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Avoid aliasing in the digital domain?
Old 1st March 2013
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Avoid aliasing in the digital domain?

Hello GS.
i cant help but notice that godawful aliasing with every EQ movement or any other plug in processing in digital.. is there any way to avoid it or do i have to go all analog on my setup? plz respond. Thnks
Old 1st March 2013
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Use high sample rates, or plugins that offer oversampling.
Old 1st March 2013
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Post a clip and the name of the software in use.
Old 1st March 2013
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Originally Posted by sidework View Post
Hello GS.
i cant help but notice that godawful aliasing with every EQ movement or any other plug in processing in digital.. is there any way to avoid it or do i have to go all analog on my setup? plz respond. Thnks
Are you sure you're not talking about zipper noise? If so not all plugins have it.
Old 1st March 2013
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Post a clip and the name of the software in use.
FL Studio & Cubase (i've heard the same problem in PT & logic as well)


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Are you sure you're not talking about zipper noise? If so not all plugins have it.
what is zipper noise?

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Originally Posted by djanthonyw View Post
Use high sample rates, or plugins that offer oversampling.
oh.. so thats what oversampling means.. lol excuse for my noobery.
i'll definitely try it.
thanks guys!
Old 1st March 2013
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Originally Posted by sidework View Post
what is zipper noise?
Zipper noise is a type of audible distortion that occurs as you alter the controls on some plugins.
Old 2nd March 2013
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Post an audio clip of the noise you're hearing.
Old 2nd March 2013
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How about
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an extremely sharp low-pass filter with a cutoff frequency just above 20kHz
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