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Our system has detected that you have all of the necessary plugins installed to run the CAST. However, we would like to test the audio levels on your computer before we begin. You will find an audio player below this section that you can use to test your headset volume, and a recorder that you can use to check your microphone levels. Once you have determined that your volumes are at an acceptable level, you may continue on to the registration page.

 Audio Volume Check

Please click the button below to listen to a sample recording. While listening to the audio, adjust your headset or speakers to a volume that is comfortable for you.

Were you able to hear the sample audio adequately?

Excellent! Please continue to the microphone test section below.
As this is a listening and speaking test, please do not continue until you can hear the sample audio adequately.

Microphone Check

Please use the recorder below to record a sample of your voice. If you cannot hear the sample, you may have to adjust your microphone settings.
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Were you able to successfully record a sample with acceptable audio quality?

Your computer is now configured to take the CAST. Press the 'Continue to CAST Assessment button below.
As this is a listening and speaking test, please do not continue until you are sure that you can record your responses using the provided recorder.

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