I upgraded to Adobe Audition 3 recently on my recording tower and started to notice a difference in my noise floor. A visual difference apparently – certainly nothing that my ears picked up, but a distinct difference in the way the single pixel line that denotes silence looked. It didn’t “look” quiet anymore.
My mics were changed out a little while before the software change – picked up a couple of ADK Hamburgs (after my AKG capsule blew and the new capsule sounded too bright). I also had my recording area acoustically “re-treated” after experimenting with locations. I also had the whole area upholstered.
I have never had any complaints or even a conversation about the “sound” of my space, but it just “looked” noisey.
Other factors that contributed to my ultimate seeking of expert advice…
- An aging analog Mackie Mixer
- A Gentner phone patch that was sort of patched through the Mackie and worked well enough, but not the […]