VOIP USB phone with Yahoo voice creates a hum

By darrelj
Apr 11, 2007
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  1. I am running xp on a p4 3ghz intel motherboard with 512 ram. When on yahoo voice i can not use a VOIP USB phone because the listening party can hear me with a thin hum accompanied with my voice. The voice is heard but with a hum. it doesnot happen with a normal microphone. It also doesnt happen when i use it on my low end laptop.
    what could be the problem.
    thanks
    darrel from sri lanka
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,067   +13

    this is caused by bad grounding and/or RF interference.
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