Questions tagged [sound-card]

A computer device for inputting and outputting audio.

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Audio input appearing and disappearing

Sometimes just from using my computer audio inputs start appearing and disappearing randomly, and the only way I know how to fix it is to restart my computer. I've never had this problem with windows. ...
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Cannot get any loudness from microphones on Windows 11 laptop

Context I am trying to set headphones on a laptop for video meetings. Devices Laptop model: Asus ProArt StudioBook H5600QM. Windows version: 11 Pro 21H2 Headsets: Senheiser GSP 500 and Senheiser GSP ...
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How to use volume keys to change not-master volume up-down in Windows 10?

I have a USB soundcard with Toslink (S/PDIF) output under Windows 10 and as such master volume does nothing. Looking at Audio quality via S/PDIF this is not at all unexpected. I can control the volume ...
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Can a Headset (microphone+audio) work with a USB soundcard?

I see most USB sound-cards have 2 inputs (audio and microphone) but I have a headset (2 in 1). What can I do?
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Noisy sound on Windows 10

The problem: When I let sound play (from Spotify, videogames, making music...) for some time, what seems like white noise eventually appears. My setup:A desktop running windows 10, with an external ...
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3.5mm PCIe Headset sound card I.e.same as laptop - not seperate mic socket

I recently built a few new PC's for our home and buying budget motherboards I was surprised I couldn't find any with headset output either for front panel or rear panel connections (its been 5 years ...
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Cannot detect audio device when switching to user account

When I go to settings > sound, I only see dummy_output. It seems the system cannot detect the audio devices. However, I can play sounds from audio devices when I switch to an administrator account. ...
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How to determine maximum software volume output

We have a rather unique setup for some experiments that involves a copper coil hooked up to a couple of amplifiers, which are hooked up to an external sound card, which are hooked up to a laptop (via ...
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Distorted sound on Fedora 36

I am using Fedora 36 on my ThinkPad x250. The output of the speakers is quite low therefore I tried tweaking it using Alsamixer. However, the results were not satisfying hence, I used other solutions ...
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loopback/listen to Line In, ALSA/Pulseaudio

I have 2 computers, and one set of headphones. When I used Windows on my desktop PC I could simply select Listen to and it would pipe the Line In input to the default output device. I don't see a way ...
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Need a solution for USB Splitter and souncard

what I am trying to achieve is to use my sound card changeably, once with a computer, once with a phone. The USB sound card (I think for that case it doesn't matter which one, because the sound is ...
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No sound from internal speakers on laptop, but headphone jack and HDMI works

I just bought an ASUS Zenbook 14, model UX3402 (Q409Z when purchased from Best Buy in the US). It came with Windows 11 installed, and sound output works perfectly on Windows. I installed Ubuntu 22.04 ...
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Would a DAC reduce hissing I hear from headphones?

Even when nothing is playing I hear a lot of hissing and noise in my headphones. They are connected to the front audio jack on a desktop PC. I read that electrical interference is particularly bad at ...
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No Sound on Ubuntu 21.04 Fresh Installation

I just installed ubuntu 21.04 and there is no sound, checked sound settings, Only dummy output is there. I am using a headphone connected with rare jacks on pc.
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How to record second application audio to another track by using ffmpeg?

By following that link, I managed to record one application sound but sudo modprobe snd-aloop command creates only one loop back sound card so I can not record second application sound to another ...
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Change Soundcard Bit Depth and Sample Rate via Command Line in Windows

Is there a tool, piece of Powershell or similar for changing the bit depth and sample rate of a sound card via the command line in Windows? e.g. a software solution, preferably already found inside ...
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Clicking sound from speakers

I have the following problem on a Ubuntu 20.04.1 desktop machine. I cannot make a test on other operating systems because Ubuntu is the only one installed. When the OS is not playing any output sounds,...
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Soundcard accepting one input at a time

