[linux-audio-user] low fidelity, long duration recording

Greg Wilder greg at gregwilder.com
Thu Dec 29 14:59:48 EST 2005


On Thursday 29 December 2005 13:34, Kevin Cosgrove wrote:
> Hi, I'd like to record about 6-8 hours of one channel, very low
> fidelity sound.  I'll be recording silence, punctuated by sound.
> It'd be even better if rather than recording that much silence, that
> the recorder would only record to hard drive when there was sound
> present.  What recording software would be good for either task?

PD is perfect for this kind of task.  It would be fairly easy to build a patch 
that monitored input level and recorded only above a certain threshold.  

G



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