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Crackling when recording with saffire

Hi i'm wondering if anyone has experienced a crackling sound when recording. Its not heard when recording only when replay of tracks occur. Is there something that i can shut off as it may be an issue of the hard drive churning not sure what the issue is any help greatly appreciated.


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    carmarswj Jan 03, 2008

    Thanks BostonDave yes i was keepng an eye on the levels and they seemed to be okay will keep closer eye for sure.

    thanks again

  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2008

    with my lexicon omega crackling, static like 'echo' heard along side actual recording on & off randomly during playback



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Without much info to go on I would first make sure that your input levels are not set too high when recording causing clipping and digital distortion on playback. Usually this is the thing that causes crackling sounds. Rather hard to fix after the fact and you may have to rerecord those tracks to get a cleaner sound you are happy with.

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