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Old 02-10-2021, 04:25 AM
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External mic would be THE solution!!
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Even perhaps momentarily suspending the fan when the TB button is pushed would help.
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The quality of the talkback system on my Carbon seems wayyy off, in a bad way. Does the talkback system sound "okay" to anyone else?

For me, the amount of cooling-fan noise from inside the Carbon makes the talkback nearly unusable. But worse, and with gain in Hardware Setup set to lowest setting of 0dB, the system is quick to distort. If I talk with any amount of extra volume in my voice, about 1 foot away from the unit, it's overdrive city.

I've tried to test this on the Carbon's internal headphone amps, also routed outputs to external headphone distribution amps. All results are sub-par, to say the least.
There's a Carbon here at the studio for testing. Talkback's really close to unusable. It's really bad. It's like trying to talk on a cell phone at 80mph on a bumpy road in a convertible. I do not know why talkback was implemented internally when the fan noise and rumble is an unavoidable part of the design. That space would have been much better served with S/PDIF I/O, which would have provided two more much needed inputs and a substantial improvement in versatility.
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There's a Carbon here at the studio for testing. Talkback's really close to unusable. It's really bad. It's like trying to talk on a cell phone at 80mph on a bumpy road in a convertible. I do not know why talkback was implemented internally when the fan noise and rumble is an unavoidable part of the design. That space would have been much better served with S/PDIF I/O, which would have provided two more much needed inputs and a substantial improvement in versatility.
Hey Matt,

Which version of Pro Tools are you running? The distorted talkback issue was resolved in the firmware update provided with 2021.3. If you're running 2021.3 (or 2021.3.1) and still getting talkback noise, do you hear fan noise coming from the unit itself?
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Hey Matt,

Which version of Pro Tools are you running? The distorted talkback issue was resolved in the firmware update provided with 2021.3. If you're running 2021.3 (or 2021.3.1) and still getting talkback noise, do you hear fan noise coming from the unit itself?
Hi, Kyle. 2021.3. It's not distorted, but the fan noise and rumble is overwhelming. It really is next to unusable. Gain set to 35dB. Proximity is just over a meter from me in a vertical rack waist high to my right. Even out of the rack the fan runs 100% of the time, so it's always that way.
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Hi, Kyle. 2021.3. It's not distorted, but the fan noise and rumble is overwhelming. It really is next to unusable. Gain set to 35dB. Proximity is just over a meter from me in a vertical rack waist high to my right. Even out of the rack the fan runs 100% of the time, so it's always that way.
Ok, I will request someone from Customer Support reach out to help with the fan issue. We have a firmware update in beta that I'd like you to try.
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Ok, I will request someone from Customer Support reach out to help with the fan issue. We have a firmware update in beta that I'd like you to try.
Cool, thanks.
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Hello Kyle,

Could you set me on the beta list too?
My fan noise is always as maximum too since the beginning of using carbon.

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Could you set me on the beta list too?
My fan noise is always as maximum too since the beginning of using carbon.

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Hi Niels,

Customer support has reached out to you as well.
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Hi Niels,

Customer support has reached out to you as well.

Thanks Kyle,

I got all from Mark. Carbon fan is much better now. This will be a very good update!


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