Recording stops after 5-10 seconds

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LSKN
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Recording stops after 5-10 seconds

Post by LSKN » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:56 pm

I am using Audacity 2.2.1 on a Win 10 laptop with a Samson GoMic (USB mic)

I recently set up a new laptop and after installing Audacity and the mic, it stops recording after 10 seconds or so (sometimes less). I read through some threads on this forum and have made sure that I don't have timed recording set and the "snap to" is off. I also don't have sound-activated recording on. I am using MME with a project rate of 44100. I also tried uninstalling and re-installing Audacity.

I've used Audacity on an older laptop (also Win 10) many times with the same mic and didn't have this issue.

Thanks for any help you can provide.

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