increase mic volume

Harold Hartley haroldh at
Sat Dec 23 22:29:00 UTC 2006

Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Saturday 23 December 2006 12:06, nutchanat sattayakawee wrote:
>> Hi
>> 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.
>> Diiar
> Your mixer panel should have a +20db gain switch, its probably been turned 
> off somehow.
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