Sometimes abbreviated as mic, a microphone is a hardware peripheral originally invented by Emile Berliner in 1877 that allows computer users to input audio into their computers. In the picture to the right, is an example of a USB headset from Logitech with a microphone. A popular solution for computer gaming.
- See the connection definition for other connections on a computer and a visual example of the sound card microphone port.
- Computer microphone help and support.
- Computer sound card help and support.