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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Apr 19, 2007
    Microphone jack...
    I switched over in April and I consider myself pretty advanced but there's one thing thats got me - where did the microphone jack go? Do I have to use a USB one?

    I know there's meant to be one, but I've plugged it into all the similar shaped ones and nothing happens...

  2. #2

    SpindleX's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 04, 2007
    Asheville, NC
    No worries, the microphone is built-in.

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    DavisCollins's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 13, 2006
    a house
    There should be a 3.5mm port with a label that looks something like a circle with two triangles pointed inward.

    That one is the Microphone port, but like SpindleX said, there is a great microphone built-in. It is to the left of the iSight camera.

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    Member Since
    Apr 19, 2007
    oh of course i know about the built in mic, but my external is more accurate and i can pull it closer to me and stuff.

  5. #5

    Member Since
    Dec 24, 2006
    Yes, I found that irritating, the Microphone port needs a powered input (You can't just plug a mic in), you need some sort of amp in between the mic and the port.

    I gave up and brought a USB sound adapter for a tenner, it seemed stupid having an amp set up for Skype calling

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    Member Since
    Jun 15, 2007
    It amazes me..... what world do Mac designers live in???

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