Noisey webcam

  ooermrs 00:34 21 Oct 2006

When i use my webcam the other person hears a loud hissing. It doesn't happen all the time. You can connect and it'll work fine for a lenght of time then starts hissing. When you cancel the call and start again it works fine for a while then the same again. I don't have the hissing at my end though. I've tried it on msn messanger and skype, I've even returned the webcan and got a replacement but still the same !!
Any ideas ???

  Stuartli 00:43 21 Oct 2006

The webcam won't/is very unlikely to cause hissing; more likely to be on the sound side.

  NoIdea21 01:12 21 Oct 2006

Are you using your web cam through a usb hub, if so try connecting it direct.

  ooermrs 08:26 21 Oct 2006

Any idea what i could try and change sound wise ?
No, it's not connected through a hub. Its straight into a usb port the back !

  Migwell 08:34 21 Oct 2006

Are you using BB or Dial UP?
How about the telephone line have you had that checked? It could be that causing the noise.

  ooermrs 08:46 21 Oct 2006

Using broadband.No, haven't had the line checked. The strange things is, i've made voice call using the mic in the webcam and don't get the hissing.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 review

What went wrong at the Designs of the Year 2017

iPhone X news: Release date, price, new features & specs

Comment utiliser Live Photos ?