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Microphone issue Everytime the video call is going on, it shows that my microphone level is to loud and becomes a static noise. I have made adjustments in the audio options but still gets affected in the video calls. But once the video calls end the microphone levels go back to normal with no static. Do you have any clue is to what to do to fix this?

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  • Balazio Jan 25, 2009

    When I record a video (using the Logitech software coming with the camera) after some time a loud static noise starts. If I record only the audio the noise doesn't start at all.

    I have the same experience using Skype. If it is not a video call the noise doesn't appear. During a video call after a random time the noise is there and whom I called cannot hear me at all.

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Maybe there is more than one setting for the microphone. Possibly the camera/mic software has settings that it is using when in use, or maybe it has an "auto" setting. Try adjusting or disabling this.

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Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
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Normal 0 Two things can cause static.
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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.
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Normal 0 Two things can cause static.
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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.
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Normal 0 Two things can cause static.
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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

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Verify that your microphone is configured correctly loadTOCNode(2, 'resolution'); 1. In Windows Live Messenger, if you cannot see the menu, click Show Menu. 2. On the Tools menu, click Audio and Video Setup. 3. Click Next two times. On the Microphone page, verify that the correct microphone is selected on the Select the microphone you would like to use drop-down list. Speak in a typical tone of voice, and then verify that the voice meter moves up and down correctly. 4. Click Next, and then click Finish.uparrow.gifBack to the top
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