art?

Any sound editing program can show you the audio waveform. Audacity is a free cross-platform one, or you could use Adobe's Audition (subscription based though there is a free trial). They don't ...
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Wind noise on recorded video

Id recommend going with a Rode Mic. The Rode Shoe Mount Video Mic (around $250-$300) is more compact than even a short short shotgun. Secondly, there is a selector switch on the back that allows the ...
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Final Cut Pro X multiple audio channels auto muting

To my knowledge, there is no feature or even a plugin what can monitor one audio channel and adjust another. I would see that as it is the job of the editor or sound engineer. That's the reason you ...
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Recording Presentations with OBS and a Bluetooth Mic

You could get a Sennheiser ClipMic, plug it into a cell phone, and then establish a Bluetooth connection between the cell phone and the Laptop. I can't give any first-hand recommendations on best ...
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Best way to capture audio at an event

You'll get the best audio by connecting directly to the board the sound guy is using. As you mentioned, the risk involved there is that you lean heavily on the sound guy and hope he doesn't screw up. ...
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OBS Studio multitrack audio exports only one track

In OBS Studio go to Settigns->Output->Recording and under Recording Format you have Audio Track. You have to enable audio tracks that you set up in audio mixer. You can also name them in Audio tab.
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What type of equipment can I use to record a live rock performance as a member of the audience?

You can use portable recorder like Zoom H4n or similar. Recorders like this usually have XLR input that could be plugged directly to mixer. You'd then set input type on your recorder to line-in and ...
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What equipment do I needed for filming dance instruction?

Should I get a digital SLR video camera, or a camcorder, or something else? It depends on your planned usage. Canon and I think Nikon DSLRs are still limited to recording up to 4GiB of footage, and ...
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