Mac Pro Microphone

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by barber107, Sep 19, 2006.

  1. barber107 macrumors newbie

    Aug 29, 2006
    I have a Mac Pro that I just upgraded with Bootcamp 1.1.1. It has Windows XP Pro SP2 (fully updated/patched) and I cannot get a microphone to work with the audio-in port. Bootcamp 1.1.1 didn't cause or solve this problem.

    I also cannot get the internal speaker to shutoff unless I am using the headphones jack in the front or I play around with plugging in and unplugging my speakers from the rear audio port.

    Are these problems documented or am I just a unlucky bootcamper? Has anybody else found solutions to them? I thought about loading the driver from Realtek, but I am worried it will screw something else up.


  2. RAMilewski macrumors newbie

    Sep 25, 2006
    Northern California
    Mac Pro Microphone

    I'm having the same problem with the audio input. The problem appears to be that the input is a line-input and not a microphone input. So some sort of pre-amp is needed to plug in a microphone. I'm looking around for a solution, and if I find something that works, I'll post it here.

    -- Richard

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