Forum discussion tagged with microphone.
  1. Octopixel

    Question Microphone works in some programs and not others

    My microphone works in some programs and not others. It works in edge and opera, but not other apps. Can anyone please help?
  2. S

    USB port with power-off charging - Will it keep powering on a non-chargeable device?

    There's this blue USB port on my laptop called "USB port with power-off charging" used to charge mobile devices even when the laptop is sleeping or off. I plan to use the port for a microphone because all the other ports on my laptop are used for my keyboard and mouse. I want to keep it...
  3. sabrinnnnna

    Question Headset microphone doesn’t work when plugged into monitor ?

    I have the ASUS TUF Gaming VG24VQ Monitor, XPS 15 7590 laptop, & the Somic G951s headset. There are a couple issues I’ve run into: 1. When I plug the headset’s headphone jack into my laptop (and my monitor ISN’T plugged into my laptop) both the sound and the microphone work in the headset. Maxx...
  4. TerraCorbix12345

    Question Is the HyperX Quadcast S or Blue Yeti X better?

    I am trying to buy a new mic to replace my old headset mic. My two options are the Blue Yeti X and HyperX Quadcast S, since they are both around the same price. (I've narrowed down my choices to these two, so I won't be buying an XLR or another USB mic). I don't know which mic is overall better...
  5. Xavi190

    Question Microphones not working as intended

    Hi there! I bought a pair of Karaoke microphones and connected them to my PC (needed a TS-TRS and a TRS-TRRS adapter). Now however, I can't separate the channels and whatever I speak into one mic, is reproduced in both channels. Can someone help me out? I need each mic to work in mono (I want to...
  6. P

    Question Mic audio low with usb to 3.5mm trrs jack plug

    Hi all so I have a wired ear plugs with a mic, I’ve tried two types of usb to 3.5mm trrs connectors but always the microphone sound is very quiet even though mic volume is at maximum for that device in windows 10 settings. https://www.ugreen.com/products/2-in-1-audio-charger-splitter I’ve...
  7. muchdsign

    Question Splitting audio output on a piano

    Hey ! So I'm really not into audio tech and hardware, I know the very basics (how to plug a cable lol), but I do enjoy playing the piano. Now I want to use my piano as a "microphone" to play for my pals on Discord but here's my issue : my keyboard only has one output (3.5 mini-jack). This is...
  8. Seltop

    Question I just got my first XLR mic and I have no idea why it doesnt work, PLEASE HELP!!!!

    I got my mic (AT2020), than I releazied I needed a mixer or an audio interface, I got the cheapest one I could find because I don't need anything fancy, I just want to be able to plug in to my PC so I got myself the "Go Vocal" audio interface. I plugged my mic in and nothing happend, I dont...
  9. T

    Question Microphone has high pitched buzzing when speaking ?

    I have used this mic with my setup (GoXLR) with an AT2020, and suddenly randomly over the last week, when speaking there's a high pitched buzzing when I speak. It's not background noise, I don't know if it's electrical interference, I don't know if it's the mic going bad, can anyone lend some...
  10. V

    Question Why does it sound like my friend keeps hitting his mic?

    Whenever I'm in a voice call with my friend his mic seems to pick up random metallic bumping sounds like he's smacking his microphone but I'm the only one that can hear it and it only happens with him. Does anyone have any ideas on why it's happening?
  11. S

    [SOLVED] Should I enable "Mono" in sound settings when using headphones ?

    I have a laptop and am using the Razer Blackshark V2 X to connect to a single headphone jack. This is my first headset I'm dealing with. Should I turn mono audio on when using the headset and turn it off when I'm using my laptop speakers? What is the quality difference? On a side note, is it...
  12. Jaunval

    Question Why does my mic cut under high gpu usage?

    When my gpu uses above like 60 maybe 70% my audio will cut for for a second or 2 and then come back but my mic will not work. I have to leave and rejoin the discord vc to fix this. Any ideas? Specs: ryzen 5 3600 rx 5600xt asrock b450m steel legend 16gb xpg ram 3200mhz but running lower because...
  13. E

    [SOLVED] How to get my headset recognized?

    I have a HP ProDesk G5 Mini Desktop computer which has a headphone jack and a separate headset jack (i.e. combined headphone and microphone). Picture: When I plug a set of cheap standard earphones (the ones that come with your phone) into the headset jack, both microphone and earphones are...
  14. Simone Pellegatta

    Question Soundcard accepting one input at a time

    I have an audio setup consisting of two soundcards: First soundcard: Line out (lime green), for my speakers Mic in (light pink), for my external microphone Line in (light blue), to plug my phone in and listen to its audio from my PC speakers without disconnecting them Second soundcard: Line...
  15. P

    Question Headphone's microfone doesn't detect.

