[Ekiga-list] receiver complains doesn't hear me much

Damien Sandras dsandras at seconix.com
Sat Dec 30 13:11:30 UTC 2006


Le samedi 30 décembre 2006 à 12:14 +0000, Fabrizio Lippolis a écrit :
> Hi list,
> I have started using Ekiga to log into Voipstunt and call landline phones.
> The receiver complains often doesn't hear me much though I have raised the
> microphone slider in the audio tab in Ekiga and in the volume settings in
> Gnome. I have to talk with the microphone on my mouth and loud voice to be
> at least accettable. When I call Ekiga uses the GSM codec, maybe I should
> try something different? Anything else I could check? With Skype they can
> hear me fine but I would like not to use it.

You are right not to use Skype.

You could use another codec like G.711 (PCMU), perhaps that voipstunt is
loosing some "audio gain" when converting audio.

Also, you should open a sound mixer (the GNOME one or another one) and
check if you have "Mic Boost" enabled.

> Best regards and wishes for 2007.
> Fabrizio
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