Questions tagged [digital-audio]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Playback device not switching><

So there is a problem with playback devices on my PC with Windows 10 v1903 installed. When i plug in headphones the audio is not switching from speakers to headphones or headphones to speaker ...
0
votes
2answers
35 views

Transfer from one PC to another so I can listen to the sound on the other PC

I'm desperate, so I turn to you folks ... Has anyone else already solved the problem? I have two computers ... The first and the game: MB: Msi mag Z390 Tomahawk WIN: Windows 10 Pro 64 bit CPU: ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Can I safely connect audio out to audio in with an aux cable?

This question might be really dumb. But can I safely connect the audio output from one pc to the audio/microphone input on another pc, using an aux cable? I want to record audio from one pc on another ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Why it's not possible to play audio on 2 outputs at same time using only one audio board?

I always tried to make my computer (currently a Macbook Pro 2017) play audio on two different outputs at the same time using a single integrated audio board. Since I was a Windows user and after that,...
0
votes
0answers
192 views

Command line tool to apply replaygain to audio files

Using foobar2000, I have already calculated the replaygain info and stored them into the audio files(flac,ape,mp3) or their corresponding cue files. Now I'm planning to play them via a music server ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

No front panel lights or headphone sound

Out of necessity, I replaced my motherboard with Gigabyte B360M DS3H. While I was able to get everything else to function correctly, I no longer have front panel light or audio to the headphone jack. ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Enable Headphone Jack Detection (Disabled through Sound Settings)

I have a problem where I disabled my headphone jack due to me trying to fix it. It has a tiny jack but 1 of my samsung headphones fit in perfectly and cannot detect. Help ASAP How I did it? 2nd Mouse ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

How to set the location of a program's sound in Windows 10?

I want to hear Firefox in my surround sound headset from the front left and front right, music from behind left and behind right, and the Unity engine from left and right. How can I set a specific ...
0
votes
1answer
247 views

Sound fluctuations in Windows 10 laptop

I am using Windows 10 laptop.I am facing some audio problems..My problem is the sound level-It changes depending on the charging condition..If my laptop is plugged in The sound level is very low.....
1
vote
1answer
51 views

I have Windows 10. How do I set default to use Left speaker only?

I am trying to play a split track DVD. I set it to Left speaker and after each song it resets itself to both. How can I make it stay on Left and not switch?
0
votes
0answers
103 views

Split applications into different mixer channels

I am using Windows. I have a physical audio mixer with several channels with 1/4 inch inputs. Is there any way anyone knows of to split up applications into different quarter inch outputs, so I could ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

ASIO Driver only supports one application at a time

I am running into a problem on my computer running Windows 10 that I never encountered before on OS X. Tech involved: Windows 10, Bitwig Studio 2, ASIO driver, DJM-900 (used as Audio interface ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

Problems conenctng HDMI splitter with SPDIF audio out to AV Amp with TOSLINK

Have purchased and HDMI splitter with SPDIF out for audio.AV amp has Toslink input. Connectng TOSLINL Cable doesn't fit splitter output port (Toslink male end too big forspillter SPDIF female output ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

How to add back disabled audio devices?

I have two sound output devices, a soundbar using digital optical S/PDIF (motherboard rear panel) and a pair of headphones using a 3.5mm phonejack. I was recently having trouble getting a piece of ...
7
votes
6answers
4k views

Noise/hiss produced by Windows(?) on the audio output (not a hardware issue)

I have a Windows 10 PC in my car that I use as a head unit for the audio system, and I'm having trouble with background noise. I have been able to detect it on another Windows 10 PC as well. The noise ...
-1
votes
1answer
196 views

Amplifier starts playing digital sound from REALTEK Audio Digital Output after a delay

I have an issue with playback through an amplifier - RCA digital out from a PC to digital in on an amp. It works but it behaves like this: If there is a 3 seconds sound source from PC, the amp wakes ...
1
vote
0answers
173 views

Which SPDIF-out bracket do I need?

