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Thank you guys both. I will order one soon. How is the mic quality in Z?
It is ok. It may have been better if I had used a headset but the included mic is not all that good. I have a wireless headset I use now and it is awesome though it does not go through my Zx card.
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post #4082 of 5498
I have a blue yeti mic connected via usb, so I can't comment on the SBZ mic quality.
post #4083 of 5498
Ordered a hyper cloud core and will buy a z series next month
post #4084 of 5498
So i was in my nephew's pc, and suddenly the sound went off...again.. remembered to see event viewer and saw this warning:"Application 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Creative\Sound Blaster Z-Series\Sound Blaster Z-Series Control Panel\SBZ.exe' (pid 2084) cannot be restarted - Application SID does not match Conductor SID.."
Is it possible to be the issue that stops sound? the only "fix" is to restart or log off/log in again....
is there any other way to fix this issue?
What's the cause for this, can anyone help me out?

Edit: just went to device manager and disable/enable soundblaster audio controller seemed to fix this... but still need some opinions why this happen, please smile.gif
Edited by Snakesoul - 2/13/16 at 10:13am
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I've been having this weird problem, since upgrading to Windows 10, and use the new Win 10 driver, my rear left channel sometimes went louder than the other. It happens randomly. I'm SBZ+Logitech Z5500 via analog. When it became louder, a couple restart would make it normal again, but sometimes it goes louder again somehow. Is there anyone who faced the same problem?
post #4086 of 5498
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I've been having this weird problem, since upgrading to Windows 10, and use the new Win 10 driver, my rear left channel sometimes went louder than the other. It happens randomly. I'm SBZ+Logitech Z5500 via analog. When it became louder, a couple restart would make it normal again, but sometimes it goes louder again somehow. Is there anyone who faced the same problem?

It's a known bug among two dozen others, as far as I can tell creative's driver team all died as they haven't fixed anything since launch.
FYI it also affects the headphones output and at least for me the volume is always doubled in said channel, no reboots or anything fix it.
   
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post #4087 of 5498
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It's a known bug among two dozen others, as far as I can tell creative's driver team all died as they haven't fixed anything since launch.
FYI it also affects the headphones output and at least for me the volume is always doubled in said channel, no reboots or anything fix it.
Huh..not surprising but glad that I'm not the only one. Contacted Creative support about this, let's see how it'll turns out.
post #4088 of 5498
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It's a known bug among two dozen others, as far as I can tell creative's driver team all died as they haven't fixed anything since launch.
Sigh, this is what I feared when I chose a sound card instead of a cheap AMP/DAC.
    
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It's a known bug among two dozen others, as far as I can tell creative's driver team all died as they haven't fixed anything since launch.
FYI it also affects the headphones output and at least for me the volume is always doubled in said channel, no reboots or anything fix it.
I have the same logitech 5500 analog and it didn't happen to me not once even in windows 7
post #4090 of 5498
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I have the same logitech 5500 analog and it didn't happen to me not once even in windows 7

Speakers don't need windows drivers though do they. It's completely unrelated to any speakers or headphones you have attached, the soundcards are plagued with bugs, just like the old X-Fi's.

Which makes me seriously wonder why creative keep trying to make new devices when they cant even make working drivers for anything...
   
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