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Cloudlifter CL-1

May 23, 2023

The Cloudlifter CL-1 is a microphone pre-amp / lifter / activator that gives a boost to the sound captured by your dynamic microphone. It is strongly recommended as a companion device for the Shure SMB7 microphone.

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  • Works on Linux?
    • This device does not connect directly to a computer, it is used between the microphone and the audio interface. It works at the hardware level.
  • Tested with
    • Ubuntu 21.04+


How to connect and use the Shure SMB7 Microphone on Linux (Ubuntu 21.10)

In this guide I share how I connected my Shure SMB7 microphone to my Ubuntu 21.10 machine

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