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I'm using Audacity with a Shure SM58 mic, and the recording plays back fine when the mic is unplugged, but if it is still plugged in when I press Play, there is no sound and the light on the mic's chord blinks. Why is this??

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I assume you are using the X2u USB adapter. When plugged in, the X2u acts as your sound card for recording and playback. Thus the playback will be on the headphone jack of the X2u. You can select which sound card to use for playback in the Windows Sound Control Panel.

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