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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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Whenever I record or listen with earphones, there is a constant sound that can be heard

I have noticed a weird constant sound that can be heard when wearing earphones or headphones, it's really faint but can be heard. It's not a buzzing sound or static sound. It's something electric type....
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Why my USB microphone isn't detected by the Realtek Audio Console?

I don't know why my USB microphone isn't detected by the Realtek Audio Console.
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How does Teams know which physical room I am in?

At my workplace they recently upgraded some of the meeting rooms. They are now "Teams enabled". This includes a monitor, microphone, speaker and the possibility of joining Microsoft Teams ...
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Why does internal mic not working on Ubuntu 24.04?

I have Redmibook 15 Pro 2023, recently installed Ubuntu 24.04 instead of Ubuntu 23.10. On 23.10 internal mic was working, now it is not detecting. Internal speakers are working ok, mic from headphones ...
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Why does my microphone only work when 'listen to this device' is checked?

The built in Realtek microphone on my Windows 10 laptop is not working. If I go to Microphone Properties and go to the 'Listen' tab and check 'Listen to this Device' then I will hear the test input ...
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Microphone works on some apps but does not work on most apps

I am running Windows 10 on Lenovo V310 - 14KIB model laptop. My default built-in microphone works fine, loud and clear in, Windows Voice recorder, Zoom meetings and OBS recorder. But it doesn't ...
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Mute microphone input without muting in Windows

I used to have a microphone with a hardware mute, which was a button I could physically press on the mic that would mute it. It was likely done in hardware since Windows would not think the microphone ...
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USB port detect only SSD and not mouse or microphone

I have encountered a strange issue with my laptop recently. The side door of my laptop has started to behave strangely: the only thing it manages to connect is my external SSD; my mouse and microphone ...
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Front Panel MIcrophone Noise Spike

I'm experiencing noise on my microphone which is connected to the computer's front panel audio ports. It's a brand new PC. The rear audio ports work just fine. The front Headphone port works well and ...
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External microphone not picking up signal on Dell Inspiron

On a new Dell Inspiron laptop running Windows 11, when I first insert an audio cable (external microphone) into the jack port, a prompt came up from what looked like a third party software that asked ...
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windows 10 laptop will not use bluetooth internal microphone

I have several Windows 10 laptops and several wireless headphones with internal microphones. My headphones will connect to the laptops and I can hear audio with no problem. The problem is that ...
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All audio stopped working after connecting Bluetooth headset

Running Windows 10 22H2 (Build 19045.3930). Earlier today (and for months beforehand), I'd been using the laptop speakers or ordinary plugged-in headphone (using the RJ-45 jack) without issue. Then I ...
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Which microphone does the respondus lockdown browser use?

I disabled the microphone of my laptop and there are many virtual microphones. I'd like to know which microphone the respondus lockdown browser uses. In Google Chrome I selected the virtual microphone ...
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Microphone input also picks up all system sounds (Linux)

I use an Arturia MiniFuse 2 audio interface to connect my microphone and headphones to my computer, but the microphone input in Zorin (an Ubuntu derivative) also captures system audio. This happens ...
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use headphone output as mic input on a mac

I downloaded blackhole 2ch on my mac. I am trying to set it up so that when I have a meeting with a client I can hear them and talk to them just fine(as usual). However, I want to also use my ...
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Microphone input stops working after 10-20 minutes within Discord/Google Meet etc…in Windows 11

I am using a high-spec Windows 11 PC with all the latest patches. I am using chat apps like Google Meet. When talking to friends on Google Meet I seem to have an issue where the microphone input works ...
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Windows 10 laptop is filtering out any recorded music on any microphone

My Windows 10 Alienware laptop is filtering out any sound that isn't "voice-like" when recording on any microphone. I'm confident that this is some sort of noise-blocking enhancement feature ...
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Right side of earphone not working when using Splitter?

I'm using earphones which has mic and left/right dual audio support, and it works fine on pc when plugged in direct port (I'm able to hear both left and right audio clearly) so if I want to use ...
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earphones mic doesnt work when plugged into audio jack

For some reason, when I plug my earphones into my phone, the mic works, but when I plug it into my laptop, it doesn't work. I have tried: installing, reinstalling and updating drivers allowing apps ...
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Debian: record mic (audio in) and speaker (audio out) at same time without heating mic repeat on speaker?

Trying to have a setup which records audio in and out at the same time without having to hear the mic repeated on the output device (speaker). There is a procedure which gets this to work on Windows: ...
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Headphone/microphone only working when partially plugged into the splitter [closed]

I had a pair of headphones with a microphone that worked fine on this computer a month ago. But they stopped working and while troubleshooting, I discovered that the audio and microphone would work ...
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Microphone being recognised as a Headphone

I have tried attaching this microphone (3.5mm audio jack) to my android to see if the device was the issue, but it still is not detected. On windows, it comes up as a headphone rather than a ...
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Bluetooth headset no longer available as output device and input device simultaneously

I have a Jabra Evolve 65, which has served me very well for many years. However, it recently developed a curious behavior: it cannot be simultaneously selected as the input device and the output ...
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How to Remove Speaker Output from Microphone Input (Without General Noise Removal)?

Given a setup running Windows 11 on a desktop computer with a microphone and a set of room speakers, how can I set up a software filter to remove the audio being played back on those speakers from the ...
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I am unable to record in windows 7 ultimate 32 bits [duplicate]

0 I have the following problem on Windows 7. The built-in microphone on 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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The microphone does not work on my Optiplex 3080 mini

As the title says, The microphone cannot be detected on the universal audio port. I've been struggling with this issue for a while now since all computers at my company use this and have not been able ...
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Computer Isn't Detecting Sony Headphones Microphone

I have a pair of WH-1000XM4 headphones that when I connect to the computer it does not detect the Microphone. The output is perfectly fine but for input there is no option to select the WH-1000XM4 ...
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FFMPEG: Cannot record audio when using android_camera on Android mobile device or emulator

I am attempting to livestream video and audio to my local network from a mobile Android device as a use case for the company I work for. After searching around, I was able to create a video stream ...
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Will my laptop's internal microphone/webcam work if I switch to Arch Linux?