    I bought a new pair of headphones (Ryzen Kraken X) that I use on my Acer Aspire 5 laptop. Unfortunatelly only the audio works, the microphone doesn't get detected. I can't find it under recording devices and after I searched the drivers of the microphone I only found the headphone's drivers. I...
  16. TBC29

    Question Microphone only recognizes PC sound but doesn't pick up my voice at all ?

    I am plugging earbuds with built in microphone to my PC. I tried to video call my friends and they're saying that my voice is breaking up and have static noises. I realized that my PC only picked up my built in microphone from my webcam and not from my headset. My PC has separate microphone and...
  17. I

    Question Is headphone socket on Asus Zenbook UX330UA also a mic socket?

    The built-in mic hardware on my Asus Zenbook UX330UA seems to have died (I've tried it on Linux and Windows, to check that it wasn't a driver issue), so I was thinking of trying a headset/mic, plugged into the headphone socket. Does anyone know if the socket supports a mic as well as headphones...
  18. ConorDuey2000

    [SOLVED] USB microphone doesn't pick up any sound, only static ?

    Hello. I recently got a USB microphone (Dynex DX-USBMIC13) but whenever I try to use it, it doesn't pick up any sound. All that it outputs is faint static. I have tried setting it as my default device in the Windows control panel, trying to update my driver, uninstalling my Realtek audio...
  19. TBloop

    [SOLVED] Headset mic works when plugged into cell phone, but not when plugged in to PC ?

    I bought a used Sennheiser PC 320 headset which has separate 3.5mm plugs for speakers and mic. I have had like 10 pairs of this headset which have worked perfectly when plugged into my PC. The mic didnt work on these and I thought it was dead until I tried plugging it into my phone's headphone...
  20. G

    Question Front and back audio ports not working and making noise

    I have a problem and I think it is related to the motherboard. After finding out one of my ram sticks is broken and fixing the problem by removing it I booted the system. Everything works great as usual apart from audio outputs. When i plug my headset (microphone and sound) it is recognized but...
  21. S

    Question G533 Headset microphone mutes itself ?

    Hey guys My G533 is going crazy. Every time I have a call on Discord or ZOOM, the mike just mutes itself after 2-3 minutes. I cannot get it to work except if I restart ZOOM, but for Discord it will only work if I restart the PC. Logitech support is hopeless, they were not able to help. Any...
  22. J

    Question Windows 11 problems with Discord & Logitech G933 headset ?

    Hello, even before I upgraded to Windows 11 I've been having issues with my G933 headset. For some reason when my microphone is muted for 10-30 seconds or when I lose signal. My Discord permanently glows green and my microphone stops working until I unplug the headset receiver, or unmute my...
  23. Forsizec

    Question Xlr mic not working

    So I have an Audio technica AT2020 And a neewer NW02-1A, The whole thing works the mixer picks up audio and outputs it when i plug it up to my phone when i plug it up to my pc i doesn't work, also when i plug it in it show up in the sound panel as usbaudio 2.0 in recording and the same in...
  24. L

    Question One of my computers has a horrible microphone effect which cannot be disabled, but my laptop doesn't ?

    Essentially, my gaming computer has this lingering issue with almost all of the microphones I plug into it. It has this HORRIBLE DREADFUL "Auto compression" Which, in my own words means when it detects a loud signal, it turns it ALL the way down, and then it takes 5 slow agonizing seconds for it...
  25. bruh669

    Question any budget microphone recommendition?

    howdy! as i'm very sensitive within money spending for electronics goods. i'd like to ask one question for my specific requirement, 1- i wanted a microphone for streaming and broadcasting with decent quality, main goal lol 2-sound quality which it was always questionable at every review i saw...
  26. ExtreamChaozZ

    [SOLVED] Microphone setup suggestions.

    Hiya, I was hoping to get some help in regards to a microphone setup for general use such as gaming and discord. My old mod mic is on its last legs so I think its time for an upgrade. I use the Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro 250omh and I don't plan on changing them for a headset with a mic. I am also...
  27. H

    [SOLVED] My microphone is not picking up my voice clearly?

