How To: Find the "hidden" mic boost on Realtek HD sound cards

Find the "hidden" mic boost on Realtek HD sound cards

Need to adjust your microphone's input volume using the Realtek Sound Manager but aren't sure how? The 20db mic boost gain appears to be in a buried spot in the Realtek HD sound cards software, but it's there! In this video tutorial you'll see how to get to it.

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Hello pal,
Thanks for this GREAT tip!! I had been confounded by Realtek for months and recorded 22 video voiceovers with a micropone without knowing the tips when using the Realtek. To boost the volume i had to increase it from the Video Editing program, i know it was real crude but i had no other way to adjust the mike volume due to grey out of the Realtek buttons! I wish you had send this video up earlier...
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Thanks a million!!! Super tutorial. Easy to understand and VERY relevant.

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