It is an adaptor like that available, for sure.
But I think a USB sound card servs you better.
For example I have a Creative USB sound card which is not bigger then a USB
dongle. I have line in and headphones jack. That’s all I need if I work on
Macbook Air for example.
A USB sound card could be priced from few dolars to some hundreds of dolars if
they are professional. But professional models are considerably big then a
Make a search on Amazon with the term USB sound cards and see what’s convenient.
From: audacity4blind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <audacity4blind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: 12 May 2019 06:59
Subject: [audacity4blind] Re: USB to Line-in Adapter
Some laptops have jacks you can tell the software to use as a line-in or a
microphone jack. I don't know how well they work. As far as using something
else, there may be something besides this, but a lot of people use USB sound
cards with line-In jacks. Others may have specific recommendations; I haven't
bought one for years and the model I have probably isn't made any more. But
that may help you look.
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From: Rich De Steno (Redacted sender <mailto:dmarc-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
"ironrock" for DMARC)
Sent: Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:00 AM
To: audacity4blind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:audacity4blind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [audacity4blind] USB to Line-in Adapter
Most laptops do not have a dedicated line-in jack, which is different
from a mic. jack. If one wishes to record with Audacity from an outside
audio source, such as a TV, radio, or phone, what USB to line-in
adapters are available to enable recording the outside audio through a
USB port? I have searched extensively on the internet, but have not
found this exact adapter.
Rich De Steno
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