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  Topic : [Problem]External Mic static New Topic
Myles
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Posted:7/31/2009 12:01:00 PM # 1
Hi All,

All of a sudden my external microphone has considerable static when I record audio or use say skype. The inbuilt mic works fine with no static. I believe that windows completed an update which may have corrupted the audio files, so I reinstall the audio files and updated the bios. However still no luck with getting rid of the static.

I have also tried another headset and its has the same problem, which works perfectly fine on my desktop.

Any help would be appreicated.

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Stan
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Posted:8/1/2009 12:50:00 AM # 2
You might pull the plug out of the computer a few times and or twist the plug around a little.  The contacts on earphone/mic jacks tend to get a little corrosion or film on them causing poor connections.  There is also a contact in the jack which opens the circuit to the built in mic that does the same.  Just a thought.

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