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Mic input on Soundblaster

Discussion in 'Soundblaster Live' started by Mark, Aug 9, 2003.

  1. Mark

    Mark Guest

    Hey gang, quick question.

    I'm using a somewhat professional microphone into the mic jack of a
    motherboard's onboard audio. The mic level is cranked on recording
    but it's still to low for decent sound. Lots of background noise and

    Will installing a Soundblaster model give me a high mic input level?
    Or will the input level be roughly the same?

    Need a quick answer. Thanks!

    Mark, Aug 9, 2003
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    John Kelly Guest

    With the SoundBlaster Live Drive you have a breakout box which goes in a
    drive bay at the front of the computer and this has a mic/line 1/4 inch
    input with adjustable gain/level control. I got one of these drives
    recently from Creative website at a very low price - they were clearing
    out old stock, I am sure.
    with your current setup you can use a DI box to input the mic through.
    John Kelly
    John Kelly, Aug 9, 2003
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    Louise Guest

    Take a look at the Audio Buddy made by M-Audio. I'm using
    it with the Soundblaster because I speak very softly and
    need just a little more boost.

    Louise, Aug 13, 2003
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