Well, my attempt at cleaning the fans on my MacBook Pro didn’t have the desired result – my trusty laptop still sounds like a small aircraft taking off when I give it anything slightly processor heavy to do.
I did buy an incredibly cheap clip on microphone which I thought would help reduce the noise when I record my tutorials but as it turns out the mic needs a pre-amp to work properly.
All this has left me a little but hesitant to record any more tutorials until its fixed, I’m more than aware that the noise of the fans is less than ideal and it’s something I am trying to fix. Short term it may involve using my iPhone as a mic, but I fear this will still pick a lot of the noise up.
So, I’m left with the option of putting the mac in for repair (which I can’t really do as I have no gap in my work schedule) or biting the bullet and finally buying a new one. Most users of Apple Macs are pretty up on computer spec but its really not my thing, I’ve always just spent the most money I could assuming it would get me what I need.