It is better to hold the microphone 0.5-3 inches (1-8 cm) from your mouth at the time of singing or speaking. Don’t blow into the microphone or tap directly on the microphone windscreen. It is possible to use up to two wired or wireless controllers together with the microphones. You cannot use a microphone if a wired headset is connected to your console. But the Xbox 360 Wireless Microphone doesn’t interfere with any other wired or wireless Xbox 360 accessories. The Microphone indicator lights You can easily understand your microphone status from the built in lights shining. If the lights flash green one time every second, it indicates that the power is on. If the lights flash green four times every second, it indicates that the microphone is connecting. If the lights flash blue and then stops, it means that the connection is completed. If the lights flash green one time every second, it means that your microphone is out of the wireless range of your console. It is also very important to understand the battery status signals. If the battery of your microphone is low, the lights will flash amber one time every three seconds. If the battery status is critical, the lights will flash amber one time every second.