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Faber Acoustical Products for Mac => SignalScope Pro => Topic started by: korro on January 09, 2009, 06:53:22 AM

Title: Sound Quality Test
Post by: korro on January 09, 2009, 06:53:22 AM
Hi, I am a student in UK.

I would like to test 2 different audio signals from two different computers.

I just installed SignalScope to my laptop and a condenser mic connected to an external sound card.

Can I just play the audio signals from the other two computers and capture it with the mic, or is there a better solution for that.

Thanks in advance.

Regards,
Korro
Title: Re: Sound Quality Test
Post by: FaberAST on January 09, 2009, 08:28:36 AM
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Can I just play the audio signals from the other two computers and capture it with the mic, or is there a better solution for that.

It depends on what you're trying to accomplish. Are you trying to test the speakers of the two different computers, or just the output from their headphone or line-out jacks?  If you need to include the effects of the speakers in your test, you'll need to use a microphone as you indicated.  However, in that case, it may be difficult to know if any measured differences are due to the audio components of the two computers, or if they are due, in part, to the acoustical environment in which you are working and the positioning of the two computers relative to the microphone.