1- Can a computer be used to make a Binaural recording?
Yes. A computer makes an excellent digital recorder and the audio quality
is limited only by the audio interface used to get the audio into the
2- Can I plug the mics directly into the computers mic input?
No, sorry. Microphone inputs on computers are mono (one channel), not
stereo (two channel). Binaural recordings require two channels of audio
recording (commonly known as stereo recording). However, to be clear,
a stereo recording is not the same as a Binaural recording - they just
both use the same type of recorders. It's the mics and how they are
used that makes a recording Binaural or stereo. To use a computer to
make a Binaural recording, you need a two channel audio interface, like
this one from Andrea
electronics or Tascam.
3- Can I see some example of Binaural mics?
is the whole category and here
is the most popular model
4- What type of software is needed to make a Binaural recording?
There are hundreds of available software programs that can be used.
You can go to www.download.com for many of them, or for a couple of
free suggestions, try CD
Wave or Audacity.
Questions? Give us a call at 800-213-3021 or email