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Question: USB microphone doesn't appear as sound input


I've just bought a Trust Emita USB microphone to use with my MacBook Pro. Unfortunately it doesn't appear in the System Preferences / Sounds settings. Any ideas on what to do would be highly appreciated.

Many thanks in advance.


MacBook Pro with Retina display, macOS Sierra (10.12.6)

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Dec 9, 2017 8:38 AM in response to CristianN In response to CristianN

Have you tried restarting the computer? Tried adding it in another admin user account? Tried in the Safe Mode?

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If it works in the Safe Mode, try running this program when booted normally and then copy and paste the output in a reply. The program was created by Etresoft, a frequent contributor. Please use copy and paste as screen shots can be hard to read. On the screen with Options, please open Options and check the bottom 2 boxes before running. Click “Share Report” button in the toolbar, select “Copy to Clipboard” and then paste into a reply. This will show what is running on your computer. No personal information is shown.

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Dec 9, 2017 8:38 AM

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