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Is it possible to open 2 streams from the same microphone on Oboe?

I'm trying to open 2 input streams from the same microphone on Oboe but it's not working. One of the audio inputs I'm opening is like this: ...
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reconstructing a frequency response function from a factor

I am looking at a stationary monopole source with a frequency of 80 Hz with the driving data $1+0i$. It creates an output $-0.191714-0.786113i$ at a certain point $p$. I calculate the "transfer ...
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Reconstructing a sine wave from an interval shorter than half its wavelength

I know that the function that I search is a sine wave of the form $$A \cdot \sin(x) $$ where my $A$ is unknown. I have samples of the sine wave at discrete points within an interval that's shorter ...
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How to merge 2 WAV files together? Can I take the average of the 2 audio file float values? [duplicate]

I'm trying to do one simple thing on Google's C++ Oboe library: pick 2 recordings and merge both. That is, make as if the 2 were playing at the same time. Oboe works with Float numbers from -1.0 to +1....
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What is the actual format of this audio file?

I am collecting some data from jotform .wav widget. All the audio files are in .wav format. But when I tried to open the file using python ...
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Hello World Example of a Digital Waveguide in JavaScript

I am just learning about sound so might be jumping the gun a bit. But it helps me stay motivated and get into an interesting problem to solve to ask these more complicated questions. I am looking at ...
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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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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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Does Radio Communication Have to Account for the Doppler Effect?

I know that radio communications take place in specific frequency bands, and that the doppler effect can cause shifts in frequency when there is relative motion between the source and destination ...
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time in Sine Wave equation

According to Wikipedia, The sine wave or sinusoid is a mathematical function that describes a smooth repetitive oscillation. The formula for the Sine wave is, A = Amplitude of the Wave ω = the ...
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Wav file scale factor

I seek a scaled audio file format for my dsp output. I'd like to produce "scaled wav files", when I've done my pre processing. Eg. if the amplitude is 15.5 (of whatever unit), you should be able to ...
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Types of interpolation used for reconstruction in DSP?

What are the different types of interpolation used in DSP for reconstruction of analog signal from discrete/digital signal I am able to somehow learn two types of interpolation 1st is "zero order ...
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harmonic waves as integer multiple in spectrum

i have a motor that is rotating with a certain frequency. If i check the frequency spectrum it contains a peak on 150 hz. Also i have peaks at 300,450,600 ... i guess that those peaks are harmonics. ...
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Mathematical equation for the sound wave that a piano makes

Is there a mathematical function that can output the sound that a piano makes at different frequencies? So if the simplest equation for a sound wave (at a given frequency and for a given sample rate) ...
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pointwise cross-correlation, finding offset in same signals

Problem: I want to find the correlation between two signals from point to point. That means that if they share y values then I want to know the x offset between them. This is what I want in ...
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How to Save FFT output for fast read-in?

For a project, I'm reading in hundreds of short (4 sec) wavefiles and giving them to scipy fft for the frequency information for further processing/experimenting in various ways. Problem is, I want to ...
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How can I calculate time gap in different waves

I want, calculate the time gap between two signals .but that signal has frequently changed the frequency range. I want to combine with these two signal including phase shift I have a circuit for ...
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Is it theoretically possible to perfectly quantize a continuous signal?

So, I'm completely new to digital signal processing, but while reading a piece this morning about quantization it got me daydreaming: could a machine ever be fast enough to sample the position and ...
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How to Extract a Period of a Periodic Pulsed Signal?

I rercorded a sequence of zeros and ones which is repeated many times. However, the first and the last repetitions may not be complete because I have to start recording at a random time, so the ...
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What wavelet should i use to analyze harmonic function?

If i have the following signal: $$ s(t) = cos\left [ t\cdot \left (\frac{a}{2}t+b \right ) \right ] $$ What is the best family of wavelet to analize the signal, and what is its scale range? Do i ...
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Digital signal processing how audio wave and function chage with respect to each other

If an audio signal is f(t) and if i play same audio with 2× speed then what will function of 2× speed signal f(2t) or f(t/2) and why?
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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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Clip wav by PSD

I have the following two things. sequence_1: Sound file in the wave format. PSD_1: Some PSD (Power Spectral Density). I want that the PSD(sequence_1) < PSD_1 for all indices. How I think about ...
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Where should triangle, sawtooth and square waves start?

I am reading a text on DSP, which shows generation of sin, cos, triangle, sawtooth and square waves. Generated cos waves start at 1 and sin waves start at 0, which makes sense (cos(0)=1, sin(0)=0). ...
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How audio watermarks are captured

I have read that we can use audio watermarks to "identify the original produces of the material or the consumers of the media." How consumers of the media is measured by audio watermarks? Lets say ...
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Need help with detecting onset of audio in wav file

I'm new to DSP and I'm learning as I go. I have an audio file with a chirp signal(2kHz). I played and recorded this chirp signal and the recording has a lot of environmental sounds. Here is my code:
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Can you turn a square wave into a sine wave using a low pass filter?

