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How to improve sound with Logitech web cam

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Feb 21, 2020 - 8:39:08 PM
77 posts since 9/19/2005

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?

Feb 22, 2020 - 1:23:30 AM



963 posts since 3/22/2017

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.

Feb 22, 2020 - 2:18:37 AM

292 posts since 3/12/2014

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.


Feb 22, 2020 - 9:02:24 AM

129 posts since 2/6/2009

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.

Feb 22, 2020 - 11:47:12 AM

77 posts since 9/19/2005

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

Feb 22, 2020 - 9:49:12 PM



6846 posts since 2/14/2006

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).

Feb 23, 2020 - 6:43:35 AM

10654 posts since 2/12/2011

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

Feb 23, 2020 - 7:46:46 AM

77 posts since 9/19/2005

Thanks again for your help with this!

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