Re: Sound on a PPC

Stan Borinski (
Fri, 28 Oct 1994 10:17:37 -0400

> <<<
> Can anybody tell me how to get the mike to work on a powerPC mac? We get the
> video to work fine, even with the 68x software (now using the PPC version
> (beta 12)). But no sound. Not even a rise in the sound level bar in the audio
> panel. I suspect that you need a special mike for the ppc (7100), or a
> special control panel. Anybody have a clue?
> >>>
> You need a line-level mic. You are using a mic-level mic. Line-level audio
> equipment signals are much stronger. Your personal stereo outputs a line-level
> signal to your headphones.
> If you have a portable mixer that outputs a line-level signal, you can attach
> the mixer to the mic. and attach the other end of the mixer to the mac.
> I should work fine.
> But otherwise, I'd just go out and buy a line-level mic.
> Jason Whong


Huh? All he needs is a PlainTalk mic (~$24).

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