In general, hold the microphone between 1-2 inches (2-5cm) from your mouth. Started 58 minutes ago The problem then would be with the supplied USB cable. knight_40k Also with the built in Microphone Test, my other mic worked but not my Yeti. (such as my AT2020), Gaming and Editing: Intel Core i7-4930k 4.6Ghz 6-Core Processor - EK Supremacy CSQ CPU Waterblock - ASUS P9X79 ATX Motherboard - Corsair Dominator Platinum 32GB (8x4GB) 1866 Memory - EVGA NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan Black 1200Mhz 6GB W/ EK FC780 Ti Nickel Waterblock Graphics Card - Seagate Barracuda 3TB 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive x3 - Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD x2 - Fractal Design Define R4 Window Modded - BitFenix Spectre Pro Blue LED 140mm Fan x1 - BitFenix Spectre PWM LED 120mm Fan x4 - Corsair HX850 80 Plus Gold Modular Power Supply - Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit Operating System, I already tried all the modes. I just got my Blue Yeti yesterday and it worked perfectly. On the input section, select USB Mic or Blue Yeti or anything like that. Posted in Cooling, By If you don’t hear your voice, then try to turn up the volume. UPDATE 2: I plugged it into my laptop and suddenly it worked... for a few seconds (one time before loading into Windows and another time a few seconds after loading into Windows). In so doing, you can remove corrupted temporary files and refresh the OS. When recording or podcasting, you should ensure that you eliminate any background noise like those noise coming from your computer, fan, laptop’s fan, and any other noise. This could mean you have the wrong mic selected. If you hear it back fine through the headphones it means the mic is getting power from the USB fine, and the mic isn't an issue, so the natural assumption is there's some funky software. Having known the potential issues you may encounter with your Blue Yeti mic, you are now in a better position to solve these issues when they crop up. With Audacity, it does not recognize my Blue Yeti. Sign up for a new account in our community. Don't speak into the top of the mic, speak into the front of it. You can also utilize a windshield to prevent the wind from moving or making the mic to vibrate a bit. The Blue Yeti not working with a USB cable can also be a driver problem or usage problem. If your computer does not recognize anything plugged into the port, it might be a connection problem. So it is definitely a software problem. Afterward, click Apply and choose OK. You can figure out the right setting for whatever you are doing. jhawk2122 Any suggestions? Change it from 2channel, 16 bit, 44100 Hz (CD Qulaity) to 2channel, 16 bit, 48000 Hz (DVD Qulaity), You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Posted in CPUs, Motherboards, and Memory, Linus Media Group To avoid such problems, you need to be cognizant of these potential issues. If you position your mic away from your mouth within this recommended distance, you can surely do away with the popping sounds. nbl5835 In such instance, it may be a hardware problem. Blue's kinda known for having problems with interior electronics that causes problems which initially diagnose as a driver problem. When I plug my headphones into it I can listen to audio perfectly. If the cable is defective, then try to use another USB cable. Audacity recognized the Yeti but the sound still came through as muffled. Go to the advanced tab on your mic settings. You will notice a text box that has the device name. You can use a shock mount and fit it into your Blue Yeti mic stand to lessen background noise. Started 1 hour ago Plus, it offers four recording modes. Last Updated: October 8, 2020 Leave a Comment. Nickathom In case the mic remains unrecognized by the computer, it may be a case of a driver problem. Software doesn't just change after running for a bit, especially not on TWO different computers. So I'd be safe to assume it's a hardware problem? Going_Insomniac You did try changing the gain switch, right? Try to reduce the gain settings to a manageable level. If it blinks, then it is muted, so you need to press it. However, if it identifies the device as a mic, then the cable is working, yet, it may be a driver problem. If you hear muffled sound when using your Blue Yeti mic, then it may be a case of a wrong setting. Posted in Troubleshooting, By Below is a discussion of these potential issues and the appropriate solutions to such problems: This problem may be a problem in a mic positioning. Today it decided to sound muffled on the microphone side of things. It may also be a case of wrong positioning of the mic. trying to get an upgrade. See when I plug it into my laptop it worked... initially. Although this may happen on an infrequent occasion, you may find your Blue Yeti not working with the supplied USB cable. For example, if you are podcasting, you should set the mic’s mode to cardioid mode. Of course, even if Blue Yeti is a great product, you will sometimes encounter minor problems. It is also perfect for game streaming, podcasting, and music recording. I've tried using both Skype Test Call and the built in Microphone set up (I am using Windows 8.1) and both resulted in the voice level being extremely low and voice quality being muffled. However, if popping sounds persist, it might be a case of your mouth being too close to the mic. By MicroUSB is well known for being very fragile. Sometimes, the mic would not work when you connect it to a USB 3.0 port. Posted in New Builds and Planning, By Afterward, locate the mic named USB Advanced Audio Device. Maybe your OS could not support it, and you need to update it. Started 1 hour ago Then, select Recording Devices. As mentioned above, your Blue Yeti mic comes with four modes or polar patterns, namely: cardioid, stereo, omnidirectional, and bidirectional. The one at the front is your master volume, give that a try first. I have already tried that. Just bought a new studio-grade microphone and can’t figure out why its recordings sound so muffled? KingItGT Your email address will not be published. Posted in Graphics Cards, By Ideas? This has four modes, You want to use the mode called Cardoid. Putting it on the cardioid mode will eliminate the mic’s back and side noise, improving its overall sound. Also, a common issue that might lead to that "muffled" sound is that you might be speaking into the microphone wrong. When doing a recording, your mic will sometimes pick up ambient noise. As mentioned above, your Blue Yeti mic comes with four modes or polar patterns, namely: cardioid, stereo, omnidirectional, and bidirectional. 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