The microphone is a transducer that converts sound into electrical signals. Microphones are used in many applications such as telephones, tape recorders, hearing aids, concerts and in radio and television.

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using earphone mic on computer

I just bought philip earphone she1405bk and I want to use the mic on computer. I also bought a splitter audio. I've tried to set up the driver and level enhancements but still nothing. What else ...
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Cannot hear myself through headphones

I cannot hear my mic in my headphones in Windows XP. The mic works fine and I can communicate with people using VOIP, but I cannot hear myself in the headphones, which is a problem because they are ...
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MX-552 microphone acting as speaker,

After going through the house looking for a decent microphone, I found a MX-552, and after going and buying a audio jack (because it was a 6.35mm connector) to get it to fit into my computer, it began ...
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Which cable will work with my headset? [closed]

Today my audio/mic splitter cable broke, and I'm looking to buy a new one, however I'm scared I'm going to buy the wrong one. The headset description for the cable is the following: 3.5mm 4 Pole ...
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Windows 8 doesn't recognize dual headphone/microphone jack

So I'm dual booting Windows 8.1 on a late 2014 Retina iMac, and I'm trying to move my mic input from the inbuilt mic to a headphone-mounted mic to reduce background noise. I've got a pair of Bose ...
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How to redirect text-to-speech output to microphone input in Windows?

I have a lot of social anxiety involving my voice and would like to reply back to people in Skype/TeamSpeak/Discord. Using text chat isn't always an option because the people I talk to don't often ...
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visual notification while microphone is muted

I use Lync 2013 on Windows 7 a lot and sometimes when I talk to people I want to mute my microphone for a while, e.g. while talking to someone else. It's happened a few times that I forgot to enable ...
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Chromium Speech-Recognition: Unable to set hw params for CAPTURE (Microphone)

I'm trying to get the Chromium Speech-Recognition working. I'm starting Chromium with the following command: chromium-browser --kiosk --incognito https://my.url --alsa-input-device=plughw:1 But the ...
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laptop speakers have feedback in windows 10 but not in ubuntu

My system is Acer E5 551G T16Q.In it ,the microphone is placed right between the speakers on the lower side of the laptop. When I use Windows 8.1/10 there is a loud feedback with the microphone turned ...
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How do I enable the microphone on the Surface Pro 4 (touch) keyboard?

Having used an iPad and Android for several years with their excellent speech recognition available from the microphone of the on-screen keyboard, I'm stumped that I can't find the same thing on my ...
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Macbook Pro External Microphone suddenly stop working

I have a new Macbook pro with retina display (the 2015 model) and initially the mic works fine. But after a while, it suddenly stop picking up noises and the only way to fix it is to restart. I seems ...
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Do all splitters work for headset + mic?

I have a headset with a mic on it, and two different cables, green for audio, pink for mic. However in my laptop there is only a single audio socket, so I think I have to use a splitter. But I wonder ...
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Phantom Power on laptop

I was wondering on using a condenser microphone on my laptop. My laptop doesn't have a microphone jack so I was wondering if I could use my USB jack if I used a phantom power supply such as this ...
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White noise when recording microphone, muted or unmuted

I've recently discovered, annoyingly, that any microphones connected to my computer produce background noise when connected, regardless of whether the microphone is muted or not. The noise seems to be ...
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Why can I listen but cannot talk with my headphones?

I am facing a problem that I cannot solve for some weeks. It is the following: I have a headphones with microphone and when I connect them to my computer (the headphones have 2 jack connectors ...
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Usb mic delay in win 10

I have a usb microphone and if I enable "listen to this device" in Win 10, I have a delay of about half second. I need to get rid of this delay. I have seen around the web that someone solved this ...
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Random microphone crackles

I have recently experienced some problems with my microphone. When I play in a game, my microphone randomly starts crackling. As far as I know this happens cross-platform (Skype, TS), and haven't ...
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Is there a way to start chrome google voice search from the command line?

If I start chrome with simply running chrome.exe google.com from the command line then chrome is opened and the google search page appears. I'd like to activate voice search automatically which is ...
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Make Laptop Cam and Mic available in VM

I want to make the integrated web camera and the audio/microphone available in a windows VM. Which devices do you need add to the VM via virt-manager? PCI ===> lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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USB Mic - LOUD beeping noise (with sample)

When i unboxed my Samson Meteor USB Mic, it was incredibly good, no background noise what so ever, after making around 4-5 videos with it, this started happening. When trying to do noise removal with ...
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When in voice call and mic is active my headset has severely reduced quality

I have a steel series Siberia headset and the sound quality is great when I'm not in any sort of VOIP call. Once my mic is active though, even when the option to listen to the mic when I speak, the ...
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Head Phone Microphone

I've notice that when I plug mobile headphones (with a built-in mic) into a computer, the microphone output doesn't come from the actual microphone, but from something inside the speaker itself (the ...
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Win10 + Kinect 2 as microphone

Trying to use my Kinect 2 (aka XBox One Kinect) with Windows 10 PC as a living room microphone. I have it hooked up using the official PC adapter, and it works pretty good -- when I have the Windows ...
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Is it possible to combine two audio sources from my PC into one audio source?

