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No sound transfer when I use mic plugged into soundcard

Hi, as stated above, my mic/headset combo isn't sending any sound when i use it to talk to people on Skype.Brand new headgear & have checked settings in Audio to make sure it not muted.
Wonder if perhaps sound line in faulty?Tried plugging mic into mic-input of stereo to check it not the rig I have & got no sound from there either.Had same prob with different set that I took back to shop,tested them there & another set of the same there & there was no sound, so I reckon the probs in the com,Even though I got no sound out of my stereo either.I know that seems presumptuous of me,but......
The com I have is 2nd hand & all good except for this glitch,so.I also wondered if perhaps there could be a pin jumper not in the right place on motherboard.
Also not being heard,well very faint I'm told,when I am using My DSE 400X webcam with inbuilt mic.That is USB plug though,but sound transfer via any mic input seems like a no-go @ mo.
Any advice welcome.

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  • kioti Jan 25, 2008

    ps. sorry I forgot & it may be relevant:- MoBo is AsRock K7S41GX (
    (of course)
    CPU: Duron 1.666GHz
    RAM: 512 MB DDR2
    Onboard Graphics & sound
    OS: WXP Pro+ SP2
    DSE 56k Modem
    LG CD R-RW

  • kioti Jan 25, 2008

    Thanks fredycruger,but that was done when I tried the rig in flatmate's com & on 2 in-store laptaps & into the mic input of a stereo sytem at the store from where I bought them,when I returned the 1st set of mic-headphones.As I don't have a PCI soundcard @ hand to try I cannot try that,but then,I've already done that with the attempts mentioned above.
    And as there was no-go on laptaps in the store,one would think that the problem is in the mic-headphone set.
    Perhaps,..I have a small mic that plugs into a keyboard(piano style music variety one).That should produce a result,ie audible sound,one would think.I'll give it a shot...bbs
    Nah go.Still getting the Simon & Garfunkle song.No -go out of the stereo mic input either.Yet there's plenty of volume when I come from the coms audio out & into it.
    Any form of Mic seems to be no-go in anything.
    I don't need a mic with a pre-amp in it, do I??!!
    Thanks for you effort & time though.



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In many cases you will need to install not only the drivers, but the sound configuration application as well, though in many cases the configuration application is part of the driver package.

You then need to run the configuration application (usually from control panel), and then you can select which port outputs what, and which port inputs what. The same green or black jack that may carry audio out in a 2 desktop speaker configuration may carry a different signal if setup for a 5.1 or 7.1 speaker system.

Lastly, in some cases, it is required that you have a 2nd set of audio jacks of differing colors on a expansion slot cover that connects to the mobo via a ribbon cable to provide additional ports for higher end sound.

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Try a nother sound card ?

Posted on Jan 25, 2008

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    robert smith Jan 25, 2008

    ok it sounds as though it mike have you tried any one that is using one if so try theres in your machine ?



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