12-19-2009, 11:15 AM #1
Using Mac as an Amplifier and Karaoke
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- Dec 19, 2009
- MacBook Pro 15" 2.53 Ghz Intel Core Duo 4GB Ram
I used to be able to plug my headphones and microphone into my PC and was able to listen to myself while speaking on the microphone. If I played a karaoke/instrumental track I was able to listen to myself and the track at the same time both using my headphones or without them. In other words, my mic was a input device which would also come out live through the speakers.
(Sometimes I would get feedback but that was easily controllable)
I have tried everything and I cant find the way to make my mic input to come out live as output at the same time. I guess is some sort of firewall or feedback protective feature?
I bought different types of mics (USBs, Macs, etc) but nothing seem to work. All the mic work because I can record on GarageBand, Use Skype, etc. It's a matter of allowing the system to let the input go through to output at the same time so that I can sign karaoke.
12-19-2009, 12:08 PM #2
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- Nov 15, 2009
- North Louisiana, USA
- 2.8 GHz MacBook Pro 10.10.2, 8 GB mem, iPhone 6+
I bet you can do it with software that enables soft playthru. I think there are several audio apps that can do this but for simplicity try LineIn Rogue Amoeba | Freebies: Free Software for Mac OS XSylvester Roque Former Contributing Editor About This Particular Macintosh
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