A computer device for inputting and outputting audio.

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What type of bolt is used to attach a sound card to an expansion plate?

I'd like to replace one of the bolts attaching my sound card to its expansion plate, as shown in the picture below. (The side of the card shown in the picture actually shows the nuts; I'm talking ...
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What components do I need to build a surround speaker system? [closed]

I am in need of a 5.1 surround speaker. My primary usage will be for playing music and handling my ps3 audio. I have listened to quite a few 5.1 systems, and liked none of them. In my opinion, your ...
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Mini display port to HDMI and also send audio to analog 5.1 home theather system

What I'm trying to accomplish is the following. I have a mini display port on my Lenovo X230, from which I'm successfully streaming to an HDMI enabled TV, using a mini display port to HDMI cable. Now, ...
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Virtual soundcard combining outputs

Here's my problem, I am recording gameplay footage but also want to record TeamSpeak at the same time. The game plays out of my speakers and TeamSpeak through my headset. Speakers as my default ...
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Having sound problems with soundcard TASCAM US-144 MKII

I'm using the soundcard above with Studio One 2. Everytime I'm starting SO2, the playback speed of all the audio output is decreased by 50% except Studio One itself. And yes, I already checked the ...
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Delay in playing(recording?) real time raw audio in LINUX

I'm developing OpenWrt device which sends audio data to network but I have issues in the early beginning. I'm trying to find which cause delay in playing (or maybe recording, but more probably ...
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External Speakers panned to the left and no spdif output displays in the playbacksound

I have a massive problem. My external speakers panned to left, no sound is coming out of the right speaker. I've tried EVERYTHING. Believe me I have done everything you recommend and nothing works. ...
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Will my soundcard (Asus Xonar DGX) stay good in my case? [closed]

Will my soundcard (Asus Xonar DGX) stay good in my case? I just have a free slot, and above it there is my Radeon 7850HD with two fans. (My motherboard is MSI Z87-g43)... Links to photos of my case: ...
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Sound card recognized as outputting sound, yet no sound

I just upgraded my sound card to an Asus Xonar DG. Under "playback devices" it recognizes the card, and the volume meter to the right displays that there is sound coming out of the device. My ...
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USB Gaming Headphones Vs. Traditional [closed]

I have a new Creative Labs Sound BlasterZ sound card and just purchases the Plantronics Gamecon 780 USB 7.1 gamer headset. I play Battlefield 4 primarily with headphones. Now my questions are: Am ...
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Windows 8 won't output stereo sound

I have two sets of stereo speakers. Speakers on my desk and a pair of headphones. The speakers are connected to a port on the back and the headphones are connected to a USB port on the front. ...
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mixing sound from multiple users' processes on linux

As in the title. Is it possible without setting up a system-wide pulse server to mix audio output from multiple processes owned by different users on Linux? I have no trouble mixing audio when all ...
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Is it possible to loop/wrap/connect audio out to microphone in via software on a MBP 15" Retina Late 2013?

I have an application which will only take audio from the microphone input to send out to a chatroom. The PC version of this app will take sound from the sound card as well as the microphone input. ...
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Laptop does not detect headphones when plugged in

Possibly a hardware issue: I've tried it with Windows 7, Windows 8 and all kinds of drivers. The speaker volume is nice and loud and plays no problem. However when I plug in my headphones, the sound ...
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Enabling 5.1 with a Xonar DS soundcard on Debian Jessie

I have successfully installed a Xonar DS on my Windows 7 system. I'm trying to do the same on my 64bit Debian (Jessie) partition, but it's quite another story. Goods news, as alsa wiki tells me, my ...
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Directx sound tabs are missing. How to get it back?

Recently I installed windows 8.1 pro on my system. When i opened directx diagnostic tool it had 5 tabs. They are System, display, sound1, sound2 and input. During this time the sound of all the ...
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MP3's lag and jitter regardless of the player I use

I am having a great deal of difficulty in finding a solution to my problem. When I play music on my PC it seems to lag and stutter or jitter every few minutes... it's as if I am using a turntable and ...
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Does a dedicated sound card have any advantages over onboard sound? [duplicate]

I was wondering about this today, there was a point when building a new computer meant having to buy a sound card to hook into the motherboard. But with most modern boards sound cards are built into ...
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Soundcard setup

I can't set up my soundcard not to reshare voice between the channels. I want to use VirtualDJ with different deck on diffecent channels. So I have output 1&2 (Front) for deck 1, 3&4 for desk ...
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Volume normalization

I'm having a a problem with my audio setup. I've used to connect my external speakers (stereo setup consisting of two speakers) to a USB DAC which was connected to the onboard soundcard (Realtek) of ...
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One speaker set for two computers

In my case, i have a setup of a linux host machine and a windows virtual machine, i have a soundblaster dedicated sound card and an intergrated intel hd soundcard. I was thinking i want to use the ...
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Sound suddenly stopped working

So, this morning, I was happily listening to music on my laptop, when in the afternoon, it just stopped working for no apparent reason. The only thing I have done was rebooting the computer, and ...
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Is it possible for a single process to take control of multiple sound systems in a multi-monitor setup?

Specifically in Windows (Windows 8 in my case), a multi-monitor setup using HDMI can have multiple sound systems (such as one per monitor), but they are independent of each other by default, and only ...
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get and play Old Creative Midi files

When I was young a was given an old 386PC to play with. While everyone else was using Windows 98 I was learning MS-DOS. The old 386 had a Creative Soundblaster 1.5 It came with a few MIDI songs I want ...
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Connecting headphone output of soundcard with speaker amplifier?

