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Cause of High Pitched Whine Feb. 14th, 2010 @ 02:00 PM Reply

I just did a recording and found out the song I play was ruined by a high pitched whine. What could cause this and how do I edit/fix it?

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Response to Cause of High Pitched Whine Feb. 14th, 2010 @ 02:10 PM Reply

At 2/14/10 02:00 PM, AccountableMasses wrote: I just did a recording and found out the song I play was ruined by a high pitched whine. What could cause this and how do I edit/fix it?

Not nearly enough information dude.

Most likely the noise is present in your recording environment. Find it and eliminate it.

Or you can provide us with some details about your recording setup.

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Response to Cause of High Pitched Whine Feb. 14th, 2010 @ 02:16 PM Reply

Agreed with the comment above, try checking all of you equipent and check you surrounings because that can be a factor. It might be the because you got a lot of white noise or somthing, do a 100hz cut and a 14-18k cut to get rid of that whiet noise.


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Response to Cause of High Pitched Whine Feb. 14th, 2010 @ 02:19 PM Reply

Not nearly enough information dude.

Most likely the noise is present in your recording environment. Find it and eliminate it.

Or you can provide us with some details about your recording setup.

The setup in a small bedroom with a computer in it. Using a cheap headset microphone for recording.

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Response to Cause of High Pitched Whine Feb. 14th, 2010 @ 02:29 PM Reply

At 2/14/10 02:19 PM, AccountableMasses wrote: The setup in a small bedroom with a computer in it. Using a cheap headset microphone for recording.

Still not even close to enough information. Though I think the word 'cheap' should tip you off to something.

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Response to Cause of High Pitched Whine Feb. 14th, 2010 @ 03:21 PM Reply

A cheap headset mic is awful for recording, I'm sure its white noise, my mic buzzez around 50hz and 90 hz and I get a lot of whietr noise at around 15-18khz. Get a spec graph(EQ2 in FL) and see where the noise is coming from, cut of the buzz, usually a 100hz cut will do, and a high cut, depends on your mic, mine produces white noise at around 15khz, so do a high cut untill it is mostley gone.

EQ your vocals, highlight and increase he hertz in where your vocals are being playing and decrease the hertz that are not.

Try to keep the room as quiet as it can get, if you record next to your computer you can record the computer running which can give it background sounds.


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Response to Cause of High Pitched Whine Feb. 14th, 2010 @ 03:23 PM Reply

Try applying a Low Pass Filter/ EQ notch to eliminate the relevant frequncies.

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Response to Cause of High Pitched Whine Feb. 15th, 2010 @ 10:35 AM Reply

thanks. Usually record playing my musical instruments and then post them..

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Response to Cause of High Pitched Whine Feb. 15th, 2010 @ 05:42 PM Reply

At 2/15/10 10:35 AM, AccountableMasses wrote: thanks. Usually record playing my musical instruments and then post them..

I am confused as to what this sentence means? What I was referring to is a post-recording phase. Any other suggestions are the same, simply record some "silence" with your mic, spec analise and act accordingly- say a massive spike at 17 KHz, drop in an EQ and make a cut at 17Khz

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Response to Cause of High Pitched Whine Feb. 15th, 2010 @ 06:27 PM Reply

it's the midget in the closet