Forum Question: Does the MacBook have a mic port??

Just switched from PC to Mac and When I went to plug my headset in that has a mic I couldn’t find where to plug in the mic!! Do I have to get a usb headset?

— Kate

Comments: One Response to “Does the MacBook have a mic port??”

    1/24/10 @ 9:31 am

    The new MacBooks actually have a single port for mic/headphones. Plug in a set of headphones and they work. Plus in a set of earbuds from Apple or a third party — the ones meant for the iPhone — and you can use both the earbuds and the mic.
    BUT, if you want to use a regular mic, then you need to get a USB adapter. They are cheap, like the iMac which works great.
    Another option is to use a USB mic — there are lots of those. A USB headset is another option too.

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