Question about Audio Players & Recorders
Sound recording cannot be done.i can hear others but they do not hear me
To locate the source of your problem (with the information available):
Try your mic on a different recording device. Something simple like a tape recorder.
Try a known working mic on your system.
If these tests point to the mic, replace it. If they point to your recording device/system/whatever, more details will be necessary to effectively troubleshoot your problem.
Hope this helps,
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May 13, 2011 | Toshiba (P000257700) Microphone
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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
Click START, CONTROL PANEL, SOUNDS
& AUDIO DEVICES
In the Sounds & Audio Devices
Properties window locate the SOUND PLAYBACK box and click the VOLUME button.
Make sure that there is not a tick (check-mark) in the MUTE box against
microphone in the list of devices and that the volume slider is at the top of
Also make sure that the MUTE ALL box
isn't checked before closing the window.
Now click the VOLUME button in the
SOUND RECORDING BOX. Here you need to SELECT microphone as an input source for
recording (as opposed to un-checking mute in the playback
NOTE if 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.
That should be it.
Feb 09, 2011 | Toshiba (P000257700) Microphone
1 Connect an external microphone to the computer.
2 Click Start, point to All Programs, Accessories, Entertainment, then click Sound Recorder.
3 Click the Record button and speak normally into the microphone.
>>>> WIGGLE THE CONNECTION AT THE LAPTOP OR FLEX THE MIC CABLE WHILE RECORDING. Maybe even narrate what you are doing while you record your voice. "Flexing cable near mic, now near plug..." <<<<
NOTE: You can only record 60 seconds at a time.
4 When you have finished recording, click the Stop button.
5 To hear what you just recorded, click the Play button.
6 To save the file, select Save from the File menu.
>>>> If you hear crackling in the playback that correlates with your handling of the cable then bad seating or a bad cable are the problem. <<<<
Adjusting recording quality
The better the quality of the recording, the more disk space the sound file requires. Experiment to find a balance that fits your needs.
1 Open Sound Recorder, if necessary (click Start, point to All Programs, Accessories, Entertainment, then click Sound Recorder).
2 In the Sound Recorder window, click Edit, then click Audio Properties.
3 In the Audio Properties window, adjust the Sound Playback quality and volume, and the Sound Recording volume.
4 Click OK.
Your new settings take effect the next time you record.
Dec 30, 2010 | Toshiba (P000257700) Microphone
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