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need a mic to connect to laptop for use with gotomeeting

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Is there a wireless or bluetooth microphone that I could clip to my clothing and it connects to a laptop with a receiver that I could use for a video presentation coming up?  I use gotomeeting?
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Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information Systems
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There are billions*.  Here's one:  Lavalier Lapel Mic-K031B





*slight exaggeration
David FavorFractional CTO
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@Paul, points for the "exaggeration bullet".

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I have a bluetooth earpiece for my iphone.  Is there a mic that would be similar?  All it would be is the mic and a usb receiver?  Nothing else to clip onto the hip like the K031B has?
Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information Systems
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Yes, actually I own one just like this and I love it:  Plantronics Voyager Legend

[edit: this one is an earpiece and mic - I'm not aware of one that's just a microphone.]

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would this be a mic that I could connect to a laptop and use with gotomeeting or is this a bluetooth headset?
Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information Systems
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Yes it is.  If that particular one doesn't have a dongle for the laptop, there are plenty that do.  Plantronics doesn't make the cheapest equipment, but their stuff works well.

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do they make a style that clips on?

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Would this model work:  See screenshots.  I also have a pic of the laptop that I would want to plug the receiver into.
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That second photo - with the mic and the dongle - that would do it.  That setup looks likes it's WiFi (or RF) rather than Bluetooth, but the principle is the same.

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It would connect to the port on the laptop?
Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information Systems
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It should.  I'm guessing that accepts audio in as well as audio out..  The owner's manual would tell you if it were audio-out (for earphones) only.  The image next to it looks like a headset with a mic, so I'm guessing it will accept input from a microphone.