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Would it be possible to use a smartphone (in my case a Nexus S) to record sound using an external microphone. I guess I could use an adaptor to connect the microphone to the audio jack and use the default voice recording app. Not sure if that would work though.

Any ideas on this?

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Not sure about the Nexus S, but I have an HTC Desire HD and have successfully done this with one of these: http://bit.ly/g9HckJ (cheaper but functionally identical copies are available ;-)). Works pretty well, especially with this: http://soundcloud.com/apps/android

I wouldn't have thought the audio jack on the Nexus would be any different.

Good luck, HTH

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I've used two different devices to record audio on my Nexus S - http://amzn.com/B004XC6KHS and http://amzn.com/B005NZ05J8

The former is a mic, and will mute the speaker; the latter is designed to be used with any XLR or 1/4 inch audio input. Both will plug in to the audio jack and can be used by any audio recording app. I've used two, but don't have the links handy.

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