[linux-audio-user] VIA82xx/ICE1232, low sound level on recording

Brett McCoy idragosani at chapelperilous.net
Mon Nov 21 12:14:25 EST 2005

S. Massy wrote:
> Thanks for the input; that was more or less my intention in the short to
> mid term. However, for right now, I meant to run it directly in and
> didn't expect any problem, as this very same mic used to perform okay
> going into my old SBLive. But I guess maybe that card had better gain...

That SBLive card may have had a pre-amp in it (but probably not a very 
good one). If you need something small and not too expensive, the 
M-Audio Audio Buddy is a nice little pre-amp, and with a very small 
footprint (it can easily fit into a should bag or laptop case).

-- Brett

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