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By: Alastair Bridgewater

Fri, 17 Nov 2006 05:48:51 +0000

eitje: I have. You talk into the cone for the speaker, which makes the magnet at the back vibrate, moving across the coils for the electromagnet, generating a signal. Or however it works. Basically running the headphones in reverse. Works in a pinch, but the sound quality is rarely anything to write home about. Fortunately, crappy mics are extremely cheap, or even free if you know someone who's been using computers for a while. Time was, any new internal modem or soundcard for a PC, or any new mac would come with a low-end microphone. Over a few years of the upgrade treadmill, one tended to either accumulate spares or throw them out with the boxes.

By: eitje

Fri, 17 Nov 2006 03:49:24 +0000

good lord, i've never heard of anything like that, chassit!

By: Chassit

Fri, 17 Nov 2006 00:40:46 +0000

Ha ha, Holly your lucky. You have a microphone. I tried my hand on a podcast the other day, but all I have is a pair of headphones--note, it is NOT a headSET, it's a pair of headphones--that when you plug into a microphone port, they work as a microphone. THAT is seriously bad quality. Good luck on the podcast!