[Portaudio] Multiple input devices with the same name

Marco Pracucci marco.pracucci at spreaker.com
Mon Dec 28 05:27:43 EST 2015


Hi Gale,
thanks for your answer.

Marco


2015-12-23 18:51 GMT+01:00 Gale Andrews <windinthew at gmail.com>:

> On OS X I believe it is the same in Audacity (which uses PortAudio) and
> GarageBand (which doesn't) - so I think it is an OS X limitation, not
> a PortAudio
> limitation.
>
> An app will also only be able to access one device if both devices are
> different but share the same name (such as "USB Audio CODEC"). However
> in that case you can aggregate the device into one in Audio MIDI Setup
> whereas you can't if the devices are identical.
>
>
> http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/169335/two-identical-usb-microphones-at-once-is-it-possible
>
>
> Gale Andrews
>
>
> On 22 December 2015 at 14:17, Marco Pracucci
> <marco.pracucci at spreaker.com> wrote:
> > Hey there,
> >
> > a customer is reporting that have 2 microphones (same model) connected
> > through the USB to an OSX 10.11 and portaudio detects only one of the
> two.
> >
> > I personally haven't 2 devices of the same model, so I'm asking you. Do
> you
> > know if there's any issue in PortAudio detecting multiple same exact
> input
> > devices connected to Mac?
> >
> > Thank you,
> > Marco
> >
> >
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