Re: (solved) Re: sound card problem
- Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 08:06:49 +0200
- From: deloptes <deloptes@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: (solved) Re: sound card problem
David Christensen wrote:
> I would expect personal computer sound card line-in and microphone
> inputs to use the same design analog-to-digital converter. So, the
> sampling rates and bit depths should be the same.
> But, microphone inputs are usually monaural. So, if you use a stereo
> patch cable from your television to your computer, you will only hear
> the left channel.
> And, microphone inputs usually have more analog gain. So, you will need
> to turn the television volume down and/or reduce the microphone gain in
> your mixer application. Either can reduce the signal quality. Failure
> to do so will result in clipping.
> You will get the best recording if you connect the television line-out
> to the computer line-in and match the signal levels.
He does not know what brand his PC is and no info on the card - it is hard
to say where and how it should be plugged in.