Forum discussion tagged with recording.
  1. DeathNight77

    Question My cassette deck (TEAC V-340) has a very loud hum when playing back recorded audio

    I bought a (used) cassette deck yesterday, worked fine in store but I didn't test out the recording cause I didn't have blank tapes with me, or recording gear. I tested out the recording this morning, and there is a very loud hum noise, almost like electrical hum, but it sounds similar to when...
  2. SenDara

    Solved! Problem with my Blue Yeti (Classic) microphone?

    My Blue Yeti (Classic) microphone keeps lowering/auto-compressing its volume while I'm talking; my voice sounds like a walkie talkie. It was fine until a few days ago. Here's what I tried (Windows 10, btw): Disconnected & reconnected it Connected it to different USB ports Ensured that the...
  3. E

    Solved! LG TV Random Issues With Recording On Philips Flash USB Drive

    Hello, I recently started recording TV shows on my LG 43LM6300PLA LED TV. At first, I started using an old stick with about 15 GB of memory which has to be 2.0 most probably. It was working without any issues but the memory was not enough. I got a new flash - Philips usb 3.0 64 GB, but when I...
  4. K

    Question My computer can't run basic recording software I bought this laptop to record videos with. I've been trying to use YouCam and an external webcam but every video comes out...
  5. N

    Solved! Given 3 brokenish laptops... No clue which one to fix/how to fix/etc...

    Sorry in advance for the headache and the noobiness.... Ok, I have a Toshiba Satellite L875-s7103 (Screen is cracked, and the battery is shot I believe...don't have original charger either) Also have a HP Pavilion g7-1075dx (Screen doesn't come on, wasn't given a charger either) And lastly, a...
  6. Drakon_71

    Solved! How do I stop my microphone from doing this when I record

    Whenever I record (I use shadow play) my voice track sounds just fine.... but when I go to play a YouTube video while recording, the audio track that's recording the YouTube video starts to make these tick sounds. They're very easy to hear and I can't get rid of them through editing...
  7. H

    Solved! Can a DVR made for security camera be used to record tv shows?

    I found a working(turns on)Samsung SDR-B74303n DVR. I googled it and it is used for recording security camera views. Does anyone know if I could use this to record tv? Any advice appreciated, there is no remote for this...
  8. A

    Tube Amp + Audio Interface?

    Hey everyone, I don't know anything about audio setups but I'm trying to understand it the best I can. Apparently, an audio interface can replace an Amplifier/DAC combo. I basically want to listen to music on low-impedance cans below around 40 so I don't need an amp but I'm assuming a tube amp...
  9. A

    Need a 1080 60p Camera/Camcorder

    Looking for a camera/camcorder that does 1080 60p recording and streaming. Will need it for sessions between 30 min and 2 hours. Price range from 200 - 600 dollars. Any suggestions will be greatly helpful.
  10. Robert Ban

    Cheap solution for recording games via composite video

    Well as my title says i would like to record "Classic" games from my PS2, but the problem is the recording boxes/tv tuners and etc. are pretty expensive, but if someone could suggest me older models from 2012/ and back that supports 480p NTSC/PAL, probably that can be connected either PCI or...
  11. K

    Need help finding gameplay recorder

    I want to record my gameplay for YouTube using free software that I can mess with the settings to what I want. I know about obs and have tried it several times but I don't really find it very good software it either doesn't ever load my video or doesn't record audio something always goes wrong...
  12. Pakundo

    Game/Video recording is bass boosted (It's a bit of an annoying one)

    Edit: Solved, problem was Realtek HD Audio Manager headphone power settings changed from Balanced to Ultimate. Nvidia's capture server is directly affected by equalizer changes applied to my headphones, seeing as my headphones were set as default playback device in Windows. Recently I got my...
  13. T

    Weird Noise Coming From Laptop at Random Times

    Hello I have a Lenovo y50-70 laptop. i7 / 8 gb ram / 4 gb gpu for some time now at random times a weird notification like noise comes from the speakers. I managed to get a recording of it using the system Stereo Mix. (originally i had to record for half an hour waiting for the sound to play but...
  14. S

    HELP ME With The Buzzing Sound In My Microphone(PC).!!!

    Hey Guys, please help me...!!! I recently started to play some games on PC online. And for that I bought a headset known as the ZEBRONICS STINGRAY. But then when I started to record my gameplays I heard a buzzing noise in the background even when I did not speak anything. I tried searching the...
  15. Remur

    Interested in investing in my own audio and recording setup. Any advice, please?

