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Under the "Listening" tab of Speech Recognition in System Preferences, there is a "Volume ..." button. Here you can set the volume of the microphone, so when you speak at a normal level, your input is always in the green (optimal) section.

When properly set, this offers quite an improvement to the responsiveness of Speech Commands.
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grayed button???
Authored by: metiure on Sep 10, '02 10:38:59AM

the "Volume" button appears grayed in my Speech System prefs.
so i can't increase the input volume.
any ideas?



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grayed button???
Authored by: mammal on Apr 25, '03 01:58:29PM

Yes, it is the same for all usb microphones. It is frustrating.
When I take a look in the classic control panel "Sound", I can
see that the slider is way down, which perhaps gives an
explanation why I have to shout into the mic, when trying to
use, for an example Quicktime Broadcaster. So, is there a way
to hack this??



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