Microphone Sample Rate

Standard Sample Rate is 48 kHz. Some audio interfaces & microphones are capable of much higher Sample Rates & can change OS settings when they are plugged into your computer without your knowledge. You can change the Sample Rate back to the standards, if needed, with these simple steps.


  1. Click on the Magnifying glass icon in the top right, next to the clock
  2. Type in “Audio Midi Setup”
  3. Click on the Audio Midi Setup app
  4. Select your audio interface or microphone in the list on the left
  5. Click on the Format dropdown to expand it
  6. Select 48 kHz
  7. Close the Audio Midi Setup app
  8. Return to SquadCast
  9. Refresh the page



  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Select Hardware and Sound
  3. Manage Audio Devices
  4. Playback (headphones) tab
  5. Select the device to be used
  6. Click Properties
  7. Select the Advanced tab
  8. Select 16 bit, 48kHz
  9. Click Apply
  10. Click OK
  11. Select Recording (microphone) tab
  12. Follow steps 5 - 10
  13. Return to SquadCast
  14. Refresh the page
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