[LAU] Rumble noise from mic
kevinc at cosgroves.us
Sun Mar 8 15:31:07 EDT 2009
On 8 March 2009 at 15:27, lanas <lanas at securenet.net> wrote:
> Hi all,
> When using the M-Audio Pulsar mic I notice a rumble sound until I
> touch the mic, in which case the rumble goes away. That sounds like a
> 'ground' problem of some sort. The mic is connected straight into a
> M-Audio 1010 PCI card using one of the XLRs jacks. The 1010 card also
> has M-Audio active speakers connected to it.
> The computer plugs into an electrical extension to which monitors and
> other devices are plugged. That extension goes to the wall plug and is
> of the three prong type (North America). Now, it could be that the
> house electrical outlet wiring is not right. Would that be the
> problem ? Is there any other way to solve this ?
> Gating the signal would hide the rumble when there's silence but
> that's not a solution.
> Thanks for any suggestions/hints/ideas.
Do you have the option of trying a different mic in order to isolate
where the problem might be coming from?
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