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« on: February 20, 2011, 09:07:36 pm »

The volume slider of windows in "Properties of SPDIF-Interface" affects the volume. So this should not be if I use KS?
Any idea what is the problem?
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« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2011, 11:00:43 pm »

Adrian - The only things which "allows" this is your driver (soundcard ??) having a volume control itself, that being bounded to the Windows volume control. So, actually you would be using attenuation provided by that soundcard ...

Thus, look for that slider in your souncard's driver (control panel) somewhere ...

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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2011, 12:56:53 am »

Thx peter. I found a "sollution". I installed the ploytec usb asio driver for windows7 64bit. This driver is used by a lot of producers of homerecording equipment (tascam,..). Now the slider doesn't affect the sound anymore. The sound has become a lot more dynamic and powerfull. Something that I realy missed. Never thought it could be this. The disadvantage is, I just can use adaptive mode. With special mode the playback seems to start and then there is a scratching/humming sound. Is this a fundamental incompatibility or could this been solved?
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« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2011, 04:44:33 am »

Try increasing buffer and Q1. If I go too low I get that humming, scratching sound too.
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« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2011, 11:19:32 am »

I have tried all buffer sizes up to 4096kb but all with q1=1. I will try again with different q1. Thx
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« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2011, 10:01:02 pm »

With z4.1 also special mode works again. -> All problems solved!
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