Forum discussion tagged with Microphone.
  1. HelpMe200

    Question External speakers and internal mic

    Hello everyone, I just wanted to ask just incase I'm missing something. I have a HP Victus and I have an external speaker system connected through the 3.5mm jack as the laptop speakers aren't very good, now when I have the laptops microphone turned on and being used and there's any audio being...
  2. blueslime32

    Question I bought a 2 input 1 output audio splitter to use my headset with my 2-audio outputs computer, and only the microphone works.

    So I bought from my local hardware store (Steren) an audio splitter, that has one female output and two male inputs, which are labeled with a headphone and microphone icons. When I try connecting my headset with the audio splitter it seems that only the microphone is working, but the headphones...
  3. alexandrevitor204

    Solved! Good setup ?

    Hi. Looking into whether this setup will work fine and which mic to go for. Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 3rd Gen beyerdynamic 990 PRO Either the AT2020 OR rode podmic So my questions are: Will this setup be adequate? (either with at2020 or podmic) and Which microphone would you recommend between...
  4. R

    Solved! Connecting Rode smartLav+ microphone to Asus UX303LA-C4320H Conundrum

    Hi! So here's the backstory. I'll try keep it short. Needed a simple microphone that could connect to my laptop. Did some quick research, came across Rode smartLav+ by watching this video. Video mentioned it could connect to laptops and I thought great. Bought it. Plugged it in. It did not...
  5. Wadwamille

    Question Why do nicer microphones not work with VOIP softphone connected to an autodialer?

    I work for a remote call center. We use a VOIP softphone to connect with our autodialer. I have a RODE NT-USB microphone and a separate headset. They do not echo at all in any other voice program (Discord etc.), but callees say I sound echo-y or tinny. The IT guy said it might be because there...
  6. K

    Solved! Audio Problem with Razer Kraken X's

    I have a problem with the Razer Kraken X's. Whenever I'm in a Discord call, the audio from the computer leaks into the headset microphone, even when I have the mic muted from the headset. I'm on MacOS. Any suggestions?
  7. Artherisk

    Solved! My earphone mic not detecting my all in one built pc

    So i have a zsn x pro with mic earphones. I tested it and its working but I cant change the mic cause the all in one pc have a built in mic. I tried to change it at the sound settings but i cant see a earphones or mic there to change it so I'm stuck at this built in microphone which sucks. do...
  8. Fresh Fedora

    Question Is my Blue Snowball Black Ice just dead?

    I've been browsing other threads on this topic and they all had issues that got solved but did essentially nothing for me. I'll walk through what happened - about a day ago, I unplugged my microphone for about one day, for no particular reason. I forgot to plug it back in, is all. I plugged it...
  9. P

    Solved! Input Buzzing PLEASE HELP (Ground loop????)

    My mic is making a buzzing noise, I know it is not the mic because its really clear on other computers. I took apart the PC, made sure the audio cables were all connected, restarted, and uninstalled and reinstalled Realtek Audio Drivers. Please help this is the most frustrating thing in the...
  10. hollywooddemon

    Question Blue Yeti Microphone not working properly

    So after not using my Yeti for a while I decided to use it again after being tired of using my terrible headset mic. I plug it in, the light turns on but in sound settings under "Sounds" it says it's not plugged in screenshot here (it also shows up as a Speaker for some unknown reason). After...
  11. LucasCampbell

    Question Microphone picks up breathing but not my voice

    Yes, I've seen the thread on here for this. It doesn't help. I've tried playing with the setting and I have had nothing. On the other thread, there was a mention of a program that has influenced it. I've checked Realtek, Windows sound. I've changed ports and I've adjusted everything I can...
  12. BlaM666

    Question Laptop Using Internal Mic Instead of Headset

    I just restarted my Inspirion Dell Laptop (I'm not sure if there was a windows update or not) but when it restarted even though my headphones (Razer Kraken 7.1) were plugged in it would use the built-in microphone. I've tried restarting my computer and reinstalling the microphone driver. I've...
  13. S

    Solved! Headset microphone no longer working after windows 10 update

    I updated my windows 10 this morning, and afterwards, my headset microphone no longer works (audio still works). I've watched youtube videos regarding allowing apps to access the mic, but these videos are all old and the settings they're referring to are already enabled for me. I noticed in my...
  14. R

    Question Microphone is playing computer audio even when muted

    So I noticed, even if my microphone is muted, that my computer, or at least Discord, because thats what Im trying to fix it on, my input is playing my computer audio. I dont understand why its doing this, even when the mic is muted its still playing computer audio at full volume. I've been...
  15. A

    Question Blue Yeti sound problems

    My Blue Yeti records sound in stereo and the right channel is fine, but the left channel consists of only high-pitched noise. I'm fine with it when I want to record sound in Adobe Audition (I can simply delete the left channel), but I can't use my microphone in voice chats and Discord because of...
  16. B

    Question Internal Audio Feedback?

