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Post by jaxon517 » August 12th, 2019, 6:48 am

https://librivox.org/uploads/tests/test_jaxon517.mp3

Audacity for Windows using an analog mic.

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Post by msfry » August 12th, 2019, 11:41 am

I ran your test recording thru Checker and found that your format is set correctly. However, your volume at 97.8 needs to come way down to around 89, +-2. And your background noise at 48.1 is very loud. Not only background hum but there are many distracting sounds.

I recommend you find a quieter place to record, then set your gain lower on your mike (or in Audacity if you are using that), or both, and try again.
Then, use your Noise Reduction Effect to remove some, not all, background noise. If you don't know how to do this, here's a little video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFSg9o37HMw
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Post by jaxon517 » August 13th, 2019, 12:45 pm

Should I post my retry on this thread or start a new one?

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Post by TriciaG » August 13th, 2019, 12:50 pm

This thread, please. :)
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Post by jaxon517 » August 13th, 2019, 2:34 pm


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Post by TriciaG » August 13th, 2019, 2:38 pm

MUCH better!

You're cleared for recording. Have fun! 8-)
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