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I just plugged these in, I put my HD Audio in and my HD 595's on both the front audio panel via 3.5 and the back of the Asus Xonar Essence ST headphone jack, I downloaded the drivers and made the sound card my primary playback sound. What am I doing wrong, the sound isn't coming out yet nothing is on mute.
Edited by Wubble - 1/14/11 at 5:47pm
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did you connect the power cable to the card?
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did you connect the power cable to the card?
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did you select the output via st software?
    
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I'm guessing you forgot to plug in the power cable.
 
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Did you select "Headphone" from the Asus GUI control panel thingy?

I'm surprised you didn't have trouble getting the latest ST drivers, I had to get them from a Korean site...I just got lucky and guessed what the "download" button was.
    
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Did you select "Headphone" from the Asus GUI control panel thingy?

I'm surprised you didn't have trouble getting the latest ST drivers, I had to get them from a Korean site...I just got lucky and guessed what the "download" button was.
lol what are you talking about the drivers are on their site

http://support.asus.com/download/dow...Language=en-us

And the drivers of the ST and the STX are the same -_-
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Did you select "Headphone" from the Asus GUI control panel thingy?

I'm surprised you didn't have trouble getting the latest ST drivers, I had to get them from a Korean site...I just got lucky and guessed what the "download" button was.
Yeah this was my problem I connected the power cable and everything. Also what are the latest drivers? I currently have 7.12.8.1792
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lol what are you talking about the drivers are on their site

http://support.asus.com/download/dow...Language=en-us

And the drivers of the ST and the STX are the same -_-
Hey man...I "found" the drivers just fine from the wonky ASUS site. I just couldn't download them...either using the cruddy Akamai DL manager or the zip files...the manager would just stall, pause, and hang. The zip files were always truncated and obviously wouldn't decompress.

Are you sure the ST and STX drivers are the same? I accidentally DL'd the STX driver package at first and it wouldn't complete the installation, it kept asking me to plug in the soundcard (it was plugged in). The minute I got the ST files, it went smoothly.

I love this card BTW...
    
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Yeah this was my problem I connected the power cable and everything. Also what are the latest drivers? I currently have 7.12.8.1792
Those seem to be the latest, it's what I'm using...enjoy the card!
    
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