I have an audio setup consisting of two soundcards: First soundcard: Line out (lime green), for my speakers Mic in (light pink), for my external microphone Line in (light blue), to plug my phone in ...
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Enhancements Tab on Windows 11

I am having issues on my Lenovo ThinkPad E490 laptop running Windows 11. Trying to plug a set of plug and play headphones via the 3.5 mm jack the sound comes out of them but not at the expected ...
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No Sound in Kali Linux 2021.4 on [ASUS TUF B560M Plus]

Hello I fresh installed Kali linux 2021.4 but it has no sound, [It was working on Windows] However I tried some stuff suggested by community: Added Following Lines in .bashrc pulseaudio -D clear ...
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Lenovo Legion T5 26AMR5 crackling sound when external sound card is plugged in via USB

I bought a new Lenovo gaming PC and when I plugged in my external sound card via USB, my speaker started crackling. After a couple of days of googling I tried different things but they did not work. ...
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correct issues of pulseaudio after upgrade?

I have upgraded a system to the latest opensuse thumbleweed version, but I have certain issues with pulseaudio. After the upgrade, the sound become more quiet, (less volume than before), and before ...
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Trying to pass through a sound card to a windows 10 vm

I am using VMware Workstation 16. The host computer is Also Windows 10 x64 VM is Windows 10 x64. The sound card I am trying to pass through is a Focusrite 2i2 Gen2. It's important for me to get ASIO ...
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How to output 5.1 dolby atmos from pc to smart tv with HDMI

Just bought Vizio M51ax-J6 and my tv is samsung UN58NU6080FXZC. Dolby and dolby+ works with both optical cable and hdmi arc when I play netflix on the smart tv directly. What I am trying to do is ...
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Play Movie with 2 languages simultaneously

I know that a similiar question has been asked on how to achieve this in Linux. However this Question was asked 5 years ago and maybe there is a more convenient way to do this. Furthermore, if ...
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No sound, recent Debian 11 upgrade, NVidia sound card

I'm a relative newbie with Debian and I hope someone can help me with my problem: I've recently installed Debian 10 on my Dell G3 15 3590. I've tried downloading all the necessary firmware for the ...
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Can PC hardware affect internal audio capture?

Put another way, if I'm having some audio output static issues, and I record my internal desktop audio using something like OBS, virtual audio cable, or stereo mix, and the static is present in the ...
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Windows 10, Sound rise to 90 when plugging audio device

Each time I plug an audio device with a sound card, windows automatically switch to this card (ok, why not) but also rise the volume level to 90 which lead to hurt my ears and my speakers (it does ...
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Use magnet to attach external usb soundcard to case "good" idea? [closed]

A bit "extraordinary" for sure and I wanted to ask if i have to expect some bad coming out of it ^^ I want to use this external soundcard: https://www.thomann.de/de/...
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How to discover where a software user interaction sound file is located when it's being played from an application?

I wish to modify a sound that plays when a user clicks a selection in a piece of software (Grid 3). Currently, it's a 'mouse click' sound, so I can presume it's not synthesized on the fly (like a ...
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What is the difference between hw:CARD=Generic_1,DEV=0 and hw:CARD=Generic_1,DEV=1?

Show info on my sound card: aplay -L default Playback/recording through the PulseAudio sound server null Discard all samples (playback) or generate zero samples (capture) jack JACK Audio ...
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Does sound card not contain audio processor?

list all PCI devices related with audio: lspci |grep -i audio 09:00.1 Audio device: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Raven/Raven2/Fenghuang HDMI/DP Audio Controller 09:00.5 Multimedia ...
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Using the sound card of a DVD player with a surround sound system for my monitor [closed]

I've recently acquired a DVD player with a built-in 5+1 Surround sound system from a family member. I have been using streaming services quite awhile now so I really don't need a DVD player. However I ...
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Is there any way to funnel one playback device's audio into another?

