ES-8 - Audio Distortion (Input)

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NIJEL
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ES-8 - Audio Distortion (Input)

Post by NIJEL » Wed Jul 21, 2021 3:59 pm

Hello,

I have noticed that the audio that I play into my ES-8 and subsequently into my UAD Apollo x8 is colored with some distortion (digital sounding) that I am not experiencing when I take audio 1/8" out of my modular case to 1/4" into the UAD Apollo.

Has anyone experienced this before?
Do you have a solution for this?

I just looked through the forum for a post on this. Maybe I missed it?

Thank you so much in advance!

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Re: ES-8 - Audio Distortion (Input)

Post by os » Thu Jul 22, 2021 3:12 am

Could you post some examples?

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Re: ES-8 - Audio Distortion (Input)

Post by NIJEL » Fri Jul 23, 2021 6:05 pm

In this Dropbox Link, There is a recording of a hand pan, looped in Morphagene. The recording 1_8 - 1_4 is the recording out of Morphagene through a HOSA 1/8"-1/4" cable into an Apollo x8. The 4 other recordings labeled ES-8 # are Morphagene - 1/8"-1/8" cable - ES-8 - Optical - Apollo x8.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/fownp5gan3ub ... uW5Fa?dl=0

Thank you.

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Re: ES-8 - Audio Distortion (Input)

Post by os » Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:39 am

That's quite severe distortion! I'm guessing it's a clocking thing. How are the ES-8 and Apollo connected? Is the ES-8's USB connected?

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