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Microphone effects

Post by LesPaul » Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:33 pm

Hi all
I want to turn my microphone into a speaking tube through the effects.
Can someone recommend me a software and help me there?
Thx

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Re: Microphone effects

Post by MattiasNYC » Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:48 pm

What's a "speaking tube"? Just the sound of someone talking into a tube?
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Re: Microphone effects

Post by LesPaul » Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:50 pm

MattiasNYC wrote:
Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:48 pm
What's a "speaking tube"? Just the sound of someone talking into a tube?
Yeah, or a talk box

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Re: Microphone effects

Post by MattiasNYC » Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:12 pm

Well if you're willing to spend there's "Speakerphone", and I think McDSP has one called Futzbox or whatever. They take somewhat similar approaches to getting different real-world sounds like this one.

Just looking at it I'd expect compression, a limited range of frequencies, and amplifier, and probably some distortion. You could probably accomplish all of that with plugins such as a compressor and an amp (which you could overdrive to distortion) and an EQ. Not sure you need much more than that.

What's the use case? Actual post production?
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Re: Microphone effects

Post by matjones » Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:45 am

Gonna go out on a limb here guessing by the op's user name..... i think he might mean 'talk box' a la peter frampton and the fact the original models had a plastic tube connected to a speaker cab via some weird arrangement?

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