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Re: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?!

Ok, I had to solve it by cutting the ground on the cable (marked with a warning!) I opened the speaker up, checked the ground in every place I could think of checking, all fine. Then opened the other working speaker, and did the same. Can't see or test any obvious differences but obviously there is ...
by johnr10Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?! Replies: 16 Views: 505

Re: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?!

Serial numbers are 4 apart ;) I'll take a look myself at the internals (I'm FAR from an expert but I've resorted vintage equipment before so ok to check for something simple like loose grounding). But if that isn't it, I'll probably go down the route of just hacking the cable. I'll report back. Than...
by johnr10Sun Aug 23, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?! Replies: 16 Views: 505

Re: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?!

In that case it's very odd that one speaker is picking up ground noise and not the other one. I'm a bit confused with all your swapping, but if your tests confirm the 'ground noise' always stays with one particular speaker regardless of the mixer output, different cables etc... then you have a faul...
by johnr10Sun Aug 23, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?! Replies: 16 Views: 505

Re: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?!

I just double checked the earth on the pc and that is fine (carefully unscrewed the IEC socket, plugged in the power and use a multimeter).
by johnr10Sun Aug 23, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?! Replies: 16 Views: 505

Re: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?!

Hugh Robjohns wrote:Are the speakers plugged into different mains sockets?

no, the desk, both speakers and the pc are on an extension from one socket.
by johnr10Sun Aug 23, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?! Replies: 16 Views: 505

Re: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?!

Here's a recording To confuse things, I've swapped the speakers around physically, so it's now the 'right' speaker making the noise. This is the left speaker - https://workdrive.zohopublic.eu/file/4jl1ge618a1334ad9454a9f0e7f3fa45b0f41" target="phpbbpopup The is the right speaker - https://...
by johnr10Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?! Replies: 16 Views: 505

Re: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?!

Thanks. I'll give that a try in a bit and report back. My previous AI was a Rubix 24 (which I still have) and that has a ground lift switch on it. Something like that to disconnect the ground from x32 to the pc (via the usb cable) would be good. But yes maybe it's the speaker itself. Fairly new thou...
by johnr10Sun Aug 23, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?! Replies: 16 Views: 505

Re: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?!

Yes, well, I swapped the cable from left to right, and right to left, and same problem with left speaker. and I also left the same cables in but changed them from l to r and r to l on the mixer, and same problem.
by johnr10Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?! Replies: 16 Views: 505

Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?!

Hi all, When my X32 Compact is connected to my PC (a hackintosh) using the USB cable to the 32/32 sound card, I get some noise in the left speaker. I've tried various things including but maybe not limited to: Checking the ground on the cables using a multimeter Reversing all the plugs (it's in Spai...
by johnr10Sat Aug 22, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Noise on one speaker from X32 Compact to pc USB connection?! Replies: 16 Views: 505

Re: High noise, low signal on NTG4+ - would a mixer help?

The Elf wrote:An 'aside' comment

I saw the Beyer M201 mentioned. Be aware that the M201 is very gain-thirsty. Not a huge problem, but best to be informed.

It's an sm7b - so same problem, but I'm using a fethead which makes a huge difference.
by johnr10Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:58 am
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: High noise, low signal on NTG4+ - would a mixer help? Replies: 33 Views: 1535

Re: High noise, low signal on NTG4+ - would a mixer help?

Just a follow on to this thread. New mic, new desk (X32 Compact). Happy camper. Here's a couple of test files. Both have compression and EQ on (needs work ;) ) and one has a gate and one doesn't. Here's a test with a gate on - https://workdrive.zohopublic.eu/file/4hb7oafd4e2c6105d49f2bd41a1ef5de939d...
by johnr10Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: High noise, low signal on NTG4+ - would a mixer help? Replies: 33 Views: 1535

Re: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one?

Ha! You could have saved a whole lot of time asking me about Behringer desks in the beginning! But still love my Model 12 too. ;) No, I had to go through this process. I did hope I could get something cheaper, but everything I've looked at had features that I would miss (and in the case of the Mode...
by johnr10Sat Jul 18, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one? Replies: 79 Views: 11K

Re: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one?

Sam Spoons wrote::D Be glad you didn't find a full sized X32 then.....

Absolutely! (just to clarify, this was in the original box AND the shipping box it came in, so was really large and awkward to carry! ;) )
by johnr10Fri Jul 17, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one? Replies: 79 Views: 11K

Re: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one?

Sam Spoons wrote::thumbup: Enjoy

Thanks, I'm sure I will! Not even carried it upstairs yet (carrying it to the car and into the house was bad enough and I scratched and bruised my arms! :lol: )
by johnr10Fri Jul 17, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one? Replies: 79 Views: 11K

Re: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one?

Ok, I may have done this backwards - the mic was technically the most important part of getting my sound better for the podcast ;) But I've just come back from collecting the X32 Compact ;) Not had a chance to set it up yet, but exciting! Now I need to list my Rubix 24 and get a few quid for that to...
by johnr10Fri Jul 17, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one? Replies: 79 Views: 11K

Re: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one?

Actually, I have Stream Deck ;) Hadn't thought of using it like that.

I had a look at that site before and it did seem really odd. But I'll try again tomorrow when I have a bit more time.

Thanks for your help!
by johnr10Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one? Replies: 79 Views: 11K

Re: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one?

Without rereading the whole thread nothing springs out, I'm just a happy X32 user (and early adopter). The DAW control setup is not intuitive but I haven't tried the X-Touch so not sure how intuitive that is either. I'm thinking of moving fully into the box using the X32C as a surface but haven't t...
by johnr10Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one? Replies: 79 Views: 11K

Re: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one?

Not sure, they are decent but I think the SM7B used for speech needs a fair bit of gain so I would guess possibly not. Thanks. I may actually have to compromise on the mic a bit anyway - but that is easier to upgrade in the near future when funds are a bit better. And if I can manage both, and need...
by johnr10Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one? Replies: 79 Views: 11K

Re: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one?

Thanks. It would be connected to my computer so that's not an issue. Just been reading about the firmware 4 routing upgrade. Sounds good.

We may have a winner...

Any idea if the preamps can handle the sm7b without a booster?
by johnr10Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Mixing, Mastering & Post Production Topic: Tascam Model 12 midi features (or lack of) ? Anyone have one? Replies: 79 Views: 11K