1 Reply Latest reply: Sep 19, 2013 12:40 PM by Ralph Johns (UK)
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I want to use the headset out on  my laptop but only see bluetooth

  • 1. Re: is there a headset out on ichat other than blue tooth ?
    Ralph Johns (UK) Level 9 Level 9 (67,490 points)



    Once there are other options in the System Preferences > Sound > Input tab and Output tab then iChat will show those sources.


    Pic of my System Preferences and my Messages settings


    The Mac has an Internal Mic but I am using a USB Mic.


    On another computer running Leopard I have a USB 2.0 external Camera with it's own Mic and that is using the Camera's mic.


    You can get USB headsets.

    You can get 3.5 mm jack ones with a jack for Input and Output. This sort may be unsuitable as 3.5mm jack mic may also not work.

    Mic are styled Lo-in Line and Hi-In line and a Mac needs them to be Hi-in Line  (PC mics tend to be Lo-in line devices)



    8:40 pm      Thursday; September 19, 2013


      iMac 2.5Ghz 5i 2011 (Mountain Lion 10.8.4)
     G4/1GhzDual MDD (Leopard 10.5.8)
     MacBookPro 2Gb (Snow Leopard 10.6.8)
     Mac OS X (10.6.8),
     Couple of iPhones and an iPad

    "Limit the Logs to the Bits above Binary Images."  No, Seriously