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I am searching for a good usb microphone for skype conversation, I want to put it at least 70cm away from me and it should be sensible enough for that.

After I found Blue Yeti a bit expensive for that naive purpose, I suddenly remember I have Olympus WS750M voice recorder... Is it possible at all to use it as a usb microphone on a PC?

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Have you tried looking in the manual, or just plugging it in to see if it works? –  ObscureRobot May 30 '13 at 0:16
    
I guess that dedicated drivers must be available to enable such functionality. –  Eugene S May 30 '13 at 4:22
    
It seems unlikely that Olympus would have paid for the expense of the circuitry to enable real time audio streaming over USB without including drivers and marketing the feature. –  ObscureRobot May 30 '13 at 5:51
    
Agree. This is basically what I meant to say. That such feature would require dedicated drivers so such functionality probably won't be available. –  Eugene S May 30 '13 at 6:19
    
yes I have checked the manual, it's not mentioned. I ask here is to see if some hacking is available. seems not.... but thank you all the same! –  Matt May 30 '13 at 12:20
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It is listed as using a storage device as the USB interface, so it doesn't sound very promising that it can be used as an audio capture device via USB. You might be able to feed the the output of it in as a line input though if your computer has an audio line in.

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that's right, usb microphone not possible. While recording, the "ear" socket is playing back the input signal. However, this means i have to record in order to use it as a microphone. wired. I think it's better to grab a real microphone... –  Matt May 30 '13 at 12:22
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