YouTube Livestream audio help

Dave Pollack

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May 30, 2018
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Hey everyone! Not sure if this is the right sub-forum for this but figured it was best. I did my first YouTube livestream earlier this week, and it was great! There was one issue though - during the stream my power in my house went out for a second then came back on. I was livestreaming using a webcam and my laptop (so no issue from power outage there) but was using my Focusrite Scarlett audio interface with a good mic for the audio.

As soon as the power glitched, my audio input went to the internal mic on the computer (which isn't good, hah). I tried to have it go back to using the interface but had no luck. The interface was on, in system preferences it showed it was on and receiving signal, and I tried clicking the little camera thing in the URL box up top and changing it there, but nothing worked. Do any of you know how to switch audio inputs during a livestream??

Please let me know if you have any ideas on this, and thanks in advance!


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Sep 5, 2013
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Moved to the recording / editing / production / software / hardware forum. :)
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