Right click the sound iconon desktop > Click Open Sound settings. Under Input, You should see your input device in the dropdown menu. Select your USB Microphone from the dropdown.



Next, click Device properties under Input.

       

              

Click Levels.

  • Drag Microphone slider to 100
  • Drag Microphone Boost slider to 0.0 dB (if visible)


 

Important: make sure microphone is NOT muted

Picture below shows the microphone is muted. Un-mute by clicking the icon .



Click Listen > Uncheck Listen to this device



Click Advanced.

  • Select 1 channel, 16 bit, 44100Hz (CD Quality) from the drop-down menu. If this selection is unavailable, keep the default format.
  • Uncheck Enable audio enhancements (if visible)



Click OK. Your adjustment is complete! 


Lastly, click the attachment below to listen to a 6-second audio and get a sense of what good quality recording sounds like. You are all set and ready to launch PitchVantage!


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