Hey all- I've been working on a little home studio rig but ive run into a little bit of a quality barrier.
Heres the rig:
ART dual channel pre (the cheap one at around $70usd)
AT 2035 condenser
AKG c2000b condenser
I run the pre straight into the computer from the mics in a separate room.
I've minimalized noise by padding the closet with the mics in it but my main problem now is volume! Even though the Preamp is raised to nearly max gain. I raise it until the distortion becomes noticeable then remove it in EQ with a visual mixer- i cut the 20k+ frequencies and the -50 and that seems to remove the majority of it.
Have a listen! (disclaimer: itll be low volume :> dont immediately turn your comp off without adjusting your volume settings or youll blow an O ring.) SoundClick artist: Dave Butcher - Very drone oriented acoustic guitar with subtle cello accompaniment.
i'd love to be able to record with greater clarity and volume- is it my dirty power supply+ cheap preamp thats doing this to me?
Thanks in advance!