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Keeps telling me the quality is too low.

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On the microphone setup page, it keeps on asking me to say 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and I made sure my audio settings were correct in my control panel. i don't know why it's not working!

Check to make sure that you have connected the microphone to a microphone port. Headphone ports are identical to microphone ports physically, however they will not accept audio input. If you have verified that the microphone is connected to a microphone jack and the device still does not work, you may be using an old or low quality microphone which is not good enough to detect your voice. You might need to buy a higher quality microphone. If this is not the case, your microphone may be broken. You can check this by using a recording program like audacity ( to do a test recording and make sure that the microphone is actually recording. If none of the above seem to be the issue, then make sure you are speaking loudly and clearly. Voice recognition software is not always good at picking up your voice and you may need to enunciate your speech more, especially if English is not your first language or you have an accent. Good luck!

Jun 01, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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There is a major crackling sound when you play back anything that is recorded through the laptop microphone. Even if you record silence it still comes through with the carckling sound

The problem may be due the to the inbuilt microphone being a low quality item or may have a faulty cable that was pinched when the unit was assembled.

The laptop should have a jack to connect an external microphone, give this a try and see if you get better results.

Feb 10, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Volume very low!

Most web camera models do not have microphones built in. When they do, they are far from the person speaking, if mounted near the monitor. If there actually is built in microphone, I suggest going to the "mixer functions" and selecting the box under microphone that says 10X boost (gain) and checking that, then readjusting the level on the mixer as this will boost microphone gain quite a bit.
Finally, for any real quality, I highly encourage the use of a commercial quality lapel or lavalier style microphone or even a nice Shure Dynamic mic with a deskstand, aimed reasonably close to your general head or chin direction. Radio Shack (!) also actually sells a flat conference type condensor microphone that is good if placed on a table or flat surface if you wish to pick up comments from multiple people with reasonable quality.
Good Luck!

Jan 11, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Hi, I have just bought a R-H300 tape deck connected to a CR H250 amp. The play quality is good however I have connected a new mic through the Aux phono ports using a jack/phono converter and the record...

If your mic isn't made for connection to an AUX or Line Level input you won't get its specified performance.

Perhaps if you defined the mic and looked up a user's guide somewhere ( comes to mind) you might find what you need to use it. Mic's usually require microphone preamplifiers.

Dec 29, 2010 | Teac Audio Players & Recorders

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My microphone isnt loud wen i record with Mixcraft 3

like when i try to record it lets me but my interface doesnt work an my microphone when i talk to my microphone it doesnt work a bit but when im close to my computer then you can talk but computer is bad quality my microphone is better tho so try to help me on this .........

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are you sure that it is making a good connection?

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No good sound quality


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check antena connections first

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