[pulseaudio-discuss] Toslink capture looback latency problem

Georg Chini georg at chini.tk
Wed Feb 14 06:45:27 UTC 2018

On 13.02.2018 20:36, NicoHood wrote:
> On 01/29/2018 07:39 PM, NicoHood wrote:
>> On 01/29/2018 07:19 PM, Georg Chini wrote:
>>> On 29.01.2018 18:46, Nico wrote:
>>>> On 01/29/2018 03:52 PM, NicoHood wrote:
>>>>> On 01/29/2018 03:29 PM, Georg Chini wrote:
>>>>>> On 29.01.2018 14:44, NicoHood wrote:
>>>>>>> On 01/29/2018 01:39 PM, Georg Chini wrote:
>>>>>>>> On 29.01.2018 12:52, Nico wrote:
>>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>>> I want to capture the audio stream of my TV with my PCI-E Toslink
>>>>>>>>> sound
>>>>>>>>> card and play it back on my usb XLR soundcard. The reason why I
>>>>>>>>> do that
>>>>>>>>> is to use my own music boxes rather than the TV speakers. With
>>>>>>>>> toslink +
>>>>>>>>> XLR I do not have problems with ground loops etc.
>> With 48kHz The sound is working properly now. The problem I got ~~now~~
>> is that there is sound distortion in the recording. -> A reboot fixed that.
>> Is there any negative effect when using 48kHz as default sample rate? Is
>> there a way to configure only the loopback module with this special
>> sample rate? (Sorry, I have no idea how audio works internally). And if
>> there is no other way than configuring the default sample rate, how can
>> is set this as user (without root) if possible?
>> Thanks a lot so far :)
> For some reason I got the sound distortion back and it is not fixable
> via reboot. I cannot tell where this is coming from, its really strange.
> Any ideas?

Maybe this is a volume issue. Have you tried removing the files
in ~/.config/pulse (*-volume.*) and restarting PA?

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