Why won't the microphone on my headphones work on my computer.I have sony headphones meant for ipod and I've updated realtek audio hd drivers. What should I do?

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How do headphones work?

\n. \n See Related Links \n. \nHeadphones are essentially small speakers, with small wires and a standard plug. See the Related Link for "HowStuffWorks: How Speakers Work" to the right for more information.

What are headphones?

Headphones are, in general, any electronic devices that act as receivers for signals from other electronics--such as MP3 players, computers, phones and other devices--and convert said signals into vibrations which the ear processes as sound. These devices are, generally, attached to the head by some (MORE)

What is headphone?

a hearing device usually used for mp3 players, laptops, portable DVD players, and things of that nature they are normally used at times when the people around you don't want to hear what ever you are listening to can be in tiny uncomfortable ear drops, comfy fluffy earmuff like ones with sound q (MORE)

Will Bluetooth headphones work with the second generation iPod Touch?

\nI just bought Bluetooth adapter for my iPod touch 2nd generation and found out that it doesn't work even though it stablished a connection the speaker on the iPod will not disable, the controls on the earphones work fine but no sound comes out, what a waste of money I should of done some research (MORE)

Why won't your headphones work?

Maybe because they are broken? Or you didn't plug it in? Or you broke the head phones. Mine broke when i closed the door and my headphones got trashed. The wires wires were sticking out....

What are can headphones?

Can or cans are just other words for headphones They normally refer to closed back headphones used in high noise environments but can mean any over the head type headphones. So if someone says hand me those cans you know they just mean headphones.

Does the bluetooth feature for the 3.0 update on the iPod Touch allow you to use the bluetooth as a headset so you can use it as a microphone or only a headphone?

The new blue tooth feature for the 3.0 update allows you to listen to music using the blue tooth as headphones. However, the new 3.0 update does not allow you to use the blue tooth feature as a microphone. The iPhones have built in microphones so the blue tooth having no microphone does not matter. (MORE)

My headphones won't register on my laptop Why?

Computers do not need to 'register' headphones for the headphones to work. If the plug side of the headphones fits into a port side on the computer then problem solved. You may need to get different headphones (earbuds) if the plug on the earphones is too large for the available ports on the compute (MORE)

Why won't my iPod Touch headphones work?

Probably because you swung them around or got them wet. You can go to apple. It may cost you more for them to look at them than to just buy new headphones. It even might be your ipods headphone jack. Try to blow in it and see if it works. Just try someone elses headphones and if those dont work than (MORE)

How well do the beats by dre solo hd headphones work in the gym?

They could be okay depending on the atmosphere at the gym. If the gym is generally noisy and busy, then I wouldn't recommend the Solos. This is due to the noise cancellation not being too great, which means that you are likely to hear the noise of other people and other gym equipment. Also, other pe (MORE)

Does Sony make stereo headphones?

Yes, Sony does make stereo headphones. There are a number of different places they can be purchased. You could get them on any number of websites, or also in retail stores such as Walmart.

Where can you buy headphones for your ipod?

You may buy headphones for your iPod at a number of different places including the Apple retail store, electronics franchises such as Best Buy or Circuit City, discount stores like Target or Walmart, local drugstores such as Rite Aid and even at warehouses like Costco. You can also buy them online t (MORE)

What are the best brand of headphones for an ipod?

There is never a best foe everyone. It depends on the person. Here are some of the consumer favorites is Koss KSC 75, Maximo iMetal iM590, there's thee JH Audio JH13 Pro if you like plugs. And there are many more it depends on your preference.

Whats the cheapest Sony headphone?

Sony Lightweight headphones are the cheapest at $5.99. On the sony website. Also they are suppose to be good headphones. With a total of five star rating.

If you plug in headphones with a microphone built in into a computer how can you make it work as both a microphone and a headphone?

The combined headphone/boom mic, usually have two 3.5mm plugs, color coded green and pink. Plug the green one into the headphone or speaker output and the pink one into the mic socket. If the headset has a single 3 ring,(stereo) 3.5mm plug, then it is generally not compatible with computer use. You (MORE)

Where to get headphones?

You can get them at many places, even at a store like Walgreens. Large music stores have huge selections and some of the highest quality headphones like Skullcandy headphones.

What are the best wireless headphones with microphone?

There are many different models of wireless headphones available to music lovers. Each has different specifications that meet the needs of different users. Some reputable companies that produce such headphones, however, include Sony, Beats, and Creative Labs.

Where can you buy Sony Ericsson headphones?

Sony Ericsson headphones can be bought at electronics brick and mortar stores like Future Shop or The Source. Alternatively, these headphones can be purchased from online resellers like Amazon.

Where can you purchase Sony bluetooth headphones?

One can purchase Sony Bluetooth headphones from most department and drugstores such as Walmart, Kmart, CVS or RiteAid, and from most music stores such as Sam Ash and Tower Records. Sony Bluetooth headphones can also be purchased online from shopping sites such as eBay or Amazon, and directly from So (MORE)

Where can one purchase iPod headphones?

One can purchase iPod headphones from any local electronics or computer supplies store, from the Apple Store or from retailers like Best Buy, Newegg, Amazon, Overstock, Walmart, Sears and eBay.