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Realtek HD Audio ignores mic input

I'm servicing a fresh install of Windows XP (yes, really!) with an on-board Realtek ALC888 HD Audio chipset. The trouble is that I get no sound input from the mic. The mic is connected to the front ...
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Analog RCA splitter

We just got an Airport Express to use AirPlay on our stereos. Now our most 'advanced' stereo system we want to connect has a single analog RCA input for audio. This is of course bullshit. The stereo ...
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Cisco SPA112 ATA Only Rings Half the Time

I have a Cisco SPA112 ATA Unit which I have set up to connect to an online SIP account (no LAN Asterisk servers in use) and I have this issue where sometimes the unit will not ring when someone calls ...
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How can you convert audio (3.5mm) to S/PDIF?

I have a monitor that I want to use as my 'TV' for my gaming system. I connect it via HDMI, so sound and video go through the monitor, but I want sound to my headphones, which travels via optical ...
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VGA slight flickering/wavy pattern on dark colors

I have a vga monitor attached to my laptop. Whenever I am displaying darker colors, there is a sort of wavy flickering (not seizure inducing, but smooth flickering). It is also more profound when I am ...
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converting lots (100+) of analogue audio sources to RTP/UDP/'IP packets'?

I was 50/50 posting this here or the electronics board.. maybe I can get some help! Basically I have a scenario where I'll have just over 100 analogue audio sources (50 in and 50 out) from 50 ...
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Can temperature change affect graphic card or monitor to change analog signal and cause blurry image?

My computer is located near the window, and I noticed that when I open my window, after a minute or two the picture on the screen often gets blurry and I have to press "auto" to make it sharp again. ...
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Dual Link DVI to VGA

Well, I have a dual link dvi port graphics card, do I have to use both of these dvi ports to hook up the graphics card to a monitor, or can I just use one?
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Is Analog-Digital conversion alone sufficient to put analog data on USB? [closed]

Just what the title states ... A geophone gives an analog output. It must be digitized before it may be posted on USB. Is mere digitization sufficient? What else must happen after digitization ...
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Is there a twisted pair standard for video+power+RS485?

I am building a PC-based security DVR. I am using Cat6 to carry the video signal (converted via balun), power, and RS-485. Is there a standard or convention for which twisted pairs I use for which? ...
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How to use analog headphones and USB headphones on a computer at once?

Is it possible to use analog headphones (in the regular headphone jack area) and USB headphones at once on a windows computer? Every time we plug both in the USB headphones override the analog ...
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Best Way to Output Analog Video From PC

I have been working on a project for some time that involves using frame grabbers to get frames of video from a camera running algorithms on the result. There are lots of different frame grabbers ...
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Dual-monitor Windows XP, monitors are “identified wrong”

Trying to use a dual-monitor desktop system with Windows XP.... 1 graphics card... with digital/analog outputs. Picking: Desktop -> Properties -> Settings -> Identify It shows "2" as my left ...
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Connecting a computer to analog cable

I have a PC with all the usual outputs and a couple of TVs in the house with inputs to connect to a computer. Now, what i would like to do is get rid of cable TV and using the input into the splitters ...
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Transferring analog media (VHS casettes, vinyl records) to PC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Converting home video tape to digital? I have some VHSs and vinyl records which I'd like to convert to DVDs and CDs, respectively. I have a couple of questions about how ...
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Analogue clock for Windows 7 in the system tray

Does anyone know of an analogue clock that works in the system tray of Windows 7?