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node-microphone

0.1.3 • Public • Published

# node-microphone

Information

node-microphone is a module that use arecord ALSA tools on Linux or SoX on Windows & OSX method to start and stop recording sound from a USB Microphone in PCM

Notice

Version 0.1.0 API is incompatible to 0.0.x ! It is currently only tested with Windows (sox 14.4.2), will be also tested with Raspbian in the near future. As it uses EcmasScript 2015 code it will probably not work with older Node Versions (works with NodeJs 5.10.0)

For Windows do not forget to add sox to your environment variables.

Roadmap

Optional Silence Detection Mac and Linux tests Unit-Tests Optimizations

Dependencies

This library need

  • ALSA tools installed on the machine (sudo apt-get install alsa-utils) for Linux
  • SoX Tools installed on the machine for Windows or OSX

Usage

Simple example

A simple example how to use this module.

let Mic = require('node-microphone');
let mic = new Mic();
let micStream = mic.startRecording();
micStream.pipe( myWritableStream );
setTimeout(() => {
    logger.info('stopped recording');
    mic.stopRecording();
}, 3000);
mic.on('info', (info) => {
	console.log(info);
});
mic.on('error', (error) => {
	console.log(error);
});

API

new Class(options)

Create a new Class of the microphone module. You can give an options Object with the class. options - JSON containing sound options.Following are valid options: endian: big OR little, default: little bitwidth: 8 OR 16 OR 24 OR anything valid supported by arecord OR sox, default: 16 encoding: signed - integer OR unsinged- integer(none of the other encoding formats are supported), default:signed - integer rate: 8000 OR 16000 OR 44100 OR anything valid supported by arecord OR sox, default: 16000 channels: 1 OR 2 OR anything valid supported by arecord OR sox, default: 1(mono) device: hw: 0, 0 OR plughw: 1, 0 OR anything valid supported by arecord. For sox it is taken as waveaudio drive.

startRecording()

Start the recording with the given sound options in the class. Creates a new child process. It will return the recording PCM Wave Stream as Node Stream.

stopRecording();

Stops the child process

events

The Microphone Class is extended by events: info and error See simple example, how to use them.

CONTRIBUTORS

Thanks to ashishbajaj99 and vincentsaluzzo for their node microphone modules.

LICENSE

(MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2016 Carlos Knoke Flores carlos@knoke.net

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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npm i node-microphone

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