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post #1 of 8
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Hi, i have an Extreme Gamer X-Fi Card, and would like help setting up my Mic settings, a lot of people who i talk to say that my voice sounds odd ever since i got the card, blurred, static, that kinda stuff.

Also, when i'm in audo creative mode, it always sounds like i can hear my own echo no matter what.

Can anyone help me with these settings please?

Thank you
post #2 of 8
Strange, I've never noticed that on mine. I have it set to entertainment mode, EQ, crystallizer, all that other crap turned off as it just muddies the sound. The only thing I have on is CMSS-3D, and EAX enabled. Also if you're using headphones use 2.1 speaker mode, their headphone mode also sucks.


Basically turn all the special effects and EQ off, then see if its one of those things causing the problems. Do a recording of your voice and play it back to yourself, on another machine if possible.
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Well, i use headphones and a desktop Mic. People say i sometimes sound muddy and always have a static prob.

Ill try some of this out, i was told to avoid entertainment mode but ill try that too ;p
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Anyone know what's the best format channel?

Wav, Multi-channel 96 kHz
Wav Stereo
Wav Mono
WMA Stereo
WMA Mono

These are record formats i guess. lol
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I get the exact same problem. ill be watching this thread to get a fix
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I would use Wav stereo. Is this in audio creation mode?

EDIT: I just realized something. I was having a problem initially, not with mic but with static/interference that I could hear while I had my headphones on and wasn't playing anything. I finally realized the problem was EM interference from my PC.

I found that the front headphone and mic jacks on my Antec case were sharing a ground with the usb and esata ports. This was causing issues for me. It's been a while, but if I remember correctly I ended up just cutting the ground for both jacks but leaving it on the USB/esata port. I had to replace the front jacks as well.

Long story short, I fixed it but it was complicated. I don't know if this is the same issue you are experiencing, but it might be who knows.
Edited by The_Punisher - 4/8/11 at 5:43pm
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post #7 of 8
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Originally Posted by Diabloplayer75 View Post
Anyone know what's the best format channel?

Wav, Multi-channel 96 kHz
Wav Stereo
Wav Mono
WMA Stereo
WMA Mono

These are record formats i guess. lol
I was able to fix some of the static, But still looking for an answer to this question if anyone has it?

For the static, i hit the settings button and clicked bit match recording and enabled it.

Oh kk You said WAV stereo, what about the KhZ part? & Bites Per Sample*
Edited by Diabloplayer75 - 4/8/11 at 6:25pm
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Idk, I don't record audio so I don't use audio creation mode.
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