[futurebasic] Re:Setting sound recording gain (FB2)

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From: Russ Pagel <russp@...>
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 1999 20:48:39 -0500
> Ahhhh!
> 
> I just discovered that an Application of mine which records input from the
> microphone port has broken on the new G3's. Basically what happens is that
> the recording level is way too low.
> 
> It appears from TechNote 1124, that a program that records sound needs to
> set such things the recording gain, input device etc as of OS 8.1.
> 
> Does anyone know how to do this? I cant find the relevant calls. I'm also a
> little confused as to whether this should be done via QuickTime or the
> Sound manager. At the moment all I need is to turn up the gain, I can add a
> user interface latter.
> 
> Any help would be appreciated.
> 
> David
> 
> PS I looked for the relevant code in FB^3 in Quicktime.Incl and Sub
> Sound.Incl but none of the necessary functions to display/change recording
> settings seem to be built in to FB^3! (eg the recommended SGSettingsDialog).

 

David, I don't know about the sound manager settings but are you sure
this isn't a hardware problem with the G3 sound input?  Or for that
matter, maybe a compatibilty problem with your microphone?  I seem to
recall an issue with the different microphone types Apple used years ago...

It sounds like you've got two variables here.  New hardware + New OS

rp