[LAU] 3.5mm microphone into audio interface?

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Sat Apr 10 17:09:46 CEST 2021

Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina at gmail.com> writes:

> Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina at gmail.com> writes:
>> It is a sort of experiment.  Suppose you have a multi channel audio file,
>> i.e.  composed by, say, three, or four different channels.  Is it possibile
>> (I guess it is), and how?, to send each of the four channels into a different
>> loudspeaker and so listen to the song...?  Do you think, e.g., the Behringer
>> UMC404HD audio interface will allow to do that?
> Thanks to Jeanette and Fons for their help.  Now please one more question: I've
> got two such 3.5mm jack stereo microphones:
>  https://www.amazon.it/Trust-Microfono-Condensatore-Treppiede-Podcasting/dp/B089NSJRMV/ref=asc_df_B089NSJRMV/?tag=googshopit-21&linkCode=df0&hvadid=459232032216&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=5199942035995256504&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=1008565&hvtargid=pla-988518617883&psc=1
> Yes, I know, it's cheap and maybe not very high quality, but it suits well to
> my needs of simple home made recordings.  Do you think it's suppported by the
> Behringer UMC404HD?  With a proper adapter, is it possible to live record using
> that microphone and that audio interface?

You'd need 4 Phantom-Power to Plugin-Power adapters, like the
Røde VXLR+.  That would be sort of defeating the "cheap" aspect.  You
are probably better off getting something like a Zoom H2n recorder and
use that for creating a four-track recording.

David Kastrup

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