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Old 10-05-2010, 07:33 AM   #1
ksp4u
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Alsarecord using USB mic


Hi,

I want to record audio using my USB mic.
Following is the procedure I have followed.

1. alsamixer -c 1 -> Increase the volume by pressing Up arrow in 'Mic' field.
2. arecord -f cd -d 10 -t raw -D hw:1,0 -c 1 | lame -x -r - dev1.mp3

Since my h/w is detected as device 1, I have given hw:1,0
-c 1 -> no. of channels..If I dont give this option or If I give any other parameter(say 2,3etc) record is not proceeding. It is taking only 1 as the parameter.

Once I have done this it is able to create the file dev1.mp3. But when I play this file nothing is audible.

Can any one suggest the right procedure to enable the USB mic and record the audio.

Thanks in advance
 
Old 10-15-2010, 04:39 PM   #2
scooke
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Mic and Line in share

Hi,

I have had this problem in the past and it was due to the mic port not configured to share the "line in" port in the sound card config. Once I configured mic to share with line in, I was able to record.

Perhaps you have already done this. If so, I apologise for suggesting this.
 
  


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