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Recording external audio to S9+

Jun 24, 2018 12:14PM PDT

When I record audio from an external mic into my S9+, is the audio recorded in stereo or mono? I have heard that the S9+ can only record external audio in mono except for the built in mics.
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This looks to be simple to answer. Why?
Jun 24, 2018 12:31PM PDT

Because I looked at the usual mic and headset/earbud jack and I only see enough connections for stereo headphones and only a single pin for the mic. So there it is. Mono.

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Recording external audio to s9+
Jun 25, 2018 6:33AM PDT

Thanks for your reply but does this also apply to the OTG connector?

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That I can't answer.
Jun 25, 2018 9:36AM PDT

As that is some USB connection, all bets are off if the phone (OS, drivers, apps) support stereo mic recording. They rarely document this so you'll have to try.

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Not to leave you without stereo recording.
Jun 25, 2018 9:37AM PDT

My son uses a Tascam DR-40 when he needs mobile audio recording.

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Recording external audio to galaxy s9+
Jun 27, 2018 12:09PM PDT

Thanks for your reply. I actually have a Tascam stand alone audio recorder but what I want is to be able to record external audio directly on to the s9+. Appreciate the help.

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Buggy?
Jun 27, 2018 12:44PM PDT

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