In <050720030026104807%peteemail.in.my.sig> Peter Gaunt wrote:I had a similar problem and got from Griffin what seemed to me to be a> When I record on my iBook using an iMic I get sequences of three
> clicks somewhat less than a second apart every two or three minutes.
> These occur with all sound apps I've tried (Sound Studio, Amadeus and
> CD Spin Doctor). They occur with all sources. The loudness of the
> clicks is louder with louder inputs. The inputs are not clipping. The
> clicks occur whether or not I'm actually recording (i.e. they still
> occur if I'm just monitoring the input).
> The iBook is a 500MHz model, runs OS X 10.1.5 and has 192Mb RAM.
> Griffin's site says this is a known problem with iBooks. They suggest
> that a cure MAY be to connect the iMic to a powered USB hub (I use
> mine plugged straight into the iBook). They suggest their own powered
> hub (but then I guess they would).
> I'm a bit dubious about their suggested fix. Is there anyone who has
> had the same problem and found that a powered hub fixed it? If so,
> which hub? I'm in the UK and Griffin's hub is available here.
similar nonsense answer. Essentially they tried to blame my computer;
but this could not be correct, I reasoned, since other USB sound input
devices did not generate these clicks. My solution was to throw the iMic
in the wastebin. I now use an Edirol device for USB sound input, and am
very happy with it. You get what you pay for, perhaps. m.
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