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Echo and sound delay on webcam

I have PC Vista. Logitech 2MP QuickCam Pro 9000 webcam. Using Sony Vegas Video 8.0 and external mic (web cam mic muted).
I am trying to record live sound and vision (singing). When sony vegas opens up the capture window before I even start recording there is an electronic sound like a stone dropping down a mine shaft and hitting the sides every 3 or 4 seconds! When I record through the webcam I can hear myself 1 second behind what I have sung, this is fine when singing one note however I am singing a multi note phrase so it's almost impossible to ignore. I then record a harmony in a different clip (against the original clip playing through vegas) then I put all the harmony clips together in vegas and make each clip small so it can be seen on the one screen (makes it look like split screen). Before I edit the individual clips the sound and vision are out of sync, so I then have to spearate the sound and vision in Sony Vegas and line up the sound and vision. I cannot edit the sound any further (add echo or reduce hiss) as these effects make the clip shorter or longer and then I have to line it up again in vegas. My speakers are off as is the logitech mic (muted) and I am just using headphones. So I have no idea where the echo (feedback) is coming from. Q1. How do I stop this weird echo/sound delay, both prior to recording (in pause mode) and during the recording. Q2. How do I get the sound and vision to be the same and not have to manually realign. Many thanks.

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    Weldon Dube' May 11, 2010

    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. Then to use it on the Web, do this. 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... ) set it up as follows: Go to Tools, then Options, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card. Then click on the Video Settings. The camera, if Installed Properly, it will come up and show a video picture. Then, on the bottom of the page click save. The camera and audio should function properly. Your friends and Family will now be able to see and hear you. B. Yahoo Setup: After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger http://www.soft32.com/download_30.HTML ) set it up as follows: Go to Messenger at the top left and click on it. Next go down to Preferences and click on it. Next Calling and Devices on the right and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card. 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:http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/detai... After you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the square on top left next to the red X. Then on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on " "Show Menus." And then click on "Show the Menu Bar". Next go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on " "Action." 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:http://dashboard.aim.com/aim On the VIM sign-in window, click on Edit. Then click on Settings Enhanced IM. Next click on Enhanced IM. Then click on Audio Video. 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

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1st You download Webcam Driver.
webcam driver
After this install the Webcam driver in the system.
Installation of Webcam Driver
Go to the control panel
Click on the System Icon
Click on the Hardware Tab
Click on the Device Manager s
Select the Unknown Device or printer device where yellow Question Marks sign on it.
Right click on it and uninstall it.
After this go to the top of the device manager and click on scan for hardware changes.
Driver installation Wizard start.
Brows Your Driver from the Hard Disk and click on next.
Driver will be install.

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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.

Then to use it on the Web, do this.

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:
Go to Tools, then Options, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
Then click on the Video Settings.
The camera, if Installed Properly, it will come up and show a video picture.
Then, on the bottom of the page click save.
The camera and audio should function properly. Your friends and Family will now be able to see and hear you.

B. Yahoo Setup:
After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger

http://www.soft32.com/download_30.HTML

set it up as follows:
Go to Messenger at the top left and click on it.
Next go down to Preferences and click on it.
Next Calling and Devices on the right and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
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:

http://download.live.com/Messenger

After you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the square on top left next to the red X.
Then on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on " "Show Menus." And then click on "Show the Menu Bar".
Next go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on " "Action."
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:

http://dashboard.aim.com/aim

On the VIM sign-in window click on Edit.
Then click on Settings Enhanced IM.
Next click on Enhanced IM.
Then click on Audio Video.
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

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