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    AppleCider's Avatar
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    Aug 21, 2011
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    iMac Early 2008, 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 3 GB 800 MHz DDR2 SDRAM ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT 128 MB
    Unhappy Use microphone with mac?
    Hey guys, I just bought a microphone for my tutorial videos, and It wont work on my mac. I plug it into the headphone jack (There is no microphone jack) and then try setting my input as line in. But it wont work. I tried it on the same computer, but with windows, same thing. Is there any way I can get this to work? Its the same computer listed under my name.

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    JUKE179r's Avatar
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    Nov 01, 2009
    MacBookPro 11,2 <--DAW!!!
    Try turning up the volume for the mic input.
    Some of those microphones with the 1/8" jack are hit or miss when being used on a Mac. IMHO... get a USB microphone or a USB headphone/microphone combo for better clarity and less hassle with OSX.
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