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Looking for this audio software that lets you see if sound is coming out of each channel.

I'm having issues with my system now and i wanted to test it.


Years ago i used to have this one piece of software i cannot find anymore. You could pull up this screen and it would show every channel you have and it would show if audio is playing on it. Is there any other programs like that?

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14 minutes ago, kaylexmorgana said:

I'm having issues with my system now and i wanted to test it.


Years ago i used to have this one piece of software i cannot find anymore. You could pull up this screen and it would show every channel you have and it would show if audio is playing on it. Is there any other programs like that?

Windows can do this… go into the sound settings, it’s in there somewhere. Not at a PC right now to look but it’s definitely there. 

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1 minute ago, LIGISTX said:

Windows can do this… go into the sound settings, it’s in there somewhere. Not at a PC right now to look but it’s definitely there. 

yeah it tests a sound in each speaker. Which for some reason i'm not getting.

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ok i figured it out. The issue was the receiver was plugged into my video card and it did not like that. plugged it into onboard and it was ok????

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8 minutes ago, kaylexmorgana said:

ok i figured it out. The issue was the receiver was plugged into my video card and it did not like that. plugged it into onboard and it was ok????

Hdmi can certainly do 5.1, did you have it set to stereo by accident in your windows sound settings? 

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20 minutes ago, LIGISTX said:

Hdmi can certainly do 5.1, did you have it set to stereo by accident in your windows sound settings? 

tried 5.1 and 7.1. both didn't work.

 

my video card is a ancient 970.

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Open the sound control panel > Right click your video card > Configure speakers

 

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If the sound drivers for this device support multi channel, there should be options for 5.1/7.1 etc.

 

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On 7/28/2021 at 5:06 PM, ShearMe said:

Open the sound control panel > Right click your video card > Configure speakers

 

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If the sound drivers for this device support multi channel, there should be options for 5.1/7.1 etc.

 

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yup i did that. Went to 5.1 and 7.1 and did a test and only came out of 2 speakers. not even the middle.

 

 

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On GNU+Linux - there's software called pulseaudio and pulsemixer (gui and cli by the latter).
Most of Linux operating systems (that I know of) have pulseaudio pre-installed so probably no further steps needed to be made.

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On 7/29/2021 at 7:17 PM, kaylexmorgana said:

yup i did that. Went to 5.1 and 7.1 and did a test and only came out of 2 speakers. not even the middle.

 

 

So now you need to start checking hardware. What's the system made up of?

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18 hours ago, ShearMe said:

So now you need to start checking hardware. What's the system made up of?

I mean it literally worked. I just had to switch it to onboard graphics on my motherboard.

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38 minutes ago, kaylexmorgana said:

I mean it literally worked. I just had to switch it to onboard graphics on my motherboard.

maybe it was the volume icon. i change speaker settings alot so i noticed it bugs sometimes. if you change the speaker settings in the sound control panel sometimes it wont match what the settings are if you right click the volume icon. on windows 10 anyway.

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