    Hi all, CONTEXT: So I was on voice chat (Discord) with some people, but then disconnected and left to go eat lunch. Everything was working fine at this point. Then I come back and rejoin, everybody starts yelling "AAAAAAAAH KILL IT! WHAT IS THAT?!?!" They were hearing some otherworldly, hellish...
  17. O

    Question BLUE YETI - Weird Audio Issue that I Can't Quite Describe

    Hello, all! I know you've probable seen a question like this a million times, but I have not been able to find a solution that works, mostly due to the fact that all of the issues I have seen don't seem to correlate with my issue. I have a recording here of me demonstrating what it sounds like...
  18. M_RiGGz

    Solved! Best Premium/Audiophile Headset (or Headphones + ModMic or Boom Pro) For Gaming Under $250?

    Looking around to see if I can find a good headset that I can use for gaming (specifically competitive fps games). I'm looking for great sound (both from the headphones and the mic, if it comes with one), good comfort, not too much clamping force, good imaging, good soundstage, decent bass...
  19. T

    Question Is my equipment busted or is this normal?

    I have an Aokeo 48v Phantom Power Supply, a Marantz Professional Audio Scope SG-9P, standard XLR cable, and an XLR to 3.5mm. I plug all of this into my computer to get a very quiet signal. My microphone settings are at 100%, during calls or recording I am only barely audible at 10db boost, but...
  20. H

    Solved! Why does my microphone cut out when louder sounds come through my headphones?

    When all of my games or conversations are quiet or I am the only one talking, my microphone is clear and pristine. If another sound plays or someone else begins talking, my mic begins to cut out. it is plugged in by a standard 3.55 mm jack for audio and microphone.
  21. Veevuvo

    Question Help. I need to setup karaoke

    Hi. Im Vy Ho and this is the first time i post up here. I bought a lots of things to setup karaoke but i got something wrong and i counld find the reason. I had smart TV LG 43LM5700PUA, Sony multi channel AV receiver, speakers and the wireless microphone FiFine Tech M-K036. The problem is when...
  22. agschild

    Solved! Can I add a microphone to a car stereo

    The car stereo I bought has an internal microphone (it's really bad) and I was looking to upgrade to an external car mic. The only problem is there is no input on the back of the stereo for an external mic. I have already taken apart the stereo and see where the internal mic is soldered to the...
  23. L

    Solved! Mixer with a db limiter?

    We have a temporary microphone/pa system setup installed at our community hall. It is made up of two stand mics and a wireless lav mic. We are planning on upgrading the system. Due to different people using the microphones we need someone on the mixer at all times which made me wonder whether...
  24. R

    Question Microphone sounds not detected

    I've tried both laptop built-in microphone and my headset microphone and none work The microphone is turned on in privacy settings and system sounds settings but it does nothing The headset microphone works on my phones and other computer but not on my laptop I also updated my Realtek HD Audio...
  25. Seferovic

    Solved! I have problem with my y splitter

    I have lenovo g70-70 laptop. My laptop have one jack for mic/speakers, but my headset have two plug (one for mic, one for speakers). I m bought splitter something similar...
  26. oshahab

    Solved! Question about mic impedance

    I own a 500ohm Audio Technica ATR 1300 mic, and since I can't afford a decent soundcard now, I'm using a cheap USB soundcard to connect it to my laptop. (something like this...
  27. atesba

    Solved! Apple Headphone's mic not working with PC.

    Hi, I have an Apple headphone with 3.5 mm jack. I want to use it as both headphone and mic on my PC. I've bought a splitter cable for mic and headphone but the mic doesn't work. -Splitter works fine when tested with different headphone on same pc. -Apple headphones mic works fine when I use it...
  28. I

    Question Headphones with mic that are recording internal sounds

    I bought in-ear headphones with microphone included from Sony and I noticed that my internal sounds are being recorded while I talk to others. For example if I listen to Spotify they hear the music, even thought the sound is being sent to the headphone the microphone somehow manages to record it...
  29. Koterko

    Question People can hear my internal sounds ( youtube, games... ) when calling on TeamSpeak

