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2 x USB input Mic's into iMac?

Postby Pitchfork » Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:05 pm

I want to use 2 x USB Mic's into the same mac to record simultaneously?

Is this possible, into Garageband - and do I need to set this up globally in the system prefs > Sound??
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Re: 2 x USB input Mic's into iMac?

Postby chris... » Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:10 pm

Your "USB Mics" are really audio interfaces, so I suspect you'd need to configure an Aggregate Device consisting of both, then select that as your input.

It might be as easy to use a single audio interface, with a couple of standard mics.
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Re: 2 x USB input Mic's into iMac?

Postby Pitchfork » Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:35 pm

Thanks..

I think Aggregate device maybe the answer as we have 2 x good USB Mic's at our disposal..

Do you know how i'd create this exactly?
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Re: 2 x USB input Mic's into iMac?

Postby chris... » Sat Jan 26, 2013 5:20 pm

Google it, then ask when (if) stuck.
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Re: 2 x USB input Mic's into iMac?

Postby mpvano » Sun Jan 27, 2013 2:21 am

Why not try this:

1. Open the program called "Audio Midi Setup"

2. Choose the "Help" Menu

3. Type the words "aggregate devices" into the search box in that menu

4. Read help entries as required!

If you're really impatient, pick the entry "Combine audio devices to use a single device" immediately.

Nearly all the functionality in your macintosh is, in fact, well documented in the help system.

hope this "helps"

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