By Johny Ferdor
There are many microphones for computers available online made by many computer manufacturers. Most computers when bought come with microphones. But what if you have to buy a microphone? What are the things you need to check?
What are the common types of microphones for computers? There are USB headsets, analog headsets, desktop computer microphones and stereo headsets. The USB headsets are the most commonly-used microphones since it produces good audio and voice quality. There are also bluetooth and wireless headsets which can be brought anywhere with you. However, the wireless headsets and bluetooth microphones have signal problems that destroy the quality of a phone call. The best headsets would be those that are unidirectional microphones since these microphones are noise-cancelling microphones.
ESL or English speaking language online sessions asks their students to buy a noise-cancelling microphone to promote a better online learning communication. It is necessary to have quiet environment when learning. These microphones with noise-cancelling feature do the work.
Most computers especially laptops have compatibility issues with some microphones.It is important to do an extensive research to know which microphone will suit you and your computer.
It is important that you are aware about the common microphone issues so that you would know what to do and how to fix them. The common issues for most microphones for computers are the following:
1. microphones that don’t work
2. poor voice quality
3. speaker background noise
4. don’t work with some devices
5. laptop problems
6. hissing noise
7. volume problems
8. sound device driver disabled
1. Check your cable connections and make sure that everything is inserted on the right port and that not one cable is loosened from the port.
2. Check if your sound driver is properly installed and enabled.
3. Unmuted speaker.
Depending on what type of connection you are using–if it is VOIP or broadband internet connection would also affect the kind of voice and audio quality you would hear on the microphone.
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