Connecting my USB microphone

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Miss Pants
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Connecting my USB microphone

Post by Miss Pants » Fri May 07, 2021 7:32 pm

Hi, I am using MacOS Big ur 11.3.1 and Audacity 3.0.2.
I have a Ansinna M858 USB microphone -
I am new to Audacity.
I have set up the microphone on the Apple preferences but am having difficulty finding it on Audacity. Any suggestions please?

billw58
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Re: Connecting my USB microphone

Post by billw58 » Fri May 07, 2021 8:09 pm

Connect the microphone and verify it through System Preferences > Sound > Input (which it seems you've done).

Then start Audacity.

Click on the Recording Device dropdown in the Device toolbar. Do you see your microphone listed there?

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Re: Connecting my USB microphone

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