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 ARCHIVED TOPIC: How to improve sound with Logitech web cam


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pat_mccarley - Posted - 02/21/2020:  20:39:08


I’m doing video lessons and would to improve the sound part of the recording. I’m using a Logitech webcam with a Dell desktop computer. Is there a good way to improve this?

gtani7 - Posted - 02/22/2020:  01:23:30


I'm also doing Skype lessons (on pedal steel) and I was going to try a good condensor mike into an adequate interface as the audio in, but haven't gotten around toit.

debmurphy1 - Posted - 02/22/2020:  02:18:37


Shure MVi



Though I never tried it, the MVi can be attached to your PC according to their directions. Then, use the mic of your choice.



...Deb

Paulie Ray - Posted - 02/22/2020:  09:02:24


I agree that the mic on the logitec is not the best for music. I use and Audio technica 2020 USB and it is perfect. The web cam recognizes it as my primary mic so i don't have to reconfigure it my settings every time. In fact the volume setting also remains right where I need it.

pat_mccarley - Posted - 02/22/2020:  11:47:12


Thanks for all these suggestions! I’ll do some research and give it a try.

cantpick - Posted - 02/22/2020:  21:49:12


A sure way to improve the sound with a mic of your choice is to connect it to a USB Audio Interface, like the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2, which is about as inexpensive as they come. You can hook a dynamic or a condenser mic (the audio interface usually already has +48V phantom power available).

kmwaters - Posted - 02/23/2020:  06:43:35


Blue snowball mic works well. I use it with Audacity.

pat_mccarley - Posted - 02/23/2020:  07:46:46


Thanks again for your help with this!

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