Adjust sound recording setting for IDT and other audio drivers on Windows 10

Modified on Sun, 19 Jun 2022 at 12:05 PM

Under Input, make sure you see your laptop's External Microphone as the input device, then click Device properties.


Click Levels.

  • Drag External Mic slider to 100
  • Drag Microphone Boost slider to 0.0 dB

Important: make sure microphone is NOT muted

Picture below shows the microphone is muted. Unmute by clicking the icon .

Click Listen > Uncheck Listen to this device

Click Advanced.

  • Select 2 channel, 16 bit, 44100HZ (CD Quality) from the drop-down menu. If this selection is unavailable, keep the default format.

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!

Sound recording settings different from what's shown in this article? We apologize for the inconvenience. Please contact us and we will help you figure out the optimal setting!

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