[linux-audio-user] various questions (long)

Kai Vehmanen kai.vehmanen at wakkanet.fi
Tue Mar 4 16:27:01 EST 2003

On Tue, 4 Mar 2003, janne halttunen wrote:

> Levi Burton <donburton at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> extremely usefull.  My question is do any other software packages support 
>> this feature?  For those who are not familiar with it (or cannot infer its 
>> meaning), it essentially just waits until the audio level reaches a specified 
>> threshold, then starts recording.  I would love to know if ecasound can do 
> I guess the closest thing in ecasound is this:
> -ge:open-threshold-%, close-thold-%,volume-mode

Yup, it does just the right thing. As a bonus, you can also 
stop recording based on a volume level trigger (the 'close-thold-%'

Simple use (peak/rms):

ecasound -i alsa -o foo.wav -gc:5,0,0
ecasound -i alsa -o foo.wav -gc:5,0,rms

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