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Is that possible with my soundcard(s)?

Is it possible to record two separate sources at the same time and monitor it?
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WIth an Audigy 2, I doubt it. However, you can probably use the onboard sound on the motherboard to record as many sources as you have jacks for.

The onboard on my motherboard will go up to 8 separate stereo inputs
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WIth an Audigy 2, I doubt it. However, you can probably use the onboard sound on the motherboard to record as many sources as you have jacks for.

The onboard on my motherboard will go up to 8 separate stereo inputs
It's an Augidy 2 ZS.

I want to use the soundcard PLUS onboard to record an monitor sound.

Also what software?
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Some motherboards will detect a soundcard's presence and turn off the onboard automatically (had a Core 2 Gigabyte board that did that). As long as your motherboard doesn't do that, you're fine.

I'm not sure what recording software supports multiple cards- you may just want to run multiple instances of whatever recording software you want and set the card.


As for Monitoring, windows can handle that for you. Double click on the recording source in the Sound control panel, then use the "listen" tab to route it into an output. You'll then be able to adjust that input like its any old program playing back music.
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Some motherboards will detect a soundcard's presence and turn off the onboard automatically (had a Core 2 Gigabyte board that did that). As long as your motherboard doesn't do that, you're fine.

I'm not sure what recording software supports multiple cards- you may just want to run multiple instances of whatever recording software you want and set the card.


As for Monitoring, windows can handle that for you. Double click on the recording source in the Sound control panel, then use the "listen" tab to route it into an output. You'll then be able to adjust that input like its any old program playing back music.
Is there a software that can do all of that from one place?
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