Skype, what do i need?

  folder4mags 17:39 11 Jun 2006

I know nothing about Skype, what do i need to look at or buy to use this? Any good websites?

Thanks in advance!

  spikeychris 18:10 11 Jun 2006

If you have a laptop thats all you need as the built in mic and speakers will suffice. That said you can get a line mic for a fiver and a pair of ear phones for the same price.

  Diodorus Siculus 18:12 11 Jun 2006

What spikeychris says is good for a start but if you use it with any regularity, a comfortable headset will pay dividends..

  Diodorus Siculus 18:14 11 Jun 2006

PC World
click here

  spikeychris 18:22 11 Jun 2006

Give a mic and cans any day. I find that wrap around options pop and rattle. At work I have devised a matchbox installation where a radio mic and radio earphones can be fed through a mixing desk allowing gain options as well as mini disc, MP3 and any input device to be played through Skype.

  Forum Editor 19:47 11 Jun 2006

so I'll move it now.

  harristweed 10:15 12 Jun 2006

get a 'proper' phone

click here

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