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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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How to keep the Microphone volume up, and disallow apps to change it

I have this issue on my Mac: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msteams/forum/all/microsoft-teams-keeps-adjusting-my-microphone/58475db0-2d0b-43e6-a012-29efe938f983 No one have a good solution that I ...
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Ubuntu keep right microphone level 0

I recently had some trouble fixing my microphone volume. I was able to fix my issue with this solution. Basicly what this does is setting the right microphone volume to zero and using the left ...
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Dell Latitude 5520 microphone and camera stopped working

On one Dell Latitude 5520 notebook with Windows 10 latest version the Realtek microphone array and the Integrated WebCam stopped working. Uninstalling, reinstalling drivers, updating everything ...
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How can I create a virtual microphone to add push-to-talk functionality to a physical microphone?

I started playing this online game which was designed poorly: Your microphone is always forced on. But I like to talk to my friends through Discord while playing this game, and that creates a problem. ...
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Only USB Mic Working-- Not Headphone Mic or Laptop Mic

Recently, when I use my laptop's microphone or plug headphones into the headphone jack, it just picks up quiet static instead of sound. I bought a mini USB mic just to see if this would fix the issue, ...
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Alsa config. Use desktop sound as input

Applications in videos or demos do not produce sound. Only the microphone works and the output from it to 3.5-jack. How to set sound output from applications as a device? Or combine output with ...
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I can't tell if my microphone is working on Debian server

I have been using Debian (Openmediavault) for a short time and I would like to connect a microphone to my server to send commands to it. But I have no idea how to find out if my microphone is working ...
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How to present both a pdf and an audio file in google meet at the same time in Linux?

My German language teacher needs to stream both a pdf and an audio file and ofc the teacher's voice at the same time to show an exercise and its audio file. I know how to share an audio file and a pdf ...
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Delay microphone input for several seconds

Using sox, I am able to record 10 seconds of mono-channel audio input: rec -c 1 "/data/wav/${EPOCHSECONDS}.wav" trim 0 10 This works perfectly fine. However, I want the recording to contain ...
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no soundcards found...for pulseaudio tunneling

Refers to my previous question Use pulseaudio for remote ssh connection . I have finally got the tunnel established between my Mac OS and the Oracle instance. I input the wrong parameter in the ssh ...
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Audio muted in other apps while useing bluetooth headphones with mic

I have a W11 (issue started with W10 and over a year ago), HP laptop. I have it connected to Bluetooth headphones or earbuds that have a microphone. This has happened with multiple devices: Samsung ...
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Can't use mic input and audio output at the same time

I am running Debian 11. I have been trying to use my headset(connected with 3.5mm jack using a splitter for audio and mic) but I can use either input or output at once. I have installed pavucontrol ...
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Mic not working suddenly on Windows 10

My mic is not working on Windows 10 all of a sudden. It used to work for years then suddenly it stopped working. I replaced the mic with a new, though whenever I plug in the mic the system shows a ...
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Is mute (Fn + F8) button on a HP laptop a physical switch

My laptop has a physical mute button (F8). Is this a physical switch or a software switch? I am trying to understand if malware could disable the mute button or not Thanks
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Pipe microphone's input to an output device

I'm working on a soundboard software (using VB-Audio Virtual Cable) I need to pipe the input coming from a specific audio input device (not default) to a specific output device with CMD or PowerShell (...
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Microphone volume very low in Windows 10

I’ve done the sound test under “Settings > Sound > Device properties and test microphone.” I have tried two seperate Bluetooth microphones and both test at around 3-6%. If I hit the mic with my ...
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Microphone input volume gets lowered whenever it detects noise

I have a Windows 10 laptop that's been encountering an issue for the past 2 months. My mic volume will automatically lower when I speak into it while the mic was in use in another program (chrome, ...
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How to call yourself in Microsoft Teams?

How can I call myself in Microsoft Teams (possibly over the phone) in order to test some special sound device settings? I know about the Teams Echo Bot test call, which however is not sufficient for ...
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Soundcard accepting one input at a time

I have an audio setup consisting of two soundcards: First soundcard: Line out (lime green), for my speakers Mic in (light pink), for my external microphone Line in (light blue), to plug my phone in ...
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Microphone makes a buzzing sound in laptop when I plug in the charger

I recently bought new headset and when I tested the microphone on my laptop it had a buzzing sound. I realised that it only does that noise when I plug in the charger of the laptop. Also, when it's ...
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Realtek ALC289 codec not found on the whole internet

I'm trying to find a codec on internet to make my microphone work on my Dell XPS 13. Since I've installed ubuntu 20.04, my microphone stop working, whether I try the built-in microphone or an external ...
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Delay in microphone starting to pick up words

I've used the same microphone and computer for a few months, and it's worked fine, mostly for web meetings. Starting 1-2 months ago, issues with people not hearing me talk started to crop up. ...
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Pulseaudio outputs system audio to the microphone when recordng is set off

Pulseaudio outputs system audio to microphone although I have set systemsound to 0% in the playback tab and haven't loaded any other module than default ones. I have tried reinstalling pulseaudio and ...
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How to spoof a microphone to a program?

