The low frequencies did have a greater feeling of power and drive than they did with the DACport, however, and backgrounds were silent, with no noise interference from the PC. I think it’s rotten that the sample rate must be set through the Windows hardware settings. To my surprise, when I paused playback, instead of all bits changing to zero which is what usually happens with digital sources , the DIGICheck meter indicated with red flags that some bits were still active fig. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Using Foobar v. Thanks for the additional suggestions.

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Which is contrary to what most people write about spdif. Wssence, my password is: Case 22 Nov On Tue Is it possible that both digitial and analog output signals can work this way?

Xsus Latest Galleries Recommended. For capture, I think it depends on the software you are using to record. Thanks for posting the solution. Xonar cards use the oxygen PCI -e controller which supports only 16bit and 32bit samples over DMA – see the corresponding line in the linux driver source code git. I reinstalled in low latency mode, and it didn’t really help.


Test mode to be enabled! Legacypreferably use XonarSwitch and configure it with separate profiles. No, create an account now.

Reaper is what I ended up using as well; I prefer Sound Forge 7. When I choose 32 bit then MC will output at that bitdepth then I would guess my card would continue down-converting to 24 bit. ASIO bypasses the Windows mixer, but not the sample rate settings on the hardware device page.

Bonus Recording of December The cost is a lot because you will need not only a better DAC but the cabling has to be good too.

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You must log in or sign up to reply here. The sound is a little more smoother and less harsh to my ears. Thanks for the report. If the issues is not Windows 10 related.

Thanks for the additional suggestions. If you want to upmix the stereo sound from youtube to be played through all 5.


And it does have a visual effect in MC when I toggle the 3 available bitdepths. Forum Getting Started Purchase Support: I don’t have anything local for easy comparison.


CarvedInside 03 Dec This indicates that a kernel-mode driver attempted to access pageable memory at a process IRQL that was too high. Before, did you manually disable “Speakers” Multi-channel Upgradable Essence ST is designed to allow full 7. Products may not be available in all markets.

I just can’t get this figured out, any help would be appreciated. Ignore the USB comment above.

I tested this by recording the output to a new file, inverting its polarity, then playing the old and new files simultaneously in Adobe Audition 3.