screenshot of sample Re: [linux-audio-user] RME Cardbus + multiface

D R Holsbeck drh at
Wed Jan 14 17:49:41 EST 2004

Just for shits and grins try running it with a sample rate of 32k and
let me know what happens.


On Wed, 2004-01-14 at 17:15, Tim Blechmann wrote:
> > Tim, very interesting!
> > i put a screenshot, amplified & zoomed-in with Audacity, here:
> > 
> >
> > 
> > i hope that others can say something useful by looking at the
> > screenshot. i'm sure what to conclude as for cause of this behaviour. 
> > (by the way, is this a sample of "silence" recorded into your RME
> > card???)
> i got the response from rme's support that there is something wrong with
> the sample frequency ... but they doubt that it's a problem of the card
> itself ... 
> there are two possibilities then ... it's either a problem on the alsa
> side or on the cardbus/pci side ...
> btw, playing with the settings of hdspconf the distortion seems to be
> related to the spdif out _emphasis_ option ... it seems to sound softer
> ... i'll try to create a sample/screen shot of it tomorrow... is this
> option somehow related to the sample clock?
> take care...
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