I've recently noticed my speaker set has an optical input (TOSLINK), but my mainboard (Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3P Intel Z170) has no built-in output on its backplate. It does have a 2-pin SPDIF_O socket ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Can't use Dolby Digital or DTS encoding: The audio format is not supported

Setup OS: Windows 10 Home Sound card: Auzentech Prelude 7.1 (This issue might also apply to other Creative cards that have the Dolby Digital & DTS encoding features.) Problem When I try to ...
0
votes
0answers
743 views

How to “speaker fill” or “ Stereo upmix” (same sound to all 5.1 speakers) Xonar U5?

I Have Xonar U5 connected to my computer via USB and there are 2x2.1 and a separate center speaker all connected to Xonar U5 with 3.5mm. It all works fine except for one very annoying fact that I ...
0
votes
1answer
615 views

Media Player Classic HC (K-Lite Codecs) Mutes my system when playing some files

As the title states, I'm trying to play some videos in K-Lite Codec Pack (12.0.1) MPC-HC (1.7.10.101), and when the track is playing my system stops being able to produce sound on my speakers. (pause ...
3
votes
0answers
581 views

Delay before audio playback starts with digital speakers (Windows 7/8/10)

Windows seems to have a problem with digital audio output (using coaxial/optical outputs) where the audio output goes to "sleep" when not in use and takes a moment to cut back in. I have experienced ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Why does Windows show 'speakers' even when headphones are connected?

^^When this screenshot was taken, headphones were connected and music was playing through them... :| Details:
6
votes
2answers
17k views

How to force Windows 7 to output 5.1 Surround?

I'm running Windows 7 SP1 x64 on an ASUS M2N4-SLI, which has a coaxial digital audio output (see my profile for more HW info - it's system PC1). How do I force Windows 7 to output 5.1 Surround to my ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Re-encode AC3 5.1 audio with variable bitrate using FFmpeg

Does the AC3 audio format support variable bitrate encoding? If so, is it possible to use FFmpeg's -vbr option to achieve that? I'd like to avoid converting from 5.1 to a 2-channel stereo because I'...
10
votes
2answers
37k views

What is the difference between a S/PDIF connector and a TOSLINK connector?

What is the difference between a S/PDIF connector and a TOSLINK connector? When I look at the relevant Wikipedia articles, it shows identical photographs on the S/PDIF page and the TOSLINK page. ...
1
vote
0answers
603 views

How to enable audio output via HDMI from HD 6850?

I have an HD 6850 connected to 32" LCD TV via HDMI. The video is ok, but there's no sound. AMD HDMI OUTPUT is set as default but doesn't do anything. When I right-click and click on Test Windows shows ...
0
votes
1answer
577 views

Where to start de-verb from ? I don't see any shortcut

I was recording some of the screencasts and there was some reverb in the audios of those videos. Than I searched online and found that the reverb can be eliminated or decreased by using a software ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Why do video streaming services buffer when I plug in my headphones?

I've noticed while using Netflix, Xbox Video, and Amazon, when I plug in my headphones the video will buffer as if the audio output change affects the streaming services. Can anyone explain why this ...
0
votes
0answers
925 views

Gigabyte Brix TOSLINK/SPDIF with Archlinux

I tried setting up the combo analog/digital out on this little box with the help of this adapter, but I can't get it to output anything digital... aplay -l tells me that card 1 device 1 is "ALC269VC ...
1
vote
0answers
528 views

iTunes playback skipping on some songs

A client of mine has called me with a bizarre problem. The PC he runs his music from (~200GB of it) uses iTunes and it has started skipping (or stuttering) at the start of some songs when the ...
0
votes
0answers
460 views

is it possible to do audio via DVI -> HDMI with Audigy Rx SPDIF to nvidia 8500 GT

I currently have a setup with a Soundblaster audigy RX and a XFX Nvidia 8500 GT. The particular graphics card I have does not have HDMI but ive seen posts saying it is possible to send video and audio ...
0
votes
0answers
98 views

Nokia/Sony Ericsson 3.5 headphone on Toshiba PC

I've a Sony Ericsson headphone, when I put it on a acer PC, it work nice, the stereo and all. But when I put it on a Toshiba PC (I've test this in 4 different model), If you half plug it, you get a ...
0
votes
1answer
671 views

How to trim a group of mp3 files with a specific timings

I am having trouble finding the way to trim bunch of mp3 files. The time from the beginning and time from the end is fixed across all the files and should be specified by the user. I already tried ...
1
vote
0answers
86 views

Configuring Mackie midi contoller with FL Studio

I am turning here with the hope that someone can help me! I just bought a Mackie Universal Control mixer off the internet. The mixer connects to my computer via my mAudio Delta 1010LT MIDI interface. ...
29
votes
5answers
99k views

What is the difference between WAV and FLAC?

