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Internal microphone does not pick up sound

I have tried everything the wizard through logitech, skype, and adjusting hte volume...help. I have a tochiba laptop.

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Have you tried to go to Control Panel>Sound>Recording Tab and be sure that the mic is not disabled? There are also adjustment levels there too. If all else fails try to uninstall through Device Manager and allow the PC to rediscover the mic.

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Hy, I have a problem with my mic that is all ready instaled in my laptop also with a camera. When I go to the Control panel to see what is the problem, everything there is ok, but I am not able to work...


There are two separate mic settings in control panel - record and playback. Have you enable record also? See below. Also in Skype-Tools-Options check you have got the right audio device selected (normally WAVE)

Using a microphone with computer

To use any microphone with your computer you will need to enable it in control panel. The following instructions are for Windows XP but are broadly similar for Vista and Win7


Click START, CONTROL PANEL, SOUNDS & AUDIO DEVICES


Click VOICE


In Sounds & Audio Devices Properties window locate SOUND PLAYBACK box. Click the VOLUME button. Make sure that there is not a check-mark in the MUTE box against microphone in the list of devices and that the volume slider is at the top of the scale.


Make sure the MUTE ALL box isn't checked before closing the window.


Now click the VOLUME button in the SOUND RECORDING BOX. Here SELECT microphone as an input source for recording (as opposed to un-checking mute in the playback controls).


NOTE if your microphone is not listed in the 2 sets of volume controls click OPTIONS, PROPERTIES on the tool-bar and place a check against microphone in the list entitled 'show the following volume controls' and then click OK. Same applies for Internal mic.


That should be it.


To adjust audio volume generally.

Under VOLUME tab adjust Device Volume as necessary. Also (under Loudpeaker Settings) click Speaker Volume and adjust slider to suit.


You might put a check mark in the box to show the volume control on the Task Bar so you can go straight to it to make adjustments in the future.

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Whenever i use software like sype to make internet calls it keeps telling me my microphone volume is low. i then ran the test hardware wizard for my sound and the microphone does not pick up any sound....


Try adjusting the volume settings in your mic.

Go to Start->Control Panel->Sounds and Audio Devices-> Click on Voice Tab->Voice Recording ->Then adjust volume

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Why isn't the microphone on my camera working?
trnsp.gif Answer The microphone may not work because of a hardware or configuration problem. To determine if it's a hardware problem, test the microphone in Sound Recorder.

  1. Click "Start," > "Programs" ("All Programs" for Windows XP) > "Accessories" > "Entertainment" > "Sound Recorder."
  2. Click the Record button and speak into the microphone of the camera. You should see the green line move, indicating the application is picking up sound.
  3. Click the Stop button.
  4. Click the Play button. If there is no sound at playback, check to make sure the correct device is selected.
    1. Click "Edit," then "Audio Properties."
    2. Make sure Logitech is listed as the Preferred device for "Sound recording."
The microphone may also be defective. To test this, try the camera on another USB enabled system.
If you can record sound in Sound Recorder, but not in the QuickCam application, try setting the Logitech Microphone as the Preferred device in Audio Properties.

This article covers how to configure a Logitech camera's audio and video settings to work with Skype 3.6 or above. trnsp.gif Answer This article applies to the following cameras:
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This article applies to the following platforms:
Windows Vista
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This article applies to the following 3rd party application:
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To set up Skype for video please be sure that your Logitech webcam is connected and working. This can be verifed by launching your QuickCam software and checking for a video stream withinin the QuickCapture video window. Once the webcam functionality is verified, please close the QuickCam application and follow the steps below.
  1. Launch Skype™ and click on "Tools" as shown in the figure below
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    Fig 1
  2. When you click on "Tools" you will see a drop down list
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    Fig 2
  3. Click on "Options" at the bottom of the drop-down list
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    Fig 3
  4. A new screen appears. Click on the left side of the pane under "Video Settings"
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    Fig 4
  5. Under the "Select webcam" drop down, please choose your Logitech camera, then click the "Save" button.
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    Fig 5
  6. Click on "Tools" as shown in Fig 6 to get your Logitech Audio setup.
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    Fig 6
  7. When you click on "Tools" you will see a drop down list
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    Fig 7
  8. At the very bottom of the drop down list, please click on "Options"
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    Fig 8
  9. When you click on "Options" you will see a new screen
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    Fig 9
  10. On this new screen click on the left side of the pane under "Audio Settings"
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    Fig 10
  11. You will now have the option to select your Logitech camera's Microphone as your main Audio source. Under the "Microphone" drop down, select the Logitech Microphone, and click "Save"
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    Fig 11
  12. You should now be ready to use your Logitech webcam and microphone in a Skype video call.

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>ControlPanel
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>OK

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