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Error 8 occurs when you use the Kinect microphone

Problem

You may see the following error message and code when you use your Kinect sensor:

Kinect couldn’t hear the whole calibration tone.

8

If you see this error code or message when you’re using Kinect, it means that the Kinect sensor microphone is having a trouble hearing you.

Solutions

Solution 1: Select “More info” and then “Try again”

On your console, select More Info to see suggestions on how to correct the problem. After you make the suggested changes, select Try Again to run the test again.

Solution 2: Make sure that the Kinect sensor is positioned correctly

To learn how to position your Kinect sensor correctly for optimal microphone use, go to Kinect voice recognition and chat.

Solution 3: Request a repair

If these steps don't resolve the problem, go to the Online Service Centre and click Start Request to request a repair.

Repair or warranty questions? See Xbox 360 warranty, registration and repair: Frequently asked questions.

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