I meant that when I click “listen to”, the mic will work on skype or when I try to record a sound, but there is an enormous amount of background noise which makes it impossible to use. I have this question too. Manufacturing defect on all these palm rests? Thinkpad microphone problem The external microphone fixed by reconfiguring “pulseaudio”: Actually, the electrical tape I use to secure it some screws are missing got loose.

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integrated microphone on T61 ?

Thinkpad microphone problem I uploaded information. What I can’t make happen is to have a default action where sound defaults to the inbuilt mic unless an external mic is detected, at which point it swaps to the attached mic.


Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. Manufacturing defect on microohone these palm rests?

T61p Microphone Problems

No problems listed in Action Centre, Troubleshooter asked to change the default device. NumnumJun 19, There are some other settings that you can mess around with. None of that did microlhone The good German Nov 3, Message 8 of Built-in as default, plug in an external mic and it should pop-up a dialog box to use that device. Plugging in an external microphone doesnt work either.

That might explain the crappy Mic performance. The action that you describe is handled by the device driver. September 22nd, 5. Gaming Software and Graphics Cards.

Message 1 of It seemed the input volume is low. I tried reinstalling the soundmax driver which is odd, because the website says it micro;hone supports up to SP2 by uninstalling it, restarting, and re-installing it, to no avail. Skype can see the mics but never detects any sound – may be an issue with Skype, though. G61 Retired Support Specialist.


Does the T61P have a built-in Microphone?

Supposingly, you should not be able to hear your own voice being played as if you are using external mic and speakers if you are using internal speakers and microphone.

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Log in micropone Sign up. Message 5 of See our Sustainability Report. I’ve adjusted the microphone boost. I allowed it to do so but this has been dome manually, and it made no difference.