On Tue, 2004-11-30 at 13:27, Jim Higson wrote: > On Tuesday 30 Nov 2004 13:34, Raffi Khatchadourian wrote: > > Jim Higson wrote: > > >On Tuesday 30 Nov 2004 13:09, you wrote: > > >>Yeah, it seems that the sound is not being generated in the xawtv > > >>application. Upon startup, yes, the sound mixer is usually muted or down > > >>to 0. When muted, I am not able to hear the "channel" clicking sound. > > >>When I turn up the slider, unfortunately, that is all I hear when I > > >>change the channels. > > > > > >Just to make sure the tv card is ok, have you tried connecting it directly > > > to your speakers? If it's making clicking noises and nothing else, I'd > > > try debugging there. > > > > > >Of course it depends what kind of set up you have, I'm assuming it's like > > > mine where the tv card decodes the audio and sends it via an external > > > cable to the sound card, which really just acts as an analogue volume > > > control (no processing done by card or application). Digital DV might be > > > different. > > > > Hmm ... I have not tried connecting directly to my speakers. I plugged a > > walkman into the line-in jack on my sound blaster card and it worked > > fine so I just assumed that wasn't the problem. I will try that tho. How > > would I go about debugging there? Is there any options to debug with > > xawtv? If so, what would I look for? > > You've got to remember that xawtv just mutes and unmutes the line in, it > doesn't generate or process the sound data at all, the signal is fed into the > line in as analog and sent straight back to the line out without being > digitised (well, it *might* be, point is the ap doesn't touch the sound) > > In KDE (You mention it somewhere else in the thread) you can do what xawtv > does - mute and unmute chanels - from the input pane of kmix. Try unmuting it > manually when there's a signal coming from the tv card. > > If you plug headphones directly into the tvcard's line out and there's no > signal I can only assume it's borked. Some cards have an internal volume > setting (in addintion to the input volume onthe sound card) - the only > program I know which can change this is tvtime, however most cards come with > it at 100% percent by default and I can't think of a good reason it'd have > been changed. > > > Yes, I do have that setup where an external cable that runs into the > > sound card. I do not have the DV card. I've noted on the TV card that is installed here that a separate control shows up in the mixer (gnome) for it's audio level. I cannot say if it actually does anything as my audio goes directly from an external tuner to the Line-In. Anything like that in your mixer app? Bob...
Description: This is a digitally signed message part