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Re: [podcasters] Mac OSX related question: Skype, outboard mixer, Audio Hijac and more...

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  • Dan Klass
    Sorry, Jeff. I missed the part about wanting stereo separation...
    Message 1 of 5 , Feb 27, 2006
      Sorry, Jeff. I missed the part about wanting stereo separation...




      On 2/27/06 6:06 AM, "jcarvalh" <jcarvalh@...> wrote:

      > Dan,
      >
      > But this setup doesnt accomplish the stereo separation I was
      > originally looking for:
      >
      > I want me on one channel and Skype on the other.
      >
      > I have Wiretap Pro, but Wiretap doesnt allow for separation of the channels.
      >
      > Jeff
      >
      > On 2/26/06, Dan Klass <dk@...> wrote:
      >> From a couple weeks ago:
      >>
      >> I used WireTap and LineIn. LineIn will allow you to hear yourself while on
      >> the Skype call (it will pass your mic audio through the system). WireTap
      >> will record ALL system sounds (so make sure all your other apps are closed).
      >>
      >> That way you can record the caller (via Skype) and yourself (via LineIn)
      >> with WireTap, and not have the latency of going out of the computer, through
      >> the mixer and back (or whatever you're diong with the mixer).
      >>
      >> All free.
      >>
      >> - dK
      >>
      >>
      >> On 2/26/06 7:03 PM, "jcarvalh" <jcarvalh@...> wrote:
      >>
      >>> Hello folks,
      >>>
      >>> So I am thinking of modifying my setup to better clean up landline
      >>> calls made and recorded through Skype.
      >>>
      >>> My current setup:
      >>> Skype on XP > line out > mixer
      >>> Mic > XLR > Mixer
      >>> (both are killed L R to get separation between myself and Skype)
      >>> Mixer into the Mac to record both channels.
      >>>
      >>> So this setup works fine and i think a good deal of folks are using it
      >>> for recording Skype. My issue is with the amount of noise being
      >>> recorded with the Skype call as well. Unfortunately when you Skype
      >>> Out, those phone lines may have less latency than Skype to Skype but
      >>> they just dont have the fidelity.
      >>> Doing a post mix and cleaning up that call is becoming a pain in the ass.
      >>>
      >>> So I am looking for other options to clean up this process:
      >>> Audio Hijack Pro offers the following solution for splitting and
      >>> keeping Skype v. Mic in true to each channel with what i assume is
      >>> little to any noise added beyond what is already in the channel.
      >>> Keeping it on board to the Mac looks to be a benefit:
      >>> http://www.rogueamoeba.com/utm/posts/Article/Change-The-Channel-2005-09-12-1
      >>> 0-
      >>> 00
      >>>
      >>> My question to the Mac users on this list are what techniques are you
      >>> using to keep that Skype line clean and/or is anyone using the above
      >>> suggested for Audio Hijack.
      >>>
      >>> Also, for those using mixed environments and SkypeOut, is it me or
      >>> does the Skype XP ringtone and call sound better than the same call on
      >>> Skype OSX?
      >>>
      >>> Any help on making my Skype line cleaner is very much appreciated.
      >>>
      >>> Best regards to all,
      >>>
      >>> Jeff
      >>> www.weeklydrop.com
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
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      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
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