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Recording quality just went downhill fast.

Hi, i took my mic out to record the other day & there is a crackling static like sound whenever i record. The recorded vocal sounds strange as if theres a doubling effect (soft but noticeable). This wasnt happening before & my setup is the same as always. Wondering if microphone has been damaged, if so, where do i take it for repair? (living in Nashville).

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