Microphone doesn't work

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by Xalon, Oct 13, 2004.

  1. Xalon macrumors newbie

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    I got a new dual 2.0 g5 and its working great.

    The only trouble i have currently is that there doesn't seem to be any way to get a microphone to work with the machine.

    I checked everywhere if the line in is maybe muted but nothing seems to be wrong. I tryed several different mics on the g5 and none worked at all.
    When i'm in preferences -> Sound -> Input i cannot get the bars to fill up even if i shrike in the mic.
    :eek:


    Am i missing something obvious or is my line in broken ?
     
  2. stevey500 macrumors 6502

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    Im not sure about mics on the mac, i havent really looked into it, but I have the same problem on my g3 b/w
     
  3. Xalon thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I just tryed it in skype just to make sure but sure enough, my partner can't hear me.

    :confused:
     
  4. jackieonasses macrumors 6502a

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    unfortunatly...it is a line-in meaning, it is not preamped. you have to amp it yourself...(buy a usb mike and save your self trouble.)
     

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