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USB microphone records my voice very low

Jun 27, 2018 12:44AM PDT

I bough a samson meteor mic becouse I heard that is a good USB microphone, but when I record my voice, it sounds very low. I put "81" in windows 10 microphone level properties, becouse its his default value. If I put 100, it sounds very bad.

I tried changing the USB, trying another USB cable, using the microphone with my laptop...and nothing did work. What could I do?

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Jun 27, 2018 1:00AM PDT

Find a friend or colleague that has another microphone and compare yours with his. If it turns out that yours is bad, you surely have warranty on it.

Two weeks ago I bought a 10 euro headset (not USB but with 3.5 audio jacks) which works fine for both my laptop and my desktop. If I use it in meetings, the other participants don't complain about the sound quality, and that's exactly what I needed.
But seeing the price of yours (60 euro's) and it being called a studio microphone I think you're looking for another class of microphone.

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Jun 27, 2018 1:30AM PDT

In my village, I dont have any friends with microphone(they dont use so much the PC). But I tried the integrated microphone of my laptop and It didnt worked.

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Jun 27, 2018 2:11AM PDT

That makes it difficult to say if it's an issue with the microphone or with the laptop. I'm afraid you'll have to leave the village to find a place with a repair shop that can test it for you.

Post was last edited on June 27, 2018 2:33 AM PDT

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Jun 27, 2018 4:54AM PDT

I tried the microphone in the laptop cause it have the integrated microphone to compare, but the Samson meteor mic fail both in my laptop pc and my Desktop pc

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