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Situation:

  • I wish to record "what i heard" while using the PC using either digital/analogue/software loopback.

My configuration

  • E-MU 0404 PCI sound card
  • Windows 7 Ultimate (x64)
  • Audacity / Audition 1.5

I had tried in similar situation before in windows xp and i was able to do it by setting a 'SEND WAVE L/R - HOST' send effect in Patchmix DSP. All frequencies are set to 44.1kHz. Clock is internal.

However, when I tried similar configuration in windows 7, while I was able to record audio from the loopback, the audio was extremely distorted and close examination of waveforms shows very short fragments of audio intersparsed with digital silence.

What could be the problem?

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Since you didn't mention latency, I consider very likely that you need to set a higher latency buffer size.

I know I'm late but whatever!

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Unfortunately I do not have the interface with me anymore. I have since switched to something else :) Thanks anyways. –  bubu Jun 11 '11 at 16:37
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