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quote to repair a sound recording

Started by Ed July 1, 2005
Hi,

Hope I'm posting to the right group here. I have recorded a sound file
on my mp3 player but when I play it back there's quite a lot of
interference. It's basically a taped conversation (personal). I'm
looking for someone who could give me a quote to repair it for me as I
don't know the first thing about sound editing.

If interested please email me at vervoom@hotmail.com and I'll forward
on the file.

Many thanks,

Ed.

I'm still keen to get some help on this if possible. Let me know if you
need anymore info. Thanks,

Ed.

Ed wrote:
> I'm still keen to get some help on this if possible. Let me know if you > need anymore info. Thanks,
Noise in a recording isn't like paint spattered on an Old Master, a separate layer that can be removed with care leaving the original intact. It becomes part of the essence of the sound. It's not an overlay, but something that has soaked in. Something approximating the original can sometimes be created afresh from the wreckage, but that depends greatly on the nature of the noise and the signal. Mp3 isn't the original sound; it's a compressed version, and the noise you hear is very likely an artifact of the compression process. It's probably an indication that you've discarded so much information that not enough is left to recreate decent facsimile of the original. If you've made an acceptable recording with the same settings, I'm probably wrong. Without more information, I doubt that anyone can say more. Jerry -- Engineering is the art of making what you want from things you can get. �����������������������������������������������������������������������
You can send it to me if you like.  No promises, but I will at least listen to 
it and can probably tell you at least if there is any hope or not.  As it may be 
a very large file, please use http://www.yousendit.com/ to send the file.  Note 
instructions below to construct my e-mail address.

-- 
Jon Harris
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> I'm still keen to get some help on this if possible. Let me know if you > need anymore info. Thanks, > > Ed. >

Ed wrote:
> I'm still keen to get some help on this if possible. Let me know if you > need anymore info. Thanks, > > Ed.
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