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Old 03-26-2005, 06:46 PM   #1
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Stereo problems - SB live, audacity and others


I'm hoping some sound guru can help me figure this out.

When recording a stereo track with audactiy, (stereo, 44100 hz, 32-bit float) both the
right and left channel appears (visually) to have sound. When I play it, sound comes
from both the right, left, and center speaker with accpected volumes.

When I pan all the way to the left, nothing that I can tell changes. When I pan twords
the right, the volume decreases steadily/proportionatally untill its gone.

I've checked everything I can think of. alsamixer, cables to speakers, etc. It also
happens using xmms - since I've never changed the balance from center, I have never
noticed the problem until today.

If the right speaker works when the balance is centred , how/why do I loose the right
channel when I take away the left channel?

I'm using a SB live (EMU10k1), alsa 1.0.8.
Any ideas? I'm guessing I'm missing something really easy - but I can't find it.
-tw
 
Old 03-26-2005, 09:01 PM   #2
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Please disregard my post.

I tried some headphones and right and left panning works just fine.
I still have no idea why the speakers won't work properly, but its
now official - its a speaker and/or cable problem. Not a software or
hardware problem.
thanks anyway.
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