Re: [solved] Re: Live recording
Rodolfo Medina <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> deloptes <email@example.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.