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ReSpeaker MicArray v2 & Mac

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:20 am
by franz.harmer

I'd like to use my new MicArray v2 as a general usb mic device on mac, preprocessed for voice input.

Currently the factory firmware is installed. I see all 6 channels and input works, but the Audio MIDI Setup app cannot control specific channels on the device for me to prioritize channel 0 (processed for voice).

Alternatively I could change the firmware the 1-channel version but the forum recommends not to do this from a Mac - I'm not sure if this means not to update the firmware from a terminal window, which would be my approach.

Is there a way for me to select the correct channel on mac, or change the firmware?


Re: ReSpeaker MicArray v2 & Mac

Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:37 pm
by bill.yu
Hi there,

Yes, you can update the firmware to 1 channel firmware and you will get the processed audio.

You can update the firmware on Mac. there is no issue. You can follow below instructions. thanks. ... e-firmware

Re: ReSpeaker MicArray v2 & Mac

Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:22 pm
by franz.harmer
Great, thanks for the answer

Re: ReSpeaker MicArray v2 & Mac

Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:58 pm
by franz.harmer
Incidentally, for other people viewing this thread, pyusb relies on libusb to be installed on your mac to do the low-level dfu communications with your usb devices. See here ... n-mac-os-x on how to do that.