Re: Audio - Microphone

Brian O'Shea (
Thu, 18 Apr 1996 09:53:48 -0400

> Here is, I suspect, a fairly simple question. I have a Soundblaster
> 16 card in my 486-100, Win 95. My problem is that I have tried
> several microphones (including one that listed itself as Soundblaster
> compatible) and although they work, the sound sensitivity is poor. I
> have to get about an inch from the mic before it picks-up well. I
> have turned the microphone slider in the mixer window that comes with
> SB16 all the way up and have adjusted the multimedia control under
> windows. This is not just a CUseeme problem. I have the same problem
> with the sound recorder that comes with Win95. Do I need a preamp for
> the microphone or is there a better microphone out there?
> Thanks for your help.

We've found tat the "Mini Stereo Microphone" made by PC Accessories works
quite well with the Sound Blaster card. I got mine at Babbages.


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