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Re: Preamp gain question

James Perrett wrote: Mon Jul 11, 2022 12:53 am Radio stations, even small online stations, usually have some pretty sophisticated processing. Most phones will have some kind of automatic level control on the mic when recording video but many live looking music videos actually have the audio recorded and processed separately.

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by musiciandude011Mon Jul 11, 2022 1:31 am
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Re: Preamp gain question

Great info. Yeah the thing is on youtube i watch like an adam levine “home acoustic” recording so you would think it is purely raw or even when people play as a guest on a radio show. But I guess they have some sort of professional equipment going somehow. But even other artists that record on their...
by musiciandude011Mon Jul 11, 2022 12:12 am
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Re: Preamp gain question

Wait I thought the purpose of an extra inline preamp is to boost so that the second preamp doesn’t have to be all the way up where it clips and you get the full sound of the mic. You've got the right stick, but you're holding it by the wrong end! ;) Clipping occurs when the signal level is too big ...
by musiciandude011Sun Jul 10, 2022 9:42 pm
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Re: Preamp gain question

resistorman wrote: Thu Jul 07, 2022 10:42 pm The iRig HD would appear to be a guitar interface.


No it works for vocals i have the irig pre hd 2. Its a mic interface.
by musiciandude011Thu Jul 07, 2022 11:15 pm
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Hello. So I am planning on getting a cloudlifter to plug into an irig pre hd to iphone for recording my acoustic songs. Right now I have to put the irig pre at almost max to get a clean sound but then it clips very easily on loud songs. Someone said that with the cloudlifter you only need the irig ...
by musiciandude011Thu Jul 07, 2022 9:33 pm
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Re: Preamp gain question

Headphone amp is a great suggestion I will use that and give cloudlifter a try (can always return it). Monitoring is definitely the key I gave up too soon on it. You guys are good.
by musiciandude011Thu Jul 07, 2022 9:31 pm
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Re: Preamp gain question

Wait I thought the purpose of an extra inline preamp is to boost so that the second preamp doesn’t have to be all the way up where it clips and you get the full sound of the mic. Are you saying it will clip no matter what even if the signal is higher from the first preamp? I am using an sm7b. The th...
by musiciandude011Thu Jul 07, 2022 9:25 pm
Forum: Recording: Gear & Techniques Topic: Preamp gain question Replies: 21 Views: 649

Preamp gain question

Hello. So I am planning on getting a cloudlifter to plug into an irig pre hd to iphone for recording my acoustic songs. Right now I have to put the irig pre at almost max to get a clean sound but then it clips very easily on loud songs. Someone said that with the cloudlifter you only need the irig p...
by musiciandude011Thu Jul 07, 2022 1:19 am
Forum: Recording: Gear & Techniques Topic: Preamp gain question Replies: 21 Views: 649