To create a Video, do I need an External Mic connected to my PC. I wasn't sure if the PC would have an Internal Mic for me to be able to do this. Thanks.

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leoemery Premium
Yes you do. The mic in laptops for sound quality is not the best, in fact most suck. And what many people do not realize is the sound of your video is the most important element.

You could have the best visual video on the planet, if your sound sucks most people will not watch it.

The setup I have is a Blue Yeti Mic on a mic stand
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msh2501 Premium
Good to know.
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DanielLara Premium
The Blue Yeti is great - I backup Leo's info on this one. Other alternatives are the Audio Technica 2020USB or if you don't have great acoustics or a lot of noise in your recording room a Shure SM58-X2u will work good as well (it tends to be more directional and filter external noise better than condenser mics).
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Timos Premium
I would search online for a good quality mic on line because they will be cheaper than in store mics
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pas1745 Premium
Thanks, Timos.
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techhound Premium
Hey Prince, if you have a laptop, most of them have built-in microphones. If it's a desktop, you can use your sound settings to test if there is a built-in microphone. If nothing registers when you speak while doing the test (and you are sure that all the volume settings are raised), then you probably need an external mic.
Best Regards,
Jim
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techhound Premium
Also, if you have a video camera already built-in to your workstation, there should be a mic as well.
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pas1745 Premium
Thanks, Jim, I need to purchase an external mic, I never needed one before. Take care.
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DIVICAN Premium
well covered
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TheCatherine Premium
It does have an internal Mike but the sound quality is very low, You need to buy an external Mike and a good one at that
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pas1745 Premium
Thanks, katkatskitchen.
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