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You can set it via the command line: osascript -e "set volume input volume 100" I have found that OSX Polycom RealPresence Desktop has a similar annoying "feature" that adjusts the mic input volume down, but never back up. My workaround is to have this line in my crontab: # Check every minute for mic input < 100%; if it is, dial it up elegantly * * * ...


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You need something to work with XLR mic's such as TASCAM’s iXZ. Search for "xlr iPhone microphone" to find other's that might fit your needs better.


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New motherboard comes with new SMC controller. I would suggest your run a Reset-SMC on yours to correctly identify hour hardware.


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From http://www.modmic.com/pages/faq: For Macs you'll need a power source like an iMic to use the line-in, or an adapter like this to use the headset jack, or and adapter like this to use a USB port. Unfortunately, I do not have the reputation to link what was referenced in the FAQ, you'll have to visit the FAQ yourself.


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Recent Macs (from 2012) have a headphone jack which also has a contact for a microphone, using the same contacts as the iPhone headset. That's how you can record from the headphone jack. Unfortunately, the microphone jack is not wired to support audio output, so there is no way to do it. If you want to listen to headphones with your MacBook without a ...


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no idea if this is still possible with the most current os x version, but where there's a will there's a way: https://jscholarship.library.jhu.edu/handle/1774.2/36569 UPDATE: The linked paper describes a method to disable the LED on Apples internal iSight cameras. We build two proofs-of-concept: (1) an OS X application, iSeeYou, which demonstrates ...


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2 mics You have 2 microphones on your iPhone: One for normal calls, this one is broken in your case One for environment sounds. This one is used for video conference calls, video's, sound recordings. This one still works. My suggestion is to go to iFixit and replace your dock connecter. This replacement also fixes your mic.


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You can use the earphone portion of the headset by plugging the appropriate cable into the audio output jack on the Air. The Air does not support plug-in microphones as it only has 1 analog output jack. The boom and Startech splitter will not be of use in this configuration. My recommendation would be to purchase a Mac-compatible stereo headphone + mic to ...



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