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Re: [solved] Re: Live recording

Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina@gmail.com> writes:

> deloptes <deloptes@gmail.com> writes:
>>> For human voice, I bought a USB audio card and plugged a third microphone
>>> into it.  So now I have:
>>>  mic1 for piano basses; |__________ plugged together into the
>>>  mic2 for piano highs;  |           above Y cable
>>>  mic3 for voice         -> -> -> -> plugged into the USB dongle.
>>> Then I do:
>>>  $ sox -t alsa default piano.wav
>>> and, at the same time, on another xterm session,
>>>  $ sox -t alsa wh:2,0 voice.wav
>>> where wh:2,0 is the USB device (do: `arecord -l' first).  This way I get
>>> two audio files: piano.wav and voice.wav.  The first one is stereo and the
>>> second is mono.  In the end I merge the two together with Audacity.  By
>>> default, Audacity puts the mono file just in the middle between left and
>>> right channel; but, if you like, you can have it weight more left or more
>>> right, in the percentage you want.  I must say that the result is
>>> acceptable, and more...
>> Why not do all that directly in Audacity? I am sure it works and it will
>> take care of the timing automatically
> Thanks, I'll have a try.

Apparently, Audacity doesn't let you record simultaneously from two or more
sources...  you have to choose one source.


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