    Hi guys, I just bought a PC around 2 months ago and when I used my Razer Kraken to test my mic volume in the control panel, it barely picks up my voice and even when I scream to the mouthpiece, it only picks up 2 bars max. However, when I am using discord, my friends tell me my voice is clear...
  28. D

    Question Hyperx Cloud II microphone very quiet and low quality

    Hello everyone, today I've just bought the HyperX Cloud II (wired version), as an upgrade to my Plantronics Gamecom 780, that i have used ever since 2015. Compared to the microphone of the Plantronics, this one sounds much worse in any way, it's very quiet, it sounds muffled and of lower...
  29. SparrowXD

    Question Microphone randomly emits a super loud static noise without warning ?

    Soo about less then a year ago(9 months probably) I bought a new microphone for around $30. It has a brand although i can barely find anything about the brand( FYI The brand is SoundTech and i bought this in Indonesia, since i live there). Now to the problem. The mic sounds decent enough most...
  30. alex11045

    Question Microphone not working after changing motherboard ?

    Hii, so I recently bought a new mobo, RAM and CPU (got an amazing deal on them) because my i5-2400 was holding my gpu back...more or less so... It was worth the upgrade, games run so much better, but there's a small problem. My mic doesn't work with my PC anymore. It's very strange, because the...
  31. T

    Question Sound Recording Software - Outgoing and Incoming

    HI all ,, I'm looking for a really simple piece of recording software that'll capture audio both from my mic and incoming from, say, Skype. Nothing fancy just pure raw audio from all sources at once is fine. Any thoughts please? Thanks
  32. Ravz

    [SOLVED] Equalize using Microphone or AUX Line In ?

    Hello all, I want to equalize the output of my TV speakers. Is there any software that can be used to equalize/calibrate the speakers using a microphone or even AUX Line In? Is it actually possible?
  33. SenDara

    [SOLVED] Problems with My Blue Yeti (Classic) microphone ?

    My Blue Yeti (Classic) microphone keeps lowering/auto-compressing its volume while I'm talking; my voice sounds like a walkie talkie ? My microphone was fine until a few days ago. There's no way that a $100 USD mic is failing on me now. Here's what I tried (Windows 10, btw): Disconnected &...
  34. Z

    Question DTS Custom with USB adapter?

    I am using an Astro A10 with the splitter that it came with, and I'm also using equalizer apo to improve the mic quality, and DTS Custom is turned on. Basically, because the microphone is plugged directly into the pc 3.5mm jack, naturally it has a lot of noise, so I want to remove the noise from...
  35. T

    [SOLVED] Microphone on new headset won't work ?

    Specs: GPU: RTX 2080 CPU: I9 9900k MB: MSI MPG Z390 Case: Corsair Crystal 570X Hi, so just the other day I got myself a new gaming headset (Sennheiser GSP 602) which is an analog headset and doesn't need any drivers or software. It came with two cables, one cable is the standard cable that...
  36. G

    Question Microphone not working

    Hello all, I'm currently running Windows 11 and The microphone was working fine when I first updated, fast-forward to now, I put my computer on sleep mode then come back the next day to find my microphone not working at all. I have the "Tronsmart Glary Gaming Headset" and its of type USB input...
  37. Pareeeee

    [SOLVED] Mic won't work no matter what!

    Just built a brand new PC. Here is my issue: Operating System: Win 10 Home Edition 64-bit - 21H1 Motherboard: B450M DS3H V2(rev.1.0) BIOS Version: B450M DS3H V2 F61c VGA Brand: GIGABYTE CPU Model: AMD Ryzen 3 3200G Power Supply: 500W RAM: 16GB (2x8GB) -------------------------- Built a new PC...
  38. IronTherapy

    [SOLVED] Razer Kraken 7.1 Microphone Issues

    I just recently received this headset: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07G5TP4BN/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Everything is working great except for the microphone keeps cutting in and out literally every second or two. I have set the device as my default as well as...
  39. [SOLVED] Mic is never getting any audio input in Windows?

    I moved my Laptop's 120gb SSD which has a Windows install on it to a new PC just to work on things with a full desktop. I've bought a: USB mic, a gaming headset with a built in mic, an additional cheap clip on mic, and a USB sound card to connect to it. I've verified that all these devices...
  40. ElThunderCloud

    Question PC doesn't detect a specific mic. Works everywhere else.

    As the title suggests. A USB mic works on every device except my main PC. However, every other usb mic works on my main PC except this particular one. Where do I even start troubleshooting this? I'm using Windows 10. I have tried all the possible USB ports that would normally work for any other...