1.26 Record Problem

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1.26 Record Problem

Permanent link to this post Posted by BigOldiesChicago » Tue Apr 24, 2012 1:05 am

I have Audacity 1.26. When I record off microphone I am getting input level on only one channel.
What am I missing?? Thx.
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Re: 1.26 Record Problem

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Tue Apr 24, 2012 3:46 am

Audacity 1.2.6 is obsolete.
Audacity 2.0 is available here: http://audacityteam.org/download/

Set Audacity to record 1 channel mono. The sound will then come out of both speakers.

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Re: 1.26 Record Problem

Permanent link to this post Posted by BigOldiesChicago » Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:18 pm

Thank you for the reply. I have Windows Vista on a Toshiba laptop.

I did switch it to mono, but then the audio gets clipped as shown on the blue waveform.
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Re: 1.26 Record Problem

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Tue Apr 24, 2012 2:45 pm

Audacity 1.2.6 was never recommended for Windows Vista as it is known to have problems.
Please update to Audacity 2.0
This multi-part tutorial may help you to get started with Audacity 2.0 http://manual.audacityteam.org/help/man ... rding.html
but if you still have problems please start a new topic in this forum: viewforum.php?f=46
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