[linux-audio-dev] USB audio capturing

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Fri May 2 11:36:01 UTC 2003

>Hi to all,
>a very general question : I know f.e. the iMic for for Macintosh or other
>Mics using USB under Windows.
>I want to do the same for Linux but don´t know where and how to start. I
>have no idea how this works - if the soundcardinput isn´t used I guess the
>soundcard itself is bypassed and the soundprocessing happens via software.
>Right ?

no. a USB microphone would appear as a capture-only USB audio

talk to the alsa-devel list about USB support for such devices within


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