You will need
- A personal computer microphone.
Make sure that the microphone is physically present in the system, that is connected to the PC. To do this, expand the system unit and check that its plug is properly connected, that is, into the Jack. In most cases this socket is marked with a tiny icon of a stylized microphone.
Making sure that the microphone is plugged in, open the personal computer the control panel. Then, depending on your computer operating system, select the "Sounds and audio devices" or "Sound". Make sure that the microphone settings are not muted.
Select "sound transmission without treatment for the driver, this will allow the sound to be transmitted, not reflected in the columns.
Open the Skype application. Select the menu "Tools" and click on "Settings". In the opened section "sound adjustment" adjust the volume of the connected microphone. To verify the settings, make a test call. The recording, made in an automatic service that will allow you to listen as he hears the interlocutor.
Incorrect setting of the microphone can cause jitter sound, rattles, or other distortion. In view of this, it is better to seek assistance in setting up to the professionals.
Often to improve the quality of the microphone is enough in the program to add the volume.
Advice 2: How to improve communication in Skype
The connection to Skype can be affected by many factors, ranging from microphones and speakers, and ending with the speed of the Internet connection. In almost all cases, the connection to Skype is amenable to improvement. It is done in several ways.
One of the most important factors influencing the quality of communication Internet telephony - speed Internet connection. In the event of its failure to maintain a connection, during a call, starting to see delays, or a complete "failures" of sound. The best way to improve communication is to subscribe to the more expensive and high-speed rate. However, if this is not possible, the connection can be optimized somewhat increased his speed. To do this during a call, close all programs that consume or otherwise traffic. This can be the torrent clients, download managers, online radios and browsers that browse streaming video. Reducing the load on the channel to significantly improve communication in Skype.
In addition to Internet connection Skype also requires a computer's performance. The program indicates that from the linku have problems directly in the chat window with the indicator in the form of several strips. If the performance of the computer starts to miss Skype informs about it with a special message. In order to solve this problem, close the program, the need for which is not at the moment. If you use a laptop - plug it into the mains, this will help to increase productivity. To solve the problem radically by purchasing a more powerful computer, or upgrading to more modern components old.
Also check the operation of headphone and microphone used for communication in Skype. This can be done using them in other programs, such as listening to music or trying to record something in audio recorder. If sound quality is low - fix it or purchase a new device, reproduction or reception of sound.
Advice 3: How to improve the quality of the recording microphone
Agree that even the most beautiful art song, poorly recorded, will unlikely bring you pleasure: you will be constantly distracted, not focusing on melodic sound and some other sounds. But, it turns out, the recording quality of the microphone can be improved and to solve many problems.
You will need
- - personal computer with access to a global network;
Use expensive high-quality microphone. Typically cheap microphones sound cheap. Ideally, this should be a professional Studio microphone that should be connected to the digital mixer. And the mixer via the USB interface connect to your personal computer.
Open the program, which will make subsequent editing a recorded musical composition. This may be one of the special programs, for example Audacity, featuring simple usage and a wide range of functional of tools available to a PC user. Open the program, go to its menu and select "File" and then "Open". Then, specify the program directory to the recorded musical composition and hit OK.
With the aim of improving the quality of the sound of music use all the available tools for this program. To start go to menu – item "Edit", and then perform additional processing of the audio file. Then do the filtering of a musical composition, using the option "noise Reduction". At the end of processing of music file, save this song in mp3 format or wav.
If you want to improve the quality of the audio file that has been compressed, use the same program Audacity. Take advantage of the available effects, which can be found in the Effects tab, Noise Removal and Equalization. Then save all changes.
Whatever high quality microphone, it will not be able to provide high quality sound if the recording time will be something to fall, to Bang and make other similar noises. Isolate the room: there is no outsider is not supposed to be.
In the vast global network, there are many professional programs designed to improve the sound quality: to get acquainted with their review and feedback, and learn best practices from experienced users.