And if it could, would it make the sound of the square wave thinner than before because of losing its harmonics?
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Why do waveforms that are symmetrical above and below their horizontal centerlines contain no even-numbered harmonics?

All About Circuits site states that waveforms that are symmetrical above and below their horizontal centerlines contain no even-numbered harmonics. Can somebody explain this mathematically, or point ...
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are Ultra sound signal amplitude dangerous? [closed]

First sorry if this question if it's out of topic but I'm very intrigued The human ear can hear a specific range of sound waves frequency. and huge amplitude of those sounds can damage the ears but ...
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Why does a wave continuously decreasing in frequency start increasing its frequency past the half of its length?

I'm trying to programmatically generate a wave (sine or square) with a continuously decreasing frequency. To do so, I simply multiply the starting frequency for a decreasing value, that linearly goes ...
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difficulty in understanding amplitude, frequency and period

I have difficulty in understanding of some fundamental terms as amplitude. Can be there more than one amplitude for a signal? The following expression is combination of 3 sinusoidal signal, so are ...
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Is it possible to encrypt an audio wave? NFL Example

In the NFL, quarterbacks receive playcalls from coaches over their helmet's wireless interface. Someone mentioned how occasionally, these radios will pick up interference from airplanes, and that ...
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frequencies in sound: multiple possibilities?

First, I am by no mean a sound engineer (as you will guess later). I was just wondering something while looking at the waveform of a .wav for a given shape of waveform on a duration of 2 sec for ...
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Extracting metadata from wav files [closed]

I was curious if there is a way to extract metadata from wav files. For instance, can you get bpm, key, instrument, etc. from a .wav file on upload?
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When simulating a voltage divider using wave digital filters I get inversed polarity outputs

I'm studying wave digital filters for my bachelor's thesis and I'm finding problems in implementing a voltage divider to test my knowledge. Here's the circuit that I'm trying to simulate and the WDF ...
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Windows Audio WAVEFORMAT buffer BYTE to 16-bit int

I am trying to understand audio-buffer processing at the low-level for the first time. I have the following C++ code copying WAVE-format byte data from capture buffer of Window Core Audio (*ppData in ...
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How to compare two audio files that maybe have been recorded in the same environment

I have two audio files that I think they were recorded in the same room. Is there any tool that can be used to compare both of them. Knowing that sample rate and format are the same. Thanks
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Equation for impulse train

I am looking for a formula (Fourier series) to generate an impulse train waveform - a spike-wave with amplitude and period both $1$ – so that $f(x)$ has value $1$ at $x = 1,2,3,4...$ and $f(x)$ has ...
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Pitch fluctuates unexpectedly in simple sine function

I wrote a very basic C program to play a sine of a user-specified frequency. In the interest of portability, I have it spit values directly to stdout, so hopefully you can reproduce my problem on your ...
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Bandpass filter on noisy sinusoid that predicts turning points

Is there an application where it is required to predict turning-points of a signal that is like a sinusoid with constant frequency, variable amplitude and some noise (Gaussian additive noise)? The ...
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How do you construct common waveforms (square, sawtooth, triangle, noise) from sine wave partials using an IFFT?

In the lovely image below we see the addition of sine waves making a square wave. I am coding a wave table synthesiser and thought it would be great to get the user to be able to fiddle with the ...
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wavwrite with 32 bits per sample seems to overflow?

I am trying to generate a 32bit PCM wav file with octave, the file shall contain a single full-scale sample (0db impulse). I am getting the expected result when using 24 bits per sample: ...
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Is there a special case in which wave atoms convert to curvelets?

I'm new to multi scale transformations. I was wondering if there is a special case where wave atom converts to curvelet transform? Can I use wave atom parameters to have curvelet properties?
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How to triangulate 2 sources on a 2d plane formed by 4 sensors?

I have 4 sensors capturing signal data. Signal distribution speed is constant and known. I have sensors positions in 3d space. Also, I have an amplitude/frequency decomposition for data received by ...
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How to “draw” the function/wave to send symbols using QAM?

Say you have the following 8QAM constellation diagram: Say, you want to send the sequence: 001 110 101 000 001 How would you draw the function/wave containing the symbols? My problem in ...
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How to mix two audio files recorded with different settings to obtain a realistic result

I am a software engineer, currently working on a signal-processing related project, which I am new to. For evaluating the algorithm(which is written in R), I need to mix (merge) two different audio ...
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How to obtain the Sound Pressure Level from .wav file based on these given parameters?

I have a wav file recorded from a hydrophone. I am not quite familiar with signal processing so I really need some advice from you. I have gathered the information which looks useful and related. ...
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In DSP - is it true that the only type of interfering wave occurs when frequencies match? [closed]

Therefore, any other frequency, no matter the amplitude, won't interfere or degrade original wave in the DSP frequency domain systems?