I have a Dell ultrasharp 20" monitor from a few years ago. It has an integrated webcam and microphone. I have used it for skype and haven't had problems in the past. I have used it with Starcraft 2 in testing the MIC function when holding down the "~" key. When I skype with it though, after a min or so, the person speaking through it sounds electronic. Like you are a robot. I have no idea if the MIC is broken since it works in the beginning, or if this is a function of Skype software or something. Any thoughts?