[LAU] 3.5mm microphone into audio interface?

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Sun Apr 11 18:51:50 CEST 2021

Fons Adriaensen <fons at linuxaudio.org> writes:

> On Sun, Apr 11, 2021 at 04:30:51PM +0200, Alf Haakon Pietruszka Lund wrote:
>> I don't see why lack of knowledge should be insulting to anyone.
> It's not about lack of knowledge. It's about failing to put in a
> little effort oneself and expect others to do it for you.
> There is a lot of info and 683 (yes 683) reviews of the Behringer 
> UMC404HD on the Thomann website. That's where I got the info that
> I did post. There's a lot of other sites, and you can also download
> the manual.
> As to buying or using a mic whithout even knowing if it is mono
> or stereo, I'm really lost for words. 
> BTW, according to the specs, that mic has a S/N ratio of 58 dB.
> If that means what it should, that is a self-noise of 36 dB SPL,
> around 20 dB more than most cheap electret mics. Maybe OK for 
> close voice (podcast), or as an intercom mic, but not for anything
> else. I wonder how they manage to make it that bad.

You could print the grill but not actually make any holes :)

David Kastrup

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