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I have no idea how to use the NEXXTECH CLIP-ON MICROPHONE

I bought the Nexxech Clip on Microphone to use with Skype. My plan was to use the computer speakers to hear and the microphone to talk into. That way myself and the rest of the family could participate in the chat. However, the only way I can seem to make it work is to plug in both the green and pink/orange cables in to the computer and listen and talk through the earpiece/microphone. Is there not a way to just have the microphone connected and listen through the computer so everyone can participate? There do not seem to be instructions for this. I am sure this should be straightforward so cannot begin to express my frustration with my computer illiteracy!!

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Normal 0 Web Camera’s an Audio 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 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 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 see and talk to you.

B. Yahoo Setup:

After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger 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.

When done both the Audio and Video will function properly so you can chat and see family or friends you are connected to.
Hope this helps. Bud

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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