Dell's Sorry History of MicrophoneSoundcard Issue Update 1207
I can attest to this. I have a 9100 with Audigy 2 ZS, and I too have to SCREAM with the mic to my mouth to hear myself. I KNOW about computers, and build them, so I know what I am doing. I put my RETAIL SB Audigy 2 ZS in the system, and the MIC input is FINE! How do you explain that?
Dell's Sorry History of MicrophoneSoundcard Issue Update 1208
On Sun, 20 Nov 2005 23:39:30 -0500, "Guess Who" If you can't figure out why the mic volume is low...
I contacted DELL, and of course, they sent a guy over with a new sound card -- NO DIFFERENCE, and I even demonstrated the difference with the DELL Audigy and my retail Audigy 2, - made 2 files in Adobe Audition and showed the tech the noticeable difference in the wav representations, and he commented on it.
Before he even got started I told him this was all a waste of time, and when he was done, he basically agreed with me. Next step will be a motherboard replacement, but I am not even going to bother. I've gone through too many stupid unrelated things for DELL to appease them, but I'm not going to do it anymore. They system is fine with my retail card, and I will leave it in.
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