    Hi. Just got Hyperx cloud and when I join TS everyone can hear my youtube music, games etc. and themselves aswell but only when I speak so when I am not they don´t hear anything. I have my stereo mix disabled and headset with mic. plugged in to rear connectors. I tried updating and reinstalling...
  30. mathiasjrg

    Solved! Lapel Microphone Won't Properly Work With Laptop

    Hello! I recently purchased a lapel microphone for my HP Pavilion Laptop. I want to use this in conjunction with my headset. My headset already has a built in microphone, but it is quite rubbish - hence the new lapel. If I use a audio splitter (1 male to 2 female) I run into a problem. If I...
  31. FuciBaskjat

    Solved! I hear microphone on speakers, but they not working

    I have Windows XP, buyed new headset with Microphone and when i talk i can hear it on speakers and headphones, but when i try to talk on Discord or CS, it dont works. PLease Help if you can!
  32. hfj;askgthe

    Solved! i installed equalizer APo and now my mic does not register to discord

    exactly what the title says
  33. A

    Question Help with Neewer NW-800 microphone setup

    Hello, I purchased a Neewer NW-800 microphone a while back and it was working perfectly well until one day during a discord call the microphone just stopped. Since then i have not been able to get it back working. I contacted the company asking them to help me out and they told me to install...
  34. LucyHearto

    Solved! Connecting microphone to 2 computers

    Hi, Not long ago me and my bf bought a new microphone and we wanted to connect it to our 2 computers using AUX cable. The microphone works perfectly on one pc (which he is connected by USB) and the other pc he is connected by AUX cable (from speakers to microphone). ANd it seems that every time...
  35. B

    Solved! Problem with combined jack

    I recently purchased the MEKA headset from Razer. I went to try it out on my computer, and it worked just fine, the noise was clear and it was comfortable. Then I realised that my computer wasn't picking up the microphone (the headset does have one, it states on the box that it has a...
  36. T

    Question My microphone won't work on my PC

    Hello there I am new to this forum and i want to ask some people here for some help. Im going to state the problem here: I have a headset from Trust (GXT 380 Doxx) and a problem when i tried to plug it to my PC I saw that the headset has 2 plugs. One for audio and one for microphone The...
  37. F

    Question Microphone AND microphone jack not working: which drivers to reinstall?

    Something became corrupted sometime ago, but I don't recall if that was after a Windows Update or because I tried something in Computer Management / Device Manager. The problem: neither of the two microphone inputs that ship with the laptop are recognized, i.e.: built-in microphone plug-in...
  38. K

    Solved! Headset with mic and audio together with computer with audio and headphone jacks

    So i built a PC recently and coming from Xbox, I already owned a Hyperx cloud alpha that has the audio and mic in 1 3.5mm jack whereas my PC has the audio and mic jacks separate. I havent been able to find a solution or a cable such as 3.5mm to usb ect to fix this just wanted to know if anyone...
  39. D

    Public Meeting Sound Setup

    I work for a school district and am currently responsible for setting up a camera and managing the sound for school board meeting recordings. They often take place in gymnasiums or cafeterias (maybe even a gym-eteria) The equipment we have was picked well before I started and I'm curious if...
  40. C

    What is causing white background noise on my microphone?

    Hi everyone! I recently bought the Neewer NW-700, along with the NW-100 48V Phantom power supply. I am getting white background noise and I'm wondering what's causing it. I have connected the Microphone to the Power Supply with an XLR-XLR cable I have connected the Power supply to a FIIO USB...
  41. P

    ModMic 4 too quiet even with a usb soundcard

    Hi! I recently purchased a modmic 4 and antlions own usb sound card (new model), but the mic is way too quiet even with the sound card. I have to boost the mic by 15db (with equalizer APO) to be able to hear basically anything and then the sound quality has been ruined by a bunch of white...
  42. T

    Solved! bluetooth headset mic doesn't work, but instead my built in laptop mic works

    Basiclly, I have a bluetooth Headset with a built in mic (JBL T460BT), but when i try to use it, it doesn't work, but my laptops built in mic works instead. I tried messing with the sounds settings, but nothing works, either my sound just disappears, or everything is all... how do i say this...
  43. 1

    my headset won't work

    I have a headset with 2 plugs, 1 headset which is a jack and 1 microphone which is a usb, my computer (desktop) will recognize my headset jack, but it will give me the option for headset or mic and not both, if I plug in my USB, the computer will not even recognize it.
  44. R

