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Webcam Microphone doesn't work

I need a tutorial on how to use the webcam microphone without using my telephone. My webcam mike doesn't work. It is brand new.

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  • dcourtney101 Dec 14, 2008

    I couldn't dind the tutorial or the owners manual

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    I can hear the other person but they can't hear me

  • dannythegem Jan 10, 2009

    when i first installed my lifeam it was fine but now if i use it as a mic o skype nobody can here me as before they could!! whats up???



  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2009

    my microsoft web cam mic doesnt work

  • juliebodman1 Mar 21, 2009

    Just bought my son a Trust WB-3320X webcam with built in microphone for his birthday. The webcam works on msn but the microphone doesn't. Can you help?

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It's a condenser mic, so I suspect you aren't getting power to it. Make sure the phantom power is turned on on the mixer.

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The built-in microphone on Acer Aspire one 6920g doesn't work


Have you checked the webcam software to make sure you have the volume turned up for the microphone?

You could try downloading and reinstalling the webcam driver.

Get online and got to www.google.com In the google search box type: "Acer Support" (without the quotes and put your manufacturer name before Support). Look for downloads and drivers. Enter your model number and operating system when requested. Download and install the webcam drivers.



Try using ManyCam. It comes with drivers and software to drive it.




You can always download Manycam and install it. Go to www.google.com and in the search box type: "download.cnet.com" (without the quotes). Click on the link to go to the site. When the site opens look down on the left and you will see a gray area that says Find Software. Type "Manycam" (without the quotes) in the white search area then hit the search mirror. When it brings back your results look for the one that says ManyCam Virtual Webcam. Down load it and install it. Make sure you remove the check box on any junky programs it would like to install. You only want to install ManyCam, no additions whatsoever during the install. ManyCam is totally FREE and easy to use, and you will always know where your webcam software is.



You can also visit their site to see how to use it when ever you want to skype or use some other function that requires the webcam.



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Help.... i have the twin pack webcams and i have sound on one with the mike not working and the other the mike is working no sound


when you are using the microphone thats not working
click start control panel sounds and audio devices select advanced there might be a tick in the mute box untick it or select audio from the microphone drop down list make sure you have the right one selected and in the volume box make sure the microphone box has a tick in it or select the voice tab and make sure that you have the right media selected also select volume make sure the box for microphone has a tick in it hope this helps

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What causes microphone feedback on Skype


Speakers could be to close to the Mike or to volume loud. Move the mike away from the speakers or turn them facing away from the mike.
Hope this is of some help. Bud

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I am attaching an external microphone and need to mute the internal mic. They both work and it echos. PLease help.


Adding a mike doesn't create echos/feedback. Windows? Version? Right click on speaker icon in lower right and go to recording device mixers, can mute and adjust level of sound sources, also microphone power and pre-amp. Telephones and other devices (laptops) with both input and output will feedback unless the input is "noise cancelling", so you will have to be much more careful with the placement of the external mike compared to using the built in mike.

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Webcam Microphone doesn't work


Go to Control Panel and Click on Sounds, Click on Audio, then Click on the Microphone. Then Click on the drop down and select Camera Microphone or Headset.
Click OK and it should work.
Web Camera’s have to be setup on the program they are to be used with. Just installing the camera on your Computer does not set it up to broadcast on messengers or Skype. Each program has Options that have to be setup in order for the Audio and Video to function properly.

A. Skype Setup:
After downloading and installing Skype (http://www.skype.com/intl/en-gb/download/skype/windows/beta/downloading/) set it up as follows:
1. Go to Tools, then Options, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
2. Then click on the Video Settings.
3. The camera if Installed Properly will come up and show a video picture.
4. Then, on the bottom of the page click on Save.
The camera and audio should function properly. Your friends and Family will now be able tosee and her to you.

B. Yahoo Setup:
After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger (http://www.soft32.com/download_30.html) set it up as follows:
1. Go to Messenger at the top left and click on it.
2. Next go down to Preferences and click on it.
3. Next Calling and Devices on the right and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
4. Next go to the Test Audio section and (in blue writing) click on “Open the call setup assistant” and follow the instructions on the left window.
C. Windows Live Messenger:
1. After you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the square on top left next to the red X.
2. Then on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on “ “Show Menus.” And then click on “Show the Menu Bar”.
3. Next go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on “ “Action.”
4. Go to “TOOLS” and click “Audio and Video Setting” and follow the instructions.
NOTE: Your audio and video should work. Enjoy.

