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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Virtualbox 5.1.2 does not accept microphone input to Windows 7 guest

My host OS is Windows 10 64-bit, with Realtek/Intel audio drivers. I'm trying to get my microphone to work in my Windows 7 (64-bit) guest, but it's not working. My current configuration is AC'97. ...
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Boost input mic under Debian

I'm running Debian Jessie Lite (without X) on RPi3. I connected an external USB microphone and I set the volume to maximum using both alsamixer and pactl set-source-volume. Anyway the actual ...
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How to emulate a Microphone?

I don't have a microphone and I don't want to buy one. I would love to take calls from my computer. We can easily convert text into speech with the help of sites like Google, ivona.com, etc. It ...
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Can I disable a custom webcam's inbuilt mic and use my custom microphone instead?

Hi guys I have purchased a custom microphone and webcam(comes with inbuilt mic) to use for my windows 10 lap top. Here are links to the hardware I have purchased. Webcam: http://www.aliexpress.com/...
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Is it possible to use a bluetooth headset mic while having High quality sound

I have a Plantronics BackBeat Sense SE bluetooth headset. When Connecting it to Windows 10, it installs two profiles in Playback devices list: 1- PLT_BBTSENSE Hands-Free. 2- PLT_BBTSENSE Stereo. ...
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My microphone does not work with Flash Player in Mozzila while I have a bluetooth speaker plugged in

My operating system is an up to date Linux Mint Debian Edition 2. This is really just Debian Jessie with an additional repository. I use Flash to broadcast myself. Flash registers my microphones. ...
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Microphone needs to boost volume

i have been using my Floureon BM-800 microphone for quite a while and trying to find a way to boost the volume of the mic so my friend from skype could hear me properly. is there any solutions to ...
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Microphone generates sound in headphones

This might be a little weird problem but i have tested it with 3 different headsets and it occures each time. All of them are usb, one of them is wireless. So everytime some app uses microphone (TS, ...
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House Of Marley On Ear Headphones: poor audio on right ear, what might be wrong?

My House Of Marley On Ear Headphones with one button mic are giving out a poor, fuzzy low volume for stereo particularly the right ear. Is this because of the built in mic funtion or wiring, or both. ...
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Can I use the microphone from a USB headset and audio from speakers?

I have a USB headset and 2 speakers set up on my desktop, and I want to use the mic from the headset without using the audio from it. The headset only has one side, and I need both to do what I'm ...
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USB Microphone Beeping (please help)

I few days ago I got my Razer Seiren in the mail. The audio its self is fine but whenever I record, open my video editor, play a video game, watch youtube/desktop videos while its plugged in it makes ...
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USB Gaming headset input catches output sound

i just bought a plantronics rig 500e i couldn't figure out why microphone input catches everything that goes through from output. For example, when i listen to a music or even when someone in a voice ...
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Combo port microphone not detected on headset

Sorry for the bad title. I'm not sure if this belongs in this area of Stack Exchange, but I wasn't sure where else to put it. I just bought a Dell Inspiron 15 7559. At first when I bought it, it came ...
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Microphone cable --> Macbook Air

How do I get my microphone cable to plug into my MacBook air? (What adapter is required?) I cannot plug it into my headphone slot b/c I'll have headphones plugged into it, but my firewire and USB ...
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BT microphone stuck at lowest quality (sennheiser momentum wireless, windows 10)

Bought BT-headset. Using windows 10 and bluetooth found it immediatly and got it running. But the microphone is stuck at lowest quality (telephone). got told to try disabling as much as possible ...
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Line in Realtek Hight Definition Audio Not plugged in

From the Control Panel -> Sound -> Recording I have this : Line in Realtek Hight Definition Audio Not plugged in Wich annoy me a lot, I wish it to be perfect. I don't understand that, I what is wrong ...
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Headphone jack broke and trying to force the speakers

My headphones jack is broken inside of my laptop. I need to replace it but can't now. I used to listen from my computer from both headphones and speakers, but I opened up my laptop today and I couldn'...
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How come only some audio will play through my headset and other sounds will only play through my speakers?

I just built a new computer, msi x99a motherboard. On-board audio. Windows 10. Well I have a headset. Headphones+ a microphone. On my old PC all I had to do was plug the mic in and the headphones ...
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Why do I have to change default sound device to microphones every time I plug in my earphones?

I have recently installed Windows 10. Now,whenever I plug in my earphones,I go to sounds and change default device to microphones from speakers to play sound through microphones otherwise the sound ...
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How to change (via command-line) setting for “use device” / “don't use device” on Windows 10?

I have a microphone which does not have an off switch. It is USB and, if connected, it is powered on. Normally, I don't want the microphone on so I have to go into "Sounds", right-click the device, ...
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How to easily test microphones in windows 10?

Is there any way to speak something and quickly listen to my voices? Basically I saw some graph showing up on sound properties. However, I can't listen to my voice. Screen capture software like ...
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debian 8 usb headset mic not working

I have a fresh debian 8 install, with mate desktop, I am using Logintech H390 USB headset, the sound works fine, the microphone input driver is available but sound recording it's not recording ...
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My inbuilt microphone is not recording me, but picks up sounds that aren't there

So, I'm running Windows 10 (not sure what build) but I was trying to record some footage on Sony Vegas, and realized that it wasn't recording any audio. At first I thought it was a problem with Vegas ...
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Razer Dark Shark issue with microphone noise and IPhone incompatibility

Ηello I own a Razer Dark Shark headset. Ever since I bought it, I have issues with the microphone which makes a very loud and anoying noise with the slightest of movement. For instance, when I'm ...
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How can I quickly reinitialize Dragon NaturallySpeaking after the microphone got saturated?

