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My mic hisses and cracks, annoying others in the chatroom...

I get a loud wail, a hiss , and cracks whenever starting i try to voice chat with anyone and even when i run a hardware test i get the same result. also when i run the test, my volume automatically jumps to full volume and i cant ajust it without it moving right back up.

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Re: my mic hisses and cracks, annoying others in the...

Try another driver for your camera... and or another connection port? Also try it on another PC see if the fault "follows you" as it were..

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I just bought a new logitech C250 and i just did a test video chat through gmail and i could hear the sound from the other end but they could not hear me. vid is working fine

First, do have pink and green leads plugged in to the pink and green designated contacts? If so, go to installation where it lets you check the working of sound and voice recording. Make sure the mic is connected to pink (select it on the screen). Do a test. If the test does not record your voice, you don't have the right mic selected. I had this problem and didn't notice that Realtec was selected. IUse the drop down menus to select the right connection for your mic and earphones. If the drop down menu does not drop down, I'd uninstall all and start over. That's what I had to do. This is difficult to describe without being able to show you these screens.

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Audio works, but lots of noise (hiss) in the audio

Some lifecams need additional software or specific browsers according to your OS
Visit the microsoft website - enter the details of your cam and check out the 'readme' link also 'breaking and known issues link'

It may even be feedback from the incoming voice being picked up on your mic - headphones would prove that.

Finally you may have a laptop with a built in mic - check this
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

Click "Recording" tab.
To set required mic as default - click on mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device enable" click OK
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays
Restart computer
On the 'Tools' menu, click 'Options'.
In the navigation pane of the Skype 'Options' window, click 'Audio Settings'
Run down the list setting your defaults
Select your webcam as the default microphone.
Make the test call
Click 'Save'

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I am trying to get my webcam to work in the video

After signing in to ooVoo Click on FILE, then SETTINGS. Next Click on CAMERA and after TESTING it , go to MICROPHONE

and select it then TEST it. Then go to SPEAKER select it and TEST it. Then Save and it should work.
Hope this helps. Bud

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Echo occurs on voice chat

just down the mic volume and see als run the sound diagone test.

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My mic works but my cam doesn't

dear it looks you have not installed you cam drivers yet .
you get a cd with cam u need to install that on yor pc then it starts working.

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Friend can not hear us via Skype

If the mic is really been muted, do the following:
Start -> Control Panel -> Sounds and Audio Devices -> Voice [tab] -> In Voice Recording area press "Volume..." button -> check if "mute all" is unchecked and adjust the slider to proper position

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Microphone has undelying static and hiss

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. Best to use headphones when recording.
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

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Mic problem during voice chat

Normal 0 How much memory do you have installed in your computer? It may need to be, increased, as this is likely to be the cause of your computer freezing, rebooting, times out, or shutting down.
Hope this is of some help. Bud

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Webcam logitech brand new mic integrated

you are getting feedback, either because your chat partner has their mic volume or sounnd volume too high which is the common cause of feedback, or if you are using from a notebook ensure that you internal mic is dissabled as they have a mic boost option within the sound settings.

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