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     Signal Flow Recording In The Home Studio

    Here you can find a very simple and easy guide about the Signal Flow and equipment required while recording your music or voice overs in the home studio.

     Signal flow recording in the home studio

    Here you can view a graphic that illustrates the Signal Flow when you are recording intThe Home Studio.

    Signal flow recording in the home studio

    List of Gear:

    •  Large-diaphragm Condenser Microphone (Power requirement: 48 +/- 4V).
    • XLR, balanced cable
    • Audio Interface
    • FireWire 800/400 9-Pin/6-Pin Cable  or USB Cable
    • Computer
    • DAW
    • Headphones
    Signal flow recording in the home studio

    Signal flow recording in the home studio

    Watch a video guide about the Signal Flow and equipment required while recording your music or voice overs in the home studio.

    Input

    Microphone

    One of the most important pieces of equipment to think about when you want to record a voice, guitar or other instrument is buying a good microphone.

    Input transducer: converts pressure variations in the air into voltage variations.

    Studio Projects Large-diaphragm Condenser Microphone (Power requirement: 48 +: Phantom Power).

    XLR Balanced Cable

    Recording Signal Flow In The Home Studio

    Audio Interface

    Choose the audio interface in the input and output device in preferences. It’s the same device, the audio interface. Some audio interfaces are connected to your computer by firewire cables or by usb cables.

    The Audio Interface includes:

    • Microphone preamplifiers with 48V phantom power on the front panel for connecting microphones.
    • A to D Converter that converts the signal from the microphone from analog to digital, so it goes to our computer as digital data (0 and 1).
    • Includes a stereo headphone output with volume adjustment on the front panel.
    • D to A converter inside the interface
    Signal flow recording in the home studio

    Signal flow recording in the home studio

    Sample Rate

    • The Sample rate is how many times per second the audio is digitally sampled.
    • It should be set in our DAW before we start recording.
    • The Sample Rate should be set to 44.100 Hertz (44.100 samples per second) for an audio CD and 48.000 Hertz to record audio for video.