From time to time the microphone in Dragon NaturallySpeaking gets saturated: How can I quickly reinitialize Dragon NaturallySpeaking such a situation? Clicking on the microphone button works but I ...
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How to adjust volumes in a multi-point Lync call?

In multi-point conference calls, volumes of the participants tend to be random. For example: A participant may have a more sensitive microphone (or higher gain) than others. When this participant ...
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How to troubleshoot microphone or audio recording not working in Windows 7?

I have the following problem on Windows 7. The built-in microphone of my laptop does not seem to be working. Either that (i.e. the mic hardware is not working), or it may be a software problem, i.e. ...
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VXMBA bm-700 microphone low sound

My english is not the greatest, but I hope you can still catch what I'm trying to say. I recently bought a new desktop microphone for my pc, but When I was talking to my friends in skype they could ...
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Weird Noise From My Headset's Mic

Hello SuperUser Community i Have a problem in The Recorded Audio Which is a weird Noise in The Background it only happens when i Plug in The Charger For My Laptop otherwise The Audio Has no weird ...
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How to set default volume for microphone in startup in Win10

Every time I restart or shut down and then turn on my PC the volume of the microphone (in volume mixer) is set to high. Then I hear a bad noise (I think you call it coupled speakers, I'm apologize I'...
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Mic is only picking up vibrations

Literally vibrations, when on the recording devices pane, the only way i can get the mic to show it is picking up audio is by tapping the headphones on my desk. I have uninstalled and reinstalled ...
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How to ground a laptop which does not have an earth pin

I have a laptop which does not have an earth pin on its plug. Because of this whenever I try to record audio using an external microphone there is a terrible buzzing sound. How can I fix this problem
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Can I use my iphone 5C as a wireless microphone for my mac (for skype for eg.)?

Can I use my smartphone as a microphone ? I tried pocketaudio and other apps but they're all created for live performances. I have an iMac.
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Why isn't the mic volume and receiving volume working?

When I join a group call, host a group call, or call the Echo/Sound Test Service my mic starts to increase in volume as I speak and the volume of my friends is maxed out. I can't lower it. The ...
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Skype microphone not working, Surface Pro 3

I have a surface pro 3, with Skype 7.22.0.109 installed on Windows 8.1. When in calls, I can hear received audio, but my microphone will only give static or nothing. I have checked in the settings and ...
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Chromium: No microphone devices

I am using chromium on ArchLinux, and I have tested that with ffmpeg the microphone works and I can record a wav file. But when it comes to using online flash recorder, it shows that "Microphone ...
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How to create script to change audio device in SIP Phone on Windows 7

I hope I am posting in the right place, if there is somewhere more suitable, please point me in the right direction! Here is the picture describing what I want to accomplish with a hotkey or a ...
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Mic on skype doesnt work well at all

I was using skype and I had gotten a new computer which I now use to play on. Skype then decides to add a static to the call. This then results in my friends moaning at me, if I boost my mic then more ...
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Laptop with 1 audio jack and headset with 2 seperate cables?

I have a laptop, but my laptop have only one audio jack. So i would like to know and ask, is it possible to connect ONLY the microphone from the headset to the audio jack on my laptop and speaking ...
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Connecting a smartlav+ microphone to a computer through a sound card adapter

I am trying to connect a smartlav+ microphone to a computer. When connecting the mic directly to the computer or to a mobile phone using the audio jack, the mic records perfectly. When trying to use ...
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Microphone not recording

I have a microphone set as default device with normal levels, but it doesn't record anything. Sound works fine. I have windows 10 and it works fine on my other computer. I have reinstalled the drivers,...
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Is Speech Runtime Executable spying on me in Windows 10

When looking at task manager I see Speech Runtime Executable always taking a bit of CPU Cortana (not Hey Cortana) is ON and Hey Cortana is OFF is enabled and these are my privacy settings My ...
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How to activate the microphone in Win 10 only when a certain key is pressed?

As a quite frequent user of the microphone in Windows 10, especially using TeamSpeak (with Push-to-Talk), I feel worried knowing my (propably not bullet-proof) system can listen to my terrible singing,...
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How to get SnagIt to recognise my microphone over VMWare

I use VMWare to work from home sometimes, and recently I have needed to make a couple videos in SnagIt, but my work computer says that it can't find a microphone, is there a way to make it recognize ...
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How can I use iPhone earpods as a recording device in Windows on a MacBook Pro?

I have a Macbook Pro circa 2012 (last model with a 17" screen). It has 2 sound jacks. I have both Mac OS X and Windows 8.1 installed. In OS X, when I plug my iPhone earpods into the headphone ...
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Samson Go Mic not working on Windows 10 64-bit

I have Samson Go Mic USB microphone. It was working on Windows 10, till the motherboard change. All drivers (and devices) disappear after trying reset to the backup point windows 10 funtion. I update ...
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Noise cancellation of PC audio output from microphone input

I am trying to begin streaming games online, and I would like to refrain from using headphones. The stream will consist of game audio and microphone recordings. As such I have external speakers for my ...
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Microphone boost makes noise through headphones

When my microphone boost is turned up (+30.0 dB), I can hear my recording clearly, but I hear a noise in my headphones, but when it's lowered (+20.0 dB) the noise is unnoticable, but I can barely hear ...
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Can I use SONY MDR-ZX770AP as microphone in Skype?

I buy headphones SONY MDR-ZX770AP. From specification: In-line remote and mic for hands-free calls With an in-line remote and built-in microphone on the headphone cord, you can take hands-...
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Microphone high pitched until default format quality is changed

Microphone: Logitech Webcam C500 Whenever my computer starts up or wakes up from sleep mode and I go to use my microphone anything I say will be in a very high pitched form and sound as though I have ...