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I cant hear my friend on skype at all.. is there a fix to this?

also, in the xonar ds audio center, that is the DSP mode? i see "HF" and "GX"
there is also a SVN button that turns blue when i click it, whats that do?
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DSP stands for digital signal processor. What it does, I don't know, but I do know that you want it on HF. HF stands for Hi-Fi. You'll see the Hi-Fi light up in the driver software when you click it. It disables all the fancy EQ settings that would otherwise distort your sound--GX included.

Good luck w/ skype.
Edited by cuad - 5/21/11 at 6:19pm
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Originally Posted by cuad;13589608 
DSP stands for digital signal processor. What it does, I don't know, but I do know that you want it on HF. HF stands for Hi-Fi. You'll see the Hi-Fi light up in the driver software when you click it. It disables all the fancy EQ settings that would otherwise distort your sound--GX included.

Good luck w/ your skype issue.

so if i dont want anything distorting my sound, i turn HF and GX on?

skype pings dont sound right either
doesnt sound liek a bird chirping
i tried all combinations
frown.gif
Edited by Kye7 - 5/21/11 at 6:22pm
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post #4 of 8
SVN is its so called smart volume function, it evens out the volume between the speakers, for instance if I play music (stereo) with my 5.1 speakers if I turn it on I get the full sound through all of the speakers instead of just two.
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I installed one of these into my system yesterday, not impressed. I have two pc speakers from the analogue/headphone out, and the SPDIf going to my amp. Seems I get echoing echoing echoing if I use the equalizer on the speakers or when playing music through the amp, so its not much use as I cant send a good bass signal to the amp. With it just set on HIFI the sound isnt that good going to amp, or outputting DTS as cant bump the bass up, without using the Eq then it echoes. Prolly no good to OP but thats my Xonar ds so far
Edited by moonmanas - 5/21/11 at 6:47pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kye7;13589638 
so if i dont want anything distorting my sound, i turn HF and GX on?

skype pings dont sound right either
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i tried all combinations
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GX is included in the stuff that distorts your sound. Leave it unchecked.
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Originally Posted by moonmanas;13589761 
I installed one of these into my system yesterday, not impressed. I have two pc speakers from the analogue/headphone out, and the SPDIf going to my amp. Seems I get echoing echoing echoing if I use the equalizer on the speakers or when playing music through the amp, so its not much use as I cant send a good bass signal to the amp. With it just set on HIFI the sound isnt that good going to amp, or outputting DTS as cant bump the bass up, without using the Eq then it echoes. Prolly no good to OP but thats my Xonar ds so far

don't you have to switch between headphones and the speakers? Your using sdif so its Dac gets bypassed.
post #8 of 8
It echoes whether I play to my pc (two)speakers through the Analogue 2 speaker/headfone 3.5mm socket, or when I send pcm or DTS to my amp via the spdif out when I use the equalizer presets or manual settings. DTS through spdif auto disables playback through the 3.5mm jack. Ticking PCM the signal goes to spdif and 3.5mm jack.
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