    I've recently been interested in investing in my own audiophile/recording setup, but it's a little confusing for me. I'm sorry if this isn't the right place to post this. What I'm essentially aiming for in terms of sound quality is entry-level audiophile quality, I suppose. Something I can at...
  16. B

    MP4 to AVI Gaming Videos

    Situation: I have recorded a video using time-shift on Action!. I have multi-channel option seleted but the only output format I can have is mp4. In theory, the mp4 files continues two channels. The system sounds audio, and the microphone audio. I want to split these two channels using...
  17. G

    Headset audio and mic cut out while trying to record or stream games. (Sentey Arches GS-4730)

    So i have the Sentey Arches GS-4730 and they have been working amazing until recently. When I go to record or stream any game the sound cuts out. I don't have any other problems while just playing games or watching videos its just when i try to stream or record and play at the same time.
  18. Can You Help Me Please

    What Is The Best Media To Save My Music Recordings To?

    One discovery that is really a no brainer is online storage, but host also have hard drive crashes issues too, but even if I could hold them liable, I would rather have what I recorded then money that doesn't mean nothing for the work I put into my music. I was sort of thinking of getting a...
  19. sfootie

    Is exposing scammers legal?

    First off - I'm not sure which category this should go in, so I put it here. Basically, me and a friend were going to set up a virtual machine and expose tech support scammers - we would record the screen and the phone call (probably via Skype). I know there are loads of these videos online...
  20. J

    Tablet for recording basketball games?

    I am looking to purchase something to record my son's basketball games for college recruiters. I usually hate recording because I feel like I can't see the game itself. I noticed one parent using a tablet, it looked like an IPAD maybe, and it was on a tripod. The entire game she just had to move...
  21. O

    youtube/twitch audio recording setup

    hi folks i have some questions about audio for streaming and youtube atm i have a lowend BM-800 mic and a alesis multimix 4 usb mix, im going to sell this things and im thinking about something better and im serious about acoustic panels in my room i can get a Superlux CMH8A mic for ultra cheap...
  22. twgamerbuilder

    Best Camcorder Under $200

    Im looking to get into film on a budget and was wondering if there were any good camcorder options for under $200. I'm thinking about getting the Canon VIXIA HF R700 but its just a bit too pricy and i would like to know if there is a similar camera that fits my budget. Thank You!
  23. T

    Trying to record on OBS without Turtle Beach Recon 50X's, but it doesn't work

    Okay, so I recently bought a Turtle Beach Recon 50X headset to play on my Xbox One, and record on my PC (Windows 10), but my computer isn't cooperating in. I cannot set my microphone as my Turtle Beach headset in OBS because my computer is not recognizing it as a headset. The reason that I...
  24. S

    Nvidia ShadowPlay 60fps 2k res Issues.

    I am currently having issues with my Nvidia Shadowplay. When I record in 2k resolution, it will not record 60fps, even if i try to manually set it to do so. When I set the resolution to 2k, it only allows me to set the fps to 30. I had to redo my computer's windows install a month ago and...
  25. O

    Nikon D5200 and XSplit

    (This issue was not happening before but now it suddenly is occurring) Devices being used: Magewell XI100DUSB-HDMI HDMI XSplit Broadcaster(Premium Membership) ---------------------------------------------------- For some reason the focus area won't go away when I try setting up the Camera in...
  26. D

    Laptop for Recording

    Hey everyone I am looking for a fairly cheap laptop that I can use obs on with an elgato for recording xbox one gameplay. I move my xbox around quite a bit when playing it and keep it at my friends house a lot of the time. I am looking for something fairly portable in the 13"-15" range. I want...
  27. R

    Can I capture/record High quality video from a DSLR onto my computer (HDMI preferred)?

    I am known to devices like Atomos ninja 2 and star, Blackmagic HyperDesk Shuttle which are dedicatedly made for DSLR video capturing. But they are expensive. Also they both require external recording media for storage which further has to be connected with PC inorder to copy the videos recorded...
  28. M

    I was wondering if this laptop meets the requirements for the Elgato HD60

    I was thinking about buying an Elgato HD60 and my laptop doesnt meet the requirements so i was looking at this laptop online and i think it meets the requirements but im not sure so could someone help me out a little. Laptop Im Looking at:
  29. M

    H.264 Recording Issue (Green and Grey pixels)

    Not sure if someone posted before since i couldn't find it here. Anyway, I tried PlayClaw5 (build 3105, 3500 and infamous 3518) months ago, and NViDia ShadowPlay this month. I like both of them a lot but I decided to side with SP due to not affecting FPS as much as PC5. Here is the thing! I...
  30. D

    Ideal Audio set-up for 5.2 Surround from Computer to Receiver

    Yes I know there are tons of these, but I always see suggestions for budget systems etc. as well as I'm somewhat confused on how to do this correctly even after reading the other posts. It's going to take me some time, but I'm look to get the ideal set-up for 5.2 surround sound. My PC: Asus...
  31. Justin Ulysse

    Screen Recording not Working

    Ever since I upgraded from my integrated GPU to a dedicated GPU, multiple screen recording platforms have not been working (this includes OBS and HyperCam). I do not expect to be able to stream, just screen record. My computer specs (my computer is rather old): Factory made computer: Dell...
  32. J

    Is recording videos more CPU or GPU intensive?

