Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: X5's Line in as an external mic
Re: X5's Line in as an external mic
From: Paul Erkens <pjealt_at_xs4all.nl>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2007 19:51:05 +0200
There is a way, but it requires a special small piece of hardware. What you
may want to get is a microphone pre-amp. This is a small box with a mic in,
and a line out. The box has its own battery, and it amplifies the mic signal
to line level, which is the type of signal the IAudio x5 expects.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brandon Hicks" <hicks.brandon2_at_gmail.com>
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2007 7:23 PM
Subject: X5's Line in as an external mic
> Is there any way to use the X5 line in jack as an external stereo mic jack
> without having to do massive volume increases and noise reductions on the
> I'm trying it with a pair of unpowered stereo mics, and I do get a signal
> but it's very very faint.
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