    How to re-install deleted microphone device in windows 10

    No audio on Acer laptop. Somehow the microphone device was deleted. The volume shows 100% and speakers are Realtek high definition.
  45. D

    Solved! Headset's microphone doesn't work

    My new gaming headset's microphone doesn't work. Just bought a Redragon Lagopasmutus> it came in a normal package> its own package was a little bent on a corner(nothing big tho, might've been a little mistake)>I want to use it for a Laptop ASUS X555LB W10>bought a splitter for the new...
  46. M

    strange voice changer problem

    I had a voice changer and messed around with it. then the licence expired and the program was deleted but it some programs the voice changer still works.Then i went to "microphone properties" and lisened to my microphone then everything was fine. But when i ran a recording program and recorded...
  47. C

    Solved! What Microphone Should I Get?

    Hi everyone! I am currently looking for a very cheap microphone to start off my recording but I am confused as to which one to buy. I would be using this with a Desktop PC. I currently own a Fiio USB decoder D5, it serves as an external sound card and is a 3.5mm audio to USB adapter. From...
  48. C

    Mic Not Working

    My headset is plugged in to my laptop running windows 10. I can hear the game audio through the headset but the mic isn't working. I made sure that it wasn't broken so I went on my Xbox and the mic worked fine. When I go to the mic in Sound (Playback Devices) All I hear is a lot of static and...
  49. J

    Microphone not working after upgrade to Windows 10 Pro

    UPDATE: crazy stuff going on, after USB audio try and reinstalling drivers my messing finally gave some results. Look at 3rd post please, still need help as it works very inconsistently Hello, so due to the nature of upgrade (windows home -> pro) I can't revert it. I'm using laptop that has 1...
  50. A

    Solved! Looking for Microphone

    I need a new microphone for playing video games/recording videos. My microphone is going to be sitting 3-4 feet away from me (diagonally) I want a good microphone, but my budget is 50-60$ or lower. I'm looking mainly for quality and loudness, but a bit of background noise cancellation would be...
  51. S

    Pixel 3xl video mic issues

    My Pixel 3xl worked fine for a month, but about a week ago the video/top microphone went bad. Everytime I record video or try to video chat, it sounds like I'm standing next to a jet engine... loud static that drowns out everything. It needs to be RMAed, but I'm outside the US and need some...
  52. TRE IzDOPE

    Solved! Latency Caused by sound card software? - Sound Blasterx AE-5

    uninstalled, removed all folders, installed again in safe mode windows 10 x64 noticed that if I use NONE of the voice settings, all disabled i can hear my mic with no latency once one of those are selected there is 5 - 10 second latency in the mic so why not just disable them.. cause for some...
  53. M

    Solved! My computer does not recognize my USB mic. What do I do?

    I've had a USB Steren mic for one year an it worked perfectly, but now it is not even recognized as plugged in by my laptop. I tried to see if it works in other computers and it does and my lap also recognizes any other USB device. The lap is a Windows 7 Dell. Some help?
  54. R

    Solved! Just show me the cable to hook up a mini Mic to my android phone?

    ???? The cable from microphone to android phone ,what's it look like ?
  55. M

    Solved! Can i connect a microphone to a wireless speak

    I'm trying to do karaoke using a Bluetooth speaker and a Bluetooth microphone but I'm worried they won't connect. Will a Bluetooth microphone connect to any Bluetooth speaker? I really need to figure it out I want to sing so badly
  56. J

    Solved! Is there an audio mixer that I can hear my game through and my microphone

    Is there an audio mixer that I would be able to plug into my computer to hear both my game sound and microphone? Sorry I’m not an audiophile. I’m new to the audio department.
  57. J

    Need help with new mic

    First of all, I'd like to point out that I am a total novice when it comes to this sort of stuff so I probably won't understand any technical jargon. Basically, I purchased a Neewer NW-700 mic the other day (cheap and most of the youtube videos and reviews seemed to be positive for a beginner...
  58. E

    I got a new headset and it says the the headset is plugged in but the mic is not. How do I fix this or is it my computer ?

    I got a new headset and it says the the headset is plugged in but the mic is not. How do I fix this or is it my computer ?
  59. C

    Solved! Headphones microphone problem

    Headphones Microphone not working for calls, video, and other apps but works fine when i use "ok google"in oppo f3
  60. E

    Solved! Please help me. I deleted my microphone drivers and looked everywhere for my Asus PRIME B450M-A microphone drivers.

    I cannot find any mic drivers for my Asus PRIME B450M-A Motherboard. I uninstalled it because my microphone was not working; however, I am not sure how to get it back.