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Silent feedback from microphone after pressing the record ready and or input monitoring buttons

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JLeeFree Calculating status...
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Oct 10, 2012 4:08 PM

Hi Community,

 

So I am running a microphone(xlr cable)-->mbox mini--->macbook and have been able to successfully record many songs in the past. Just recently I have run into an intersting issue which I hope someone can provide a solution to.

 

When I hit the ready record button or the input monitoring button my level automatically shoots up about a third the volume bar without me even singing into the mic (My monitors are muted and I am wearing headphones). After recording, the wavform looks like there is a thick bar on the top half. I can still hear vocals but they are very faint, unlike how i used to get a clear, quality sounding recording. My input on the interface is also at about halfway and my phantom power is on.   Here are some pictures to give you a better understanding of what I am looking at.

Screen shot 2012-10-10 at 6.54.56 PM.pngScreen shot 2012-10-10 at 6.54.17 PM.png

I hope this is clear

If ANYONE has a solution to this issue please let me know

 

-J

MacBook
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