Questions tagged [microphone]

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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
9 views

External microphone detected as keyboard in Ubuntu 18.04

I have an external USB microphone that I use for video calls on my work laptop. However, I suspect after a recent kernel or other update, it is not being detected as a microphone anymore on Ubuntu 18....
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Sound pops in wireless headphones when using microphone through usb hub

here is the problem: HP Probook 650 G5 Ugreen USB 3.0 Hub / Switcher with 4 ports connected to the laptop Wireless headset (Radiofrequency - JBL quantum 600) with USB dongle connected to the USB ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Low microphone volume after using the SoundPad

After playing sound for the first time with the SoundPad, my microphone broke. At maximum volume setting, it gives practically nothing. I tried to reinstall audio driver, I tried to reinstall audio ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Quickly toggle microphone playback (sidetone)

first post here. I would like to quickly be able to toggle microphone playback through speakers (side tone). The specific steps and settings I am referring too can be seen here: https://superuser.com/...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Automatically switch default Sound Input Device

I bought a new microphone that's attached to my desk, in addition to my Logitech G930 Wireless Headset with a hinge up mic. When I sit at my desk, I'd like my Microphone there to be the default device....
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Headphone audio sounds distant after plugging in new USB Microphone

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 laptop, and up until yesterday all audio sounded perfect and was completely fine. I wasn't able to get a mic splitter to work on it, so I bought a USB Microphone. For ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Microphone not working on desktop [closed]

Microphone does not work on my desktop machine. Sound works fine. I've both Win 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 on this machine. Same case on both OS. I've tested with 3.5 mm jack headphones, USB headphones, ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

where is the built in mic on Asus ROG GL752 laptop

My mic is not working or it's really faded want to check it out maybe replace it but cant figure out were it's located. I'm not talking about the microphone jack Is it located in the screen frame?
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Win 10 Dell Latitude 3400 - Audio Jack Headphone alone not detecting (Linein is detected)

Laptop Model: Dell Latitude 3400 OS: win10 (last update installed on Mar 2021) Till 2 days back, i was able to use my 3.5mm audio jack headset with my Dell Latitude 3400 laptop for audio. But today ...
0
votes
0answers
104 views

Macbook pro 2015 mic not working with Linux Mint

I installed linux mint on my 2015 macbook pro laptop, and my microphone doesn't work for zoom meetings or anything. help is much appreaciated
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Corsair HS45 surround sound Headset detachable Mic stopped working

I've had the Corsair HS45 headset since December 2020. The headset and Microphone were working perfectly until a few days ago, where the Microphone suddenly stopped working. I normally unplugged the ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Mircophone very quiet

My Microphone is very quiet, not matter if I use it in a Zoom call or for recording. I already maxed the mic boost: Microphone Boost My drivers are up to date. Is there any way to force windows to ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

General audio recording issues

Ive had issues with recording on my computer for a long time. So i stopped trying. Now i wanted to give it another go and im determined there is something really weird going on. My setup: Sound ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

How to setup a microphone input device in headless debian Linux

I am working from home now, because of the Pandemic. I have a Debian Linux 10 headless server in remote office, and I have to connect to it using my Chrome Remote Desktop. Now, I have setup pulseaudio ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Can 3.5mm Headphone Jack of the laptop be used for multiple devices

I am using a Surface pro 6 that has one 3.5 mm head phone jack . i want to use this jack for connecting external mic (Boya BYM1 Omnidirectional Lavalier ) and external Speaker (JBL GO) Both mic and ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Why the mic is attenuated until there's no sound at all?

My hardware is a mother an Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING and just buyed a new condenser mic that I plugged in pink female connector. I tested with Audacity and work for a couple of seconds, then is ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

PopOS not recognizing RODE NT-USB anymore

I have a Windows 10 and PopOS dual-boot. My RODE NT-USB works fine on Windows and it also worked fine on PopOS but now since 2 days it doesn't show up in the sound settings anymore. I found these two ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Disable automatic playback from Condenser Microphone

I'm writing my first question, since I couldn't find any solution to my problem. I recently bought a cheap Condenser Microphone from Amazon, which has a jack port to connect your headphones so you can ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

MIC not working on HP Chromebook

My Mic was working fine but then just stopped. I've checking the Mic control under volume/Mic in settings and nothing works. I've even tried plugging ion head phones. I also have connected a USB ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Could microphone noise be a result of other hardware?

