[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] Added support for Creative SoundBlaster Omni Surround 5.1 USB sound card. Mic and Line in inputs were not working at all.
superquad.vortex2 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 18:17:31 PDT 2015
>> Do surround51 works since you have a hardware volume knob but PCM
playback volume is mono
> If I understood you correctly - I've took mono sound (wav from ALSA
package) and played it through VLC, all channels work as expected.
Card hw:2 'S51'/'Creative Technology Ltd SB Omni Surround 5.1 at
usb-0000:00:14.0-6.2, full spee'
Mixer name : 'USB Mixer'
Components : 'USB041e:322c'
Controls : 12
Simple ctrls : 5
Simple mixer control 'PCM',0
Capabilities: pvolume pvolume-joined pswitch pswitch-joined
Playback channels: Mono
Limits: Playback 0 - 128
Mono: Playback 91 [71%] [-18.50dB] [on]
Seem no individual channel volume control
Do this mean the balance slider in sound preference is useless ?
Usually those multichannel usb audio devices have this type of volume
control which is not supported by pulseaudio
Simple mixer control 'Speaker',0
Capabilities: pvolume pswitch pswitch-joined penum
Playback channels: Front Left - Front Right - Rear Left - Rear Right -
Front Center - Woofer - Side Left - Side Right
Limits: Playback 0 - 197
Front Left: Playback 196 [99%] [0.00dB] [on]
Front Right: Playback 196 [99%] [0.00dB] [on]
Rear Left: Playback 196 [99%] [0.00dB] [on]
Rear Right: Playback 196 [99%] [0.00dB] [on]
Front Center: Playback 196 [99%] [0.00dB] [on]
Woofer: Playback 196 [99%] [0.00dB] [on]
Side Left: Playback 196 [99%] [0.00dB] [on]
Side Right: Playback 196 [99%] [0.00dB] [on]
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