Checkout our NEW Streaming Programs!
Click here to find which program is right for you
Title: Soundcard Input: Line-In vs Microphone
Solution Number: 00000499 Type: Technical
Solution Details:

What is the difference between Line-In and Microphone inputs?

 

When using an external Audio Source for your stream, like an Audio Mixer, or Microphone, it is important to use the correct input on your PC.

A basic soundcard will usually have 3 inputs;

  • Green - Audio Out - this is where your speakers are plugged in
  • Pink - Mic In - this is where you plug in an un-amplified audio signal - like a microphone
  • Blue - Line In - this is where you plug in an amplified audio signal - like an audio mixer

Your soundcard's inputs will look something similar to this;

Inputs

 

When configuring your Encoder, be sure to select the correct Input

Windows Vista and Windows 7 users - first;make sure your "Stereo Mix" is enabled, as per this FAQ - Enabling Stereo Mix

Live Windows Media

Live Flash

On a scale of 1 to 10 how useful was this document?

 Related Files

 Previous  (1 - 1 of 1)  Next 
 Files Last Modified 
inputs01/18/2010 5:31:51 AM

 Comments

CommentCreated DateCreated by
No records to display.

Instant Support: Chat | Email | Phone

Register now and start streaming instantly
Home | Services | Support | Billing | Account | FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions | Streaming Media Services | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy
Copyright © 1999 - 2017 NetroMedia All rights reserved | Your current IP address is: 34.236.190.216