USB microphone on Jetson Nano


  • What are the requirements to use a USB microphone on the Jetson Nano.
  • Are there user on the forum with experience.

The goal is to capture (urban) sound to create a dataset for an AI project.


It is same as USB devices on Linux OS. You can plug in the device and check if it is detected by executing ‘arecord -l’

nvidia@nvidia-desktop:~$ arecord -l
**** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices ****


card 2: M [Plantronics Blackwire C220 M], device 0: USB Audio [USB Audio]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0