using the PowerBook's built-in mic?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by flat6, Nov 17, 2005.

  1. flat6 macrumors regular

    Oct 24, 2004
    Using the free basic audio software called Audacity, and hitting its record option, I recorded some of my voice clips. Anyway, the software is probably irrelevant, the question is about the quality of the PB's mic. How faithful is the recorded voice to my own original voice?

    Someone with a real microphone has probably done a comparison between that product and their built-in mic. Thanks...
  2. Bibulous macrumors 6502a

    Jan 19, 2005
    Record it and play it back at your end source. Can't be great but may be good enough for your use (what ever it may be?)
  3. Apple macrumors 6502


    Mar 3, 2005
    Charlotte, NC
    Id think unless your like making music or something that needs a really good mic the PBook would be fine. My iBook's mic is great for things like voice recording.
  4. ericssonboi macrumors 6502

    Mar 15, 2005
    Its pretty decent. I just recently started recording lectures with the built in mic and it picks up just enough sound. You really have to turn up the volume to hear it tho.

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