My old mic (Tracer Screamer, 2.2kOhm) recently broke, and I just bought a new 45€ mic (Trust 232 Mantis, 32 ohm, USB), and it has pretty much the same amount of noise as my last mic, which is a shame ...
1
vote
0answers
57 views

Bluetooth headset microphone doesn't work with stereo headphones enabled [duplicate]

I have a Bluetooth headset (Dali IO-4) which is connected to my PC via Gigabyte GC-WBAX200 Wifi/Bluetooth PCI-E card. The PC is running Windows 10 Home Edition (build 19041). I know that there has ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Audio buzzing background when recording with a program, but none when recording with a website

When I record with Quicktime player, OBS studio, or Camtasia I always get a background buzzing sound But when I record from a website like https://online-voice-recorder.com or This I don't get any ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

How to make your computer fan quieter during voice/video calls without headphones?

Wearing headphones is an obvious solution to a noisy computer fan, since it takes the microphone much further away from the fan. Turning off unnecessary applications is another way to help reduce ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

Possible to use headphone w/ microphone with Sony DS4 wireless controller on Bluetooth?

I own a Sony DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller that has a headset input/output 3.5 jack that can be used to hook up headphones with a microphone (or some kind of gaming headset). I found several ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

Understanding ffmpeg recording input types from devices

Using pactl, I get the following sinks: pactl list sinks short # 0 alsa_output.pci-0000_00_1f.3.analog-stereo module-alsa-card.c s16le 2ch 44100Hz SUSPENDED Since there's but ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Headset microphone stops working each reboot if webcam plugged in

I have a Windows 10 Dell XPS 13 9310, a Poly C5200 USB-C headset and a Razer Kiyo webcam. The headset is connected directly to my laptop, the Kiyo is connected via a USB hub. If I reboot my machine ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

Microphone remains muted after unmuting the call

I have a video-conference system set up like this: PC: Dell Optiplex 3080 uSFF running Windows 10 Display: 55" TV Microphones: Sennheiser TeamConnect Tray Set (4 Wireless Satellite Microphones, ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Sound not working in dell inspiron 7000 in linux mint

I had Linux Mint 19.3 (Cinnamon) in which Internal Microphone Built-in-Audio (Default Mic) stopped working. So not being able to fix it, I installed Linux Mint 20.1, still I am facing the same issue. ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Headset input not recognized on MacBookPro9,2 with NixOS 20.09

I can't get audio input from my headphones (with built-in mic) on my MacBooPro9,2 (specs) on NixOS 20.09. Here are the things I tested / tried: the built-in laptop microphone works the headphone ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Built-in mic not plugged in? (Windows)

Here is a picture of the current status of my microphone: I'm confused as to how a built-in microphone could be unplugged. I went online and found some similar problems and tried all of the suggested ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Remote Microphone

I use a Mac machine as a client to connect to a Windows machine, as a host, through Microsoft Remote Desktop. I was able to use the MacBook built-in microphone as a remote microphone and it works fine....
2
votes
2answers
48 views

Microphone and headphones no longer detected in my computer

I am having problems with my microphone as well as my headphones. Whenever I try to use my headphones not only they are not detected, but I need to reboot my computer with them inserted if I want them ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

How to improve JBL Quantum 600 microphone quality?

I recently got a JBL Quantum 600 headset for Christmas and for the most part it's quite good. But when wanting to stream or record anything really the microphone quality is absolute dogshit. No one ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Microphone issues: Skype, Zoom, Google Meet, Windows Voice Recorder but not MS Teams

I'm doing a lot of onine meetings lately, using multiple platforms. But in general the other party complains that they can't hear me very well. It appears that the sound is being chopped off most of ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

3 ring 3.5mm audio splitter for mic and headphones

I'm trying to find a splitter for my headset (headphones with microphone). I want to be able to connect to 2 different devices. I'd like to connect to my PS4 & phone at the same time, get audio ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Why my laptop mic is working and I can record it with Audacity but it doesn't work on Messenger?

