Re: Alsa Problem or Audacity Problem?
- From: Tim Beauregard <tjb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2009 10:42:46 +0100
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Thomas H. George wrote:
soundcard. From you comment below I understand that the sound card is using
the input from all these sources simaltaneously and so the ones not
needed must be muted.
The more complex soundcards may have an internal switch meaning that
when one source is connected another becomes unavailable. Aside from
that scenario I do not believe it is essential to have unused sources muted.
What did help was the comment about other software. I found arecord
works flawlessly capturing the input from the tape deck and the
How frustrating that arecord will work and yet audacity won't. Try
setting the audacity vu-meter to monitor, then play around with the
alsamixer settings. This is how I identified the correct alsamixer
settings on my system.
turntable and writing it to .wav files on the hard disk. Audacity can
load these files so I can edit them before writing them to cd's. This
is what I wanted to accomplish so mission accomplished.
I presume you aren't trying to record live music-that is when audacity
proves its worth. Two other excellent resources are
http://lalists.stanford.edu/lau/ and http://forum.audacityteam.org/
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