There are other videos which use additional plug-ins. By the way, it is misleading to advertise this microphone as a large diaphragm condenser LDC. To learn more, visit tracktion. This Youtube video will show you where it is. I always check my mic input, even when I’m sure it’s set correctly. Free Would Be Nice! This professional-quality condenser microphone is identical to the acclaimed C-1 mic, with one awesome difference:

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However, if you check the user reviews for the C-1U on Amazon: One user recommends that people use the ASIO drivers. I have also tried to find mic vehringer settings, but I couldn’t find that. It would be worth trying Ruth’s suggestion of using a connection through an external powered USB hub.

Does your computer’s audio control have a mic boost setting anywhere?

So I just wanted to hear if any of you LibriVox’ers know this mic and maybe have found a solution? What is a USB Condenser Microphone The primary type of microphone used in recording studios and radio stations, condenser microphones are the ideal choice for capturing vocals and acoustic instruments. The family are getting quite used to meals on their laps!

Thanks again – I really appreciate your help.

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It’s very strange, especially because I have set the microphone level to the maximum in properities in Windoes and also have pushed the volume slide to max in Audacity.

I can make recordings in an acceptable quality, but because I need to amplify the volume a lot, I get a bit annoying background noise which I find difficult to remove, even with noise behronger.

I have just created a support ticket at Behringer, so I hope they can help. To learn more, visit tracktion. If you have Realtek audio, the setting for mic boost may be well-hidden in a most unlikely place.

And what is the difference of Audacity’s microphone volume slide on top next to the speaker level slide and the one to the left in a recording under “mute” and “solo”. I am currently working behringger a non-LV project, so have the lovely B. Do you have the latest Behringer drivers installed?


This professional-quality condenser microphone is identical to behrinnger acclaimed C-1 mic, with one awesome difference: Until now, I have recorded two short texts to LibriVox with a lot of amplify and noise reduction, and I think the quality is acceptable.

It is capable of capturing much more detail with a wider, flatter frequency response.

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It is also possible that it shares with other large diaphragm condenser mics the property of being designed really for recording loud music, not speech. All third-party trademarks are the property of their respective owners. The volume is very low when I’m sitting right in front of it I think the waves in Audacity look like this image from your wiki. Please let us know how you get on. Low output from a microphone is a particular problem in spoken word recordings because the human voice, as a rule, is much quieter than most musical instruments.

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Just plug in and start recording your masterpiece! Then I’m good to go. Condenser microphones, like the Behringer, require phantom power, that is, an external source of power the drive the microphone. And I do always plug in the mic first, and then open Audacity.

Here is a workaround to boost the volume, including a USB powered hub and Savihost on http: There are other videos which behringr additional plug-ins. This is usually accessed by a speaker icon in the taskbar at the foot of the screen.

Free Would Be Nice! I’ve tried your advice, but still have problems with the volume level. Or could it be my settings wsio aren’t ideal?