I'm wanting to use my Sound Blaster Z SE's features (like Scout Mode), but funnel the resulting audio into my HyperX headset with surround sound. I know optical out to a headset supporting optical ...
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Audio Cuts Out, Replaced by Loud Hiss, from MSI Motherboard

I have a new MSI z590 Torpedo motherboard on a (mostly) new build. Using the TOSLINK audio output, the sound will work normally for some time but suddenly and randomly the sound will cut out and a ...
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Failsafe Against Slips During Audio Programming

As described in this video, it seems to be very easy to produce dangerous audio volumes (both to speakers and hearing) with Pure Data when even a slight slip or oversight occurs. The advice given in ...
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Read jack splitter as two separate devices

I ran out of jack output connectors on my pc, and I recently bought a jack splitter to connect another sound card (my second monitor which requires a VGA connection). The problem is, and I can't ...
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Is the digital PC output volume controlled?

Until now I use only the analoge output of my PC with Widows 10 and ASUS motherboard. The motherboard has also S/PDIF digital output. I think about using that output, converted to AES3, to connect ...
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On board sound card is not being detected by my PC

I've just finished my first build, everything was working fine until a corrupted driver forced me to reinstall windows clean. Now my onboard sound is not working at all. It is basically not being ...
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Windows 10 laptop sound problems

I have had this laptop (Windows 10 pro Lenovo IdeaPad L340 Gaming - core i7 9th generation) for about 2 years now. But lately I've been experiencing sound problems (no sound at all coming out of my ...
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How to play an audio file on a specific soundcard output on OS X

I would like to play sound files Wav/Mp3 on a specified channel of a multichannel output on OSX. Unfortunatley afplay does not allow me to specify its output on osx as aplay does on linux. Looking for ...
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Why does sound come speakers and headphones at the same time?

I have a Lenovo 3000 n100. I did a replacement on the motherboard. I installed a fresh windows 7 and updated all the drivers. But I have a weird problem with my laptop. I am not getting any beeps when ...
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Medion Akoya E2212T (MD 99720): after reinstall Windows 10 32bit no mouse / no keyboard (and no sound which was also missing before)

I have reinstalled Windows 10 32bit on my old netbook Medion Akoya E2212T (MD 99720) in order to get my sound back which I was missing since an update in 2017. The only solution since then was to ...
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Capture single channel in Audacity with PreSonus VSL 1818

I am trying a ProSonus VSL 1818 audio box for one microphone. I installed the ProSonus Universal Control. QuickTime captures sound out of the box. Audacity recognizes the device, with VSL 1818 as a ...
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Why i am getting " no soundcards found..." and not getting any sound?

[msingh@localhost KVMfiles]$ aplay --list-devices aplay: device_list:272: no soundcards found... [msingh@localhost Extrasoftware]$ lspci -v | grep -A7 -i "audio" 00:1f.3 Audio device: ...
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Does the Sound Blaster Live! Value had hardware support for Adlib/OPL3?

As I m buying a computer without an onboard sound card, I m thinking about using my old Creative Sound card from 21 years ago and buying a pcie riser adapter instead of a modern sound card (I m ...
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No sound on manjaro linux

The sound works fine on windows but not on manjaro. I have tried every possible configuration in pavu both on the "output devices" and "configuration tab". I had this problem on ...
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Laptop audio deactivates itself

I have an 9-year-old Toshiba Satellite laptop running Windows 10. The PC has one annoying issue, which is that sometimes the audio speakers deactivate themselves. To be more precise, I am e.g. ...
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What is the 15-pin black port that old sound cards have? [duplicate]

What is the 15-pin black port that old sound cards have? Here is an example
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No internal speaker sound on linux with lenovo legion 7i (ALC287) only when jack is connected

I've been trying different options to try to get sound working on the internal speakers of my lenovo legion 7i on linux. A few things to consider: Sound card is recognized (screenshot will be shown ...

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