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Offline davieg

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« on: March 05, 2014, 01:39:46 AM »
I'm hoping someone can help.  I'm not very good with computers.  I am using audacity to record a dj mix and when I play it back it sounds terrible.  Can anyone help me with the settings PLEASE.  I am using the Numark M101 USB mixer and I have installed it using the settings that came with it.  Thanks Davie

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Re: AUDACITY
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2014, 04:19:57 AM »
Hi Davie,

I use Audacity quite a bit, maybe I can offer some help?

First thing to do is to check that you are not recording at too high a level. It sounds as if you are getting a recording but it may be distorted if too high. Try dropping the recording level a bit at a time.

The Audacity forum is a great resource, they are a friendly and helpful bunch  :smiley:
http://forum.audacityteam.org/

Samson.
« Last Edit: March 05, 2014, 05:42:39 AM by Samson »

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Re: AUDACITY
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2014, 05:07:57 AM »
davieg what version of windows do you have?

Do you have a laptop? If so then you can try recording when the laptops power supply is unplugged to determine if the laptops power supply is causing a hum.

In Audacity have you set it up to receive audio via the M101USB?
You can read more here on page 4 http://www.numark.com/images/product_downloads/m101usb___quickstart_guide___v1.0.pdf

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Re: AUDACITY
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2014, 08:04:34 AM »
I only started using Audacity when I made my game Letter Avalanche, so sorry I wont be much help. But thanks to Samson and Thomas for stepping up and helping :-D

Shane