Toshiba Z930-S9311 User Manual

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Exploring Your Computer’s Features
Exploring audio features
Exploring audio features
You can use your computer to record sounds using the computer’s 
internal microphone (available on certain models) or an optional 
external microphone. You can listen to sound files or audio CDs 
using the built-in speakers, headphones, or external speakers.
Recording sounds
You may record sounds using the computer’s internal microphone 
or by connecting an optional external microphone.
Using a microphone
1
If you want to use an external microphone, connect it to the 
computer.
2
From the Start screen begin typing Sound Recorder and click 
your selection, or if you are in the Desktop, move your pointer 
over the upper or lower right corner of the screen. When the 
Windows
®
 Charms appear click the Search (
) Charm and, in 
the Search field, type Sound Recorder.
(Sample Image) Sound Recorder screen
3
Click the Start Recording button.
4
Speak normally into the microphone. 
5
When you have finished recording, click the Stop Recording 
button.
The Save As dialog box appears.
6
To save the file, type a file name, and then click Save.
Using external speakers or headphones
Your computer is equipped with a full stereo sound system with 
internal speakers. Instead of using the internal speakers, you can 
connect headphones or a pair of external stereo speakers.
Before putting on headphones to listen, turn the volume down. Do 
not set the volume too high when using headphones. Continuous 
exposure to loud sound can harm your hearing.
Start Recording/Stop Recording button
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