Re: Live recording
Doug <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 08/03/2017 08:19 AM, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
>> Jeremy Nicoll <email@example.com> writes:
>>> On Thu, 3 Aug 2017, at 13:23, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
>>>> 3) mic2 is stereo.
>>> Not necessarily. It might be a mono signal that's been duplicated across
>>> two outputs. It's only 2-channel if it can record two separate sounds at
>>> the same time.
>>> You can get microphones which, in a single unit, record more than one
>>> channel at once. Their labelling or artwork on them normally makes it
>>> clear that they have L and R (or more than that) inputs.
>>> What makes and models are your mics?
>> I can't tell, because they're old and I don't keep their specs. One of them
>> was given to me about 15 years ago, the other I don't even remember how I
>> have it. But I've got another teo: they are, each of them, part of a
>> headphone. They also let hear the recorded sound from both channels. They
> I looked at both of the links. Note that there are two connections for each
> device: headset (earphone) connection and mic connection. The headset
> connection will be
> stereo, and the mic connection will be mono. If there is talkback (i.e., you
> can hear the mic output on the headphones,) the mic sound will appear in both
> but will not be stereo--it will just be the same sound in both earpieces.
> You can't get something for nothing. If you want stereo, you will have to
> have two mics or a mic with two separate microphone elements aimed in two
> (left and right) directions. Such a device will have a plug with three
> connections on it: left, right, and ground. Your PC will not be able to
> handle such a microphone! You would need a stereo preamplifier to plug that
> mic into, and then you would plug the stereo output of the preamp into the
> LINE IN jack of the PC.
> I would hope that this information will settle the question!
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