How Microphone works ?

Answer Sound creates waves of pressure in the air. A microphone usually has a diaphragm that can be moved by said pressure waves. There are several different ways to make this into an electrical signal. O... Read More »

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My microphone only works when jack is halfway inserted?

Here's my guess: You have a balanced output mike but your computer expects unbalanced.Look at the plug on your microphone. Does it have three conductors? Usually called tip, ring, and sleeve. Th... Read More »

How come you can use your Ipod earbud as a microphone on your Dell XPS 400 And it works by talking in to the earbud is this possible?

The first truly successful headphones were made by Nathaniel Baldwin. Baldwin made the headphones by hand in his kitchen and later he sold them to the U.S navy. Sensitive headphones like those were... Read More »

Can headphones be used a microphone when plugged into the microphone jack on a computer?

Yes! You can use any set of headphones as a microphone. Follow the link to see how.

What is a good microphone/microphone stand to use for video game commentary?

The best microphones that commentators use and clearly have the best sound quality are Blue Snowballs. They can even be set up while you're playing so that you can not only hear other people's in-g... Read More »