I would like to combine an audio source (like stereo mix) and my microphone into one single audio source which can then be used as a microphone is a program such as Skype. So in essence I would like ...
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Microphone not picking up voice on Windows 10

I am currently using my PlayStation 3 mic (it's actually not too bad) due to not having any other microphones available at the moment. On TeamSpeak 3, my friends can hear wind but that is about it. My ...
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IDT 92HD93 driver for Windows 10

I have a 2-year old Dell Latitude E6330 with an IDT 92HD93 sound card. Unfortunately there don't seem to be any Windows 10 drivers for that card (I've looked almost everywhere), and the Windows 8.1 ...
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Mic gets randomly muted

After every reboot my mic gets muted for some reason. I need to unmute it from: "systray -> volume -> rightclick -> Recording Devices -> select the second one (the nondefault one) -> ...
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Disable Google Hangouts microphone permission popup

Every time I receive a phone call on my Google Voice number, I get a popup window to https://plus.google.com/talkgadget/webrtcperm?hl=en_US saying "Hangouts needs access to your microphone to make ...
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Combo jack for acer aspire e1-572g doesn't work?

I have this acer aspire e1-572g and I've recently (a few months ago) acquired a SteelSeries Syberia 7h headset, which has 2 jacks. As my laptop has only one "combo" jack I firstly bought a cable ...
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Plantronics M70 microphone is very silent with Windows

I have a Plantronics M70 bluetooth headset, which works with my Android phone without any problems. However, when I try using it with Windows (7 or 8.1), the mic signal is very quiet. The pairing and ...
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Listen to Mic through Speakers on a Dell Chromebook

I'm aware that in Windows 7 you can play the microphone input out of the computer speakers. I have a Dell Chromebook and am wondering if this is possible on Chrome OS. I checked the Settings areas ...
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How to record computer playback in a more right-handed way than recording sound from speakers with a mic?

What I want is to be able to record the sound played by my laptop without recording external background noise. Since it is possible to capture screen video without using the camera, I suppose it ...
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Logitech h110 mic not working

I have a HP Pavilion Desktop computer with IDT High Definition Audio Codec mic. I upgraded to Windows 10 recently. I purchased a Logitech h110 Headset/Microphone to use. I can hear through the ...
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External Mic not working on Realtek HD Audio Manager

My mic is not working. I have Realtek HD Audio Manager on Windows 10 x64. I tried advanced Controls, Mic Boost but audio constantly goes through my laptop's internal microphone; instead of my external ...
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Audio solution for multiple inputs and outputs

I have multiple 3.5mm Audio inputs (PC, TV and the ability to expand in the future) and I have multiple 3.5mm outputs which I'd like them to play to (Speakers, a headset and soon to purchase a ...
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Can't capture mic during audio playback with ffmpeg and dshow

I record sound coming from the built-in mic on my laptop using ffmpeg and dshow on Windows 8. It works, until I start playing some music on my laptop from specific sources, for example if I start a ...
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Line/Mic in, how to use my MIC

I am using Dell Optiplex 960 machine and I want to use MIC on rear panel but here is a little issue. I know that Line In can't work with headset's mic and I have only one Jack In with both icons of ...
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Conexant HD Audio giving me problems with playing CSGO

I have a issue with Conexant HD Audio. For some reason my microphone on CSGO sounds like a voice changer, its really deep like a Darth Vader voice just even worse. Its impossible to hear what I say. ...
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Is it possible to redirect input from a microphone to speakers and adjust the output frequency?

I have a testing device, which can check if the other device I’m developing produces sounds at the right moments (volume and frequency tests are out of scope, only timing is important). It has ...
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How to connect a headphones output to a laptop microphone input

I have been struggling to find the best way to connect a stereo headphones output (the socket where you would normally plug your headphones into) to a Lenovo G575 laptop microphone input for ...
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Sound issue, microphone

I just got a MSI motherboard and when I installed the drivers, the sound went down the toilet. I have fixed my audio, but not my microphone. I use headphones with USB and 3, 5mm jack's behind the ...
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Prevent Lync 2010/Skype for business from auto muting me when joining conference call

So my headset at work has an inline switch to mute the microphone, which I've gotten into the habit of using to talk when doing conference calls. My employer has switched all conference calls to ...
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Windows 7 microphone volume is fine on all programs except Skype

I have a Gigabyte F2A75M-HD2 motherboard with a Realtek HD Audio chipset, and an Acteck USB webcam with a microphone that goes to the standard microphone jack. Using the microphone on just about any ...
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All sounds play through skype, even when the mic is muted

When playing games I use Skype to talk to friends and I would like to listen to music at the same time, the problem is that my friends can hear my computer sounds from music to game sounds. I've seen ...
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How to play audio through mic from a program/browser? [closed]

Im trying to get some sound from my laptop on the mic , but I cant seem to figure out how to. I dont want ALL the sound from my laptop to go through the mic. Just from 1 application/browser etc. So ...
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Recording from pc speakers; headset speakers; and microphone simultaneously

I'm using Windows 7. While recording videos using Shadowplay (Recording gameplay basically) I can easily record the game sounds coming from the pc speakers and simultaneously record my own voice ...
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Microphone doesn't work in Windows 10

I've been on Insider Preview for a while, have installed RTM Windows 10 about a month ago and have reenrolled into the Insider program. Now on build 10525. For the past 4-5 builds including the RTM my ...
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Windows desktop mic loud on skype but quiet on gotomeeting

I have a low-end CA desktop PC mic that sounds loud and clear (to the people on the other end) on Skype, but very quiet to the others on GoToMeeting. I have gone into Control Panel mic settings and ...
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Switch to built-in microphone

I have an Lenovo z50. The 3.5mm jack is a double use headphones/microphone. The jack is broke and keeps detecting input. I fixed my audio, but the computer still thinks that there's a microphone input ...
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Cortana will not recognise my USB headset as an audio input device

most applications on my windows 10 PC including skype, and chrome will recognise the headset input however, cortana will not recognise any input devices and on the settings > Time & Language > ...