Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm running Windows 7 Pro 32-bit on my Dell Latitude 2100 netbook and I'm having an issue with the line in device/driver/functionality.

The device & driver are stock:

  • Driver Date: 7/13/2009
  • Driver Version: 6.1.7600.16385

My setup is bass guitar running through a 12' long instrument cable (1/4") with a 1/4" female to 1/8" male adapter into the line in port on the computer. Then the 15' long headphones/line out cable goes into a standard set of powered speakers.

I'm almost sure that the manufacturer of the on-board sound card is RealTek.

The problem is that there is latency (when monitoring input) between the source and the speakers.

How do I get rid of this latency?

Thanks for any help.

share|improve this question
1  
Rather than guessing whether or not this (or any other) is the appropriate site, why not take a few moments to read the FAQ and find out for sure? –  John Gardeniers Feb 19 '11 at 23:05
    
@John G - if your question isn't rhetorical, the answer is that i was frustrated at the time and i'm just that lazy in general –  CheeseConQueso Feb 19 '11 at 23:23
    
@John G - also, since you seem to know & respect the law of the stackexchange land, what are your thoughts on me reposting this same question/issue on both guitars.stackexchange.com and audio.stackexchange.com in addition to superuser? –  CheeseConQueso Feb 19 '11 at 23:25
    
nvm guitars site.... i reposted on audio.stackexchange.com ( audio.stackexchange.com/questions/856/… ) - separate audience & suitable arena –  CheeseConQueso Feb 19 '11 at 23:36
add comment

migrated from serverfault.com Feb 19 '11 at 23:09

This question came from our site for professional system and network administrators.

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.