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Can't work out audio settings

I want to record into the mic and then hear it from my computer in audacity. Then I want to move the audio clip to movie maker and hear it at the same time as the video...this shouldnt really be that difficult but I cant seem to get the right settings on the audio. The only way I am hearing it the way I want is by checking a box that says "listen to this device" in system sound/recording/microphone/listen...only problem is...when I click apply noise screeches very high pitched out of the computer speakers... Is there a guide to adjusting audio?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: GTrack producing NOISE and not catching audio from even 20cms.

Did you check the record levels on the software you are using.

Posted on Dec 23, 2007

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SOURCE: Samson co1u recording issue

you first 3 people are idiots... maybe if you had worked with the hardware you would know how the mic works because its obvious you don't. The 4th person is correct because this is exactly how i use the mic and it captures sound in stereo format beautiful when set up rite. Using it in mono, whether use keep on one channel or two drastically reduces the crisp sound that this mic can record.

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

alisondking
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SOURCE: no recording?

In garageband when you have the gtrack set up , it will show you 2 options for input source 'USB Audio CODEC'. This is because you have 2 lines in, the mic and the jack. Make sure you have picked the correct one to record the vocals...otherwise it is expecting the jack input and will record nothing.

Hope this helps!


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Posted on May 14, 2009

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SOURCE: whistling background noise with Samson C01U USB condenser mic

Welcome to the world of STUDIO microphones. Super quality BUT you must have a studio to use them. You can't have any local speaker playing into them. You often use headphones lest your monitor speakers will feedback. At the high frequency capability of these mics, you can fry your amps with oscillations above what you can hear!

Posted on Sep 30, 2009

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SOURCE: the mic does not record stereo

This Mic is not a stereo Mic. If you're using a windows computer, check your sound control panel to see if the mic wasn't suddenly set to two channel device.

Posted on Oct 25, 2009

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1. Did you select Left channel only in Audacity for the track you're recording?
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Assuming you've installed the Audacity software, first check your recording device. If you use Windows, first check the Audio Control Panel. For Windows 7, click Start > Control Panel > Hardware and Sound. Under Sound, click on the Manage Audio Devices link. In that window, click on the Recording tab. Select the USB option and make it the active device.

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I've used Audacity for recording cassettes through the line in port. You can do this with some turntables if you add a pre-amplifier and use RCA to 3.5 mm adapter. Connect to the line in on the back of the desktop (blue).

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http://www.logitech.com/en-us/support-downloads

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The thing is that the Samson C01U was not designed for live applications. Your solution, if you like delayed sound, is to use Virtual Audio Cable. Otherwise, I would get either a Samson GTrack, or invest in a cheap but functional mixer with a good mic. If you want to record however, you go into your audio recording settings and select the C01U as the recording mic. If you record and hear little sound, go into sound manager... Click on properties and select on Samson C01U. A one channel volume control will pop out. change the volume and record. BTW, a good audio program is Audacity... It's free. I hope that I have helped you...

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This mic, I believe also runs on a battery, when phantom power is not available...so check the battery.

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%. Now run Audacity and start recording sound,you should hear your keyboard

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