Setting up microphone?

§  Many of you seem to have a problem with connecting and setting up the microphone for radio correctly, so we have made a guide here that will help you connect or troubleshoot your microphone\sound settings – good luck!

Open up the options menu for sounds, it should look something like this.

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Once open, notice the ‘Windows Sound Devices’ you can choose one source to send sounds to and another to send voice (radio) to if you have several soundcards or a USB headset.

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Here you will be able to choose what sound-card or source hear sound of engine, airplane and surrounding-sounds, make sure you have the right sound-card chosen here for your settings.

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This option is for choosing the device you want to use for radio communications, you may maybe have a USB headset and then have to set that up here or choose the sound-card for regular microphone.

  • You will also need to check this part as both of these are important and crucial for you to be able to transmit. The next part explains how to choose microphone as source and how to regulate the volume. This will also will also be needed for those with USB headsets.

In windows you will find the default mixer, looking like this, one open look for the options highlighted on the picture

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Once you have found and pushed the properties button, it should look something like this.

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22Chose the recording section of the mixer and make sure that Microphone is checked, the push OK, to save it, that will bring up the recording mixer looking like this.

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Make sure that microphone is selected, this is also the place to adjust the microphone volume.

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