It's not a USB microphone is it? You say its plugged into the microphone jack.
Then try wha5tever is available as the source. A computer, as far as I know,
doesn't know or reflect what microphone is plugged into the microphone jack or
whether one is at all. In my experience, if you select the only microphone
choice available, it will use the external microphone if plugged in. You are
introducing a new microphone into the circuit, not changing the source.
----- Original Message -----
From: Jacob Kruger
Sent: Sunday, October 30, 2016 1:50 PM
Subject: [audacity4blind] Re: HOW TO MAKE AUDACITY RECOGNISE AND PICK UP MY
Sameer, my lenovo only seems to have a single input socket for something
like a dual microphone/headphone, so, honestly, I think that with this
hardware, we might need to use something like an additional USB audio
adapter, but, haven't really tried it much - this is my primary machine,
but, I generally use my older, spare acer laptop, which has a proper
stereo line-ine socket for recording with audacity.
"Resistance is futile, but, acceptance is versatile..."
On 2016-10-30 10:40 AM, Sameer Vasta wrote:
I have a stand alone Logiteq mic connected to the 3.5 mic-in jack on
my Lenovo laptop which doesn't appear to be picked up and recognized
by Audacity (my audacity doesn't for some or other reason have the
external mic as a possible input source).
When I go to preferences, and then devices, the only input device
listed is the laptop's internal mic.
What should I do to enable my stand alone Logiteq mic for recording?
Any help would really be appreciated.
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