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How can I record audio using a lavalier mic and MacBook Pro OSX Lion?

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I have just opened my brand new Audio-Technica ATR-3350 Lavalier Omnidirectional Condenser Microphone. I tried to connect it to the jack just next to the earphones jack and record sound using quicktime player.

Recording works well without a mic, but when I connect the mic and choose Built in input: line in instead of Built in Microphone: internal microphone, only silence is recorder.

The microphone was tested on a Windows 7 notebook, and it works well.

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Can you specific which Macbook you have. –  Alex Jul 20 '12 at 23:57
Updated the question accordingly. –  Adam Matan Jul 21 '12 at 9:09
To test the mic you can try something like Skype, System Prefs -> Sound, etc that will show you a gauge of how much sound is being picked up. –  Alex Jul 22 '12 at 2:43

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