I have a very noisy mic and it works on Audacity, I can even hear my voice. But there is absolutely no sound for other people on a video call. In Chrome, the default mic is set and if I plug in my ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Firefox: manually allow website (whitelist whole domain) to allow camera and microphone access

I regularly partake in videoconferences that are browser-based only. Despite there being a permanent URL to access a room, each session is given a different ID with its own subdomain (to which one is ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

How do I get my computer to use the right microphone in my earbud headphones?

I have a Toshiba Satellite L500 running on MS Windows 7 home premium. When I plug in my earbud headphones to the side jack, the microphone that picks up audio is the front mic - the one inside the ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

iOS 14+ simulator silently turns on the microphone

I've noticed that starting from iOS 14, whenever I run an iOS simulator on my MacBook pro (MacOS Big Sur), my computer's microphone is automatically turned on. After killing the simulator, microphone ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

HP Laptop microphone not picking up any sound

I have a HP ENVY laptop 13-ah0xxx & all of a sudden today my microphone is no longer working. I can hear people on zoom calls but they can't hear me, I have tried skype as well & the same ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

nircmd ignoring component parameters - Windows 10

I'm trying to use nircmd to change my microphone's volume. The instructions indicate that I should be able to call: nircmd setsysvolume [volume] {Component} The examples would indicate I can set the ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

connecting 2 mics to computer and assign each one to a different software. possible?

need help with something simple. I want to connect 2 microphones to my computer and assign each microphone to a different software. instead of two programs listening to the same microphone - which I ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

How do I use phone's microphone when connected to headset?

How do I use phone's microphone when connected to headset? I have a speaker which has a 4 band audio cable soldered to it. That means my Android phone thinks it's a headset, with a microphone, but my ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Combining Selected Applications' Sound With Voice Into Virtual Microphone (Linux)

Sometimes I'll want to share music with friends via Skype, Discord, etc. I don't want to share the full output of my sound card (which I can do by setting the corresponding monitor as the microphone), ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Bluetooth and Remote Desktop

I have an odd use case, and I am trying to find a way to make it work. I have a windows desktop for my home computer, it is running windows 10. I also have a windows 10 laptop provided by my employer....
2
votes
0answers
78 views

Is the mic listening when my Windows PC is LOCKED, any indicator?

I use my PC to make a VOIP calls. The call does not disconnect when PC locks. From this answer, https://superuser.com/a/1563833/1191544, I realized that there is an indication in the notification ...
0
votes
0answers
317 views

Microphone being recognized as headphones in windows 10 using a usb-c

I plugged the 3.5mm jack into a USB-c adapter, and into the PC. It is recognized as headphones, while my internal mic is recognized as the mic. How can I switch it so the plugged USB-c is recognized ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Cannot find USB splitter (1 female -> 2 male) where both males handle DATA [closed]

I have 2 PCs side-by-side behind my desk. One is for work, the other for personal stuff. I have 1 inexpensive-but-perfect USB mic. It works great with both PCs BUT I can only use it in 1 pc at a time. ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

People tell me they can't hear the audio when I screenshare a video over Skype on my new ASUS mini tower as opposed to my old laptop

I just bought an ASUS ExpertCenter D500SA Small Form Factor Desktop PC and my friends tell me they can barely hear the audio when I screenshare a video with them (for example, youtube or Amazon Prime)....
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Dual monitor setup issue, 2nd monitor constantly goes black 1-2 seconds ever so often when I use an application that uses a microphone (ex. Discord)

I currently use an Asus TUF FX504GE and want to have a double monitor setup using this new monitor I bought (Viewsonic VA2432) however, my monitor constantly goes black for 1-2 seconds whenever I use ...

1
2 3 4 5
16