cant get my macbook to accept line in audio

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cant get my macbook to accept line in audio

Post by t3hsd » Tue May 15, 2007 10:49 pm

I've been trying to record from my amp directly into my computer via spliced guitar cable and computer mic wire. so here's what I'm looking at
synth line out > bass amp > line out > 1/4" guitar cable > 1/8" cable > mac audio in
i go to system prefs and switch the mic to line in and go to garageband
it seems that no matter what I do it's still using the built in computer microphone instead of my line in!
what the h**l do i have to do?!

please help

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Post by Stab Frenzy » Wed May 16, 2007 12:08 am

In garageband go to preferences, then audio/midi, then choose built in input instead of built in microphone.

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Post by t3hsd » Wed May 16, 2007 2:52 am

Stab Frenzy wrote:In garageband go to preferences, then audio/midi, then choose built in input instead of built in microphone.
fixed!
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Post by hageir » Wed May 16, 2007 12:51 pm

ps.
quick shoot-in:
for those that don't have garageband:
you can do the same thing this way:

System Preferences -> Sound -> Input -> Internal Microphone or Line in

*edit* jsut read the whole post, never mind :)

also, if you need to hear the sound you're recording / feeding to the input / mic
I recommend LineIn (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/18987)
it's a pass-through app.

pps. does anybody have the same problems as me; in sound -> output settings -> balance
my computer always pans to the left automatically :?
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