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Audio capture with 6 microphones and BeagleBone Black, PRU

I am working on a project that I am new to it. I wanna get the environment AUDIO with 6 microphones and BeagleBone Black board. I couldn't find enough and appropriate documents. I wanna get audio with ...
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Working with a sound's magnitude instead of amplitude

I'm working on a project, where we're recording sound with a piezo-disc which looks a little something like this: Now, unless we're doing something horribly horribly wrong, I've discovered that we're ...
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Why does toning up a piano make it sound similar to that a string instrument

I have a .wav file of a piano being played at 220 hertz. When I tone this up to 880 hertz, it begins to sound "stringy". However, if I were to use the piano plugin in fl studio and play it ...
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What do troughs represent in a sound wave?

What's the notion of negative amplitude? I hope the title and the question don't mean different things.
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Calculate the percentage of accuracy with which user made the assigned sound

I want to design a web-app for my cousin who is 2 years of age in which i have implemented a functionality in which when an image is clicked some sound gets played and the user has to make the same ...
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Normalize two or more sound signals in order to let them with the same duration time and amplitude

I am very new in signal processing area and I am trying to solve the task in order to make an experiment with audio files from different languages, so, I am trying to let some ogg audio files with the ...
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How to determine precision needed for sin approximation used for sound synthesis?

I am doing some procedural sound synthesis in Java. I want to have a sine wave as one of the possible basic sounds. When experimenting with that, I have found the default Java ...
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How does voice affect a sound wave or its corresponding waveform?

Someone in the physics stack exchange told me to come here for this question. My question is how does a person's voice affect how a soundwave looks? For example, if I say the letter "a" it ...
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Spectrogram parameters piano sound

I have to do 'inverse engineering' with piano sound and find sequence of frequencies in it. I have to use spectrogram() and adjust parameters but my problem is that I don't know how. I set window ...
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SoX silence : newfile : restart not working correctly/as expected

I have a live radio feed I am trying to capture using rtl_fm and SoX. The source comes in random bursts a few hours long with gaps of days or weeks between events. I would like to capture each of the ...
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MATLAB- Add Envelope to Sound Signal

I’m in the process of making a convolution reverb and I’m trying to add an envelope to my impulse response signal and plot it in order to change the RT60 of my sound signal (Just a song). I’ve looked ...
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How do I generate sound using Python3?

I am totally a newbie in signal processing. I want to generate and play sound for frequencies (1/3 octave band center frequency) 125 Hz, 250 Hz and 500 Hz respectively, each for 30 seconds and with ...
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What cause frequency change of the acoustic signal (3 kHz to 10 kHz)?

I am working on Acoustic Resonace testing in which I excite the sample and then record the sound (3 kHz to 10 kHz) by microphones. I do few times repetation of the same measurement in series (one ...
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Does a .wav file created from a .mp3 file have better quality than the .mp3 file itself?

A .wav file created from a .mp3 file has the same frequency domain plot as the mp3 file itself https://stackoverflow.com/questions/58706674/difference-between-frequency-domain-in-mp3-and-wav. However,...
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Conversion from counts to dB

I have a sound signal, recorded by a hydrophone, which units are counts. I would like to convert the counts into dB re uPa (Decibels relative to microPascals), is that possible?
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How to convert from .wav (hydrophone data) to pressure (SPL)?

I am new here, since I started recently with signal processing. I am trying to analyze a .wav file recorded by a hydrophone, however, I need to convert it to SPL. I have a calibration file which ...
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How to understand the sound parameters so that it can be reproduced in Matlab

I am reading a paper called "Mouse Auditory Brainstem Response Testing". In order to make the experiment myself I would like to create the stimulus sound using matlab. When describing the sound (in ...
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Alone MFCC can identify difference between sound?

I am doing a project to identify different drum beats. There are lots of features like MFCC, Chroma Values, Spectral Bandwidth, Spectral Centroid, Zero Crossing Rate, etc. But most of the projects are ...
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How to detect real time sound onsets?

I'm a Software Engineer Undergraduate. I'm trying to detect drum strokes(beats) in real-time in python. I used amplitude threshold-based onset detect (beat detect) algorithm but it takes other noises ...
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How to Synchronize multiple real time audio streams before mixing them?

I have been working on a VoIP solution in which I have to mix multiple audio streams coming from various sources. I have been facing muffled sound after the mixing of streams. I have implemented ASW ...
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with given Sampling rate, what max frequency human voice can be captured?

I'm new to signal processing and sampling rate, I was asked interview question related to this. This is the exact question asked: With 8Khz of sampling rate, whats the max frequency that human ...
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Amplify Sound From Known Direction

I have microphone array which records sound. There is one main sound which direction I know and some noises in the background. Now I want to selectively amplify sound from known direction. This looks ...
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Mix N sinusoidal waveforms without clipping but at a costant amplitude with no clipping and maximum amplitude

I need to mix "n" sinusoidal waveforms which can be all active or some or all can be silent. The math seemed simple (working with float32 samples) because I just added all waveforms and then divide ...
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Identifying “elements” and sounds in music

Note: I have little experience with audio analysis, and no experience with signal processing, so bear with me as I try to ask a question using terms that I'm not too familiar with. As a DJ, the aim ...
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Audio Processing Glossary

I'm new to audio processing and I hope here be a good place to ask about the definition of terms in this context. My question is what is difference between sound, audio, voice, speech and tone, from ...
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Maximum cross-correlation coefficient value for time delay estimation

I am using cross-correlation for time delay estimation of two synchronized recordings ($x_1$ and $x_2$) of a fixed sound source from two different locations. I understand that the delay is associated ...
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Faster way to find the quantization level of a sample

Given a sequence of real numbers that represent a sound signal i.e [1.8, 2.2, 2.2, 1.9, -1.5, -0.7], we must quantize this sequence by dividing the range [-4, 4] to 32 equal parts. If we had to do ...
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MATLAB - How do I get the Filter Function to get the output Energy Spectrum?

