Author Topic: Ventrilo - Push to talk ??  (Read 1547 times)

[SJ]Warren Dawes

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Ventrilo - Push to talk ??
« on: March 27, 2009, 06:12:09 am »
A nooby question about Ventrilo. Do you have to use the Push to Talk button option with the latest version?
I've re-installed Vent on my new PC and used the latest version. When trying to test it under setup, I can only get it to work if I select and set a PTT button.
If I recall previously, I'm sure I used to use Vent here without having to push a button to talk. In TeamSpeak you can simply set a volume level where your voice is automatically detected.
No doubt PTT is safer in case I utter the odd profanity unexpectedly (eg when Steiny spins in front of me  :D ) , but it also means having to allocate a Wheel button that I use for other things.

[SJ]Cato Larsen

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Re: Ventrilo - Push to talk ??
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2009, 06:14:44 am »
A nooby question about Ventrilo. Do you have to use the Push to Talk button option with the latest version?
I've re-installed Vent on my new PC and used the latest version. When trying to test it under setup, I can only get it to work if I select and set a PTT button.
If I recall previously, I'm sure I used to use Vent here without having to push a button to talk. In TeamSpeak you can simply set a volume level where your voice is automatically detected.
No doubt PTT is safer in case I utter the odd profanity unexpectedly, but it also means having to allocate a Wheel button that I use for other things.


I seem to not find the volum set to activate myself, so I think push to talk is your option.

thats what I have always used though......

[SJ]Kristof Huyck

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Re: Ventrilo - Push to talk ??
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2009, 08:27:15 am »
The biggest drawback of Ventrilo is voice activation. It's almost impossible to get that to function right, while in TS it's just a matter of a few minutes to get it right.  :hmm: I guess you have to learn to live with it  :D

Marcus

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Re: Ventrilo - Push to talk ??
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2009, 08:30:49 am »
We could raise the old Ventrilo vs. Teamspeak fight again.  :)  I just paid the Vent bill for next month though.  So we've got time to fight it out. lol

[SJ]Kristof Huyck

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Re: Ventrilo - Push to talk ??
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2009, 08:41:55 am »
Like I said previous time: let's wait until Teamspeak 3 is released  :)

Marcus

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Re: Ventrilo - Push to talk ??
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2009, 08:52:00 am »
Like I said previous time: let's wait until Teamspeak 3 is released  :)


I hope SJ is still around in 2015.  lol

[SJ]Warren Dawes

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Re: Ventrilo - Push to talk ??
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2009, 09:14:46 am »
Thanks guys, I've mapped PTT to a button on my wheel.

[SJ]Pierre61

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Re: Ventrilo - Push to talk ??
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2009, 07:03:06 pm »
I've got it to work on voice activation simply by unchecking the 'use ptt button' and knobing about with the sensitivity button. Like Kris said though, it's a bugger to get right... get it wrong and every burst of flatulence is broadcast around the globe :)

[SJ]Byron

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Re: Ventrilo - Push to talk ??
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2009, 07:16:56 pm »
Quote from: Pete
...every burst of flatulence is broadcast around the globe


You may not always be entirely legible, Peter, but we still love you!   :D

[SJ]DRokK

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Re: Ventrilo - Push to talk ??
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2009, 07:39:09 pm »
i gotta feeling tonight's Alfatina might be a noisier than usual affair  :hmm: