Help with my mic

Discussion in 'Computer Software and Operating Systems' started by TheDreamLord, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. TheDreamLord
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    TheDreamLord GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I do let's plays, I bought a Plantronics mic a while back. At first, it sounded like this :
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m88sO2BXXvY&feature=plcp

    But now it sounds like :
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SiSb6Z3cUg8&feature=plcp

    Why so much static?
     
  2. Rydian

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    You have a nice voice.

    It sounds like the mic volume is being synthetically boosted. Right-click the volume icon in the bottom-right of your computer and go to the "recording devices" option, go to the properties for your mic, and in the "levels" tab try turning down "microphone boost" if it's there, as that appears to be a synthetic boost which would also make background noise more apparent.
     
  3. TheDreamLord
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    TheDreamLord GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    God, just looked at my DxTory mic levels. It's at 100%. Also had +30.db in Windows.... yeah... I found the problem, thanks!

    Also, not many people like my voice, cuz pre-pubescent :P