The image was from a question I posted on reddit, so ignore the title. I'm trying to write a program that plots these graphs I know that the first plot is just a plot of the source-signal so the "...
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Formant Analysis Frequency - What makes a peak value?

from spectrograms, how can you tell which peak is really a formant. Like why is the pink arrow the first formant. And in the spectrogram below, which has fewer samples, what makes a value the peak ...
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Audio processing. Is it possible to directly access the decoded audio data going into the analog input of a computer

When a computer transcodes an audio file from one file format to another, does the computer first decode it into the raw digital stream (exactly what is fed into the DAC for the audio output) , or ...
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extend parts in an existing audio file to make it sound longer without stretching the file

I'm looking for a way to extend certain parts of an exiting audio file to make these parts sound like the where played longer. And I dont want to change play speed or stretch the file. Lets say u have ...
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How to set STFT-parameters to visualize woodpecker / Sawtooth Signal? ​

I always wanted to work with FFTs and Spectrograms to characterise sounds and their frequencies using python. Lately I recorded a woodpecker at his work. Woodpecker Wav File To know where to look ...
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Resources for learning Sound Processing [closed]

Does anyone know of any resources that explain simply, these are the data objects and variable definitions involved when doing sound processing? I took a class on image processing where we learned ...
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Need help cleaning noise

I have been recording sound sample from mouse vocalisations and noticed that a background noise appeared in the recording room. the noise is clearly visible in the spectrograms of the recordings as ...
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need help cleaning a sound sample from a constant (stationary) background noise

I have been recording sound sample from mouse vocalisations and noticed that a background noise appeared in the recording room. the noise is clearly visible in the spectrograms of the recordings as ...
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How to use the iircomb filter in matlab

I have a sound file that needs filtering which looks like this: Hence I think that I have noise spaced equally at 832Hz. i tried to use the iircomb filter taken from mathworks website and i managed ...
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Distortion in sound after multiplying frequency spectrum by constant

I make a simple sound equalizer that operates in frequency domain and lets user to adjust frequencies in sound by using 4 sliders. The first one responsible for 0 - 5kHz, the fourth one for 15-20kHz. ...
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How do I know what is causing the noise in my signal

I have a noisy audio file, available here (It is safe to download if you wish to) https://ufile.io/pstrt Now, I inspect it in matlab: And then i plot it on normalised frequency: Now I need to ...
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What is the (approximate) function for amplitude of a plucked string over time? Does it differ between string types?

Impetus: I'm currently working on my first synthesizer, after many years of playing with them. I've just added an ADSR envelope to modify the gain, but for some reason it sounds wrong to me. I've ...
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Is there an intensity estimation algorithm working solely in time domain

Given a second of sampled sound pressure signal, speed of sound and medium density, can the average sound intensity be estimated without performing DFT, that is in linear time by simply traversing all ...
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How to differentiate an empty aerosol from a full one using only sound measurements?

The challenge I have is to detect an empty spray container using sound measurements only, since I can't place any sensor directly into the container because of the mechanism that tightens it. My main ...
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make a voice sound signal play faster

Suppose $x(t)$ is a signal containing a voice. How can one derive a signal playing the same voice faster. I tried $x(t+\lfloor{100t\rfloor}/100)$ to double the speed; But it adds a buzz sound. Is ...
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How does a sound card translate amplitude values to sound when playing WAV/PCM/FLAC files?

I'm reading the documentation for WAV files (and importing them in C++)It seems like 44100 amplitude (this can change, and is specified by the WAV header) values get sent to the sound card every ...
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How to measure acoustic pressure level under water with a hydrophone?

this is my first post here and I am also new in signal processing. Let's say I have a hydrophone with amplifier which is connected to a sound card plugged in to a computer. I gather the sounds to a ...
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How to convert a sound signal function to wave file? [closed]

I am new to understanding sound signals. A sound signal, as far as I know, is a real function of time $x:[0,\infty)\to \Bbb R$. For example, $x(t)=\sin(t)$ is a sinusoidal signal. What is $x(t)$. For ...
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Proof-of-concept for active noise cancellation to block consistent low-frequency HVAC noise transmission

Background We live in a multi-unit building where each unit's HVAC system/closet is located directly across a party-wall from the neighboring unit's bedroom, and adjacent to a shared external curtain ...
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Is spectral centroid enough to measure brightness?

i'm new in this group and i'm studying a sound signal. I have used FFT for extrapolate frequencies and see the harmonics of this sound. I have to compare this sound with another similar sound and find ...
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Detecting whether reverb is present

I have two different audio short samples of an instrument playing. If one of the samples has a reverb effect applied, how easy is it to detect which sample has reverb? Is this possible?
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No-lag causal bandpass filter kernel formula

Can anyone point me towards a formula for a good (for any values of "good") no-lag causal bandpass filter? I am doing sound processing and I need to identify starting points of certain sounds (target ...
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Measuring Amplitude of sound wave FFT

Please, pardon my ignorance. This may be a simple question, but I am still unable to explain what is happening. I am using a turtlebot to listen to sound emitted from a stationary sound source. My ...

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