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Echo suppression I cannot remove the echos during a video session. The set up has the "Cancel Echo" and "Suppress Backgroud Noise" greyed out making it impossible to check those boxes. These boxes were available up until the last Logitect update. Running Windows Vista 32 and Logitech microphone is selected

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I don't know how to remove the echos from you video but think I know what is causing them.
Normal 0 Two things can cause static.
First, If you have your speakers turned up to high it will give you feedback causing distortion and static. I'd use headphones during videoing.
Second reason is, if you are using a laptop and have added an external microphone between the two it will cause distortion and static.
Not knowing the configuration of your computer makes it harder to analyze the problem.
So hope this is of some help. Bud


Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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Noise can be a big problem when trying to record into a computer. Reducing and canceling out noise using several simple techniques will help increase recording quality and increase your satisfaction with recordings. Solutions range from complete room overhauls to simple changes in the placement of the microphone and other objects in the recording.


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Other person can't see me on their side


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Try tuning on the AEC(Acoustic Echo Cancellation)

AEC or echo canceling can be toggled on and off via the QuickCam interface.

QuickCam 9:

Toggling AEC on and off (Windows® XP Users)

1. Go to "Start" and select "Control Panel"

2. In the "Control Panel" locate and click the "Logitech Camera Settings" icon

3. Click the "Audio" tab and locate the "Enable AEC" check box

Toggling AEC on and off (Windows® 2000 or XP Classic Mode Users)

1. Go to "Start" select "Settings" and click "Control Panel"

2. In the "Control Panel" locate and click the "Logitech Camera Settings" icon

3. Click the "Audio" tab and locate the "Enable AEC" check box


QuickCam 10/11:

Toggling AEC or "Echo Canceling" on and off

1. Open the QuickCam main menu

2. Locate and click the "Change Settings" button

3. Click the "Audio Settings" button

4. Check or uncheck the "Cancel Echo" option

Call Central:

Toggling AEC or "Echo Canceling" on and off

1. Open the Call Central main menu

2. Locate and click the "Change Settings" button

3. Click the "Audio Settings" button

4. Check or uncheck the "Cancel Echo" option

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First, If you have your speakers turned up to high it will give you feedback causing distortion and static. I recommend using headphones during videoing.
Second reason is, if you are using a laptop and have added an external microphone between the two it will cause distortion and static.
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So hope this is of some help. Bud

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Durring video conferencing with MSN Messenger, I can't hear my friend and he can't hear me. Or I can hear them but they can't hear me. What's wrong? trnsp.gif Answer This article applies to the following products:
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This article applies to the following software:
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Test the Microphone in Sound Recorder

  1. Click "Start," > "Programs" ("All Programs" for Windows XP) > "Accessories" > "Entertainment" > "Sound Recorder."
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If the microphone does not work in Sound Recorder, click here for help in determining the problem with the mic.
While using MSN Messenger it is the messenger program, not the camera software, that negotiates the audio streams between two MSN Messenger Clients. Although we cannot directly support audio issues in MSN Messenger, the following steps have been known to resolve and improve audio issues in MSN Messenger. For further information, please consult the help documents associated with MSN Messenger.
Test Your Networking Router
You can also test to see if your router is causing audio issues by either physically bypassing your router and connecting directly to your cable/DSL modem or by setting up your computer as the DMZ (de-militarized zone). If you are a novice networking user, it is not recommended that you leave your computer in the DMZ state for extended period as that may leave your computer vulnerable to attack. However, you may briefly configure your computer as the DMZ to determine if your network settings are causing the audio issues. For DMZ setup instructions, please consult your router's documentation.
Enable Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) on both Windows XP and Your Router.
If either of the above steps resolves the no audio problem, try the following steps.
  1. Open Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel. To open Add or Remove Programs, click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. Click Add/Remove Windows Components.
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If your router does not support UPnP or you still get no audio after enabling UPnP on both Windows XP and your router, you must manually open all UDP ports between 5004 and 65535. This is because the audio streams are sent dynamically using that range of ports. Without a dynamic way to open those ports like UPnP, there is no way for MSN Messenger to successfully negotiate the audio stream. Consult your router's documentation for instructions to manually open these required ports.
If you are still experiencing audio issues within MSN Messenger, and you have verified that the microphone is working in Sound Recorder, contact MSN Messenger Support.


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To prevent this from happening, the AEC component monitors sounds being played by your computer's speakers while monitoring the incoming sound picked up by your computer's microphone. The AEC module takes the outgoing and incoming sound signals and compares them to determine if echo is present. If echo is found, it is subtracted before the audio from the microphone is sent to the requesting application. This will result in the remote party only hearing you speak, without being distracted by hearing their own voice echo back to them.
When enabled, echo is eliminated for the recipient of the audio/video message. For echo free chatting, both parties need to have a RightSound technology enabled web camera that supports the AEC feature.

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