Re: [Ekiga-list] R2D2 VOIP Kubuntu 8.4 Ekiga, voice conference

Le mardi 06 janvier 2009 à 00:01 -0800, john_re a écrit :
> I'm having a problem getting a good clear output sidnal from Ekiga to a
> VOIP conference call using the free conference call system.
> I'm told that each time I speak, my voice is clear & intelligible for
> about .5 - 2 seconds, but then it starts to be garbled, sounding like
> the sounds R2D2 makes.
> I've used 2 or three mic/headsets - two plug into my audio I/O sockets
> on my laptop, one is a USB headset (but I'm not sure I tested the usb
> headset properly, though a friend with the exact same usb headset, also
> on KUbuntu 8.4, like myself, doesn't have the problem.)
> My voice came through clearly in 1 on 1 conversations to a specific
> person.
> I'm told the problem lessens when I turn down the volume of my
> microphone gain, but I can't recall if that always worked, or just
> sometimes.

Try to disable echo cancellation in ekiga's preferences.

> One key observation:  It worked fine when I was alone, but all the times
> I've had problems there have been others at the same table as myself who
> were listening to the conference on laptop speakers - I suspect the
> problem might be feedback from their speakers to my microphone - if so,
> perhaps I can solve this by ensuring noone else nearby is in the
> conference & outputting through laptop speakers.
> --
> So, I just want to know if what I've described is a known issue, or if
> this "R2D2" sounding problem has never been noticed before.
> &/or if there is a know solution to this type of problem.
> Thanks :)
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