My understanding is that the WAV and FLAC formats are containers for lossless audio. I have seen the FLAC format as being perhaps better because it is able to losslessly compress audio from say a WAV ...
3
votes
1answer
744 views

Windows 8 HDMI audio disconnects on playback stop

I have a AV Receiver plugged into my Radeon HD5670 via HDMI, using ATI HDMI audio. It used to work fairly well on Windows 7 (and Linux too). But I am having troubles with Windows 8. Windows 8 64 bit. ...
0
votes
0answers
841 views

Remove this 'crackle' from song with Audacity?

I purchased a song from AudioJungle and unfortunately it has some type of crackle artifact that I can't seem to remove. Here's a brief clip of the audio: http://puu.sh/1WAC6/12bf9a35f5.mp3 You can ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Does sound card quality matter for digital output?

I want to use a cheap USB sound card to connect my Raspberry Pi (which has only HDMI and stereo out) to my home cinema receiver (which has no HDMI input), in order to get digital surround playback. ...
1
vote
0answers
79 views

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 devices....
0
votes
1answer
629 views

Digital audio does not work on MacBook Pro

I have a MacBook Pro (8,2). Using a TOSLINK cable I have no digital output. Oddly enough, sometime I can hear a glitch when I plug in the cable or when I give it a gentle wiggle. My guess is that the ...
4
votes
4answers
3k views

How can I batch convert flac files to wav?

I'm using Windows XP, and I have several (about 160) flac files which I need to convert to wav. Since it is not practical to convert so many one by one, I need a utility that can convert them, but ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Is it possible to setup VLC (or another player) for a proper DD5.1 Output with HDMI? How?

After quite some struggles with my Audio setup, I decided to create a reference for any other exhausted souls dealing with this. Situation: Samsung TV connected via HDMI to an ASUS HD7850 ...
2
votes
0answers
2k views

AC3 & DTS Output Produces Buzzing/Noise Using a52 ALSA Plugin in Pulseaudio

Note: I hope this is the right site to ask it on, as I'm using ubuntu 12.04 64bit but assumably this is a general linux/alsa configuration question. I've followed the guide at https://help.ubuntu.com/...
0
votes
2answers
190 views

How could I represent 1.625 by 0 or a 1 (binary digit)?

This is an excerpt from wikipedia about 'full rate' speech coding standard. Full Rate or FR or GSM-FR or GSM 06.10 was the first digital speech coding standard used in the GSM digital mobile ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Can I use any audio interface with the Pro Tools 9 that comes with an Mbox Mini?

All I know is it is the version of Pro Tools that comes with the "Pro Tools 9 + Mbox Mini" package (see also here). Kinda sounds like you can use any interface with it (or no interface, which I ...
8
votes
4answers
13k views

How to view the bitrate of a media file in Audacity

How can I view the bitrate of a media file in Audacity? There are lots of instructions on how to change the bitrate of a file, but I can't find anything about finding the bitrate of the original file....
5
votes
4answers
3k views

What's the best audio format available when I want to convert my files?

I'm a music lover. I have lot of songs stored on my laptop, but the problem is I'm running out of space on my hard disk, because of the different audio formats which occupy lots of space. Now I want ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Monitoring audio while recording it (software mode)

Audacity has such option "software playthrough" but unfortunately Audacity is not applicable for my case. Other software misses that feature it seems, at least I can't find anything that turns the ...
2
votes
1answer
243 views

How to play sound directly into software recorder?

Without having it go outside via speaker system and back into the machine via its microphone? I have a Lenovo ThinkPad (Windows 7) and I can't figure out how to just keep my speakers turned down and ...
0
votes
2answers
724 views

How can I rip a CD to flac files in one step?

I'm using EAC to rip files to FLAC. Seems fine. But for a large amount of CDs (200 or so) the process is a little labor intensive. There's 4 or 5 clicks in there that seem extraneous -- EAC seems to ...