[ardour-users] "Clipping" type noise when monitoring or during playback

Brett W. McCoy idragosani at gmail.com
Sat May 26 16:36:47 PDT 2007

On 5/26/07, timoelli at frontiernet.net <timoelli at frontiernet.net> wrote:
> I?m a linux newbie and setup my first linux machine. Yesterday I sat
> down to figure out Ardour. I can import .paf files from old Paris
> Projects and .wav files as tracks in Ardour. I can set Ardour up to
> record a new track via a line input. The problem is when I playback
> the files I have imported, or monitor what I am about to record I get
> what sounds to me like clipping. It doesn?t matter though what the
> level is. It can be very low and I still get the distorion. I can play
> mp3 files in Rythymbox and I don?t have any problems. I can play cds
> and don?t have any problems. I haved figured out the basics I think,
> of alsamixer and jack. Being very new to this though I?m kind of
> stuck. What should I try next to solve this?

What kind of audio hardware are you using?

-- Brett
"In the rhythm of music a secret is hidden;
    If I were to divulge it, it would overturn the world."
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