[pulseaudio-discuss] qpaeq equalizer appears to have no effect

John Frankish j-frankish at slb.com
Sun Dec 11 23:39:21 PST 2011

> On Sun, 2011-12-11 at 12:57 +0000, John Frankish wrote:
> > I've been trying out the qpaeq equalizer in pulseaudio-1.1, but it
> > appears to have no effect on the sound output - testing by setting all
> > of the sliders to zero except the lowest frequency.
> I don't think module-equalizer-sink automatically changes the routing of
> the streams, so the new sink that the module creates won't be used
> automatically. You can move streams between different sinks with eg.
> pavucontrol.

Indeed - using pavucontrol and choosing "FFT based equalizer on Internal Audio Analogue Stereo"
from the "Output Devices" tab solves the problem


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