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Old 07-17-2004, 12:22 PM   #1
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volume too loud


i am running fc2 & using the motherboard's onboard sound.

the volume is way too loud, regardless of the speakers or headphones... i have all volume settings on the lowest i can without being off, & the sound is really loud. & if i even turn it up the littlest bit, it gets all distorted...

is there a way i can change this??

thanks,
andrew
 
Old 07-17-2004, 04:15 PM   #2
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try a command like
'alsamixer'
or
'aumix'
and bump the master and pcm levels down to about 80
 
Old 07-17-2004, 06:18 PM   #3
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i have master & pcm set to 0 with alsamixer & it's still pretty loud... is there anything else to try
 
Old 07-17-2004, 06:21 PM   #4
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Have you tried aumix? If you are using kde, try kmix.
 
Old 07-17-2004, 07:47 PM   #5
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in aumix, they are set to the lowest setting as well...
 
Old 07-18-2004, 08:36 AM   #6
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You sure 0 isn't 100%, and thus down to 80 is only 20%? I've noticed a bunch of sound equipment states volume in negative values, with nearer 0 being louder.
 
Old 07-18-2004, 12:17 PM   #7
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yeah, if i move it up, it gets really really loud & distorted
 
  


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