[LAU] 3.5mm microphone into audio interface?

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Sun Apr 11 15:47:43 CEST 2021

Fons Adriaensen <fons at linuxaudio.org> writes:

> On Sun, Apr 11, 2021 at 12:57:31PM +0000, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
>> >> I said it was stereo because, when I record with it, the rsulting .wav
>> >> file is 2-channel.  Then I concluded it was stereo.
>> > Are you telling us that
>> >
>> > - you don't even know if your mics ar mono or stereo ?
>> I'm interested in recording different, say e.g. 4, mono channels.  So it's
>> not important to me that a certain microphone be stereo, I'm using it as
>> mono anyway.  So no, I don't exactly know and it does not matter to what I'm
>> looking for. The above microphone produces a 2-channel record.
>> > - you can't hear the difference between a mono or stereo recording ?
>> I've used that microphone just once to record my voice speaking.  Listening
>> back to that record, well, no, I couldn't say if it's stereo or mono.
> So you don't know, or even care, if your mic requires 1 or 2 channels,
> or what polar response it might have.
> You don't understand that not the microphone, but the software determines
> the number of channels in a file.
> Listening to a mono file you imagine it's stereo.

I don't.

> And you seriously want to do audio engineering ??

I don't want to do audio engineering.

> Then please start learning the basics before you try to do anything else,
> or waste other people's time. 

I am learning the basics and don't mean t waste other people's time.



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