[LAU] zoom h2
zotz at 100jamz.com
Sun Aug 3 14:30:28 EDT 2008
On Sunday 03 August 2008 14:13:27 Justin Smith wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 3, 2008 at 5:35 PM, drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:
> > On Sunday 03 August 2008 12:51:33 jdd wrote:
> >> Hello :-)
> >> I tried to search the archives, but didn't succed, so I hope y
> >> question was not too often asked :-(
> >> I use openSUSE 11 and want to have a zoom H2 as USB input mike.
> >> When I connect the device to my laptop, I can use it a headphone
> >> driver (I hear the sound from the h2 headphones), but can't have any
> >> sound recorded by audacity
> > Can't help directly, I have an H4. The H4 can record to ardour just fine.
> > If you know about jack, try jack and qjackctl.
> >> I kno my laptop have a defective sound card, internal mike and mike
> >> inoput don't works (not verified recently though - the internal
> >> don't), but I don't know if this have anything to do with the H2 (USB)
> >> I use kmix as mixer and all is open but I don't see any way to switch
> >> between the two sound cards
> >> thanks
> >> jdd
> > all the best,
> > drew
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> I have a zoom H2, it is 100% compatible with Linux.
> I can use it as a USB sound card, but only with two of its microphones
> at a time, and a maximum sampling rate of 48k (I think these are also
> limitations under any other OS, because of USB bus speed).
> I have found it more useful to record using the H2 alone, then grab
> the files off of it as if it were a flash drive.
I use the H4 both ways for recording a band... depending on if I want to lug
the notebook to the gig or not.
all the best,
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