Microphone recording without Audio Interface (Mac Book Pro)

Hi Everybody, 

I'm using a mid 2012 MBP which doesn't have a line in port for a microphone. I initially thought I'd need to buy an audio interface, but then came across.... THIS:



According to the reviews, it lets me plug a mic directly into my laptop. However, I'm unable to set it properly to work with LIVE. There is only an option to use a built in mic.


Does anyone have advice or experience with getting a mic to work w/o an audio interface?



complete 2 years ago | 0 comments

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  • Near Earth Object
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    trust me, you need an audio interface. Using an input directly will only give you lower quality audio. Using simple splitter plugs won't help.

    2 years ago | 0 comments
  • complete
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    Ok, I'll look into getting one. Thank you. :)

    2 years ago | 0 comments

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