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Make it so people can hear only my voice through my mic

hypergalaxy8
  • 22 months ago

My microphone is a Blue Snowball Ice. The reason why I want to know this is because not using push to talk frees up a mouse button + I like it more. However, when my parents come in my room to tell me something, I have to stop holding my mouse button so my friends don't hear them. What are some solutions to this?

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  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

Move out to a place where people don't bother you when you're gaming.

And why do you care if your friends hear what your mom says? She can't be nagging you all the time not to let your worn underwear all around the place lol. :)

But seriously, you can't do much about it: push to talk or play in an environment where no one bothers you or the fact that your friends may hear family chatter.

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

I’m thinking about figuring out how to lower the volume on the mic, and moving it closer to my mouth. Or, is there a way for me to bind a key on my keyboard to mute/unmute my mic? Corsair K55 by the way.

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

I have a headset. I have always had a headset. My friends have always heard people talking around me, no matter whether the headset cost $5 or a $150.

Muting the microphone may work. You have to check the software of the microphone. Some microphones have a built-in mute button. For instance, my headset works in a way that in the standard position, the microphone is not in front of my mouth, but rather alongside my ears and it is turned off. As soon as I tilt it to come down to the in-front-of-the-mouth position, it turns on. So whenever I want to turn it off, I just quickly slide it back up.

Alternatively, you may want to google around for some kind of Windows command. There is a thread about it here, but you can do some more research as it may not work.

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

move the mic closer to you and reduce the mic volume.

  • 22 months ago
  • 1 point

Download mic mute. Make a push to mute key

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