Recently, I've been wanting to install Arch Linux on my laptop, a HP Victus 15-fb0015nr. But I'm concerned the microphone and webcam will stop working. Currently, I'm using Windows 11 22H2 build 22621....
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How can I get pc speaker audio out into iphone mic in as cheaply as possible?

I am trying to use my Shure sm7b as the microphone for my VOIP calls on my iphone. The app I use for VOIP calls is only available on iOS. I have an adapter to connect my Focusrite Solo audio interface ...
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How can I allow the access to the microphone to Google Voice on Chrome?

I use Google Voice on Chrome 117 on Windows 10. I am trying to make a call. Google Voice says I need to "allow mic access" in Chrome, which I thought I already did. How can I allow the ...
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Bose QC45 Stopped working as mic

I have been using my Bose QC45 on my work machine for video confrencing over Teams for a few months without issue and then one morning a while back they will no longer function as a mic, only ...
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Microphone is very quiet even though its gain is maxed out in audio interface

I use shure sv100 mic on my behringer um2 audio interface. It was working without any issue till the to date but now the mic is very quiet. It doesn't pick much of a sound unless you put it right at ...
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Bluetooth headphones have terrible sound quality when using any microphone [duplicate]

I have a pair of SHURE Aonic 40 headphones which are connected via bluetooth to my laptop running Windows 11. The sound is fine when using it to watch videos and gaming, but when using discord or any ...
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Microphone issues on Dell Precision 5510

I have a Dell Precision 5510 laptop (UK model), which has some sort of microphone problem. I don't know when this may have started, as I previously only used audio with an external headset, but now ...
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Is there a better way to connect system audio to mic output?

Is there a better way to connect system audio to mic output? I would like to connect text-to-speech software to my audio output so that the person who I am calling only hears the robot voice in real ...
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Why is Linux Mint using my laptop's microphone despite a headphone being plugged in?

I have an Asus GL553VD laptop, which has a combined 3.5mm jack for shared input and output. When on Windows, upon plugging in the device, it'll automatically detect it as Headphones, and use it's ...
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Elgato Wave 3 stopped working

Some update for Ubuntu 20.04 between last monday and yesterday made my Elgato Wave 3 (USB microphone) stop working. Has been working fine before. Finally tried upgrading to 22.04 in the hope it would ...
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USB Microphone Shows Up in Device Manager, but not Windows Sound -> Recording

I have a blue snowball usb microphone, and it shows up in device manager under "Sound, video, and game controllers". However, when I go to the sound control panel, under the "Recording&...
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How to record microphone audio when using external monitor

macOS Ventura v13.4.1 MacBook Pro 14 M1 External Samsung monitor I've been struggling for hours on how to record the built-in microphone audio when making a screen recording using the default macOS ...
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Is it possible to use a microphone that is plugged into the headphone jack of a Lenovo X230?

Usually, I have a doc. station, but currently I'm abroad and forgot it. The day after tomorrow I have a very important meeting, but can't connect my microphone. I tried to plugging it into a headphone ...
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Is there a way to disable hands-free telephony for Bluetooth without disabling your mic on Windows 10?

If not, how do I go about fixing Bluetooth's garbage audio (hissing and popping like hold music, or not even existent, depending on what application is using my mic) whenever I am using my mic in any ...
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How to remove the background noise when I connect AUX cable between my acer laptop and my mobile phone?

I am connecting an AUX cable between my Acer laptop and my mobile phone to receive voice from mobile phone via voice call to record it in matlab. when I configured like above mentioned, I am choosing ...
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What steps are needed to activate audio enhancements and beamforming using the default Windows audio driver on Win11?

Win7 had something called Audioenhancements for Speakers and Microphones. Not all Enhancements are available for all devices. Most times there are only a few enhancements available. In Win11 those ...
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FFMPEG mic recording seems to have an automatic gain function

ffmpeg -y -f dshow -rtbufsize 10M -i audio=%mic% -f dshow -rtbufsize 10M -i audio="Line 1 (Virtual Audio Cable)" -init_hw_device d3d11va -filter_complex ddagrab=video_size=1280x720:offset_x=...
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Noise suppression almost completely muting my microphone

Everything was fine, but I noticed my microphone almost had no volume one day. The problem is noise cancellation. IDK why, but it suddenly started working really weirdly, instead of noise-canceling it ...
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Why does Windows 11 keep resetting my Blue Yeti microphone volume to 50%?

Like the title states, Windows 11 keeps resetting my Blue Yeti mic input volume to 50%. This happens when I reboot or sleep the machine.
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My audio devices gradually disappearing

I am just using my computer normally a few days ago and just finished a Zoom call with no issue. But a few hours later, I found my computer telling me it can't find my microphone ("no microphone ...
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Microphone in a webcam is not recognized by some communication apps

I have a Logitech C270 HD Webcam with a microphone in it. It used to work fine, but recently (could be some Windows updates?) the microphone stopped working with some communication apps. It works fine ...
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My sound card does not capture stereo audio

I have a Sound Blaster card: **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices **** card 1: S3 [Sound Blaster Play! 3], device 0: USB Audio [USB Audio] Subdevices: 1/1 Subdevice #0: subdevice #0 It's usb, ...
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