I have a soundcard, but I don't know which model. There are four 3,5mm outputs. My speaker amplifier is connected to the 3,5mm output which I previously used for some 20 Dollar active speakers and ...
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ASUS G75VX, after closing the lid and reopening, often speakers don't work (only subwoofer)

If I close the lid on my G75VX when I come back and reopen it only my subwoofer plays sound. A reboot fixes the problem every time. This happened on Windows 8 and since updating to 8.1, I have also ...
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awful sound after I close the music player

I just installed win7 on a Toshiba Satellite P200-1FC and the problem that I'm facing with is that I get a very disturbing noise after I close the media player. It is a very loud, abnormal and ...
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How should I decide on a default audio format?

I see that Windows sets the default output format at 16-bit, 44100 Hz (CD Quality). Most of my music is in this format, but most of my movies use a 16-bit at 48 KHz format (named DVD quality in the ...
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Sound card not being detected by programs

While I was watching a YouTube video on my Toshiba Satellite p55-A5312 the sound repeated itself several times and my sound stopped working. I signed out and restarted several times yet it still did ...
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Hulu - Sound Effects too Loud, Dialogue not Loud Enough

Whenever I watch things on Hulu, I am always adjusting the sound because the sound effects are extremely loud and the dialogue is way too quiet. At first I thought that the issue was with crappy ...
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How to use USB Speakers with 3.5mm Aux Speakers at the same time? [duplicate]

I have the Bose Companion 5, and recently got a Bose SoundLink mini bluetooth speaker as a gift and I want to be able to use them both at the same time, preferably having the mini speaker as the ...
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creative sb audigy se doesnt play sound

the pc of my girlfriend doesn't play sound, she changed the sound card from Realtek to Creative sb audigy se and everything seems okey, when you go to windows sound properties. on playback devices ...
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How to suppress vibration from computer to speaker?

My PC speaker (Logitech z523) is producing weird buzzing sounds which I think is caused by vibrations from my PC. It's connected to the on-board sound card. I tried putting a 3.5mm to 3.5mm jack ...
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Are USB audio-adapters any good? [closed]

I’m running Windows XP SP3 and have an AMD CPU and on-board audio. I don’t know what went wrong, but my sound is no longer working. I checked the volume and Control Panel settings, but everything is ...
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Second set of speakers only plays audio from line-in

I have two computers working at the same time, using Windows 7. I also have 2 set of speakers, each one of the sets has a normal 3.5mm jack. I wanted to have audio from both computers playing on all ...
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Clarify misunderstanding about USB hosts and IRQs

I have a long-suffering usb sound card (Creative X-Fi HD). Its manual said the following: Ensure that the headset/soundcard uses a USB Host that is on an individual IRQ slot. This means that no ...
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How to find out which application uses speakers?

Some application sending short beeps at random times after windows is returned from hibernate and sleep states. Is there any way to track down this program? Update: Problem solved by closing all ...
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Windows 7 - People Sounds are muted

So this is a first for me, I am a programmer at a company and I was presented with a A/V problem. A conference room with ceiling mics in not outputting audio from people in videos, but it outputs ...
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How to detect sound card name?

I have a laptop HP Probook 4740S and I can't seem to find which sound card I'm using. I want to download a sound driver for linux, but don't know which drivers I should download. In the Device ...
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How can I limit the volume of audio on Windows by decibel level?

I enjoy listening to music at high volumes, but I'm concerned about possible long-term hearing loss. Articles covering this question suggest limiting audio volume to under 85 decibels. Is there: A ...
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Virtual ALSA Device for redirecting Output to physical input

I am trying this for over 10 days now, several hours a day. i have a ubuntu 12.04 server box, no x-server. on this machine runs a ruby application, and a C application, both bought from an external ...
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identify which process is outputting sound

My computer periodically makes a random ding (among other sounds), and I can't figure out the source. Suggestions on SU include using bar indicators in the volume mixer to look for the source. ...
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Disable a linux sound card

I have updated to Kubuntu 12.10 from 12.04 and my sound stopped working ... I think because of I have two soundcards in my system and I think that disabling one of them shouldsolve the problem. Here ...
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I can hear my computer, Why is that [duplicate]

My computer is wired to my audiomixer and then to my headphones. If i turn the volume off my mixer up i can literately hear my computer(if my computer is'nt playing audio ofcourse). I can hear it ...
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Echoing Clicking Noise on Windows 7 through two different soundcards

I have a Windows 7 SP1 System on an ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 Motherboard. Whenever I output any sound I get a clicking, echo over the output. I output sound through a cheap pair of logitech speakers ...
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No sound output or hardware to choose from in gnome sound settings

There is no sound output when I try to play music or videos etc. When I run $ speaker-test I get speaker-test 1.0.25 Playback device is default Stream parameters are 48000Hz, S16_LE, 1 ...
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Unable get sound form fedora 19.?

I just switched from windows to fedora 19 as my distro. It's running fine but I am having issues with my sound card i.e i am unable to hear anything. I Googled for a fix or procedure on how to ...
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How can I check the output sampling frequency of a sound card in windows7

I have a USB sound card that claims to accept 192kHz as an output sampling frequency. When I connect it, a status LED shows 192kHz is active. How can I check if windows7 is sending a 192kHz signal ...
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No sound on boot w/ speakers & headphones plugged in

When I boot my pc with speakers + headphones plugged in, they're detected but don't play sound. When I test them, they show that they're playing sound, but I don't hear anything. The strange thing ...
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SoX on 64-bit Windows - how to chose output device

I have created 3 virtual sound devices using VAC and now i want to start 3 sox instances and make every instance use a seperate sound device for output when playing a wav file. Command sox.exe ...