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Ticking sound with external Rode mic + sony ax53. Changes speed - like a leaky faucet. Def inside the circuit - not a mechanical sound from the environment. Not there with built-in mic. Suggestions?

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Might be motor-boating. Used to be a fairly common fault with older less sophisticated circuitry. The cause could be anything from a fault in an interim power supply to stray feedback causing an oscillation with a low speed harmonic. Considering your description it could be the latter - impedance mismatch maybe, between the external mic and the amp input...

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However, having said all that, the other problems you describe indicate a faulty mike.

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SOURCE: how to record sounds using external mic on acer aspire 4315???

go to the sound recorder available at start ---> programs ---> accessories then entertainment ----> sound recorder.

click on edit -----> Audio properties -------> default input device and change it to the external Mic you have connected.

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double click on the sound icon in sys tray to access properties and disable from there or just turn the slider all the way down

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SOURCE: GM 3.8L engine ticking noise after intake gasket change.

check where the thermostat housing is, there is a plastic cross over to the other side of the intake. The intake cracks right there. Loss of coolant will cause overheating, plus if you look behind the alt. or remove it and start the engine, you will see where it is leaking, that`s if it is leaking to the outside. Most times it does. If that is not the problem, then with a blown head gasket you will have white smoke out the exhaust all the time, and the coolant level will of course go down. If it is the intake gasket, then you will have coolant in the oil, easy to see when you check the oil, creamy brownish colour and of course you will lose coolant and it will overheat also. Most likely since you said `white smoke water coming out around front of intake ticking noise is usually lifter noise. your engine is fine.(to a point) try changing your oil put in a thicker oil to prevent metal to metal contact. go for a 15/40 20/50. let it run for a while(few miles), if it doesn't stop buy an additive called "engine lucas", that will dilute your oil just enough to allow it to lubricate your lifters. also when your oil level drops or your oil becomes dirty your lifters will make that ticking noise.(the one that increases with engine speed)
a blown head gasket 99% of the time will cause your car to smoke either blue or white.

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