February 28, 2019

ALC sounds okay, but it sounds flat and something always feels missing to me. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Inside the box, we find the Xonar DX itself in addition to a 3. Each card was tested three times at these bit depths and sampling rates in order to test the signal-to-noise ratio, which varies according to the bit depth and sampling rate. You need to log in to change this bug’s status.

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There was no noise or hissing in the slightest. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. True bit kHz audio playback.

I’ll let you know. This is a real disadvantage as I use my laptop, Samsung RV, to record speech for teaching English. In the AV tab, set the Master volume to max.

Bug # “ASUS Xonar U3 volume slider problem” : Bugs : alsa-driver package : Ubuntu

I use pavucontrol to tune volume. Xonar DX installed in a system. Does it improve the sound quality of limux or the generic drivers cripple it?

Ahh the trials and tribulations of Linux. Originally Posted by Thehandyman Ahh, thanks for the info. This is a side effect uu3 the ALSA system.


Ubuntu: Is the Asus Xonar U3 supported?

View LQ Wiki Contributions. If software-based volume control is important or from a multimedia keyboardPulseAudio is the easier solution.

This definitely was the fix for the popping and crackling sounds with Ubuntu We must use access and format to figure it out. This is worthwhile upgrade over motherboard audio and a superb addition to a Linux system. I did not use these. The Xonar DX is essentially playing a bit, 48kHz file. PulseAudio can be forced into a specific bit depth and rate, but it will play all files at the same rate, upsampling or xknar as needed.

In fact, I had to perform a few customizations myself to get the Linux software to talk to the sound card in the way I wanted it to. This does not mean that the xonat MP3 file liinux magically sound better. Describing a sound card through written text and pictures is tricky. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

Ubuntu: Is the Asus Xonar U3 supported? – ToonTricks

For me, this is fine since I never use software special effects feature anyway. Whether you like the result or not depends upon your tastes, so have fun experimenting! After upgrading the kernel it took a bit but finally I got sound. Output profile sets the speaker configuration for the card and determines which volume controls will have an effect.


At least I hadn’t do anything else than select the correct output device from the audio settings. It makes management easier by not having to wade through different sound card linus.

No, there was nothing flawed with the card. This is why it is a good idea to disable the onboard audio in BIOS.


It is almost impossible to distinguish among them when the source material is bit. Installation is dead simple, just plug in and go to Sound Preferences right click on Sound icon and the hardware, input and output tabs selecting in turn the USB Advanced Audio Device.

Can anyone help me with that and also show me how to update it if I can? The Xonar DX is a 7.