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Awful High-pitched Noise and Echo Feedback

The webcams are installed perfectly and the video comes across just fine. It's the sound that we're having TERRIBLE difficulty with! Both computers have built-in speakers, so that is not the issue. But whenever we connect, we get this awful high-pitched squeel as well as so much feedback and then an echo also when we talk...It is so bad that we have to mute the volume and just look at each other without sound--Got to get this fixed to be able to enjoy the webcam...Please, any suggestions would be SO appreciated! Thank you SO much!!!

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  • Bobee Jan 18, 2008

    I just installed a MS VX6000 webcam with a new Toshiba Equium laptop that I bought just 2 weeks ago. I get this same terrible feedback noise (or at least my brother does at his end when we make a video call. I can hear him perfectly on our computer (He has a logitech webcam) but he gets the horrible squealing feedback noise...mmmm... seems investing in an MS webcam to work with VIsta maybe not such a good idea??

  • Anonymous Jun 24, 2008

    i too get this problem when chting cam to cam. i have to turn sound off its ear piercing.

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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. I recommend using a headset when videoing.
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

Posted on Feb 05, 2009

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