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Eq for male vocal mic on mackie 1604 vlz3


There is no easy answer to this. It will depend on the mic, the speakers and the singer and genre amongst many other things. It will also probably be room dependent too although the overall eq should be able to take this out of the equation to a large extent.
Your best bet is to get someone to sweep the frequency on the mid range with a bit of positive and then a bit of negative eq to find where most affects your vocals then fine tune to your liking. Are you using a bit of reverb/chorus/echo as his can often, when used sparingly, enhance even a good singer. The biggest difference you'll probably find is from using different mics. The ubiquitous SM58 does not suit everyone but is robust, warm and forgiving but if you're after a more pure sound there are many more accurate mics you can try.

Aug 10, 2014 | Mackie 1604 Vlz3 16 Channel Mixer

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Why does it sound so bad?


It's probably the mic, or you have some mental condition. I'm going with the mic, try returning it and getting a new one and if there's no difference, then try the software you use on whatever it is you're recording it with.

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When i open my messanger and find someone to video call with its says my mic worksa dn it worked the frist time nd now the second time it can "hear" my voice


Make sure the webcam mic is set as default - this is especially important if you have a laptop with a mic or use a headset with mic

Typical audio set up

Laptop with mic x webcam with mic x Vista x Yahoo Messenger 10

If you have an earlier OS, you may have to access your hardware from the Control Panel.

Plug in the webcam

TEST SPEAKERS

Right click on speaker icon in System Tray or from Control Panel
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

SET DEFAULT & TEST MIC

Click "Recording" tab.
To set required (webcam) mic as default - click on mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device enable" click 'OK'
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays

Restart computer

CONFIGURE TO MESSENGER

Open messenger - on top toolbar. Left click ( > ) Messenger > Preferences > Connection - Select 'no proxies' or 'connect direct to the internet' depending on the version of messenger you have
make sure your internet connection and country are correct in the lower two boxes > Apply > OK

Click ( > ) Messenger > Preferences > Video and Voice
Set webcam mic and speakers to show Default equipment
Open Video and Voice Setup to test audio equipment
Click 'Place a free test call'
Check box 'Allow USB devices to access Messenger'
Click 'Apply' click 'OK'


Jul 30, 2010 | Logitech QuickCam Messenger Web Camera

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LifeCam VX-1000 Webcam: i can't get any voice responce. I have checked ev...


If you have a laptop and a webcam you have 2 mics - you need to set your webcam mic as default.

TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray or from Control Panel
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

SET DEFAULT & TEST MIC
Click "Recording" tab.
To set required (webcam) mic as default - click on mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device enable" click 'OK'
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays

Restart computer

Configure audio to the chat program

May 17, 2010 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000 Webcam

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My yahoo messenger voice call pc-pc working but the other side can never hear me! But if I use skype no problem. It used to work but may be because I changed my wireless router to Belkin! But I also turned...


Try running through your settings again
Typical audio set up

Laptop with mic x webcam with mic x Vista x Yahoo Messenger 10
If you have an earlier OS, you may have to access your hardware from the Control Panel.

TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray or from Control Panel
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

SET DEFAULT & TEST MIC
Click "Recording" tab.
To set required (webcam) mic as default - click on mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device enable" click 'OK'
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays

Restart computer

CONFIGURE TO MESSENGER

Open messenger - on top toolbar. Left click ( > ) Messenger > Preferences > Connection - Select 'no proxies' or 'connect direct to the internet' depending on the version of messenger you have
make sure your internet connection and country are correct in the lower two boxes > Apply > OK

Click ( > ) Messenger > Preferences > Video and Voice
Set webcam mic and speakers to show Default equipment
Open Video and Voice Setup to test audio equipment
Click 'Place a free test call'
Check box 'Allow USB devices to access Messenger'
Click 'Apply' click 'OK'

May 15, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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I just bought a live! cam voice and when i install the cd that it came with it says unable to install driver. so i went to their website and dl the driver n installed but now the problem is the mic doesnt...


Check your computer audio settings to make sure the webcam mic is set as 'default'
Plug in webcam
TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

SET DEFAULT & TEST MIC
Click "Recording" tab.
To set required (webcam) mic as default - click on mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device enable" click 'OK'
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays

Restart computer and configure to your chat program


Mar 18, 2010 | Creative Labs Live! Cam Voice Webcam

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Microsoft vx 1000 i cant get the audio to work on a vista computer


Typical audio set up

Laptop with mic x webcam with mic x Vista x Yahoo Messenger 10

TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

SET DEFAULT & TEST MIC
Click "Recording" tab.
To set required (webcam) mic as default - click on mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device - enable" click OK
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays

Restart computer

CONFIGURE TO MESSENGER

Open messenger - on top toolbar. Left click ( > ) Messenger > Preferences > Connection - Select 'no proxies' or 'connect direct to the internet' depending on the version of messenger you have
make sure your internet connection and country are correct in the lower two boxes > Apply > OK

Click ( > ) Messenger > Preferences > Video and Voice
Set webcam mic and speakers to show Default equipment
Open Video and Voice Setup to test audio equipment
Click 'Place a free test call'
Check box 'Allow USB devices to access Messenger'
Click 'Apply' click 'OK'

Jan 30, 2010 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000 Webcam

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I try to record a voice message with lifecam vx-1000 but when I try to playback to check the message I don't hear anything. I have checked all the volumes & they're all fine. so why can't I record a...


Set up Audio example

Laptop x webcam/mic x Vista x Yahoo Messenger
If you have an earlier OS, you may have to access your hardware from the Control Panel.

TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

SET DEFAULT & TEST MIC
Click "Recording" tab.
To set required mic as default - click on mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device enable" click OK
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays
Restart computer

Dec 13, 2009 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000 Webcam

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No mic detected


try to check the mic volume on the program that your using. look for the settings of it. like in YM there is a test for mic to configure the minimum and maximum level that fits and suited on your hearing sound.

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Laptop's Audio does not work in voice chat


There is a specific download for this. Your best bet is contacting Yahoo and asking them where to find it.

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