When done both the Audio and Video will function properly so you can chat and see family or friends you are connected to.
D. AIM (AOL) Messenger
Go to this site http://dashboard.aim.com/aim and Launch AIM AOL Messenger.
1. On the VIM sign-in window click on Edit.
2. Then click on Settings Enhanced IM.
3. Next click on Enhanced IM.
4. Then click on Audio Video.
5. The Audio and Video portion has drop downs so you can select the proper audio card and video camera installed in you computer.
The Audi Video drop downs are
Microphone
Speaker
Camera
The audio and camera should function now.

Additional information to use with VIM settings,

Adjust Your Audio and Video Settings:
In order to adjust your audio and video settings, please follow the steps given below:
1. Click the Audio and Video Settings button directly below the My Buddy or My Camera window. If you are currently participating in an AOL Live Video IM session, a message will display: You must disconnect the current AOL Live Video IM conversation before running setup. Would you like to disconnect now? Click the Yes button.
2. The Audio and Video Tuning Wizard will appear to help you verify that your camera, speakers and microphone are working properly. Follow the on-screen prompts.
Notes:
· The first time you use AOL Live Video IM, a message will display: Would you like to first check your audio and video settings? Click the Yes button. The Audio and Video Tuning Wizard will appear to help you verify that your camera, speakers and microphone are working properly. Follow the on-screen prompts.
· images in AOL Live Video IM may appear reversed, or as a mirror image (text may appear backwards) when you look at your own camera feed or at the picture-in-picture (PIP) display.
After making the settings your ready for a chat and video talk with your Family and Friends. Hope this helps. Bud

May 26, 2009 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 Web Camera

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Sound doesnt work


Follow the instructions hopefully this solves for you
let me know

Open AIM
then click setup
then live video
Then "Audio and Video Tuning Wizard" opens.
Click Next
Be sure to enter the right camera. If no camera shows up, your camera is not properly connected or configured.
Click Next
Here you will see a video window with your camera in action.
Click Next
Click Next
Enter the right microphone. Some cameras have a microphone built in.
Some other cameras need a separate microphone. In this case be sure that your mike is properly connected.
Select your speakers and be sure they work properly.
Next
"Click to Test Speakers"
Adjust the speaker volume as needed.
Click Next
Make a mike test and observe the volume bars moving to the right.
Adjust the mike sensitivity so you have a good meter movement when speaking normally
without peaking to yellow or red.
Click Next
Click Finish
Close the "IM Preferences" Window by clicking OK.
Close the "Instant Message" Window.
Your SETUP is complete.



On the "Buddies List" click the SCREEN NAME of a user you wish to chat with.
The "Instant Message" window opens. Here you also have a type interface and you
might check if your buddy is ready to receive your video chat invitation.
Click the Camera Icon. You are ready to chat. Your buddy still has to accept your invitation.

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Normal 0 Go to Control Panel and Click on Sounds, Click on Audio, then Click on the Microphone. Then Click on the drop down and select Desk Mike or Camera Microphone.
Click OK and it should work.
Hope this helps. Bud

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Nikon Coolpix P2 digital camera, can i use it as webcam?if yes please write me how can i d it, do i need any software for it.write me email on hellosajjad@gmail.com


We get this question alot. Not very many digital still cameras can actually be used as a webcam. This is mostly due to the lack of drivers for it. [url=http://esupport.sony.com/perl/tutorial-display.pl?tut_id=380&mdl=DSCS80]SONY does have a tutorial for using some of their models as a webcam[/url], but my question is, with focusing issues, why would you?

But for now, I don't think so. Better to try getting your camcorder to perform that function.

Or pick up the Creative's LiveCam Optica AF webcam.
Sensor: 2 megapixel sensor
Lens: High quality precision lens
Microphone: Built-in adaptive array microphones
Highest Still Image Resolution: 8 megapixels 3200 x 2400
Highest Video Resolution: 1600 x 1200
Focus: Auto
Interface: High-Speed USB 2.0 (bkwd compatible with USB 1.1)

$129.99

This will perform many of the functions you want in a webcam from a still camera and is designed as such.

The A520 (and I guess all Powershot cameras with RemoteShooting capability) can be used as a webcam. You only need a screen capture software, like Camtasia Recorder from the Camtasia Studio and Canon's own software, Camerawindow -> Remote shooting. You only need to start these programs, enable the Liveoutput option in the Camtasia Recorder, place the capture frame over the Remoteshooting window and start recording.

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