    Currently I got Intel Core i3-4160 with R7 250 and my screen resolution is 1680*1050 All I need it for is recording League of Legends, Dota 2 and Heroes of Newerth videos.
  33. Jpudify

    Would this laptop work for...

    Would this laptop work well with the Elgato Game Capture HD? Elgato requirements: PC: Windows 7 SP1 (or later), 4 GB RAM, built-in USB 2.0 port 2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (or comparable) Stream Command: 2nd generation Intel Core i7...
  34. Jpudify

    Laptop for Recording

    Hi! For the past few months, I've been putting my 2010 HP Pavilion DV6-3257cl through its paces recording gameplay via an Elgato Game Capture HD. It blue screened for the first time today and while it seems fine, I'm looking into retiring it. Your suggestions would be fantastic :) Current...
  35. N

    Need help with recording.

    Custom Built PC: Processor - i5 4690k Graphics Card - Asus Strix GTX 970 4GB Motherboard - Asus z87-a PSU - Corsair 80+ 650W Ram - 16GB DDR3 Harddrive - 1 TB Western Digital Blue Case - BitFenix Neos (Red and Black) DVD Drive Installed Okay so I want to record 60fps COD BO2 I have...
  36. W

    Recording Audio from TV onto a PC

    I have a Lenovo Y40 Laptop with a realtek soundcard which can record audio. My TV is a Panasonic. It does not have RCA outputs for Audio. Only inputs. There's a digital audio input/output. I have a Xfinity cable box with RCA outputs, so I plugged in my RCA R/W with 3.5 mini jack, and if I...
  37. Lekingmoonya

    Are external mics worth it for youtube?

    I had a look at the blue yeti + snowball and I wondered if it was actually worth it buying one. The one I use ATM is the mic on my laptop. Realtek high-definition auto is my current one. Is it worth it? Also, if it is worth it, any recommendations?
  38. G

    Looking for a decent bridge or DSLR camera for around $150~220

    Hey Tom's Guides, I am in need of a camera for some basic photography and video recording. Now, I am somewhat new to this field and I was looking for something that could record 1920x1080 at 30/fps so I could upload footage to YouTube and Social Media. Now, I want something that has a bit...
  39. F

    Record streaming to DVR?

    I'm having trouble finding info on exactly the setup I have in mind, so I'm hoping someone here can help. I currently have a 15-year-old TV, a ReplayTV DVR and Comcast cable/internet service. I would like to downgrade (and eventually get rid of) cable. In the meantime, I'm thinking that a new...
  40. I

    Connect Camcorder to the TV

    I have camcorder that seem to be able to only produce a live picture on the TV if i am recording. if i use the demo mode it will display tips regarding the camera which disrupts the picture. I was wondering if there is a way to disable this or switch to a cheap camcorder that can project the...
  41. T

    Dxtory destroying my frames!! - Good system, bad frames

    Hey guys, I was wondering if you could help me out with something. I'm getting into recording Battlefield 4 right now and so I got Dxtory. I have installed the lagrith codec and set it to YV12. When recording at 1920x1080 (60fps) it cuts my frames from 100-120 all the way down to 40-50. It's so...
  42. G

    Stuttering on 1080p 60FPS in OBS

    When I record at 1080p 60FPS in OBS at 8000 bitrate, 0 buffer size, quality balance at 10 and CBR disabled, CPU preset at veryfast, the video stutters A LOT. Not the actual game (Jedi Academy, in this case), but the video. What's the problem? Specs : i5 4460 GTX 970 8GB HyperX Savage RAM, dual...
  43. B

    Nvidia Shadow Pay's recorded game volume is too quiet.

    Whenever I record a video with nvidia shadow play, the game volume and the volume of my friends is much too quiet to be heard. I know it's shadowplay for sure becasue fraps doesn't have the same problem. I have tried turning up my system's volume and updating all my drivers but the outcome stays...
  44. S

    Need help with recording

    Whenever I record with Fraps, it brings my FPS down to 14 and frame-locks there. I tried using Action, and the same problem occured. Any solutions?
  45. W

    Is this laptop okay for heavy gaming?

