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Hey guys,

I currently have a Creative X-Fi SoundBlaster SB0460 with PAX driver installed. I'm currently using a JVC HARX700.

When I listen to some streams/YouTube, I heard these crackling noises in my headphones and I cannot figure out where or how it happens. My current bitrate is 16 bit 48000Hz. I've been experimenting with different settings but got no result.

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Originally Posted by TinDaDragon View Post

Hey guys,

I currently have a Creative X-Fi SoundBlaster SB0460 with PAX driver installed. I'm currently using a JVC HARX700.

When I listen to some streams/YouTube, I heard these crackling noises in my headphones and I cannot figure out where or how it happens. My current bitrate is 16 bit 48000Hz. I've been experimenting with different settings but got no result.

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Reinstall drivers then see what happens.
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Reinstall drivers then see what happens.

I've tried that 3 times before I posted. Didn't work
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I've tried that 3 times before I posted. Didn't work

Hmmmm then it is a short in something. Recable them and you should be good.
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Possibly low-bitrate audio? That happens.
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Possibly low-bitrate audio? That happens.

Especially from YouTube. Try with a high bitrate audio source (preferably a local source just to eliminate hiccups in your network as a possible cause) just to be sure.

Also, as Tjj226 Angel suggested, it might be the cable. Try moving the cable around while there's something playing and see if it gets better/worse. If so, you have a break somewhere in your cable and a recable should fix it.
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Especially from YouTube. Try with a high bitrate audio source (preferably a local source just to eliminate hiccups in your network as a possible cause) just to be sure.

Also, as Tjj226 Angel suggested, it might be the cable. Try moving the cable around while there's something playing and see if it gets better/worse. If so, you have a break somewhere in your cable and a recable should fix it.

It also happens when I play the Darksiders soundtrack I have on my drive.

What do I do now? How do you recable (if needed) a pair of headphones?
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THIS PERSON was/is experiencing similar issues. It hasnt been resolved, that we know of, but it may help you to think of a few solutions for your situation.
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