[linux-audio-user] stompboxes2 and audacity question

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Fri Nov 14 07:58:32 EST 2003

james kellam wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have finally managed to get audacity installed, as well as stompboxes2.
> I can put any sample I have into audacity and apply effects and edit it.
> However, they have to be prerecorded samples.
> I am trying to play my guitar through either audacity or stompboxes2.
> All I can get out of stompboxes2 is s lot of hissing, I have tried muting the mic, unmuting it, etc. whith the mike unmuted I can hear a dry guitar signal.
> I need to find a way to play my guitar through the app.
> any ideas?

You probably need a preamp. To boost the input signal enough to do real 
fx processing. Unless stompbox is just broken. Then I don't know.

> cpu:850mHz Celeron
> distro: lfs-4.0
> soundcard: sblive!
> alsa version -0.9.2
> thank you.
> james (aka airbrush)

Patrick Shirkey - Boost Hardware Ltd.
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