    I was looking for a (cheap) gaming laptop that would be okay to play games like Skyrim, the Sims 4, and World of Warcraft on. Would this one be good...
  46. R

    MorphVox Pro Dosent work with my mic

    Hi today i got this problem with MorphVox Pro i can't use my mic for the program anymore... It have been working like a sharm btu now it seems like it uses the pc to capture sound when it is supposed to use my mic.. might just be the setting i have been put wrong but plz help. I got a windows...
  47. A

    Headsets Microphone not working despite of the fact that it is plugged in.

    My microphone of my headset seems to have stopped working I recently bought a headphone with a microphone attached. I got the Logitech h150 Headset with Mic. It has two plugs, one for audio and one for mic whereas my computer only has one for both. I used a splitter adapter. At first the...
  48. J

    Xbox 360 Headset with PC for recording?

    Hi, Temporarily, I am planning on using my Xbox 360 headset to record stuff for a video. However, this stuff needs to be on my PC for editing. If i plug in the headset to the PC via the wired Xbox 360 controller (which I already have), would I be able to get (free) recording software which...
  49. A

    Dxtory Hard Drive?

    I want to record gameplay at 720p with dxtory. On my computer i can play games with no lag but when i go to the recording the frame rate was very low. Im building a new pc, should i buy a 2TB drive for my OS, games, programs and recording, or should i buy 2 1TB drives and have 1 for my...
  50. I

    Gaming Headset with independent volume?

    I'm looking for a gaming headset for PC that's comfortable and has good sound. The problem I have is that I need one where the volume is adjustable independently of windows volume. My current headset is very loud, so I have to turn the volume very low to make it bearable, but when I record games...
  51. Wayfall

    Compressing Frap videos

    Hello I have recorded a few of my lets play Dishonored videos for my new youtube Channel but 15 minutes of game-play set at half size at is 5-6gbs. Youtube takes 4 hours just for one to upload due to the size and my internet speed, i'm lucky to get 3-5mb/s. Could you recommend a program that...
  52. Mojoe134

    Which drone should i buy?

    I really wanted to buy a drone so i could fly a drone over the highschool football game for the school to watch. We have this KPTV and morning announcement club thing and i think it would be awesome to put in a clip of a play for the video. I want a drone that is reliable and sturdy so it wont...
  53. G

    Help with XLR microphone

    Hey, I need to get a Shure SM58 to record stuff on my pc. With this being said, I can't afford a mixer or anything like that. Also, my onboard audio is broken which is why I need the USB soundcard. I know it's better to use an audio interface, but will this setup work?` Mic: Shure SM 58...
  54. C

    Dxtory recording software and OBS help

    So I downloaded Dxtory full version. The quality was okay but I wanted better. I downloaded the Lagarith Losless codec and now when I record I only get the sound. It says it's an AVI file but it is just a music note where the video should be and I don't even hear any sound. I have tried...
  55. jtpetch

    Help with recording settings?

    I know this is probably the billionth of this kind of question, but I need help with settings for recording my games with Dxtory. Most of the games I play will run at a steady 50-60 fps, and I intend to record at that framerate as well, if that would be best. I don't really know what to do with...
  56. R

    Free/Cheap Video Editing Software for Gaming?

    I am looking to start making videos on youtube. I already have fraps but I need a good video editor for free or cheap, because Sony Vegas is very expensive for me. My channel will be mostly Let's Plays so I don't need to do any hardcore editing, really all I want is to be able to render the...
  57. R

    Best microphone for under $150

    I am looking for good microphones for voice recording/podcasting, no singing. I want it to be XLR not USB because usb microphones are generally poop when it comes to XLR mics, also because I want to get the most out of the mic with the RME Babyface. It also must be a cardioid mic (A mic with...
  58. Onus

    Basic but quality / "growable" podcast setup

    I am giving serious thought to doing some podcasts / audio recording, initially limited to commentary, but possibly to grow to include remote guests (e.g. Skype or phone). These might be provided to specific others interested in them, placed on YouTube (if sufficiently well-done; think "Wild...
  59. Z

    Looking For New Gaming Laptop Under $1600

    I already have a gaming desktop but I am going away to school next year and am looking for a new gaming laptop to bring with me (cannot bring the desktop). I want to also be able to use it in class and don't want a huge desktop replacement. I plan on making gaming videos and rendering them on...
  60. R

    Simultaneous Streaming and Recording w/ Quick Sync and Shadowplay

    I'd like to know if this is possible. If so, it's going to save my friend about $100 on his next build :bounce: If it's possible, he can just get a non-k 4670 and a 212 Evo instead of a 4670k and a H100i.