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

Kevin Cosgrove kevinc at doink.com
Fri Dec 30 01:36:53 EST 2005

On 29 December 2005 at 14:59, Greg Wilder <greg at gregwilder.com> wrote:

> 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.                                     

I've ready about PD in Linux Journal.  It seems quite obtuse to me.
I think I stared at a tutorial somewhere once and got a bit put off.
Where's a good place for someone like me to look to get acquainted 
with enough of PD to accomplish this task?


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