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My laptop doesn't have a microphone jack. Anyone know how I get round this?

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LupusinaLlamasuit Tue 09-Jun-09 23:12:29

It does have an inbuilt microphone but this isn't sensitive enough for what I need (voice recognition software)

Any suggestions that will work with this software?

Thanks

GrimmaTheNome Tue 09-Jun-09 23:20:10

Just a thought, I googled 'usb microphone' and it gets results so perhaps that might be an option? I'm sure you can follow that idea yourself to see if it is actually useful!

onagar Tue 09-Jun-09 23:30:55

We got a little USB Audio adaptor like this which had two sockets. One for mic and one for headphones.

Maybe you can get one bundled with the actual microphone.

nannynick Tue 09-Jun-09 23:52:16

If your laptop has Bluetooth, could use a bluetooth headset (could then also be used with a mobile phone as hands-free kit).

LupusinaLlamasuit Tue 09-Jun-09 23:56:45

thanks. all good, will try... smile

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