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Re: Live recording

On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 09:11:00PM +0200, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
> According to:
>  http://www.upubuntu.com/2013/05/how-to-record-your-voice-from.html
> I record live sound via microphone just doing:
>  $ sox -t alsa default output.wav
> Now I was wondering about the stereo o non-stereo character of such a home made
> recording...  I tried to use two microphones together, plugging them together
> into the PC with a small common connection doubber.  Can we say the result is
> stereo...?  I would doubt...  and how to have - if possible - a stereo effect
> with the above basic recording instruments?

If your hardware supports it, also a headphone jack can often be
turned into a microphone jack:

(Conversely, turn a mic jack into a (mono) headphone jack: