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a transducer or sensor that converts sound waves into an electrical signal that allows one to capture and record sound

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Macbook Air + Logitech G773 headset speeding up videos and not detecting mic input

I recently bought a Macbook Air (Late 2020 M1). I also bought a Logitech G773 headset. Since the receiver is USB-A, and the ports are USB-C, I have an adapter/hub that I am plugging the headset ...
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How can I get the mic sound feedback in my headphone?

I bought a noise canceling headphone yesterday and it works perfectly. The only problem I have is that when I myself talk, I cannot hear my voice correctly. I'm wondered if it is possible to enable ...
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Corsair Virtuoso Sidetone on MacOS [closed]

I am setting up a new Corsair Virtuoso headset on my Mac computer. The audio and the microphone from the headphones works on both wired and wireless mode. However, I can't get the SideTone feature to ...
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How do I reset microphone permissions on Catalina?

I know there is an article covering this for MacOS Mojave, but as I am trying to grant an application (Plogue Bidule) permission to access the "microphone" and with this all audio input but ...
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EvoCam (video camera software) did not capture audio for 2 weeks on Mac running Mavericks—way to find it?

I know it's a longshot. I have an old Mac Mini running Mavericks running EvoCam 4.2.6 (old software no longer available). The Mac Mini is connected via WiFi to an Amcrest camera. The Mac Mini is not ...
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I can't find LINE IN - Audio Input Problem with a Mac Book pro early 2015

I'm trying to record on my Mac book pro early 2015, but the Line-In port does not appear. I only have the "built in Mic" option. I have plugged different kinds of mini jack in the only in/...
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combine two audio inputs (microphones) for Zoom

I am trying to combine two microphones (usb & bluetooth, so no hardware option exists probably) to feed the combined audio to Zoom. I tried this with the Audio MIDI app (creating 1 aggregate ...
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Mac OSX microphone input volume level auto-adjusts - can it be disabled?

I've found this issue and various discussions online about this, but no obvious "just do this", so I'm wandering over here from ServerFault to ask this. Is there a way to disable or hard-set the ...
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mac OS microphone only works when System Preferences Dictation pane is open

When using my Mac on various apps (Zoom, Quicktime audio recorder, Skype etc.), the input from all microphones is extremely quiet and voices become inaudible. This occurs for the inbuilt microphone, ...
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Disconnect removable media from power

I connected your peripherals to my Mac via USB. When I put my Mac to sleep, the external microphone, for example, is still supplied with power. Is there any way that once the Mac goes to sleep, that ...
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Routing Audio from MacBook into iPhone 11 mic as input

I am trying to route audio from my MacBook Pro (2015 running macOS Mojave 10.14.6 (18G8022)) to my iPhone 11 pro max as its audio input (its microphone). For example, I would like to play music from ...
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Is there a way to stop macos from changing audio input when new device connects?

As in the subject, I've searched for the answer to this online already, but found nothing. I am advanced user myself, but have not found any way to do this. The gist - I have my preferred audio input ...
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External mic with iPhone and Bluetooth output

I need some way to control iPhone 5 to allow me use a external microphone in the headphone 3,5mm socket and output my voice (in real time) to an external bluetooth speaker via the mobile Bluetooth ...
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How to fully connect and switch 2 macbook pro including sounds, microphone, mouse

I have 2 MacBookPro (one for work and one private) and a Dell u4919dw. I use the KVM function of the Dell U4919DW and it works just fine for switching the keyboard and mouse BUT I'd love to also be ...
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External mic not working anymore on Macbook Air

I have a Macbook Air "Early 2014" with OS 10.11.6. A few months ago, I used a lavalier mic plugged into the headphone/mic jack of this Macbook Air. I recorded lots of audio narrations of ...
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Microsoft Teams - Microphone too sensitive after update

I have an iPhone with Microsoft Teams running. I use the phone's built-in microphone and speaker. It has been working fine since my colleagues and I started working from home over the past year. For ...
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Internal microphone extremely quiet

I have a 2018 MacBook Pro running Mojave. Midway through a Zoom meeting, people were suddenly not able to hear me. I checked System Preferences and saw that my internal microphone was selected as the ...
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External microphone input volume too quiet

MacBook Pro 13" 2016 Touch Bar version Whenever I plug an external microphone it's really quiet, what's more changing the input volume in the Sound settings doesn't affect it at all - It's still very ...
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How to delete System Extension BridgeAudioController.kext on Mac M1 running Big Sur? [duplicate]

For privacy reasons I always delete BridgeAudioController.kext on a Mac. This away, the built-in mic will stop working and nothing can access my mic. If I need it I'll just use an headset. In MacOS ...
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How to delete audio input option in system preferences macOS

I've got a problem: Since I am using my new Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Pro dock, the macOS dictation won't work anymore. It seems like macOS won't use the internal microphone for dictation. I changed the ...
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How to use ICE BLUE mic for FaceTime on iPad Air

I've connected my ICE BLUE to my iPad Air 4th gen via a USB C to USB adapter (Syntech) and my ICE BLUE red light is on but when I test via a FaceTime call, the sound level on the receiving end of the ...
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Mac: internal microphone extremely hypersensitive

Since I upgraded my MacBook Pro (Mid 2009, 15'') to macOS v10.11.6 a few months ago, my internal microphones are extremely hypersensitive. I already tried to go to System Preferences -> Audio and ...
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How to enable privacy requirement for apps myself

My zoom mic stops working this morning and it turns out that there is a new privacy requirement from my new Mac OS (that I just upgraded today) for Zoom, for both of its mic and camera usage. However,...
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Reattaching microphone on iMac 21.5" 2017

After reassembling a 21.5" 2017 Retina iMac (and being careful that the adhesive strips on the bottom don't block the mic), I noticed the microphone was extremely muffled. The delicate mic cable ...
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External iSight microphone audio not working

I'm using a 2003-era external iSight "Autofocus Video Camera + Noise Suppression Microphone" with an Apple Cinema Display and USB-C MacBook Pro running macOS 10.15. It's connected via a long ...
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Globally Disable Microphone in Big Sur?

After upgrading to Big Sur from Catalina, I remarked my fan was running continuously. Opening Activity Monitor I remarked that "com.apple.SpeechRecognitionCore.speechrecognitiond" was ...
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Catalina - Apps that have requested access to your microphone will appear here

I try to grant access for google chrome or safari to my microphone and both redirect me to security & privacy section. There are no plus or minus signs and no apparent way to allow these apps to ...
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How can I allow Java access to Mac's microphone system?

I am writing a Java program that is trying to use my computer's audio lines from the microphone to record audio. There seems to be a recurring issue where Mac users are unable to record - my resulting ...
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Prevent macOS from ever using AirPods as an audio input device

I'm trying to prevent macOS from ever using my AirPods as the audio input device, as that absolutely kills the audio quality of their output. This is not just an "only an audiophile would hear ...
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I have a USB audio interface with multiple inputs and am looking for a way to force one input to left and another to right

I can do this in a DAW like Ableton Live by selecting individual inputs and panning as needed, one track per input and combine. But, I do not want to run a giant DAW just to have stereo sound and am ...
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How do I increase the volume of a headset microphone (usage with MS Teams)?

Due to some technical issues with the sound quality which I'm not able to resolve I always use my iPhone (IOS 14.3) for calling into MS Teams meetings together with a Jabra Headset which is linked ...
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Enable Voice Control without floating mic icon

TL;DR I have searched to find a way to hide the icon but still have Voice Control enabled, or at least have a way to permanently move the icon to the dock/menu bar/Launchpad but have found this ...
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How can I set system audio + microphone as the audio input for video conference software?

I am trying to set up my audio devices in a way that I can stream a mix of my voice (internal MacBook microphone) and the Mac's system audio via a video conference software. The software I am trying ...
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AirPods: Extremely poor mic quality on Mac

Ever since I purchased the AirPods (1st Generation), they demonstrate extremely poor quality while activating the AirPod mic, whilst they are connected to a Mac. When activating the mic to record ...
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Mute/Unmute Microsoft Teams Microphone Using Mouse Button when Teams is Not Focused

I would like to mute and unmute Microsoft Teams, using a spare mouse button, when the application is not focussed. I am using a Microsoft Sculpt mouse and have a couple spare buttons, particularly ...
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Using external microphone disables internal speaker

I have a Mid-2015 Macbook Pro, which has the combined headphone/microphone jack. I normally use it in clamshell mode, and in the past some people have had a hard time hearing me if I try to use the ...
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How do I configure Camera and Microphone permission on macOS Mojave?

I'm using macOS Mojave and it's preventing me from using my camera and microphone in web browsers like Firefox and Chrome, and in other applications too. How do I properly set up permissions so that ...
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Suggestions for iPhone 7 with Audio IC fault

TLDR; what can I do with an iPhone7 when the microphone doesn't work? Hello! I've got an iPhone 7 with the dreaded "audio ic fault". The mic doesn't work so the following apps fail: cannot ...
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Is there any way an iOS app can access the mic/camera without the user's knowledge?

In iOS (14.3, as of today), in Settings→Privacy, you can see/control which apps access hardware on the iPhone, such as the microphone and camera. Is this The Exhaustive List of which apps do have ...
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Capture audio correctly while capturing video calls on MacBook with earbuds

I'd like to capture video calls on my MacBook Pro, while I have my Bluetooth Earbuds connected. I use Zoom, Google Meet and Skype on different calls, so would like to use osX's native screen video ...
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Microphone volume increases by itself

If I lower the microphone level in the system settings, it stays that way for a while. But after a few seconds it shifts louder. It is very embarrassing to think that the microphone is muted but it ...
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Headphones Mic is not working on Mac only

I had headphones before and its microphone was working, but it got broken and I had to change. The new headphones microphone is not working on my Mac even tho it works on a windows computer and on my ...
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Disabling AirPod input mic from routing to AirPod output

While updating Audio Hijack I foolishly replaced an older version of the application with a newer version while the application was running. In my subsequent attempts to solve the problem I am ...
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Use stereo 3.5mm microphone with MacBook Pro headset socket

I have a stereo condenser mic that I've had for a long time and I quite like it - here's the specific model (Sony Electret Stereo Condenser mic, model ECM-MS907). I'd like to be able to use it for ...
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Internal Mic Option Disappears when using Apple Earbuds

Does anyone know of a way to use my macbook pro's internal microphone while using my Apple "Earpods" for sound? When I look at the Sound Prefpane without my earbuds in the internal mic option is there,...
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App that provides a keyboard shortcut to mute/unmute the microphone? [duplicate]

Is anyone aware of a third-part app that provides a quick shortcut to toggle mute/unmute state of the built-in microphone?
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Distorted, robotic-sounding audio on Google Meet from AirPods 2 (via microphone)

When using AirPods 2 for Google Meet video calls on macOS, my voice gets very distorted and sounds 'robotic'. Only happens with Google Meet running the the browser, but no other apps. I looked around (...
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How to use the internal microphone with headphones plugged in?

My computer (Macbook Pro Retina 2015) has 4-pole headphone connector which is designed to transmit stereo audio and receive a microphone, but the microphone portion seems to be broken. Is there any ...
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Headset Microphone Not working on Bootcamp

I have an iMac(5k Retina, late 2014) and I have installed windows 10 via bootcamp. I have a Razer Kraken X that has a microphone. So first of all let me say that the problem is not my headphones or my ...
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Why is my iPhone using buit-in mic instead of my Bluetooth headset?

Why does my iPhone's built-in microphone remain active when I connect it to my bluetooth headset? It should use the headset's mic. Can anybody tell me what’s wrong? Device: iPhone 7 Plus Headset: JBL ...

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