patching synthesizer to sound card

Luke Davis ldavis at
Sat Mar 1 20:46:21 EST 2003

Have you tried a compressor to solve this problem?


On Mon, 17 Feb 2003, Scott Howell wrote:

> Actually I've spent a great deal of time with this problem and have yet
> to find a solution. Regardless of what I've done in terms of volume or
> input on a mixing board, I've not found anything that worked well. It
> was as Janina said about pops and distortion to even virtually no
> volume. I've offten thought maybe it had to do with the impedence of the
> Doubletalks, but not to sure. They generally are configured in such a
> way to work with headphones and small speakers and there even with
> speakers you have to be careful. I can't recall what the impedence is on
> a walkman type headphone, but I imagine its nowhere what most inputs are
> on sound cards nor mixing boards.
> I also believe that if its impedence, getting a device to change this
> would be expensive. I remember the transformers for microphones when I
> was playing in a band to go from low to high impedence were not cheap.
> On Sun, Feb 16, 2003 at 05:18:03PM -0600, Gregory Nowak wrote:
> > If you would have lowered the volume on the synth, you probably would have gotten a better signal as a result.
> >
> > Greg
> >
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