increase mic volume

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Sat Dec 23 20:02:53 UTC 2006

On Saturday 23 December 2006 12:06, nutchanat sattayakawee wrote:
>Now, I find that my microphone must have some problem.
>Before, it worked fine but now the volume of my
>microphone is too soft that the person on the other
>end of my line can't hear me when I'm using skype or
>other apps. I don't know why. Do you know how to check
>or how to increase the volume of the microphone? I
>searched on the internet and I found this command to
>increase the headphone volume and this is the result :
>diiar at diiar-laptop:~$ amixer sset Headphone 1+
>Simple mixer control 'Headphone',0
>  Capabilities: pswitch
>  Playback channels: Front Left - Front Right
>  Mono:
>  Front Left: Playback [on]
>  Front Right: Playback [on]
>But nothing changes. My microphone is still too soft.
>I would like to make sure that it's my mic that
>doesn't work well or the settings.
>Please help me find the solution if you know.
>Thank you in advance.

Your mixer panel should have a +20db gain switch, its probably been turned 
off somehow.

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