Re: [LAD] [PlanetCCRMA] FIxed alsa-tools' envy24control missing peak level meters and "Reset Peaks"

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Date: Friday, July 16, 2010 - 11:16 pm

On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 03:57:20PM -0700, Niels Mayer wrote:

> On a completely different "note" the envy 24 manual (

It has to be, as the sum is limited. No signal can use the full
range if another signal is present at the same time. The mixer
permits 0 dB gain, so if you do have a single signal it can pass
through untouched.

> and it's not clear what

Truncating 24 bit doesn't need dithering, as the error will
be below thermal noise of the analog parts anyway. Assuming
you keep sane levels.

> ultimately the

I see no reason at all to arrive at that conclusion. The card
as a whole is limited by the performance of the converters, and
nothing else.

Ciao,

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