How to Use a Singstar Microphone on PC

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How to Use a Singstar Microphone on PC
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The Singstar microphone is a microphone input set that allows you to use a regular mic on your home computer or laptop. The set includes the Singstar microphone plus a universal audio plug to USB converter. The converter allows you to divert the input capabilities form the mic into a default device that can be used with many different programs and games. Once you have established the connection on your computer, the Singstar works just like a stage mic does.

Skill level:
Easy

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Plug the USB connector that came with your Singstar mic into your computer. Insert the plug of the mic into the end of the USB connector.

  2. 2

    Click on the "Start" menu and select the Control Panel. Choose "Hardware and Sound" from the control panel.

  3. 3

    Find the Sound heading and click the "Manage Audio Devices" option. Select the Recording tab from the window that comes up.

  4. 4

    Select the microphone device that says "USBMIC." On the lower right corner of the mic icon, click on the check option to make it the default input device.

  5. 5

    Click "OK" to make the changes and to use the Singstar microphone.

Tips and warnings

  • The Singstar converter will work with most standard audio jack mics.
  • Do not forget to switch to a different input device if you plan to leave the mic plugged in but do not want to use it as an input.

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