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my microphone sometimes works sometimes not,

i read that the blue port is used as an input for audio devices,

can this blue port be used for voice input using mic?

and "without the use of mic?"

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The Line In port has different audio characteristics from the Mic In port (such as no mic preamp), and isn't really suitable for use with a microphone.

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