I often need to join Zoom meetings where I am merely a participant (that is, listening only and not speaking). Zoom lets you join without a webcam fine, but moronically requires you to have an audio ...
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Microphone array not working in Telegram

I have an issue with the Telegram app on windows 11. For some reason, when I use the microphone in the app, the sound seems to be coming out of a bucket, and is hardly comprehensible. I have a Huawei ...
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How to change usb microphone name

recently failed windows 10 update corrupted device name and few other parameters of my usb microphone. Because of that windows can't load it and gives code 10 in device status. Despite this, arch ...
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The headset jack mic doesn’t work in Ubuntu 21.10 (beexecelent GM-1 jack)

The mic don't work, in Alsamixer it shows this: How can I fix this issue?
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Is there a way to make my old Plantronics mic work with a laptop equipped with a single 3.5mm port

To give you some context first: It's an Asus N551JM laptop running Windows 10 with the latest updates (including the latest possible update to the Realtek audio driver). I am trying to use it with an ...
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Microphone input displayed, but not outputed to consumer tools

If i open the sound pannel of windows (the one where have input and output and see the sliders for the volumn) I see movements for the input voice whenever I say something. On the otherhand nobody is ...
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HP Spectre x360 13-aw2000sf - No sound/input devices detected (Ubuntu 21.10)

I'm on Ubuntu and my computer can't detect the internal speaker and microphone. The only output detected is the Headphone Jack. When I connect a Bluetooth devices the sound work (but not the ...
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Windows 10 - "Allow desktop apps to access your microphone" option missing

I have a Windows 10 Home Version 1803 (OS Build 17134.1304) system in which the "Allow desktop apps to access your microphone" option is completely missing. Settings -> Privacy -> App ...
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Windows 10: Microphone not working in browsers, working in Zoom (Windows application)

I have a Windows 10 Home Version 1803 (OS Build 17134.1304) system in which the microphone works in Zoom (the Windows application), but not in Google Meet (ie, https://meet.google.com in a browser). ...
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Unable to use internal microphone while earbuds with microphone are plugged in

I'm using a Legion Y7000-P, which is running Windows 10. With headphones or earbuds without microphones built in, I'm still able to use the internal microphone without an issue. However, as soon as I ...
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Headphone Mic on Mini no longer working

The Mic of my headphones stoped working on MacOs Big Sur. When I look at the Audio Setting in Output the Headphones are recognized just fine: But on the Input tab the Headphones and subsequently the ...
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Lenovo T14 AMD microphone/output device gives weird echoing/crackling noises

so I've asked this question on askubuntu already, but the answers there didn't help eliminate the problem. I've got a problem with my lenovo t14 amd laptop. From time to time, the output device makes ...
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Is there a way to use Apple Earpods (wired) so the microphone works in Arch Linux?

I have a pair of Apple Earpods (their wired earbuds). I have a headphone splitter that splits the speaker and mic lines into their own connectors. I am using a custom-built PC. The motherboard is an ...
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Block windows microphone access for specific desktop apps

I can turn on/off microphone access for windows apps individually. But for desktop apps, I am not being able to individually control the microphone access. The slider doesn't even show up to ...
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How to turn off mic noise reduction for Chrome?

My laptop mic experience a lot of PC noise and it seems that Chrome overdoing its job by reducing sound so much that I can't hear anything. I can easily hear my mic in mic tests using Firefox. I found ...
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Embedded microphone very low only within some web browsers (Edge, Chrome and Opera), Firefox OK

My notebook's embeded mic is very low (it is working, but the volume is very low) only within Chrome/Edge/Opera, but it is working just fine within Firefox and when using system apps. External mics ...
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How to prevent headset volume increase when its microphone is activated

Not sure if this is a Windows 10 issue or a Plantronics BT600 issue (my headset model, USB based). When I only listen to sounds with my headset, everything is fine. But when the microphone is ...
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Laptop mic doesn't pickup sound. Though it shows audio level when I knock with finger

I have Acer Asipre 7745G. Using Windows 10. I easily can get max mic audio level by knocking with my finger to the mic but if I run mic tests, I can't hear any sound on speakers. Any solution for this ...
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Teamviewer connection to remote computer uses microphone at remote computer, not original one

I'm using Teamviewer to connect to a remote PC. But whenever I use microphone while being logged to remote PC - it uses microphone of remote PC, not my microphone. I've tried settings to share ...
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Use speaker with microphone and avoid Loopback/ Feedback

Currently, I use AKG 72 headphones, but continuous use of headphones is causing discomfort. is there any way to use the external speaker and avoid loopback/ feedback, so that I can invest in the ...
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Ubuntu's integral microphone is not visible

I installed ubuntu on 20.04.3, installed PulseAudio, tried to move the channels, edit alsa-base.conf, setting the codecs, everything is useless, the built-in microphone in the laptop simply does not ...
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Use stero mix from windows pc as microphone input via bluetooth

I would like to use my pc as an "bluetooth device", transmitting audio from my pc to the end user as an audio input (microphone). Example: When in a phonecall, the other person hears audio ...
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Possible to use Bluetooth 5.0 headset in high quality stereo mode with mic simultaneously? (2021) [duplicate]

For the past couple of years I was trying to use my Bluetooth headset (Sony MDR1000x) as a gaming headset, but I wouldn't get Stereo sound while the mic was activated (duplex audio apparently is what ...
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bm-800 setup without external devices

I have a BM-800 microphone and I'm using sound-card. but I want to know is there any possibility to use microphone without any phantom power and sound-card ? version 20.04. device - Lenovo ideapad 310....
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How can I check if the microphone is being used?

How can I check if the microphone is being used (Windows 10)? I would like to check this using a command line. There is a tray icon in the windows bar that says the microphone is in use. However, I am ...
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How to connect office PC microphone to home Pc microphone?

I am working from home because of the covid situation. I connect my office PC and start working from here but the problem is when I call to our customer using our call software in office pc. The ...
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How to create a new pipewire virtual device that to combines an real input and output into a new input?

My problem is this: I'm talking to some friends via voice chat and at some point I'd also like to mix some music into it. So my current setup is this: Microphone (Input device) -> Voice software ...
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