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number of compressor/limiter problems

Discussion in 'Recording' started by juwanshahir, Apr 9, 2006.

  1. juwanshahir

    juwanshahir Guest

    ok ive had preamp and compressor problems in the past
    thanks everyone for all the help on that.

    ok well i have an alesis 3630, and its givin me a number of problems
    and im guessing this a common, easy problem since im new to compressors/limiters.

    its cuttin off my vocals and giving me that "breathing/huffing" effect.
    now thats when i put my output up.

    why do i put my output up? because if i dont, it wont pick up the signal.

    so ya can u help me on this with a solution and presets to my alesis compressor if im an average rapper?

  2. mawd

    mawd Guest

    Hi....does this device have a Noise Gate? If so...bypass it/turn it off.
  3. saemskin

    saemskin Active Member

    Nov 6, 2005
    it does have a gate.
  4. mawd

    mawd Guest

    From your description, it would seem you have your gate Threshold set way too high....reduce the Threshold or turn it off altogether.
  5. i second that.

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