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Offline Stu_Mack

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LF: USB Mic
« on: January 04, 2018, 08:34:32 AM »
I am busy trying to convert my RPi into a Google Home and I think I have got it almost there, just need a USB microphone to actually make the thing work.
They seem to be very rare and thus quite expensive, hoping someone has something hidden away in a drawer somewhere.

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Re: LF: USB Mic
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2018, 08:15:16 AM »
I can help you out with that, whats your budget and I will be able to give you options brand new.

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Re: LF: USB Mic
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2018, 08:32:10 AM »
Most (all?) PC cameras have a built in Mic and you'll find them in dozens in most Cash Converters. Same goes for those colourful PlayStation mics ("SingStar"). Finally, the most common - computer comms headsets (headphones with Mic).
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Re: LF: USB Mic
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2018, 12:23:57 PM »
Zero budget ;)
Trying to be this on the cheap.
Let me try a sing star mic as a proof of concept

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Re: LF: USB Mic
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2018, 01:19:30 PM »
Headsets are probably the easiest find and compatibility.
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Re: LF: USB Mic
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2018, 10:25:34 AM »
It appears I need to do the RPi setup again as nothing is working :(

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Re: LF: USB Mic
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2018, 10:34:54 AM »
something like this perhaps?

https://www.pishop.co.za/store/audio-other