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(@jasonggabbott)
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I'm using audacity and i plug my guitar into the mic jack on back of computer and it works fine.
Then I plug in my microphone and nothing!!! I have tried my friends mics too and no go. Someone please help
I want to record my new song and share :|


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(@dogbite)
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what type of mic? some mikes require phantom power to run them. a dynamic mike, like Shure 58, does not need power, but a condenser typically does.

http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pagemusic.cfm?bandID=644552
http://www.soundclick.com/couleerockinvaders


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(@jasonggabbott)
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I have tried the mic that comes with the computer and a regular mic. I cant figure it out ahhh.


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(@hueseph)
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Make sure you're plugging into the mic jack and not line in.

https://soundcloud.com/hue-nery/hue-audio-sampler


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(@jasonggabbott)
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Joined: 15 years ago
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You know you guys all rock on this site!!!!!!!!
I got it working now thanks, computers are funny one day no work other days work ha.
I almost have a song now with guitar and voice !!!! Will post soon!
thx all


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