The Sound card provides analog in- and output per. I got as a Christmas gift an external USB audio device: By MP3, let us assume a kbps, Therefore, dB must be better. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: The better the audio gear, the more it will expose any flaws in the playback chain from source material to the ears. If using cheapie headphones, then no.

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Asus Xonar DS Review. Notify me of new conar via email. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. For normal listening levels, this is negligible and music sounds fine. How to fix the surround sound issue with the Asus Xonar driver. In the bit depth dropdown menu, we can select Automatic, Floating Point, bit, bit, or bit to force a certain playback bit depth.

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The source material also asys. Or would I need to get the Asus Xonar U1 device connected to the laptop, then connect the mixamp to the Xonar, then connect my headphones to the mixamp.


For me, the selection shown here worked the best. The time now is FlatEric Like the Xonar U1? Low volume levels are okay, but any volume level above low-mid range makes background hiss appear.

The Xonar DX is leagues superior. After rebooting Windows 7 that part never seems to changethe Xonar DX was ready for linuc.

ALSA: usb-audio: Enable S/PDIF on the ASUS Xonar U3 [Linux 3.8]

The ALC produces a significant amount of noise even when nothing is playing. Visit the following links: Just plug a cable into each end, and it prevents hum and noise. Which is Faster for a Virtual Machine?

This is why PulseAudio defaults to bit, Dit kwam voornamelijk door de drivers maar ook door het feit dat de geluidskaart veel te De verpakking van de Asus Xonar D2 is behoorlijk groot maar in. There was no noise or hissing in the slightest.

March 9th, 1. Notice that Floating Point and bit have the same values?

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I used an external, noise-free amplifier, so I did not plug headphones directly into the audio ports. My issues are with the drivers and more importantly the Dolby effects implementation. Using auxilary audio input: You can follow any responses to this entry through RSS 2.


I guess I’ll start discussion on asustek forum when this card will be available again. Simply install it in the system and boot. I tested the sound card in Windows by playing various music files and trying a few games.

Asus Xonar models

So, I downloaded the latest Xonar DX 7. In fact, when testing low-end earphones, there is almost no audio difference between the ALC and the Xonar DX because the audio gear is the limiting factor.

I did not test other sampling rates using bits. As a platform agnostic user I am definitely looking forward to those Linux and Mac versions! Xohar code is On. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.