Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. This is incredibly annoying. June 3rd, 9. The amplifier did not introduce any noise into the audio signal. I pressed the letter “m” once and the “MM” turned into “00” and I had audio out to the headphones! You are right that there are differences between the cards you mention: It does not matter.

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I have filed a bug on launchpad: Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. It will work under 32 bit, but not on my 64 bit install! Is there a difference in sound quality between a dedicated sound card and motherboard audio? That is a FLAC file!

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. The Xonar DX will work in Linux whether onboard audio is enabled or not.


Lacking extra op-amps, I was unable to test this feature. If connecting the audio outputs from multiple computers to an external receiver, use a separate audio isolator for each computer. Join Date May Beans 7. I’ve also tried OSS4. Categories books 5 Lessons 24 linux other 9 Programming 25 Trivia Thing is, the card works on 32 bit Gutsy, using the pre-release driver from the ALSA project website: I have looked and I cannot find the information on what kernel Ubuntu PulseAudio resamples it to bit, 48kHz and then sends it to the card.

[ubuntu] Asus Xonar DX

With Windows 7, the only way that I can switch audio-out from the rear panel jack to the front one is by using the software supplied by ASUS. These are reportedly true high-resolution recordings, not upsampled files. The Linux mixer can then xonr used to adjust the audio volume. Home About Linux Reviews.

How well does it xomar to my ears? Results 1 to 10 of Each end contains one stereo 3. I’ve tried every step in the comprehensive guide twice and a from-scratch install.



By the way, did everyone take the weekend off? Notify me of new comments via email. Benchmarks are fine, but the main test is how does it sound?

I tested the sound card in Windows by playing various music files and trying a few games. Now, play a music file using any audio player you like. The isolator prevents zonar loop noise and other computer-generated noise.

Originally Posted by oldcpu. A blog about Linux, programming, and other ideas.

And again, it is noisy. I’ll have to do more reading.

The Xonar DX is a 7. The Windows software has features for reverberation, for example, and an equalizer, but not in Linux. In the AV tab, set the Master volume to max.