Adjust sound recording settings for Windows 10 users

Modified on Sun, 19 Jun 2022 at 11:28 AM

We recommend our first-time users to adjust sound recording settings before using PitchVantage. Follow the instructions below and you only need to complete this process once.


Windows 7&8 users, please click here to continue; Windows 10 users, please follow the instructions below. 


First, connect a headset with a mic to your laptop.

  • If you use a USB headset, click here to continue.
  • If you use a Bluetooth headset, click here to continue.
  • If you use a headset with one or two jacks, follow the instructions below.

Next, right click the sound iconon desktop > Click Open Sound settings. Under Input, You should see your input device in the dropdown menu.



  • If your recording/input device is Realtek High Definition Audio, go down to the next step.
  • If your recording/input device is Conexant SmartAudio HD, click here to continue.
  • If your recording/input device is IDT High Definition Audio CODEC or other audio drivers, click here to continue.


Next, click Device properties under Input.

   


Click Enhancements.

  • Uncheck Disable All Sound Effects (if visible)
  • Check Immediate Mode (if visible)
  • Check Noise Suppression (if visible)
  • Check Mono Microphone (if visible)
  • Check Microphone Focus (if visible)

Newer laptops have only one setting item: Enable. Check Enable


 

Click Levels.

  • Drag Microphone slider to 100
  • Drag Microphone Boost slider to 0.0 dB (if visible)



Important: make sure microphone is NOT muted

Picture below shows the microphone is muted. Un-mute by clicking the icon .



Click Listen > Uncheck Listen to this device


 

Click OK. Your adjustment is complete! 


Lastly, click the attachment below to listen to a 6-second audio and get a sense of what good quality recording sounds like. You are all set and ready to launch PitchVantage!

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