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I've started to play L4D2 with friends again and I wanted to use my Carcharias as my mic because I've used it before and it sounded great but now the mic barely pics up my voice. I check all the levels in Windows and the gain boost and it's sooo quiet! It's been a while since I used the mic portion but I can't believe that it's broken itself. Is there anything I can do? I've got a Mac laptop but OS X is garbage and won't pic up anything but the built-in mic.

Did the headset mic really just die from lack of use?
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So you checked the recording volume in your sound card control panel app?
Also what VOIP program are you using? Might be a good idea to check the mic sensitivity in that app.
    
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I have a carcharias, but it just has a crap mic. I have to turn up windows db boost to 30, and line mic vol to 50 to even be heard in skype. I have to keep the line at 50 so a bunch of white noise in the background doesnt happen.

It is just a crappy mic. If there was a fix I would be happy.
    
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