Outputting to specific sound channels?

Peter L Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Fri Oct 1 14:39:14 CEST 2004


Steve Holden wrote:
> Davin Boling wrote:
> 
>> I'm a rather new programmer - been messing around with Python for 
>> about half a year or so. I play a few online games and run a Teamspeak 
>> server. Recently I've found myself wanting to make a "sound board" 
>> program that lets me play prerecorded sounds over the microphone 
>> channel. :D
>>
>> What is the best way to go about doing this? I don't believe there's 
>> anything in the standard library that handles this, so I'd *probably* 
>> want to use SDL or something similar. Does anyone know of a solution 
>> that not only allows you to play sounds from Python, but also output 
>> those sounds to a channel other than Wave? (such as Microphone)
>>
> It seems almost churlish to ask if you realise that a microphone is an 
> input device.

Come on, Steve, haven't you ever seen a speaker built to act
bidirectionally, so it can be used both as an output or an input?
They're very handy in intercom systems and are quite fun to build
from scratch, for a beginner like I am. :-)

-Peter



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