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Static on my mbox system

I'm having trouble with static or noise on my tracks. i can hear it slightly before i record a track but when i play back a recorded track it overpowers my instrument or vocal.

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I had the white noise static issue as well. The problem was the USB cord that connects the mbox to the cpu. I switched it out. Another issue could be the hardrive that you're allocating your files to. If you're using an external Hard drive Make sure that its formatted for Recording Transferring & Playback. When the noise appear, stop your session and toggle the playback engine between 1024 and 2048. It should stop the noise momentarily.

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Well it all depends on what program you are using to record your music you will need to activate the noise reduction filter. or lower the volume on your mic but not on the program. Therefore your mic will not pick up any noise in the background and you will still have the same music quality.

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