"Mikes for Computers" Topic
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| Editor in Chief Bill ||04 Sep 2011 8:23 p.m. PST|
I mentioned previously that I picked up some language software at a great price. However, to get the best use out of it, I need to add a microphone to my machine.
The options I'm familiar with are:
1. Stand-alone microphone
2. Headset with built-in microphone
3. Microphone built into a webcam
I was wondering, from those of you who have used language learning software, if you have any advice.
| Waco Joe ||04 Sep 2011 8:48 p.m. PST|
No experience with language software but from years of using Skype, narrating powerpoints with Camtasia and two way video conferencing I would usually go with the headset with microphone. It does a better job of cutting down ambient background noise.
|Ed Mohrmann ||05 Sep 2011 5:24 a.m. PST|
Agree with Waco Joe. Just make sure the mike's boom
can be moved away from your face/mouth. Regular
headset rather than earbuds, also.
|Henrix||05 Sep 2011 5:43 a.m. PST|
If there's not much ambient noise a table microphone can be better.
| Editor in Chief Bill ||05 Sep 2011 9:32 p.m. PST|
I'll give the table mike a shot. Thanks!