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Why my microphone is so disturbed?

Hello everybody!! I have this MacBook and everything but one thing is great: my microphone does not work. I mean, sometimes it's perfect, but usually there's like an electric noise that covers every sound in the background, even my own voice, so that if i am talking on skype or ichat the other persone just hears this annoying noise. What do i have to do? Do you think replacing the microphone is the only thing to do? Thank you very much!!

I uploaded what my microphone records in a SILENT room!! Here is the link:

http://www.2shared.com/audio/wRpEHjAy/ru...

Please help me!!

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Sounds like loose connection

If this is a new MacBook it should be covered under manufacturers warranty. Sounds to me like a short in the wiring - need to resolder... it's and advanced DIY repair. If beyond your ability take it to an electronics repair shop.

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Unluckily warranty is over so i have to decide if repair it by myself or take it to an apple shop. However have i to change the whole microphone, haven't i?

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Depends - maybe it's a loose wire or solder joint (lots of known issues with old solder joints "going"). It's related to the "green" lead free solder all manufacturers have to use.

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