Class of 2.3

2007-11-03 Phone Conversation

This is the first of two Week 2 projects involving recording and editing
a 2-way phone conversation. I used Nicecast, Audio Hijack Pro, and
Audacity. I'm not totally satisfied with the results, but I'm pleased
that I figured out the settings for Nicecast.

Assignment 3

No editing done in Audacity. All the fun was doing the streaming this week. I should have tried to hijack the real audio feed as well, but I didn't think about it until later. I'm still having difficulties making sure I have the id tags correct. I opened the mp3 in Audacity and opened changed info in the  metadata editor and exported the mp3, but still when I open the file in itunes I see the Nicecast title/tag.

That was intense, so I did it again (actually 4 or 5 times )


Note: Make sure to follow Lee Barber's screencast
for ­proper Nicecast settings for headphones and ignore mine. Watch mine if you want to see the overall process.

Taxonomy upgrade extras:

Sound Card Requirements

I have summarized some resources about sound card requirements on my course notes 2.3 metalist:

After assessing my existing hardware and looking at some blog entries, I noticed that this issue has not

received much attention, even though the sound card is the central workhorse in webcasting.

Two-way Telephony Recording (Mac)


.jpg graphic: Mac monitor showing a snail 
The Plugging Continues . . . .

As I said in the meeting on 2007-10-28, I'm limping along with
my two-way telephony recording. I've tried it a number of times
with both Nicecast and Audio Hijack Pro on my Mac, but the­
results have not been acceptable; although I read through two
tutorials, I think I must have made a basic error in configuration.

"There must be more to life than this." Struggling to get the sound right

Sorry I can't upload Freddy Mercury singing,


1.  I've spent (wasted?) hours playing around with two micros, Logitech USB  and non-USB Typhoon. Typhoon sounds great.

I've changed all the variables ion various permutations , but have nothing very final to report.

2.  I decided to delete and reinstall Simple Cast and VAC. That was a MISTAKE! New versions do not work at all, and throw up

  messages (in German, no point in screenshots) :

Jane-Jiang-SpiceCN-Jiang-La-Audio Introduction-2007-10-28


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