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

timoelli at frontiernet.net timoelli at frontiernet.net
Sun May 27 11:58:35 PDT 2007

At the moment while I'm seeing if I like this I'm just using the  
integrated audio of the mother board, "8-channel (7.1) audio subsystem  
using the SigmaTel STAC9271D audio codec and Dolby Home Theater  

This should be the link to the motherboard.



Quoting "Brett W. McCoy" <idragosani at gmail.com>:

> 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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