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Audio only working if directly facing computer

KellyCorene
Listener

Audio only working if directly facing computer. If head is turned away, to side, if look down the audio drops to a level that can not be made out. 

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Ray_Harwood
Community Champion | Customer
Community Champion | Customer

@KellyCorene –


Many microphones are designed to only pick up sound from right in front of the mic. Moving to the dude will almost always affect the sound volume – some mics will pick up some sound from the side, but rarely as much as it will head-on. 

If head position will vary a lot, I recommend getting a headset with a built-in mic. 


Ray - GoodClix.com / BusinessIsZooming! Podcast / aka "Old Desert Lizard"
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