Is the sound card inside the PC case or is it external?  Unless properly
shielded any internal card (and cables) are prone to induced
interference from the rather audio-hostile world of the computer.


Nigel Bewley
British Library Sound Archive

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Subject: [ARSCLIST] Reducing soundcard/circuit noise

Dear Group members

I recently bought a Dell Optiplex GX620 computer with Windows XP.  I use
a Terratec DMX6Fire soundcard.  When I make recordings using Adobe
Audition or Wavelab, I get a buzzing noise -  a problem I have never had
with my previous computer. Can anyone perhaps help me solve the problem?

Kind regards,

Diederick Basson

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